From the Youth Leader Program, Kids Konnected picks one participant who has gone above and beyond to help youth affected by a parent’s cancer know they are not alone. The Youth Leader of the Year is named at our annual holiday party and awarded a $500 enrichment scholarship. This year the winner was Jaylen!
Youth Leaders at our annual leadership retreat where they learn how to aide therapists at their local support group meeting, develop leadership skills and teamwork, and prepare for their roles as counselors for Kids Konnected Jr. Camp.
Youth leaders teaching songs and skits to campers during the evening program at Jr. Camp.
Pictured are some of Kids Konnected’s most tenured youth leaders. Some of these (now) young adults have been giving back to Kids Konnected as serving as camp counselors for over 7 years.
A local support group enjoying the traditional pizza dinner before meetings start.