Leadership Prince William to Host Parent Info Session for Summer Youth Academy

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Provided by Leadership Prince William

On Monday, March 18, Leadership Prince William will host an informational meeting for parents interested in sending their students through their Summer Youth Academy (SYA). The meeting will be held at Mayfield Intermediate School (9400 Mayfield Court, Manassas) from 6:00-7:00 p. m. Leadership Prince William and camp staff will be present, along with some past participants. Parents are invited to discover the benefits to students, ask questions about the curriculum and hear about scholarships.

Anyone who would like to RSVP or get more details should email Sarah Poole at [email protected].

Now in its fifth year, Leadership Prince William’s Summer Youth Academy is planned for July 15-26, 2019. The two-week day camp is designed for rising 7th through 9th graders who live or attend school in Prince William County and the Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park.

What’s in it for the students? 

o    Enhances team-building, interpersonal communication, conflict resolution, time management and other skills necessary for personal leadership development;

o    Working with a diverse cross-section of youths from across their community;

o    Chance to design and manage a community service project with a team.

o    Field trips to relevant local sites including the Public Safety Training Academy, Adult Detention Center, Micron Technology, historical sites & more! All field trips will reinforce the leadership skills taught throughout the two weeks;

o    The opportunity to discover how their unique thinking and behavioral attributes influence their leadership style. Plus, how to work with others who may see the world differently;

o    Meetings with local leaders in business, government and education.

You can learn more about the SYA here. Online applications are now open for interested students.

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