See below for the 2017 YLA Program Sessions. Specifics for YLA 2018 will be updated in September 2017.

Youth Leadership Athens 2016-2017

Sunday, November 13, 2016: Orientation
Athens First Bank and Trust, 3-5pm

Students and their parents will hear from YLA alumni, learn about the program and have an opportunity to learn about their leadership style.

Sunday, December 11, 2016: Retreat
Memorial Park, 1-5pm

Students will explore what it means to be a leader and engage in team building activities.

Monday, January 16, 2017: Volunteerism & Public Service
Location TBA – 1-4pm

Students will experience Volunteerism/Public Service through learning and hands-on service activities.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017: Government
Atlanta, 7am-4:30pm

Students will visit the Georgia State Capitol to meet with local representatives during the legislative session.

Monday, February 20, 2017: Arts
Location TBA, 4:30-7:30pm

Students will experience a unique arts experience, exploring The Arts in Athens.

Monday, March 13, 2017: Business
Location TBA, 4:30-7:30pm

Students will explore local business and industry leadership.

Sunday, March 26, 2017: Graduation
Trumps, 4-7pm

Students will be recognized for the completion of the YLA program. The program will feature a keynote speaker followed by a dining etiquette presentation meal at Trumps.