Global Leadership Academy Canada for youth ages 12-14

Session 1: July 2 to 15, 2023

Session 2: July 16 to 29, 2023

Session 3: July 30 to August 12, 2023

Our Junior Global Leadership Academies for youth ages 12 to 14 offer an engaging summer leadership program for youth focused on leadership training in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

Powerful Youth believes that all young people are powerful, but often lack the confidence, leadership skills and global perspective to realize their leadership potential to better guide their future success.

Our Junior Global Leadership Academy, designed for young leaders ages 12 to 14, is a two-week summer leadership program for youth designed to provide participants from around the world, regardless of their English abilities, the opportunity to develop their teamwork, critical thinking and decision making skills through the practical introduction of design thinking.

As an experience based program, we have packed every day with team challenges, fascinating field trips, breathtaking outdoor activities, inspirational guest speakers and new experiences in Canada that any young person will remember long after the leadership training program is over.


  • Designed for youth from around the world and of all English language levels

  • Make new friends from around the world

  • Complete 60+ hours of service learning

  • Receive 24/7 supervision and individualized attention

  • Receive 6 months of online coaching after program ends

What is the Junior Global Leadership Academy schedule?

Two weeks of summer camp isn’t enough? Want even more fun and exploring on the west coast of Canada? Choose an extended package by adding the Best of BC Tour!

What sets our leadership program for youth apart from all the others?

  • Global Community and Support

    Meet other talented young leaders from over 18+ countries • Receive 6 months of online coaching after the program is over


  • Provide Meaningful Service

    Complete 80+ hours of service learning • Create and lead your own DREAM Service Project using your own passions and interests

  • Improve Critical Thinking

    Create and use a digital learning portfolio • Exciting presentations • Learn Design Thinking through hands on projects

  • Discover and Learn New Passions

    Leadership training that includes activities that focus on passions for the Arts • Sports • Music • Theater • Dance • Film • Business • Service

  • Experience the Best of Canada!

    Hiking • Swimming • Outdoor Activities • Museums • Culture

2023 Dates and Tuition Costs


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