GREENVILLE, Mich. (WOOD) Spring Break is coming to an end, which means it’s time to start thinking about plans for summer. If you went to camp as a child, you probably remember the fun you had, and more than likely you want the same experience for your own kids.
The Michigan Youth Leadership Training Camp is celebrating its fifth year. The camps is for teens headed into ninth grade through 12th grade. It’s a leadership training camp, with activities that aim to teach young people morals, ethics, problem solving, teamwork, and life skills.
MIYLT only costs families $20 for the entire week of camp, thanks to the generosity of State Farm Insurance. There are also scholarships available for families who cannot afford to pay.
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IONIA, Mich. (WOTV)-The 2015 MI Youth Leadership Training Camp is now taking registrations! This year’s camp is being held at Camp Tuhsmeheta from July 26-July 31. The MYLTC camp is open to high students from 9th grade through 12th grade, who are interested in leadership, cultural and social events along with making lasting friendships with other students. This will be the 5th annual camp this summer. The cost is $20 for the week, and registration is on a first come first serve basis. Scholarships are available for campers who qualify, through grants provided by State Farm.
Campers will have the opportunity to participate in an overnight outdoor immersion experience, participate in cultural events in the evenings and participate in simulations. Campers will also learn about the social change model, the Seven C’s of Social Justice, share their talents in a talent show and many other activities throughout the week. Click here to register.
School mentors will work with campers on a project that can be positively implemented in their communities, based on important issues of social justice. Past projects have included: hunger, homelessness, teen driver safety and literacy. MI Youth Leadership Training Camp takes pride in not only making an impact on the campers, but also on the campers’ communities.
This camp has been highly successful in the past four years, with many campers returning to serve as camp staff. It is a camp for youth by youth. Start planning your summer fun now. Join the Michigna Youth Leadership Training Camp for a rewarding experience of learning, f you are high school student in 9th-12th grade you will consider joining.
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MIYLT is sponsored by: State Farm and the Ionia County Intermediate School District.
The Ionia County Intermediate School District in collaboration with and sponsored by State Farm is holding the seventh annual Michigan Youth Leadership Training Camp (MIYLT).
Throughout this week long experience, campers will have the opportunity to: discover the wilderness, experience service, build skills, learn about and experience different cultures, explore issues of community involvement, social justice, poverty, race relations and diversity, and ethics through interactive simulations and training.
This year’s camp will bring youth together from around the state for the opportunity to network, learn, and make new friends.
MIYLT allows campers to use self-discovery and reflection to recognize their own leadership skills and how they can implement them into their daily lives.
The Ionia County Intermediate School District in collaboration with State Farm is holding the third annual Michigan Youth Leadership Training (MIYLT). MIYLT is a camp designed around interactive simulations, training, cultural diversity, social justice, and service-learning. This year’s camp will bring youth together from around the country for the opportunity to network, learn, and make new friends. Throughout this week long experience, campers will have the opportunity to discover the wilderness, experience service, build skills, learn about and experience different cultures, explore issues of community involvement, poverty, race relations, and ethics. MIYLT allows campers to use self-discovery to discover their own leadership skills and how they can implement them into their daily lives.