I want to share an incredible opportunity for any of you are interested in making a real and sustaining difference in the world. The Institute for Youth Ministry at Princeton Theological Seminary is offering a Youth Philanthrophy Academy. It is a year long process that begins with a week long gathering in July. You will receive mentors and coaches to partner with you, connecting your faith and service, and help you launch your own non-profit.
Below you can find a brief intro to the program on their website and you can to their web page for full information by clicking here
If you are interested in all at this, please let me know. I know the director of the Institute for Youth Ministry and can put you in touch with him. He wants to connect with youth are interested in this kind of work.
From the website:
YOUTH PHILANTHROPY ACADEMY
THE YOUTH PHILANTHROPY ACADEMY IS A ONE YEAR PROGRAM THAT EMPOWERS CHRISTIAN YOUTH TO LAUNCH PHILANTHROPIC ORGANIZATIONS. IT BEGINS WITH A WEEK-LONG INTENSIVE TRAINING AT PRINCETON SEMINARY, JULY 10-16, 2016
Are you a Christian high school student who wants to change the world? Do you want to belong to a close community of friends and mentors who believe in you?
The Youth Philanthropy Academy is for Christian youth whose faith compels them to serve their communities and the world. Through intensive training and year-round support, the youth in the Youth Philanthropy Academy are enabled to launch their own philanthropic organizations. Instructors for the Academy include influential philanthropists, successful entrepreneurs, innovative pastors, and leading theologians invested in the faith and passion of these young people.
YPA is limited to 20 high school youth who will be rising sophomores, juniors, or seniors in the summer of 2016.