Character Academy
Age 18-22 

 

A gap-year-style experience that engages participants to explore their purpose and discover how personal strengths can make our world better.
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Character matters.

It’s what motivates a person to be a force for good.

Join us for a 10-week cohort experience that will challenge you to become a leader of character. Members of Character Academy will go through a series of half-day workshops on topics such as Confidence, Compassion, Courage and Adaptability. During this program, participants will also work with partner organizations to engage in meaningful service.
Key Learning Objectives

DEEPEN SELF-UNDERSTANDING

Utilizing tools like StrengthsFinder and the Enneagram, along with guided discussion facilitated by YF staff and outside experts.

 

GAIN LEADERSHIP CONFIDENCE

Participants will have public speaking coaching and leadership training facilitated by founder and CEO, Joe Cavanaugh.

 

APPLY NEW SKILLS

Participants will get the opportunity to apply what they learn by giving back to their community and through meaningful volunteerism.

 

What To Expect

New topics each week centered around character, leadership and self-reflection.

Service opportunity with a partnering organization.

To see the full scope of the program, check out our syllabus.

The Details

WHO

Recent High School Graduates.

WHAT

10 weeks, meeting once per week in-person with social distancing.

TUITION

$1500 – with scholarships available.

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We would love to talk to you about how Character Academy
can help inspire character and develop your personal and professional skills.