Now is the time to nominate students for Youth Corps for the 2014-15 school year!
Most students in early high school take advantage of an opportunity like Youth Corps because someone they know comes along beside them and encourages them to get involved.
If you know of an outstanding rising 9th or 10th grade student (current 8th or 9th) who has strong leadership potential and would benefit from the Youth Corps experience, then please fill out a nomination form and either mail it, fax it, or nominate online and we will send an application to them.
Our address, fax, and email are at the Contact tab.
For the first round of nominations, please submit nomination forms by December 13, 2013.
You can nominate as many students as you desire. Thank you!
To nominate a student
Please click this button.
What do various valedictorians, athletes of the year, student body presidents, teen board members, team captains,
and other outstanding students and student leaders have in common?
They have graduated from Youth Corps!
“You will never begin to understand how much this year has changed my
life. From swinging from the top of a telephone pole to visiting DJJ to
starting my own business, Youth Corps has definitely brought me out of
my comfort zone.”
- V. Lockett
"My experience with Youth Corps can be summed up in one word… UNFORGETTABLE."
'05-'06 Youth Corps student
- K. Yeh, Youth Corps Alumnus,
Graduated Valedictorian-Dreher H.S.
Preparing Tomorrow's Leaders Today
Youth Corps is a leadership training experience
for 36 outstanding 9th and 10th grade students in the Midlands (Richland
& Lexington counties). The 2013-2014 class will begin August 2013 and will end May 2014.
In Youth Corps, participants will experience
nine different areas (modules) in which they will gain exposure
and opportunity. Each module is led by top community leaders
and will last one month; the students participate in about 12
hours per month.
In Youth Corps, you will…
- Start your own business
- Lead a community service project
- Help victims of crime
- Support actual legislation at the State House
- Discover careers of your interest
- Interact with the world of journalism
- Gain money management skills
- Explore the arts & culture
- Develop as a leader
… and make a difference in your community!
You can now nominate rising 9th & 10th graders (male and female students) for Youth Corps for the 2014-2015 school year. Don't miss out on the experience.
"I would not be where I am today if it were not for Youth Corps."
D.J., Youth Corps alumnus, recent graduate of Clemson University