Teen Leadership Conference June 3-7 in Brookings

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BROOKINGS – The South Dakota 4-H Youth Council invites you to join them on the South Dakota State University campus June 3-7, as they present Teen Leadership Conference: Find the Mystery Within. TLC will provide a great balance of leadership training, personal growth, and fun to any South Dakota youth between 13 and 18 years of age.

TLC 2013 will provide the experiences you need to solve the mystery of leadership to make your future bright! In keeping with our mystery theme, we will keep delegates entertained throughout the week while teaching essential leadership skills.

This year’s workshop tracts include technology, Family and Consumer Science, Agriculture, and Leadership. Tract workshops will offer 4 and half hours of in-depth training. We will also offer our traditional workshops focusing on careers, fun, life skills, and mystery. Participants will also spend a morning working with a community service project of their choice. Complete workshop descriptions can be found online in the iGrow Marketplace TLC 2013 listing

Delegates will have the opportunity to enjoy fun with friends at a variety of evening activities including: dances, recreation, and a special TLC Talent Show! We will also have a nationally known keynote speaker, John Beede. “John’s adventure stories have earned him the nickname “The Climber Guy,” and he’s going to help you “Climb On!” to your highest personal leadership potential,” said Audrey Rider 4-H Youth Leadership Field Specialist and Youth Council advisor.

Participants can register online at the iGrow Marketplace or by contacting their local extension office. To ensure your first choice of workshops, get your registration and deposit sent in as soon as possible!

Registration dues for TLC 2013 are as follows: Early Bird Discount: $200 registration through May 1, 2013. Standard Registration: $225 until May 1-15, 2013. Your registration fee includes conference fees, room, and board. Transportation to Brookings is not covered, although group transportation is available for West River youth for a nominal fee. Registration closes on May 15, 2013.