The You and I Teens Activities are initiative that brings together the youngest leaders to engage them in making lasting connections to create positive change and exposing them to the world’s most exceptional leaders.
Teens Summer Camp
When it comes to leadership, today’s teens are not ones to sit around and complain. They take action. For this generation, it’s becoming a leaders of today nation. They want to make their passion their business and help change the world. And to do so, they are seeking the tools and training to help them. YOU and I acknowledges the outstanding learning environments in today’s high schools. Likewise, we realize that specialized curriculum such as leadership is unable to be taught in great detail. Therefore, YOU and I partners with high schools to supplement learning by offering a deeper leadership development camp for 6 days in November-December (summer) of every year during the school holiday.
The exclusive leadership camp offers high school students the opportunity to combine learning, creative enrichment and action-packed adventure in one an amazing, historic and picturesque venue in Kenya.
Why teach leadership to high school students?
- Social responsibility: In a changing society, leadership is the path to improvement of values that also stimulates healthy living.
- Real-World Experience: Putting leadership lessons in context makes learning relevant to teens, who can connect to theory with real-world consequences and clear benefits.
- An Early Impact: While leadership courses are popularly available at the college level, they’re less common at the high school level a crucial time to inspire interest and get kids on a path to success.
- Applied Learning: With increasing pressure for measurable performance statistics, schools can engage students with experiential learning as they process setbacks and successes and learn directly from personal experience.
“Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.” — Vince Lombardi