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  • FREE, Youth Leadership Program

  • Serves middle & high school students only

  • Meets twice a week, after school until 6:30pm

  • 14-week classes (in accordance with school semester)

  • Peer Mentoring

  • Outdoor Education

  • Workforce Readiness

  • Civic Engagement


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Leadership 101 - The Power of Play

This entry level class emphasizes Social and Emotional Learning through play. High school students mentor middle school students after school, twice a week for 14 weeks. We play games, experience group challenges, and go canoeing and camping. All activities are designed to strengthen communication, critical thinking, problem solving, conflict resolution and anger/stress management.


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Leadership 201 - Workforce Readiness

Must have completed Leadership 101. Middle and high school students dig deep into discovering what they love to do, what they are good at, what the world needs, and what they can get paid to do. We will then journey into the community to see those workplaces and interview people who do the work. We will seek to discover jobs we may not know exist. All while training on how to search for a job, how to apply and interview, and financial literacy.


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Leadership 301 - Civic Engagement

Must have completed Leadership 301. Middle and high school students gather and analyze information from news sources, choose a cause, and host an annual Youth Summit to bring youth leaders from our region together to plan for action. The Youth Summit serves as a Capstone project towards graduation from the Youth Leadership Program.