Founded in 1960, Hospitality House Youth Directions focuses on the emotional, spiritual, physical and intellectual development, as well as social integration of youths between the ages of 6 and 18. It administers various educational, vocational, athletic, outreach and recreational programs. The organization encourages participation in Bible studies, discipleship groups and other religion-oriented programs. Hospitality House Youth Directions organizes basketball and track and field events. It also offers choir and African drum and dance programs. Additionally, the organization provides an after-school program that focuses on the academic achievement of students in kindergarten through grade 12. Hospitality House Youth Directions is located in Minneapolis.