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Summer Teen Leadership Camp Journal 2015

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Summer Teen Leadership Camp Journal 2015 composed by Betty Ambrose, UPI Education BoA, U-Team and partner.

The mission of UPI Education Life Skills Solutions, is to promote the education, well-being, good character and leadership development of youth and teens. Vision Statement The vision of UPI Education, is to ensure that every young person has the opportunity to unleash the power inside themselves and become self-assured, educated citizens and successful role models for their peers and future generations of our global community.

CAMP OVERVIEW The UPI Annual Summer Teen Leadership Camp provides a structured environment by which UPI facilitators engage the camp Cadets, in creating a sharing, caring, high energy and competitive atmosphere for learning. The camp sessions allow Cadets to internalize universally accepted laws of successful achievement and foundational life skills; within the framework of four (4) days per week, four (4) hours per day, during an eight (8) consecutive week period. Facilitators/Mentors The Teen Leadership camp facilitators were pivotal to each Cadet’s overall camp experience by carefully and consistently incorporating their personal experiences and life stories that corroborated the learning objectives outlined in the curriculum.

10–LAWS OFSUCCESSFULACHIEVEMENT The Law of Creativity Every advance in human life begins with an idea in the mind of one person. The Law of Self Control You feel positive about yourself when you feel you are in control of your own life. You need to understand that change is inevitable. Controlled changes lead inevitably to greater achievement. To take control of your life you must begin by taking control of your mind. The Law of Responsibility You are completely responsible for everything you become and achieve. The Law of Habit (Good vs. Bad) Virtually everything you do is automatic. Good habits are hard to form but easy to live with. Bad habits are easy to form but hard to live with. The Law of Cause and Effect We live in an orderly universe in which everything happens for a reason. There are no accidents everything is cause and effect. The Law of Applied Effort… [READ MORE]

7–LIFESKILLSCOMPETENCIES Personal Planning & Organization Home – education – workforce Advanced Communicator Activated listener(s) and speaker Problem Solver Understanding, applying an effective decision making process Self Respect Courtesy and Respect for others Self Motivation If it is to be, then it is up to me Financial Literacy From paying bills to saving and investing