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APC Leadership Academy


This is a summer program for youths 12- 17 years old. This program is based on Seven Principles:

  • Self -Awareness/ Self-Esteem-“Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.”- Tao Tzu- Helps participants to have clarity about who they are and what they want (and why they want it), empowers youths to consciously and actively make those wants a reality.

  • Dignity- Enables participants to explore their own value.   Helps youths to recognize their state of being worthy or honorable; elevation of mind or character; true worth; and excellence about one’s self.

  • Integrity- Challenges youths to adhere to moral and ethical principles; and to display soundness of moral character; honesty. Encourages youths to explore the state of being whole, entire, or undiminished.

  • Leadership- is a process by which the young person influences others to accomplish an objective and directs the group in a specific path. It is the ability to motivate a group of  
    people toward a common goal.

  • Determination- Motivating the youths to come to a decision or of fixing or settling a purpose or goal for their life and working to accomplish it.  

  • Attitude/Spirit/Faith- Exploring how one gets a positive mental attitude? What can one expect from a positive, mental attitude? ... When we walk in faith, we are walking in the Spirit

  • Vision/ Work Ethics- Cultivating in the Youths a passion for excellence in life-long learning. A clear should be cultivated. That will informed choices, and lead Youths to develop a strong work ethic and civic responsibility .


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