Youth Day Leadership Summit
11:30 am - 4:30 pm | Spearfish Rec & Aquatic Center
DATE CHANGE! 3rd Annual Youth Day Leadership Summit - MAY 10TH
Calling all Black Hills Middle and High School Students!
The Spearfish Community Coalition is partnering with the Crow Peak Valley Rangers 4-H Club and 4-H Youth Council Teens to host the 3rd annual Youth Day Leadership Summit. This exciting half day event will kick off with lunch for all attendees followed by an inspiring presentation from Eureka, SD native and former Survivor reality TV contestant Holly Hoffman who will share her motivational message “Never Give Up! The Survivor Way.”
The rest of the afternoon will be filled with active workshops presented by:
Malcom “Chap” Chapman who will lead a hands-on workshop focused on “The Power of Commitment.” Chapman is a former Marine and has served on the Rapid City city council.
Kristi “Cricket” Palmer will lead an interactive session creating awareness for the dangers of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. She coordinates the South Dakota National Guard Counterdrug program.
Youth Empowerment Team (YET) members & 4-H Youth Council members who will present substance prevention and leadership activities.
The closing presentation will be led by Vicki Buehler, sharing her story as "Rocky's Mom."
Youth planning to attend the event are asked to pre-register by May 8th.
There is a $10 registration fee which includes lunch, a t-shirt, gift bag, snacks and eligibility for door prizes. (Scholarships will be available - please call for more information)
Informational Brochure: Click Here
Registration forms: Student Registration Participant Expectations
For more information or questions, please call Janelle Rauterkus at 717-1417 or 641-2550.
**Because school is in session for some students on April 12, students should visit with parents and teachers about an excused absence or earning extra credit for participating in this event.
Youth Day is being sponsored by the Spearfish Community Coalition as part of their continuing effort to support positive, healthy and drug free youth.
Additional support and coordination for Youth Day is being provided by the Crow Peak Valley Rangers 4-H club, 4-H Youth Council Teens, student members of the Youth Empowerment Team (Y.E.T.) and Vicki Buehler with the Front Porch Coalition for suicide prevention.