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Sunday, June 24, 2018 - Friday, June 29, 2018


Age: 13-15 year olds
Gender: Boys and Girls
Sunday Orientation: 3:00 – 6:00 pm
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm*
*Wednesday ends at 9:00 pm and Friday ends at 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.

Trailblazer 2015

The Workshop Staff will be addressing developmental skills relevant to this age group through music, role play and so much more! Returners or new, your teen will find the skills they learn will enhance their leadership skills and continue to develop their emotional, social and resiliency skills.


The curriculum for Trailblazer is updated constantly in order to meet the needs and address current issues 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 teach teens how to effectively deal with everyday situations. If  during Trailblazer 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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