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Youth Leadership Conference

YOUTH LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

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20th Annual YLC March 10th & 11th, 2018

This intense 2-day leadership program teaches leadership traits, communication skills, problem solving, teamwork, and community service.

Students spend two days with highly trained and qualified facilitators experiencing leadership in such a way that they can take the learning and apply it to real-life situations.

Students learn to solve their everyday problems, build self-confidence, and become role-models for their friends and families.

They identify and solve school, community and personal problems that they face. Students create action plans that are safe, doable and can be enacted upon leaving the conference.

The use of skits, games, and workbooks keep students engaged with the learning.

Conference Location:

Van Buren Elementary School

47733 Van Buren St, Indio, CA 92201

YLC FAQs

1. What do you teach?

  • Leadership traits such as patience, tolerance, responsibility, public speaking, kindness, fairness, and understanding consequences
  • A simple and effective problem solving model
  • Bully-resistance
  • Children learn how to lead by example at school, at home, and in the community.
  • Students in middle and high school also begin to learn about life skills including: managing money, job skills, college and financial aid, and setting goals.

2. Where and when is the conference?

The conference is held at Van Buren Elementary School in Indio. Registration/check-in begins at 8:00 on Saturday. The conference runs from 9:00am – 3:00pm both days.

3. What does my child need to bring?

 Nothing. Your child will be given the materials needed for the weekend. Lunch and snacks are served both days. A small breakfast is also available.

4. Why am I asked to donate $75?

ALA is an all-volunteer non-profit organization. The donation helps to cover a portion of the cost for the facilities, materials, food, and curriculum. The donation is tax-deductible. Scholarships are available for those who cannot donate the full amount.