"I have been involved in public and private education since
1968. The Creative Youth Leadership Program (healthy lifestyles)
is the most powerful educational experience I have ever witnessed,
from the perspective of both student and facilitator. It provided
truly life-changing opportunities for both."
These are the type of comments we hear over and over again from
students and educators who have participated in the Creative Youth
Leadership Program. Why? Because this program is grounded in research
and is based on a curriculum that was designed with input from
experts in fields such as: psychology, drug prevention, educators,
leadership development, health, wellness, creativity and accelerated
learning. Not only do students and educators find our approach
practical and impactful, they find it highly engaging.
The Creative Youth Leadership Program is a 5-day residential program
that helps youth develop the mindset, skill-set and tool-set to
create and see more options in their lives and to make healthier
decisions. The program includes on-going training throughout the
year to support students in applying their newly enhanced skills.
Our aim is to assist youth in the development of a concrete skill
base that orients students towards personal health, enabling them
to be effective leaders in their schools & communities. To
this end, we offer a wide range of structured experiences designed
to: build trust, facilitate honest communication; promote wellness,
self-respect, tolerance, and personal insight; develop leadership
skills, explore drug free lifestyles, and provide an intensive
opportunity to interact with healthy adult mentors, who serve
as the Family Group Leaders. Learn More..
Our programs focuses on building competency in the following
3 crucial areas:
||Communication – listening & speaking skills
||Problem-solving – thinking & decision making skills
||Leadership– personal responsibility, mastering emotions,
This program is based on curriculum that was developed in the
early 1990’s with input from a wide variety of experts.
The curriculum is grounded in research and designed to:
|| Bring together youth and educators from diverse settings:
inner city, rural and suburban to focus on the 3 R’s
— responsibility to self and others, respect for self
and others, and relationship with self and others.
||Instill powerful tools for real behavior change, at a deep,
level of the youth psyche. Youth celebrate both the experience
of the program and their new experience of self.
|| Utilize skilled and compassionate Leaders who are experts
in a variety of disciplines including leadership, creative
problem solving, education, aikido, sculpture and accelerated
learning to serve as mentors.
Bottom-line, this program transform lives and learning environments
by equipping young people to see more options and make better
choices. Click here to learn more about the creative youth leadership
program and here to to see what participants say about our programs.