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 half-day of exercises and activities that enable the participants to get to know each other and begin to form a dynamic leadership team. Attendance of this session is STRONGLY ENCOURAGED for further participation in the program. Students should arrive between 7:30 and 7:45 AM (we will begin promptly at 8 AM). This program will be taking place outdoors. Please wear comfortable clothes (e.g. exercise clothes, shorts) and closed-toe shoes. Sunscreen, hat and mask are encouraged.
Learn about the wide range of cultural activities available in Manatee County that enhance our lives.
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 attend Teen Court. See details here.
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.
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.