Youth Leadership Camp 2018

Mon, June 25 2018, 8:00 AM - Fri, June 29 2018, 12:00 PM [CST]

6000 Old Canton Road, Jackson, MS, United States


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Participants must be between the ages of 13 and 18 years old.

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Mon, June 25 2018, 8:00 AM - Fri, June 29 2018, 12:00 PM [CST]

About the Event

 2018 Camp Flyer


Youth Leadership Camp


Camp sessions will enhance students’ ability assess real-life situations and learn to make positive choices. Sessions include discussions on:

¨ Healthy Relationships

¨ Tips for Teens (Law Enforcement)

¨ Student Rights

¨ Physical Health

¨ Mental Health

¨ Self-Image

¨ Self-Determination

¨ Social Networking

¨ Self-Discipline

 ¨ Financial Management

Camp presenters are professionals in their respective fields.  Participants are encouraged to ask questions or share any related issues they may have during these sessions.



 “Transforming Through the Arts”


Camp participants will have an opportunity to enhance their leadership skills through the arts.  There are many people that have hidden talents and this will give participants an opportunity to showcase theirs.  Participants will also be exposed to forms of art that they may be

unfamiliar with.  The camp will focus on:

· Dance

· Music

· Art Design

· Videography

· Cooking

· Sports & Recreation

The Leadership Camp will conclude with a final performance from the participants.


“The Real World” Tour

Camp participants will take part in a financial literacy workshop provided through Mississippi State University in partnership with BankPlus where they will be given real life examples of professional salaries.  They will have to budget and make financial decisions based on their projected family income.




Camp Registration is FREE. Camp registration will be on a first come, first served basis. Space is limited to 75 participants.


Registration Deadline:

June 15, 2018











Cancellation policy

Please notify us of cancellation prior to June 16, 2017 so that we may give other youth an opportunity to attend camp.  You may contact Nadeane Sander at 601-957-7670 or email at

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About the Organizer

Mississippi Families for Kids is a statewide, private 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization instituted in 1994 and incorporated in 1998. The mission of Mississippi Families for Kids is to ensure the safety, permanency and well-being of children and families through the development of educational services and specialized trainings. The organization’s primary function is to implement child-focused, solution-based, and community service programs that are dedicated to improving the conditions of families and children. The agency offers a broad array of community based child welfare services including, but not limited to, adoption, training, counseling, behavior therapy, referral sources, kinship care support and children's support groups.