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Outdoor Advanced Leadership Academy (OALA)

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Location

California

Cost

Free

Grade Level

High School
Middle School

Description

Outdoor Advanced Leadership Academy (OALA) is a unique leadership development program offered by the Y of San Francisco for youth in grades 6th-10th, in partnership with the California Waterfowl Association, that aims to cultivate an appreciation, understanding and love for the environment, while building skills that will allow youth to become active members of their communities.

This summer OALA will be offered as a free 7-day residential program with overnights at the Point Bonita YMCA, situated among the rolling hills and coastal bluffs of the Marin Headlands, and CWA’s Grizzly Ranch, a conservation and education center in the largest brackish water marsh in the Western United States, Suisun Marsh.

OALA is open to all youth and is not limited to youth who have participated in YMCA or CWA programs. To participate in OALA, please complete and return the program application to EAdao@ymcasf.org no later than April 30th.  Applicants will be notified of their application status no later than May 12th.

2017 Session Dates:

June 24-July 1

July 22-29

Applicant Qualifications

OALA is open to all youth in 6th-10th grades. To participate in OALA, please complete and return the program application to EAdao@ymcasf.org 

Contact information

Emilee Adao, CAMP & COMMUNITY PROGRAMS DIRECTOR

EAdao@ymcasf.org or 415-331-9483