YLA seeking class members for 2016-17

Published 3:21 pm Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Youth Leadership Atmore is seeking class members for the 2016-2017 program, according to officials.

YLA is a seven-month program, which beings in October with an overnight retreat that gives participants the opportunity to help develop their leadership, team-building, decision-making and life skills.

From November through April, the participants are involved in a series of interactive, educational activities and trips that take place one day each month, including visits to major businesses, government offices, a college campus, etc.

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YLA is currently in its 22nd year and is under the leadership of the YLA Steering Committee.

A student tuition of $125 each covers a portion of the program. However, partial financial aid may be available to those students demonstrating a need. All other funding has been made possible through corporate sponsorship, gifts from members of the public, and designated fund-raising projects.

Youth Leadership Atmore application packets are available at the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce office and in the above mentioned school offices.

For more information about the YLA Program or to request an application packet, please email the YLA Steering Committee at ylatmore@gmail.com.