Event Date/Time: Jun 18, 2006
End Date/Time: Aug 04, 2006
The Commonwealth Youth Conference for Leadership Effectiveness is a partnership between the Virginia Police Chiefs Foundation and the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech. The program also known as CYCLE is designed to build leadership skills and sound decision-making skills for teens (13-15.11) who are rising 10th graders. The weeklong program begins on Sunday afternoon and ends at 1:00 pm on Friday. During the week the teens learn positive leadership skills using the text, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens written by Sean Covey. Each teen will receive a personal copy of the text upon arrival. Rising seniors from the Pamplin College of Business assume the responsibility of teaching counseling and and living with the teens during their stay on campus. The teens must be nominated by their school resource officer, a member of a local police department. The teens must have a minimum of 2.0 GPA and no disciplinary infractions.The actual cost of the weeklong program is $700 but that fee is paid by the Virginia Police Chiefs Foundation. Applications can be obtained by contacting the local police department or contacting Lex Eckenrode, President of the Virginia Police Chiefs Foundation at 804.285.8227 or email firstname.lastname@example.org . Deadline for Application is February 20, 2006.