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Youth Leadership Summits
Digital Youth Leadership Summit
A digital Youth Leadership Summit provides Youth Leaders with the opportunity to connect digitally and discuss topics related to their Youth Leadership journey. Through a digital Youth Summit, Special Olympics Youth Leaders have the space to share best practices with other Youth Leaders, enhance their knowledge of Special Olympics activities, and learn how to leverage their Youth Leadership skills to spread inclusion.
  • Digital Youth Summit Toolkit: Resource with information about planning and hosting a digital Youth Summit - English
  • Digital Youth Summit Registration: Following a digital Youth Summit, register the event with the form below. Registration form asks for youth engagement, number of participants, discussion topics, and future plans.
Hosting a Program-level Youth Leadership Summit
Youth Leadership Summits provide Youth Leaders with the knowledge and skills needed to train others to become members of the Unified Generation. Through a Program-level Youth Leadership Summit, participants will gain a better understanding of inclusive youth leadership, project management, Unified Sports and Unified Schools programming.
The following section contains resources for planning, leading, and executing a Program-level Youth Leadership Summit:
  • Program-level Youth Leadership Summit Overview: Video discusses the Lead to Include Project and objectives and requirements for a Program-level Youth Leadership Summit - English
  • Program-level Youth Leadership Summit Program Application: This application must be completed and submitted to Regional Youth/Schools staff before funding will be distributed - English | Spanish | French Chinese | Portuguese 
  • Program-level Youth Leadership Summit Toolkit: This toolkit provides the training materials and planning resources for a National Youth Summit - English
  • Program-level Youth Leadership Summit Final Report: Final reports must be completed and sent to Regional Youth/Schools staff 30 days after the completion of the Program-level Youth Summit. Schools/communities hosting local Youth Leadership Summits should be identified in this report - English Spanish | French | Chinese  | Portuguese 
Hosting a Local/School Youth Leadership Summit
While at a Local Youth Leadership Summit, participants will gain a better understanding of inclusive youth leadership, Unified Sports and Unified Schools programming. The following section contains resources for planning, leading, and executing a Local Youth Leadership Summit:
  • Local Youth Leadership Summit Overview: Video discusses the Lead to Include Project and objectives and requirements for a local Youth Leadership Summit - English
  • Local Youth Leadership Summit Toolkit: This toolkit provides the training materials and planning resources for a Local Youth Summit - English
  • Supporting resources for local Youth Leadership Summit
  • Local Youth Leadership Summit Final Report: Final reports must be completed and sent to Program Youth/Schools staff 30 days after the completion of a Local Youth Summit - English