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What We Do Another chance to drive change home. C5 Georgia: More than Just a Summer Camp Actively Leading. Actively Changing Tomorrow. A Sign of Summer: The Rexam Leadership Challenge AGG Does Lunch More than Par for the Course

What We Do

The mission of the C5 Youth Foundation of Georgia is to change the odds for high-potential teens from under-resourced environments, inspiring them to pursue personal success and preparing them for leadership roles in college, work and their communities. We encourage C5 Georgia teens to be:
  • Character-driven
  • Community-focused
  • Challenge-ready
  • College-bound
  • Committed to a better future
Read More about C5 Georgia’s History and Promise

Another chance to drive change home.

Following our successful Drive for Youth Classic golf tournament in June, we're polishing up our clubs for the national tournament to benefit all C5 sites in October. Want to play with us? Contact Stephanie Davage, stephanieda@c5georgia.org to become a sponsor or play a round; your support benefits high-potential teens all over the U.S. Click here for more information on the 8th Annual C5 Coca-Cola Golf Classic.

C5 Georgia: More than Just a Summer Camp

When you ask your average student how they spent their summer vacation you expect your typical teenage response. However, for students in the C5 Youth Foundation, the answer is far from average. Read more.

Actively Leading. Actively Changing Tomorrow.

The ACT Now! Summit is a five day, six night, culminating experience and crowning achievement for our 5th year students that focuses their creativity and brainpower on identifying needs and solving issues for communities throughout Metro Atlanta. Students generally choose one social issue and work to tackle it. This year’s topic: violence. Read more.

A Sign of Summer: The Rexam Leadership Challenge

While our Wyoming trip is always special, this year was made exceptional by the inclusion of one special participant—hearing impaired student Elvis Calderon—our first such student to take on the six-day back-country adventure. Read more.

AGG Does Lunch

C5 Georgia “Leadership Lunches” pair aspiring, young C5 students with business professionals for a 2 ½ hour opportunity to exchange ideas, impart wisdom, and be inspired. This month, Atlanta law firm Arnall Golden Gregory (AGG) hosted one of our alumni for some chow and a conversation about keeping an open mind when it comes to cultivating a career. Read more.

More than Par for the Course

On June 24, C5 Georgia friends and supporters teed off at Duluth, Georgia’s TPC Sugarloaf golf course for the first ever C5 Drive for Youth classic. The tournament was a wonderful success, helping raise more than $100,000 to support C5 in our goal to change the odds for high potential students from risk-filled environments. Read more.