CONNECTING MANATEE COUNTY'S FUTURE LEADERS TO COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITIES!
*Please note that dates, times & details are subject to change. Participants will be notified of changes and updates. Programs, finalized details and meeting agendas will be emailed to Junior Leadership Manatee volunteers & participants prior to each session.
A day of exercises and activities that enable the participants to get to know each other, the program and begin to form a dynamic leadership team. Attendance of this session is MANDATORY for further participation in the program.
Discover the health care options, rising costs of healthcare and volunteer opportunities at social service organizations.
Learn how our municipal and county governments function, how government serves our needs and what effect the economy has on meeting those needs. Please Note: Teen Court is NOT required this year due to COVID-19 closing to public (this day was originally scheduled for Monday, October 12).
Learn about the trends in the technological and communication industry.
On this day, you will learn about the agricultural industry and discover what we produce in our county and how much employment and income it brings to our economy. A portion of the day is devoted to studying the use of land in Manatee County and what it means for our environment.
Learn about the wide range of cultural activities available in Manatee County that enhance our lives.
On this day, You’ll travel to business sites, learn about development, and how we affect the global economy as well as about the tourism segment of Manatee County’s economy.