2009 AFR/ANG Teen Leadership Summits
By Terri Scanlin, 174FW, Family Readiness Coordinator
/ Published January 23, 2009
Hancock Field Air National Guard Base, Syracuse, NY --
Announcing the 2009 Air Force Reserve/Air National Guard Teen Leadership Summits. The Teen Leadership Summits are only for Air Guard and Air Force Reserve youth. The Summits are open to all 15-18 year old dependent teens of current Air Force Reserve or Air National Guard members.
Airfare, transportation while at the Summit, camp fees, lodging and meals are covered by Air Force. Parents will be responsible for getting their teen to/from the airport, baggage fees, spending money for snacks, souvenirs and meals during airline travel.
The application deadline is 6 April.
The application and criteria are located at the following website: www.georgia4h.org/AFRANGTeenSummit/
Below you will find more detailed information about each summit:
July 13-17, 2009
- Wahsega 4-H Center, Dahlonega, GA (site of the 2008 Summit) Attendees will be flown into Atlanta-Hartsfield International Airport. This Summit will focus on developing an awareness of programs and services available to AF Reserve and Air National Guard dependents. Activities include high/low ropes course, rock climbing, white water rafting, environmental education and leadership classes.
July 27-31, 2009
- Jekyll Island 4-H Center, Jekyll Island, GA Attendees will be flown into Jacksonville International Airport.
This Summit will build upon information gained at the first Summit so attendees should come with a basic understanding of programs and services available to them as dependents of AFR/ANG. Speak Out for Military Kids training will be provided as well as programs focused on ocean/marsh life and the local history. Activities will include sea kayaking/canoeing, dolphin tours, biking, a day at Cumberland Island National Seashore, leadership activities and more.
For more information about each location, you may visit the facilities' websites at: