Leadership Academy

July 24-28, 2017

The Youth Center, 10909 Oak St, Los Alamitos CA 90720

1:00pm – 5:30pm

 Fee:  $299 – first 25 registered students are FREE. Click HERE to Register!


These eye-opening topics taught me how crucial it is to have everything in order. I think these facts truly opened my eyes to how important it is to enter into adulthood being prepared.”  – Garret Crosbie, Leadership Academy Graduate

(This program is designed for students ages 16-19)

Goal

To provide high school students and graduates with specialized training on how to handle real-world challenges outside of high school.  The Youth Center Leadership Academy will partner with local businesses, educators and residents to provide training on everything from goal setting, banking, resume building and interviewing, an introduction to cooking, and basic car maintenance.  Opportunities for mentors and local internships will be available to all.

Participants

The Youth Center will select 30 youth candidates from 16-19 years old.

Instructors

Local business professionals and organizations, and educators will be instructing each segment.

Mentoring

Each participant will have access to a mentor for ongoing guidance after the Academy.   

Internships

The Youth Center will work with local business to offer participants internships to gain workplace experience and job skills.

Calendar

Monday, July 24th – Thursday, July 28th

The Youth Center, 10909 Oak St, Los Alamitos CA 90720

1:00pm – 5:30pm


Topics:

How to set your goals
How to write your resume, take an interview, or land a job

How to manage your life on your own
How to manage money

How to speak effectively

How to work cooperatively in teams (college prep)

How to travel smart & effectively

Starting your own business
and more!



Takeaways

Upon completion of the Academy, each participant will take away the following:

  1. Certificate of Completion
  2. Written Goals
  3. Letter of Recommendation
  4. Résumé
  5. Bank Account, upon parent approval
  6. Professional photo
  7. Mentor
  8. Peer to peer friendships