Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chemung and Tioga County Twin Rivers 4-H program will offer goLEAD for teens. The goLEAD Youth Leadership Training is a unique and fun state-of-the-art training program designed to teach leadership and community service skills. goLEAD features a curriculum developed by the Center for Creative Leadership. It includes 30 hours of interactive educational lessons on key leadership skills – such as goal setting, team building, project planning, and decision making – while emphasizing the importance and means of applying these skills to community service endeavor.
The program is intended for high school students in grades 9-12 who have an interest in community service and demonstrate leadership potential.The training will be held in the months of December and January over 5 meeting times.
This 30 hour training, held at Chemung County Fairgrounds, 4-H Building in Horseheads, NY, includes fun, hands on activities, team building exercises, exploration of creative problem solving, development of critical thinking skills, discovery of community needs, and a small community service project to benefit the local community.Students will be expected to complete a service project in their community before graduating from goLEAD.
Contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Chemung County at 734-4453 or e-mail Bernadette Raupers at BIR2@cornell.edu. A registration fee of $35.00 is the only cost to participants for five days of training, meals and an educational program. Applications are due November 20, 2015.
4-H is a unique, informal educational program that supplements training received in home, school, church and other youth-serving agencies. Open to all youth 5 to 19 years of age, 4-H utilizes a real-life work experience where the individual sets his/her own goals for achievement.
To learn more about 4-H in Chemung County or how you can be involved in this valuable program, call Cornell Cooperative Extension, Chemung County at 734-4453
goLEAD is sponsored locally by Cornell Cooperative Extensions of Tioga & Chemung Counties and the United Way of the Southern Tier. goLEAD is sponsored nationally by GenerationON and the Hands ON Network. GenerationOn
Last updated May 12, 2016