Young Leaders Program is a fun and modern way to learn the skills and traits of 21st Century Leadership.
A Program Tailored to Your Interests!
At Young Leaders Program you don't just learn about leadership, but you also get to learn about leadership is specific fields of occupation. These fields include:
Gamify your Learning Experience
The Young Leaders Program employs simulated learning as one of the primary methods of delivering content. Additionally, students are able to employ problem analysis, evaluation, and creation within the simulation. This simulation is not a "mock" program, but an actual, interactive simulated world played out by students during the program like a game.
Other instructional methodologies include:
Come Back Year after Year!
Students are able to return each year to the program. Due to the multi-year nature of the program, students are divided into three groups, based on the number of years of attendance. All students attend at the same time and location, but receive differentiated programming based on their experience within the program.
Young Leaders Program is held at Aldersgate Retreat.
7790 Marion Rd. SE, Turner, OR 97392
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As part of the simulation, staff employ a “sandbox” paradigm of instruction. The sandbox concept allows students to explore and try new things without risk of permanent consequences. This allows a degree of risk-taking that cannot occur in the real world.
Within the simulation, students themselves are creating legislation, enforcing laws, enacting rules for departments and learning how all of these variables create an interplay that mimics reality. The critical element of the sandbox simulation is that students' actions have immediate effects and carry on through the future in subsequent years.