Deadline: December 12, 2021

Discover Leadership

Experience Achievement

OUR MISSION

Change the odds of success for high potential teens from under-resourced communities by inspiring them to pursue personal success while preparing them for leadership roles in college, work, and their communities.

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WE BELIEVE

Youth should have equitable opportunities to achieve success regardless of their background, community, or life circumstances.

 

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OUR PROGRAM

C5 Georgia is a 5-year leadership development program designed by PhD’s and youth development experts to serve under-resourced middle and high school youth.

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OUR CURRICULUM

Centers on experiential learning activities that empower youth to develop life skills and become C5 Leaders.

 

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMMING

LEADERSHIP

C5 Leaders experience a series of leadership workshops  designed to build their communication skills, encourage goal setting, problem solving and team building.

Signature Experiences:

  • Annual Youth Leadership Summit
  • Leadership Lunch
  • Georgia Tech Leadership Challenge
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COLLEGE & CAREER READINESS

C5 Leaders are educated on the college application process, the financial aid process, and encouraged to explore career paths and entrepreneurship.

Signature Experiences:

  • College Boot Camp
  • College Fairs
  • Career Exploration Luncheons
  • Entrepreneurship Workshops
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COMMUNITY SERVICE

Community is a core value of C5 Georgia. Throughout the 5-year program our C5 Leaders are taught how they can positively impact their community and give back.

Signature Experiences:

  • 250-300 Community Service Hours
  • Medallion Project
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SOCIAL AWARENESS

Community is a core value of C5 Georgia. Throughout the 5-year program our C5 Leaders are taught how they can positively impact their community and give back.

Signature Experiences:

  • 250 -300 Hours of Community Service
  • Medallion Project

SUMMER EXCURSIONS

LEADERSHIP CAMP

C5 Georgia overnight camps are designed to foster independence, decision making, team building, planning and self confidence.

Signature Experiences:

  • Camp Adahi Overnight Camp
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WILDERNESS TREK

Becoming challenge ready is a fundamental element within the C5 Georgia program.  Our trek experiences build courage, perseverance and resilience.

Signature Experiences:

  • NOLS® Trek to Grand Teton in Wyoming
  • Appalachian Trek in North Carolina
  • North Georgia Trek
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COLLEGE TOURS

C5 Leaders take their future into their hands by planning and budgeting a custom college tour. They research schools and resources to help them achieve their goals.

Signature Experiences:

  • Road to College
  • College Discovery & Brainstorming
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COMMUNITY ACTION

C5 Leaders build critical thinking and presentation skills in their capstone experience by identifying a community issue and creating an action plan to address it.

Signature Experiences:

  • ACT Now Summit
  • College Campus Experience

OUR IMPACT

1,000

C5 Leaders Since 2005

100%

Graduate from High School

98%

Accepted to College

95%

Enter College

$7M

In Total Scholarships Awarded

90%

Receive a Scholarship

87%

5-Year Program Retention Rate

93

Colleges Represented by C5 Alumni

Note: All C5 Georgia program results are updated as of 2020.