Presentation on theme: "Youth Leadership Richmond County. So you want to start a youth leadership program? Why?"— Presentation transcript:
Youth Leadership Richmond County
So you want to start a youth leadership program? Why?
Why? Give the kids something to do Give YOU something to do Impact the lives of our youth Create future leaders for our community
What Do We Do First?
Identify Coordinating/Planning Organizations Chamber or Commerce Adult Leadership Program Civic Organizations Churches
Identify your sponsors Coordinating Sponsors –Chamber of Commerce, Adult Leadership, Civic Organizations, Churches, etc. Supporting Sponsors –Chamber of Commerce, Churches, Board of Education Financial Sponsors –Georgia Power, MCG, Doctor’s Hospital
Coordination Sponsor must develop a blueprint for the program. Form committee to guide program Goals / Objectives Selection Criteria Selection Process Eligibility Budget – Food, Venues, T-shirts, etc. Choose Program Days Set Schedule Choose Program Day Chairs Define Sponsor Packages
What was YLRC’s program like? Review brochure...
Program Day Schedule
Important Points... Choose intelligent and well-rounded students Set high expectations Provide the kids with the opportunity to grow Invite guests along on program days Keep school system and media informed of activities Have fun along with the students!