Youth Leadership Program
Workshops and sessions
YLSBC offers a three-year leadership program to members 13 years of age and older. The goal of the program is to:
- empowers youth with the ability to identify their vision
- establish achievable goals
- lead themselves and others towards success
Members are provided opportunities to attend workshops and monthly sessions. In order to graduate from the program, they are required to complete and present their community service project.
External Programs Recommended by YLSBC
Canadian Student Leadership Association
Members are encouraged to attend the annual conference organized by the Canadian Student Leadership Association (CSLA).
Members are also encouraged to participate in the Oriole Youth Adventure Challenge (Oriole YAC) which is a partnership between CSLA and the Royal Navy. Oriole YAC is a 5-day leadership program aboard the HMCS Oriole in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia. Each year, fifteen youth are selected from across Canada to learn team building and leadership skills often under tough conditions at sea.
YLSBC has also forged a partnership with CSLA to recognize Canadian student leaders in British Columbia. The Canadian Student Leadership Award is the highest recognition CSLA gives to students for exemplary contributions in the area of Student Leadership.
BC Association of Student Activity Advisors (BCASAA)
As part of their leadership training, members are encouraged to attend annual student leadership conferences organized by the BC Association of Student Activity Advisors (BCASAA).