A Program of the Woodbury Community Foundation, in partnership with the Woodbury Area Chamber of Commerce, Woodbury Heritage Society, and the City of Woodbury.

What Is Youth Leadership Development?

This program is a 5-week service learning, leadership development and entrepreneurial program. It’s designed to give students who are incoming seniors (grade 12) opportunities to develop critical skills necessary for increased community engagement. In the program they will also acquire real world skills to succeed in the business environment and explore entrepreneurship in the 21st century.

Students successfully completing the program and submitting the required essay are eligible to earn a scholarship!

Areas of Focus

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


PAUL REBHOLZ CITIZEN SCHOLARSHIPS

There will be 3 -- $5,000.  SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED TO 3 YOUTH ENGAGEMENT LEADERSHIP ACADEMY Graduates.  The recipients will need to attend and participate in all 5 sessions and write an Essay (up to 500 words) .  The essay assignment will be presented at the First Session of YELA and the deadline will be at the beginning of Session Four.  The Scholarships will be announced at Session Five / Graduation Night and presented at The Rebholz Golf Tournament/Fundraiser.
 

SCHEDULE

Week 1 July 14th                        Ojibway Park                     Making Woodbury History Relevant to 2022

Week 2 July 21st                    Ojibway Park                     Careers in the Community and the Path to get there! 

Week 3 July 28th                    Eagle Valley GC                 Service, Volunteer, & Community Engagement 

Week 4 August 4th                Public Safety                     Elected Officials & Public Safety

Week 5 August 11th              Central Park                       Goal Setting, Your Future, Celebrate!


To Apply for the 2022 YELA, please fill out the following form. 

 

Please contact Matt Johnson for more information wcf@woodburyfoundation.org.

2022 YELA Application

Youth Leadership Engagement Academy

YOUTH LEADERSHIP ENGAGEMENT ACADEMY APPLICATION

A Program of the Woodbury Community Foundation, in partnership with the Woodbury Area Chamber of Commerce, Woodbury Heritage Society, and the City of Woodbury. This program is a 5-week service learning, leadership development and entrepreneurial program. It’s designed to give students who are incoming seniors (grade 12) opportunities to develop critical skills necessary for increased community engagement. In the program they will also acquire real world skills to succeed in the business environment and explore entrepreneurship in the 21st century. Students successfully completing the program and submitting the required essay are eligible to earn a scholarship!
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