We educate and inspire independent students to positively impact their communities and to become effective leaders for 21st Century democracy
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)
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.
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.
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.