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STEAM Leadership Cohort

Young Echelon (YE) offers a 4- year co-ed cohort-style STEAM Leadership program to support youth through their high school journey. YE’s leadership curriculum, STEAM workshops, and immersion trips are designed to challenge youth to blaze their trail and reach new heights. Each year offers a stand-alone experience but builds upon each other to develop college-ready, career-prepared, purpose-driven youth leaders. YE uses STEAM programs to challenge our students to take an innovative approach to problem-solving, work as a team to accomplish goals, and practice effective communication through presentations and public speaking. By providing access to quality programs and services, we foster confidence, community, and connection.

By joining the YE STEAM Leadership Cohort, you will:

  • Do fun activities to learn leadership styles
  • Learn the true meaning of STEAM through hands-on projects
  • Engage with your community through service events
  • Go on fun field trips & retreats


Enrollment Details:

*The 1st 10 students to submit their application will have their registration fee waived*

  • Location: University of San Diego
  • Currently enrolling 8th-10th grade students
  • 4-Year Cohort Progression (See Image)
  • 2023 STEAM Leadership Cohort Schedule (See Image)
  • Registration: $50 (To be collected before the program start)

The year one STEAM Leadership Cohort  “Your Relationship With Self” curriculum features:

Leadership

Leadership

Expose youth to executive-level leadership training

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence

Provide emotional intelligence (EQ) training  to facilitate introspection and goal setting

Mentorship

Mentorship

Formal mentorship program with  professionals, collegiate students, and senior fellows

College Readiness

College Readiness

  • 100% College Acceptance
  • On campus learning at 4 year university in San Diego 
  • University Engineering Lab Workshops

Career Preparedness

Career Preparedness

  • Presentations from local industry professionals to expose Fellows to various professional career paths and mentors. Academic Support
  • Access tutoring in challenge areas

Group-Based Learning

Group-Based Learning

Students explore the world of STEAM through hands on team projects

Effective Communication

Effective Communication

Peer to peer communication exercises

Public Speaking

Public Speaking

Students will build confidence in public speaking through presentations and pitches

Community Service

Community Service

Youth Work Together to Revitalize, Beautify & Serve Their Community