Youth Leadership Development Program

A Program of the Woodbury Community Foundation, with support from the Sundance Family Foundation and the South Washington County Department of Community Education.

What Is Youth Leadership Development?

This program is a 8-week service learning, leadership development and entrepreneurial program designed to give students in grades 11 and 12 opportunities to develop critical skills necessary for increased community engagement, acquire real world skills to succeed in the business environment, and explore entrepreneurship in the 21st century.

The learning component will be paired with a 20 to 40 hour service-learning opportunity in one of three areas: nonprofit/social service; business; entrepreneurship. Teens successfully completing the program can earn a $250 honorarium.

Areas of Focus

Throughout the program, teens will be exposed to three main themes:


We are working on plans for Youth Leadership Development Program for 2018. Please contact Lori Nelson for more information wcf@woodburyfoundation.org.