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The Journey

Sunday, July 22, 2018 - Friday, July 27, 2018


Age: 15-19 year olds
Gender: Boys and Girls
Sunday Orientation: 3:00 – 6:00 pm
Monday-Thursday: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Early summer registration special!
Parents can save $25 per registration until January 31st, by using the code: earlybird

DC Ranch Residents: email workshops@notMYkid.org with proof of residence to get your discount code.

Register online or contact Kristen Polin, VP of Programs for notMYkid at workshops@notMYkid.org.

The Final Signature Workshop of the Year for Our Older Participants! Don’t Miss Out!

Dr. Franny and her trained staff deliver an intensive workshop week where older participants can work on their leadership skills, and enhance their emotional and social intelligence. The key to becoming a leader is to work on personal growth skills and build the confidence needed to manage all facets of your life! We help prepare your teen for life after High School and sharpen all the skills they will need to be successful as an adult.


The curriculum for The Journey is updated constantly in order to meet the needs and address current issues older teens are facing. However, there is a core to the curriculum and it follows three main principles:

Six Pillars of Character
• Trustworthiness
• Respect
• Responsibility
• Fairness
• Caring
• Citizenship

Three Powerful Medicines
• Power of Genuine Apology
• Power of Laughter & Play
• Power of Honest

Youth Development
• Competence
• Confidence
• Connection
• Character
• Compassion
• Conscience

All three principles are invaluable life skills and assets that older teach teens how to effectively deal with everyday situations. If  during The Journey we receive a great deal of feedback from participants during the workshop on specific topics, we will alter the curriculum to fit their needs. Also, about 80% of the curriculum can be introduced in multiple settings; partner activities, small/large group interactions, games, or skits/presentations. We utilize these settings based on the participants needs.

For more information visit the Frequently Asked Questions Page.


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