Leadership Conferences

2019- 2020 State Youth Council Conference Schedule 








Service Learning Conference Day

Service-Learning Day primary foci were to provide opportunities that would enable young people to successfully complete their developmental tasks.  Providing joint service projects (e.g. Habitat for Humanity, clean-up litter campaign) educating youth on the importance of making contributions to their communities.


Hosted by: Fayetteville-Cumberland Youth Council & Wilson Youth Council 

When: Saturday, September 21, 2019, 10am - 3:30pm

Where: Wilson, NC 


Mini- Grant Conference 

The Mini Grant Conferences gives youth the opportunity to review grants that have been developed and written by youth groups. With an annual appropriation from the N.C. General Assembly, the grants averaging from $100 to $500 for a wide range of youth-directed projects. The youth spend a weekend debating the proposals that have been submitted. 


Hosted by: Rocky Mount Area Youth Council 

When: Friday, November 15 - Sunday, November 17, 2019

Where: Rocky Mount, NC


Teambuilding/Leadership Conference 

The Leadership/Teambuilding Conferences teach youth essential skills: cooperation, communication and teamwork.  These concepts are usually taught through Adventure Learning Programs such as The Blue Ridge Assembly.  Team-building programs show how groups function and how individuals contribute to group success.  The dynamics of group process are modeled through challenge course activities to create educational, motivating experiences with real impact.


Hosted by: Winston-Salem Youth Advisory Council 

When: Friday, January 24, 2019 - Sunday, January 26, 2019

Where: Winston-Salem, NC 


Spring Convention 

The Spring Convention is a time for all State Youth Councils to assemble together to wrap up the various service they have done throughout the year. This is also a time to award the Most Active Council Member, Service Project of the Year, and other awards to deserving youth and councils. Seniors are also presented with awards. 


Hosted by: Lake Norman Youth Council 

When: Friday, April 3 - Sunday, April 10, 2020 

Where: Lake Norman, NC