Youth Leadership Academy
Assumptions and Critical Success Factors
Recruits will cooperate in a group setting.
Recruits will participate in the Strategy Workshops for each Challenge.
Progress and Critique
The week is designed to promote and develop each recruit’s natural leadership skills.
Each future leader will have the opportunity to lead their team through a challenge while being mentored by a Mahwah Police Officer or Intern.
Team work, communication, and problem solving skills are the core curriculum.
All recruits are given constructive criticism throughout the each challenge. The week is designed to improve leadership traits as a “team leader” and teammate.
"What to Bring" - Daily Checklist
Grey “PT” shirt
Blue/Black athletic shorts
Clean “base white in color” sneakers. NO boots, sandals, flip-flops, etc
Wristwatch (if so desired)
Bringing in Backpack/Gym bag:
Lunch (Except on Fridays)
NO JUNK FOOD!!! All junk food will be taken.
Water, juice or healthy drink for lunch - NO SODA
“Uniform of the Day” t-shirt
Extra pair of underwear and socks
Notebook and pen (blue or black ink)
Medicine (if needed) given to the Health Director
Extra water (if so desired). Extra bottled water is made available to your children and water fountains are on premises
Disposable camera with your name written on it (if so desired)
What not to bring:
MP3 players, iPods, iPads, tablets, handheld video games, etc (these may be brought on the fieldtrips for the bus rides…. But we DO NOT recommend it.)
Jewelry. No bracelets, anklets at all. Necklaces if they are religious in nature and cannot be taken off. Girls/boys may wear earrings, STUDS only