About The Young Leaders
The Young Leaders is a movement committed to empowering youth with the mindset, leadership and public speaking skills needed to find their voice, achieve their dreams and to become better human beings. We encourage youth to step into their full leadership potential to make the world a better place for generations to come.
Empowering our youth. Encouraging our future. Learning the world is ours to nurture.
Why is this our Mission statement?
“It takes a village to raise a child.”
As the universe and humanity continues to expand, the world isn’t getting any easier to comprehend.
This is why it is both an honor and a demand for us to be responsible for future generations.
Empowering our youth to be the best that humanity can be is one of the clearest and direct ways to influence the world of tomorrow.
Instead of simply reacting to what life has in store, The Young Leaders are prepared to think critically, adapt and more.
Integrity,Resilience, Compassion, Confronting Our Fears, Listening, Decisiveness, Lifelong Learning, Self-Care, Humility,
Why are these your values?
Learning doesn’t end when the school bell rings, it is a lifelong journey that demands our attention.
Becoming comfortable in what you know rarely ever encourages growth, but when you court and confront your fears, a stronger self is found and finally near.
The Young Leaders provide a vast array of questions, solutions and skills that prepare the next generation for a future we are always influencing and walking towards.
WHAT EXACTLY WILL MY CHILD LEARN?
During our classes your child will learn:
- Learn to develop 24 essential Leadership Skills.
- Learn public speaking techniques to enhance preparation and delivery of high impact speeches.
- Collaborate with other youth to mobilize social impact projects and make a positive impact on their communities.
- Evaluate the performance of their peers and learn to provide constructive feedback.
- Review and discuss a Leadership Case Study based on the Harvard Business School method of learning.
- Learn Success Principles such as the importance of positive thinking, goal setting, removing limiting beliefs and much more.
- Enjoy fun and interactive games that encourage learning through play. All our games reinforce public speaking, leadership and team building skills.
- Be given Real World Assignments to apply what is learning and demonstrate leadership in their lives.
Most Commonly Asked Questions:
How long is each class?
How often do the classes take place?
Classes take place on Saturdays from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm EST. Please see Calendar for days classes are open and closed.
Where do the classes take place?
Classes take place online via Zoom. Before each class, all students will receive a link and password to login via email.
What is the cancellation policy?
Registration fees are non-refundable.
What happens if my child misses a class?
The instructors will make reasonable efforts to provide an overview of material missed during class. There are no make-up classes.
Do I need to pay anything extra for the guest speaker events, book club and the healthy and strong programs?
No. There are no extra fees, except kids choosing to participate in the book club may have to buy the books if unavailable from library. Registration includes all Saturday classes and all of our extracurricular bonus programs which all occur on Saturdays too. Guest Speaker events are free to students and their parents.
When does the Leaders are Readers Book Club meet?
The Leaders are Readers book club meets on the last Saturday of class each month from 10:00 am to 10:45 EST. This is an optional program available to your child as part of his/her membership.
Time: 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM (EST)
- Sat Sep 25th, 2021
- Sat Oct 30th, 2021
- Sat Nov 27th, 2021
- Sat Dec 18th, 2021
- Sat Jan 29th, 2022
- Sat Feb 26th, 2022
- Sat March 26th, 2022
- Sat April 30th, 2022
- Sat May 28th, 2022
- Sat June 25th, 2022
When do classes for Healthy and Strong: Mental Health & Physical Well Being take place?
This program is optional to students and part of their membership. Yoga, meditation, boxing and mindfulness classes will take place on following dates:
Time: 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM (EST)
- Sat Oct 2nd, 2021
- Sat Nov 6tth, 2021
- Sat Dec 4th, 2021
- Sat Jan 15th, 2022
- Sat Feb 5th, 2022
- Sat March 5th, 2022
- Sat April 2nd, 2022
- Sat May 7th, 2022
- Sat June 4th, 2022
We provide a positive environment for young people to develop their self-confidence, creativity and leadership potential. We encourage independent thinking and inspire our students to believe in themselves.
We teach 24 essential leadership skills and coach young people in the universal habits and principles of success.