Saturday, July 27, 2013

Be A Game Changer: Youth Summit 2013


WHAT is the Summit?
The Game Changers Youth Summit will be held on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 in KYLE, SD.  This is a one-day opportunity for Middle School and High School students to develop leadership skills. Highlights include:

Guest speakers from the Pine Ridge Reservation including Dana Lone Hill (journalist), Keith Martinez (Gates Scholar), Inila Wakan Janis (a/k/a/ Keith Janis)(Activist), Teach for America’s Kiva Sam and Megan Kittisotikul (from Pine Ridge), David “Bulldawg” Michaud (boxer) and others!

Leadership Workshops: discuss with peers and adults in your community how to turn YOUR dreams into action.

Group Service Project: Join the effort and participate in a group service project; do good for your community.

Entertainment: Chill with the LIVE tunes and entertainment from Pine Ridge Reservation’s Scatter Their Own, an amazing and inspirational musical duo.

WHERE Will the Summit Be Held?
Wednesday August 7 at Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Kyle, SD. If transportation is a problem, please let us know.  Arrival at 8:30 AM and pick-up at 4:30 PM.

Pre-registration strongly suggested: for a registration package, send an email to info@lakotachildren.org  No participants under 18 will be admitted without a registration form and parental consent. Registration is permitted at the door, if space permits and written parental consent is obtained.

PERKS:
  •         Leadership training from leaders in YOUR community
  •         Healthy Breakfast and Lunch will be served 
  •    Free Admission, t-shirts and giveaways at the end of the day
  •         Entertainment, motivational speakers, setting personal goals
  •         Get to know students from other communities

ELIGIBILITY:  Residents of Pine Ridge ages 11-23

CONTACT US for registration package: info@lakotachildren.org            

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