The Junior Leadership Casper Summer Camp provides students entering the 8th grade the opportunity to share a six (6) week curriculum of structured leadership activities. Participants will develop leadership skills while being exposed to local community resources and career paths . They learn how these resources are structured and how they affect quality of life issues for all residents of Natrona County with emphasis on their age. The goal of the program is for students to come away with skills that will allow them to be well equipped for high school and to understand the importance of their role in the Casper Community.
Junior Leadership Casper steers participants to learn and reflect on the excellent quality of life in Natrona County and how each of the participants can effect positive change while striving to teach students about community resources, providing leadership training and practice in leadership roles at a level compatible with 8th grade learning abilities. Participants will gain an increase self-awareness and self-confidence as well as develop a sense of concern for the welfare of others.
Sessions topics to include:
What is Leadership?
Understanding Diversity & Empathy
Building Self Confidence & Maturity
Developing People Skills & Compassion
Discovering Our Path & Contributing to Community
Managing Stress & Improving Study Skills
Program Sponsors: Sinclair Casper Refining Company, Dale Carnegie Training, University of Wyoming at Casper, Ameri-Tech Equipment Company, APi Distribution, First Interstate Bank, Skogen, Cometto, & Associates, Summit Medical Center, Summit Title Services, Wind City Dental
Class Instructor: Elissa Ruckle (Dale Carnegie Training)
Chamber Liaison: Gilda Lara
Providing leadership training and practice in leadership roles at a level compatible with 8th grade learning abilities