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Aug 10

August 10, 2018

Teen Resiliency Training Retreat – 7-9Sep18

Join other CONG Youth for a weekend Resiliency Training Retreat! We’ll spend the weekend at Ponderosa Retreat Center near Larkspur, meeting new friends, enjoying team building activities, and learning resiliency skills at this beautiful mountain camp location. To RSVP, simply email Lance Ellis ( with your teen’s name, age, and branch affiliation. He will send out a final confirmation to all registrants 3 days prior to the trip that will contain final trip details. Spaces for this retreat will fill…

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Apr 24

April 24, 2018

Youth Leadership Forum

Calling all National Guard teens! Our Youth Program is hosting a Youth Leadership Forum to foster personal growth through self-discovery and experiential learning opportunities to help individuals as they identify and embrace their strengths. June 1-3 Ages 13-18 Ponderosa Retreat Center Larkspur, CO Focus areas include Resilience Connection Empowerment Communication Action For more information, contact Kymberly: Kymberly Wheeler Colorado National Guard Child and Youth Program Coordinator Cognitive Professional Services – Contractor 9510 Voyager Parkway Colorado Springs, CO 80920 Office: 720-250-1412 Cell:…

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Apr 6

April 6, 2018

CONG Youth Game Night – 5May18

CONG teens ages 13-18 are invited to come enjoy a game night and learn more about the CONG Youth Advisory Council (YAC). The YAC is a group of teens working together to address everyday issues in a safe and fun environment and is in need of new members! Participating in this program is a great opportunity to learn leadership and interpersonal skills while being recognized for community service. Teens will be able to document skills and performances for resumes and college applications….

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Mar 14

March 14, 2018

Teen Police Academy in Aurora – Summer 2018

If your teen is interested in learning more about law enforcement, the City of Aurora is offering a Teen Academy for those 14+. Questions should be addressed to Ruth Brassell at 303-739-6350.

Posted in Child and Youth, Summer Camps, Teen Leadership

Feb 20

February 20, 2018

Youth Leadership Summit – 24Feb18

El Paso County is offering a free leadership summit hosted by the CSU Extension 4-H Youth Development Program. Saturday, February 24 – 10am-4pm El Paso County Transportation Complex, Colorado Springs The Youth Leadership Summit highlights the following topics: Youth-led learning environments Youth voice and advocacy Youth-adult partnerships Communication skills Diversity and accepting differences Youth facilitated meetings and activities Register by sending an email to or calling 719-520-7685.

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Aug 30

August 30, 2017

Teen Resiliency Camp – September 8-10

It’s time for our 4th annual Teen Resiliency Retreat in Wyoming on September 8th-10th! We’ve proven each year that training can be fun!   To register, simply email Lance Ellis with your teen’s first, last name, age, and branch of service. Space is extremely limited and will go quickly, so connect with him ASAP. All costs are paid on your behalf by COARNG and COANG funds. Trip includes charter bus transportation, lodging, meals at the camp, training and materials and all recreational…

Posted in Child and Youth, Summer Camps, Teen Leadership