At the Teen Leadership Conference, students ages 13 and above are treated like real people who wrestle with real issues — and who need answers that match the real world. Students will learn about modern day issues including politics, science, and worldviews! Also, students learn about economic issues and entrepreneurship. Parents are always welcome to attend, too. The Teen Leadership Conference is unlike any other!
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Writing a Hero’s Journey Tale – Part One
This workshop will help writers create an adventure story using the classic hero’s journey story structure, which can be used in multiple genres. It will inspire, inform, and infuse confidence in young writers.
Photography Fundamentals: The Secret to Shooting Like a Pro
Are your pictures not turning out like you want? Is “Auto” just not working? The automatic modes can be great, but they will only take you so far. It’s time to explore, be creative, shoot special effects, and override the settings that your camera is automatically choosing for you. Come take a look inside the camera to find out how it works, and learn how to “unlock” your camera and start shooting like the pros!
How to Take Amazing Pictures With Any Camera!
Just because you don’t have a fancy camera doesn’t mean you can’t take amazing pictures! It’s how the photographer thinks—regardless of what camera he’s using—that determines how a picture turns out. Learn from the professionals and soak in a host of simple photography tricks anyone can apply with any camera. Know what to start looking for. Know what limitations to start avoiding. There are special moments happening around you every day—learn to capture them well!
Writing a Hero’s Journey Tale – Part Two
This workshop (Part 2) will help writers create an adventure story using the classic hero’s journey story structure, which can be used in multiple genres. It will inspire, inform, and infuse confidence in young writers.
College Madness – When the Crowd is Wrong Session
“Go to school, get good grades, get into a good college so you can get a good job and live The American Dream!” Well, the American Dream is broken and many students are broke when they graduate college. Come learn about crowd dynamics, groupthink and how to make sure you’re on the right side of the incredible changes, opportunities and challenges happening in Higher Education today… regardless of what the crowd is doing.
What You Really Need to Know: What a Student Should Learn Before They Launch
Why is it that almost half of the college graduates can’t find a job? What’s missing? What does a student really need to learn between the ages of sixteen and twenty-two to be ready for “real life”? Everyone focuses on academics, but you need more than academic ability to be fully equipped for the challenges and responsibilities of adulthood. In this session Jonathan will guide you through the seven essential skills and abilities that are crucial for successfully launching into adulthood. This time of life is a unique time, offering amazing possibilities. Come learn how to maximize this time, focus on the essentials, and be prepared and equipped for extraordinary success!
Great Work Series Nobody wants just a job Jonathon Brush
People want a career. A calling. An opportunity to spend most of their waking hours doing something they enjoy doing and knowing what they are doing makes a difference in the world. How do you find work like that? How do you preparing for a career like that? This series teaches the basic principles of meaningful work and how to apply those principles so you can find and do work that you love.