DEVELOPING A NEW KIND OF LEADER

A YOUNG PERSON WITH…

• clear passion and purpose

• a heart for others

• the confidence to explore the difference they can make

We guide our students through a four-stage program named after Colorado’s Decalibron Loop – 4 nearby peaks with elevations over 14,000ft. Each step enables them to find and refine what drives them, offering increasingly real-life opportunities for fun and service.

Their confidence grows, they identify skills and passions, and they directly impact the community..

SUMMIT 1
Explore your passions

Explore 3 Causes
Volunteer 50 Hours
Attend 3 Service Adventures
Attend 3 Leadership Exploration Meetings

SUMMIT 2
Commit to a Cause

Commit to 1 Cause
Volunteer 50 Hours
Attend 3 Service Adventures
Attend 3 Leadership Exploration Meetings

SUMMIT 3
Commit Even Deeper

Year-long Internship
Volunteer 50 Hours
Attend 3 Service Adventures
Attend 3 Leadership Exploration Meetings

SUMMIT 4
Leave a Legacy

Complete Legacy Project
Volunteer 50 Hours
Attend 3 Service Adventures
Attend 3 Leadership Exploration Meetings

OUR LEADERSHIP CURRICULUM IS ORGANIC & ACTION-ORIENTED

It revolves around 10 themes developed from a collection of thought-leaders, educators, corporations, and even our own youth. Colorado Young Leaders become self-aware, civic-minded, and environmentally-sensitive change makers. They take this new kind of character into the real world and everyone benefits.

We Are Open-Minded

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We Listen

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We Collaborate

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We Share The Story

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We Are Solution-Oriented

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We Live with Intention

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We Have Vision

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We Empower

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We Strive for Emotional Intelligence

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We Inspire

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We Encourage Positive Change

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We Commit

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LEADERS FORGE A NEW PATH

High School Students Engaged

Partnering High Schools

Student Volunteer Hours

Non-Profits Impacted

Leadership Training Hours

Total Economic Impact to Date ($)

MEET OUR YOUNG LEADERS

WHY SHOULD YOU JUMP ON BOARD?

Because leaders impact everything.

SCHOOL

CYL Students learn to take accountability for their learning and they empower those around them to engage in their schools… raising the bar for everyone.

NON-PROFITS

Our youth leaders are uniquely qualified to tackle the most pressing problems facing their generation, they help accelerate the social good of the non-profits they serve and lead the way in creating lasting, impactful change.

FUTURES

There is a deep connection between youth service and lifelong service, each step they take today will be the start of a leadership journey that will make them purpose-driven game changers no matter what path they take in the future.

COMMUNITY

With fresh ideas, limitless potential, and a deep social interest, our youth are making their communities and the world heathier, smarter, safer, cleaner, greener, fairer, and kinder. They will lead the way and drive the long-term success of the communities they serve.


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