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    Powerful Youth: Global Leadership Academy Canada (Junior, ages 12-14)

    Powerful Youth: Global Leadership Academy Canada (Junior, ages 12-14)


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Destination: Canada
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: June, July, August
    • Session Length: Two Weeks, Three Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Leadership
    • Sub-Categories: Leadership
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 12, 13, 14
    • Minimum Cost: $3,000 - $6,999
    • Credit Awarded: No
    • Call: 31 687715336
    • Meeting: Schedule a Meeting
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    The Global Leadership Academy is an award-winning transformative summer leadership program in Victoria, Canada that welcomes passionate teens from around the world! Our experiential learning approach helps teens build self-confidence, develop leadership soft skills, and gain a global perspective while helping them create meaningful change in their lives and the lives of others.

    We know that all youth are powerful. However, they often lack the leadership skills and confidence necessary to be effective leaders of their own future success. Participants develop these skills during our award-winning program in a supportive, international environment through an experiential learning approach that prioritises hands-on learning, personalised attention, and community building.

    The Global Leadership Academy is an opportunity for teens from around the world to come together and develop valuable skills so they can create the future they want to see for themselves and others! The program is packed with hands-on activities, team challenges, fascinating field trips, breathtaking outdoor activities, inspirational guest speakers and new experiences in Victoria (and across Vancouver Island) in beautiful British Columbia, Canada.

    The program tuition includes all program materials, insurance, airport transportation as well as 6 months of post-program online coaching to ensure youth continue the personal development they committed to during the program.

    We offer two unique curriculums in order to engage participants of different ages. As we run programs with both age groups on the same campus concurrently, there are many opportunities to get participants of all ages together as well, and gives the ability for families with children in both age groups to send siblings together to the same session.

    Junior GLA (ages 12-14): Using a design thinking approach, youth in this program will focus on developing critical thinking abilities, increasing their leadership capacity by improving their communication and collaboration skills, and gaining the confidence to work towards their goals. Core projects are designed to teach creative problem-solving and to guide participants in thinking about their strengths, weaknesses, and goals as they begin their leadership journeys.

    (Interested in Senior GLA for ages 15-18? View our other listing!)

    What makes Powerful Youth’s Global Leadership Academies so unique and valuable for international youth?

    • Combine the best of an abroad experience, summer camp, pre-university program and leadership academy all into ONE program!
    • Youth work & learn in entrepreneurial teams with other international students from across the world
    • Earn a certificate that details 60+ hours of leadership training, community impact, and overall accomplishments during the program
    • Potentially earn course credit or approved service hours for requirements such as: International Baccalaureate CAS, National Honor Society, Duke of Edinburgh Award, and more
    • Develop time management and planning tools to lead real service projects
    • Experience-based learning with no English language requirements necessary
    • Each participant is offered 6 months of post-program leadership coaching
    • 6:1 staff-to-student ratio
    • Student scholarships and financial aid are available

    Cost and Session Information

    Global Leadership Academy Canada

    Our award-winning 2-week leadership program for ages 12-18.

    • Session 1: June 30 to July 13, 2024
    • Session 2: July 14 to 27, 2024
    • Session 3: July 28 to Aug 10, 2024

    Price: US$ 3,275

    Global Leadership Academy Canada + Best of BC Tour

    Our 3-week package is designed for international participants! Combine 2-week GLA with extra days spent with your new friends exploring the region, visiting local universities, and seeing top tourist attractions.

    • Session 1 + Best of BC Tour: June 30 to July 18, 2024
    • Session 2 + Best of BC Tour: July 14 to August 1, 2024
    • Session 3 + Best of BC Tour: July 28 to August 15, 2024

    Price: US$ 4,720