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2012 Teen Summit locations announced

Posted 1/19/2012   Updated 1/19/2012 Email story   Print story

    

1/19/2012 - ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- The Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard announced the 2012 AFR/ANG Teen Leadership Summit locations Jan. 13.

The AFR/ANG Teen Leadership Summit locations this summer are in Dahlonega, Ga., and Estes Park, Colo.

The teen summits combine high-adventure activities with leadership classes to allow teens to tap into their leadership potential and discover hidden strengths while developing a sense of belonging as part of the Air Force community.

Teens with a parent in the Air Force Reserve or Air National Guard can sign up to attend one of the free summits. April 13 is the application deadline. Participants must be 15 to 18 years old.

More information is available at www.afrc.af.mil/library/4rfamilies.

Teens must answer essay questions and complete code-of-conduct and transportation forms to attend one of the summits.

The first summit is the Classic Teen Leadership Summit in Dahlonega, Ga., June 17-22.
During this weeklong adventure, teens will participate in group activities such as high ropes, zip-line canopy tour, white-water rafting, hiking, fishing, archery and survival classes! Attendees will be introduced to community partners, such as 4-H, American Legion and YMCA, who provide support to military families. The teens will also attend leadership classes throughout the week.

The second summit is the Adventure Teen Leadership Summit in Estes Park, Colo. Aug. 7-12.

During this summit, teens will take part in daily adventure activities including hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, horse colt training, arts and crafts, woodworking, technical rock climbing, and archery. Leadership classes taught throughout the week include the Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens. Each evening, teens will gather for programs including campfires and songs, musical performances and environmental education classes.

Both summits include military traditions and community service projects.

For more information, contact Brandi McGonagill, 478-327-2090; Chap. (Col.) Bob Leivers, 719-554-3610; or Krystal Shiver, 478-327-1294. Information is also available at www.afrc.af.mil/library/4rfamilies.



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