Youth Leadership academy
Participants high school, called Youth Leaders, are taught leadership, social, academic, and personal growth skills. The program helps them become great leaders and helps them discover their full potential. Youth Leaders work with our Youth Coordinator to prepare for college applications and life after high school.
At NYA, we put a big emphasis on STEM projects. Youth Leaders are provided with the opportunity to participate in elective classes such as Documentary Filmmaking, Computer Programming, and Robotics...
Students graduate NYA with confidence, professional experience and a clear goal for the future.
YLA students mentor younger students and intern for the NYA staff, learning valuable leadership and job skills...
Colleges our Youth Leaders have been accepted to in the past...
University of California - Berkeley
University of California - Santa Cruz
University of California - Los Angeles
University of California - Davis
University of California - Santa Barbara
University of California - Merced
California State University - Bakersfield
San Jose State University
Sacramento State University
San Francisco State University
California State University - Monterrey Bay
Notre Dame de Namur
University of La Verne
University of San Francisco
Mount Saint Mary's University
Saint John's University
Hobart & William Smith Colleges
California State University - Long Beach
California Polytechnic University - San Luis Obispo
and many more...