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Support the children of the Extra Mile Club and make a difference

Find your inner power by helping OUR YOUTH


To promote academics, leadership, discipline, self-esteem and sportsmanship in a safe, healthy and enjoyable environment while serving God and our community.

The Extra Mile Club (EMC) provides mentoring to youth ages 6-18.  EMC has taken a holistic approach to mentoring by offering mentoring, tutoring, bible study, community service projects, the children attend camps and they visit colleges. The youth, ages 6-12, participate in tackle football and cheerleading.

  • ​​​Camps/Combines
  • Strength and Conditioning

  • College Visits

  • Youth Sports

Extra Mile Club Program areas

Since 2008, the Extra Mile Club has devoted its energy to passionately advocating for the children in our community.  Find out how you can contribute to the future of our youth through donations of money and/or your time as a mentor, coach, or volunteer.  Contact us to learn more.  

Chris Dantzler

Founder/Program Director

  • Mentoring
  • Tutoring

  • Bible Study

  • Community Service

Meet Our Team

Gaynelle J. Dantzler, MPH

Executive Director


EMC has joined the United Youth Football League (UYFL). EMC is currently accepting youth ages 6-12, football players and cheerleaders, to play in the UYFL this upcoming season. For more information please contact Chris Dantzler at (843) 812-3904 or Gaynelle Dantzler at (843) 812-2056.

Our Mission

upcoming  Projects


The Extra Mile Club of the Lowcountry, a 501c3 non-profit organization, was established in 2008 as a response to a need for positive alternatives for the youth in Beaufort County.  The goal of the Extra Mile Club is to build character, self-esteem, leadership skills, confidence, and respect for self and others through positive youth empowerment and mentoring programs.


Carol Jenkins 

Chairman of the Board