Summer is Here! 
 Our fantastic leaders are off to their summer adventures, and some are staying here in the Burg so they can keep up with their teen friends.  We have tons planned and will be connecting with YL club kids for campaigners weekly and doing lots of other things as the summer goes on.  Of course there is YL summer camp!!!  Read on for details!
Summer Camp Info:
YoungLife is going to Lake Champion in lower New York, July 12-18 Click here for the informational brochure and here for the required health form.  
For a copy of the fundraiser 
sponsorship form, click here.  Take this form to friends and family and see if they would be willing to 
sponsor you for 5 hours of 
volunteered work.  Read the top of
 the form, go get some sponsors, let me know asap when you've gotten 
all your sponsors and we'll 
schedule a work day.  Many teens 
have earned the majority of their 
camp cost with this fundraiser that includes plenty of good old 
fashioned hard work!! 
WyldLife is going to Rockbridge,
August 10 - 14
click here for the informational brochure and here for the required health form.


Family Camp
August 22-24 @ Rockbridge
Each fall we provide an opportunity for families to enjoy all the fun of a YoungLife camp together!  It's the best way we can imagine for families to wind up their summers.  They have tons of fun and also have plenty of free time to relax, reminisce about the summer and get a good handle on the upcoming fall.  Click here for an informational brochure and here for the required health form needed for every participant.

 Click here for a pre-camp letter that should answer most all of your questions.  Need to know more?  Call the YL office at 434-528-5560


The Role of a Young Life Leader

It has never been easy growing up, but one has to wonder if with each successive generation it doesn't get just a little bit tougher.  Many teens, today, are facing incredibly difficult circumstances - broken homes, peer pressure, media bombardment with glossy images of cultural heroes whos lives are awash with drugs, sex, and rehab.  In the midst of all this,  teens' fundamental quest remains the same as it has always been: they are desperately seeking significance for their own lives and acceptance from others.  Unfortunately significance can be elusive and acceptance often comes at a a very steep price. 

Since 1941 Young Life has provided teens with the opportunity to see and hear a different message.  Each year Young Life leaders spend enormous amounts of time just being with teens in their world...going to their games and practices, watching their performances, taking an interest in them.  The hope for Young Life has always been that we can win the right to share with teens the incredibly great story of God's love for us as evidenced through Jesus Christ.  

Young Life leaders become friends, mentors, sounding boards, cheerleaders...for a generation.

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