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Leadership summits offered to Guard & Reserve teens

Teen Leadership Summit

Teen Leadership Summit

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Teens with a parent in the Air Force Reserve or Air National Guard can sign up to attend a free leadership summit this summer. April 16 is the deadline to apply for the 2010 AFR/ANG Teen Leadership Summits. Participants must be 14 to 18 years old.

Applications and instructions are available online at www.georgia4h.org/AFRANGTeenSummit. To attend one of the following sessions, teens must answer essay questions and complete code of conduct and transportation forms:

Classic Summit, June 13-18 at the Wahsega 4-H Center, Dahlonega, Ga. Attendees will be flown into Atlanta-Hartsfield International Airport. The summit will focus on developing an awareness of programs and services available to Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard dependents. Activities at the summit include a high/low ropes course, rock climbing, white water rafting, hiking, environmental education and leadership classes.

Survival Summit, July 20-25, Colorado Youth Programs, Boulder, Colo. Teens must have attended a previous AFR/ANG Teen Leadership Summit to apply for this camp. Attendance is limited to 36 teens. The teens will fly into the Denver International Airport. The summit will begin at a base camp where the teens will have a day to prepare for a three-day, two-night survival experience.

Adventure Summit, Aug. 10-15 at Cheley Camps, Estes Park, Colo. Attendees will be flown into Denver International Airport. In this setting, they will choose from daily activities, such as Rocky Mountain hiking, Western horseback riding, Colts campers learning what is involved in training horses, backpacking, mountain biking, technical climbing, archery and a low-ropes challenge course.

The AFR/ANG Teen Summit Facebook Page is located at the following web site: AFR ANG Teen Summit

More information is available by contacting Stacey.young@us.af.mil or calling Ms. Young at 1-800-223-1784, extension 70971, or (478) 327-0971, brandi.mullins.ctr@us.af.mil or calling Ms. Mullins at 1-800-223-1784, extension 72090 or (478) 327-2090. (Air Force Reserve Command News Service)