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Thursday, January 28, 2010

Air Guard sponsors teen summits this summer

By Carolann Wunderlin
California National Guard

(1/27/10) -- The Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard has received funding for three AFR/ANG Teen Leadership Summits this year. Guard members can support the program by registering their teens for a summit. Also, each camp needs adult leaders to chaperone the teens.

The AFR/ANG Teen Leadership Summits are open to all 14-18 year old dependent teens of current Air Force Reserve or Air National Guard members.

Applicants will be required to complete the 2010 AFR/ANG Teen Leadership Summit application for the session they wish to attend to include essay questions, Code of Conduct and transportation form.

The application deadline is April 16. Applications and instructions as well as applications for adult volunteers are located at www.georgia4h.org/AFRANGTeenSummit.

Here is more information on each summit:

Classic Summit, 13-18 June 2010 - Wahsega 4-H Center, Dahlonega, Ga.

Attendees will be flown into Atlanta-Hartsfield International Airport. This summit will focus on developing an awareness of programs and services available to AF Reserve and Air National Guard dependents. Activities include high/low ropes course, rock climbing, white water rafting, hiking, environmental education and leadership classes.

Survival Summit, 20-25 July 2010 - Colorado Youth Programs, Boulder, Colo.

Teens must have attended a previous AFR/ANG Teen Leadership Summit to apply for this camp- attendance is limited to 36 teens. Attendees will fly into the Denver International Airport. This Summit begins at base camp where teens will have a day to prepare for the expert-led three day, two night survival experience.

Adventure Summit, 10-15 August 2010 - Cheley Camps, Estes Park, Colo.

Attendees will be flown into Denver International Airport. In this beautiful and majestic setting, teens will have the opportunity to choose from daily activities such as Rocky Mountain hiking, horseback riding (western), colts (where campers learn what is involved in training horses) backpacking, mountain biking, technical climbing, archery and low ropes challenge course.

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