The Pursuit of Discipline group was created to offer young people a space where they are free to explore their leadership potential. It is a space where they can feel free to address issues like bullying, peer pressure, career goals, interpersonal relationships and personal responsibility. In this group, COD staff leaders guide youth members through group discussions and professional guest speakers. These opportunities are offered to instill important life lessons that build self-confidence, self-discipline, respect for self and others, and effective communication skills.

Through the POD group, youth members also gain access to opportunities to explore potential career and personal interests through field trips. Our POD group has taken field trips to the fire station, the police station, Valley Fair, the Armory Downtown, our training camp in northern Minnesota and more! The overall goal of the Pursuit of Discipline group is to instill leadership qualities within our youth members so they will be pillars of their communities and their families.