LEGACY YOUTH INSTITUTEPurpose:To identify, empower and introduce young leaders to:PRESERVE and PASS ON our area’s Legacy Values through intentional mentoring andcooperatively identified community projects and initiatives.DEVELOP civic engagement and community responsibility through relationship building, impacting community culture and positively influencing the future of Ozark Mountain Country.BECOME servant leaders and values champions through service opportunities to model, give back and pass-on the gift of principled stewardship to future generations.
Champion Family DayDate: September 13, 2017Location: Silver Dollar CityTime: 8:30 am - 3:00 pmDiscover the intentionality of healthy family relationships; creating a culture of character; and preserving a family-friendly community.
- Learn how to build healthy family, friend and future relationships
- Experience local family-friendly attractions and organizations that promote healthy families and community values
Champion Faith Day
Date: September 30, 2017
Champion Flag DayDate: November 8, 2017Location: TBATime: 8:30 am - 3:00 pmAttain information about city and county agencies while discovering how communities are governed. Learn the value of patriotism, honoring our Flag, Veterans and Country.
- Hear from government service agencies including sheriff, police and fire departments
- Meet with Stone and Taney County government officials including mayors, city administrators, judges, fire chiefs, police chiefs and staff.
- Interact with and hear stories from US Veterans that will inspire you to carry the torch of honor, patriotism and eternal vigilance to future generations!
Champion Friends DayDate: December 6, 2017Location: TBATime: 8:30 am - 3:00 pmLearn about organizations and services that contributeto our area’s quality of life and unrivaled OzarkMountain hospitality. Serve our community through ateam service project to help Champion Friends.
- Discover how area service organizations help meet needs and serve neighbors and visitors
- Experience the value and intentionality of Ozark Mountain Country’s unrivaled hospitality
- Obtain information on Community Service Projects
- Learn about youth volunteer opportunities
- Gather information about becoming a Legacy Catalyst and begin to plan a team Legacy Youth Initiative
Champion Future DayDate: January 10, 2017Location: College of the OzarksTime: 8:30 am - 3:00 pmExperience cutting-edge community efforts to promote future sustainability; gather proven entrepreneurial tools for future effectiveness and understand the importance of quality education to enable future generations to “pass on” our Legacy.
- Discover the value of higher education and the entrepreneurial spirit that has made our area exceptional.
- Learn about different career opportunities
- Gain tips on planning your future
Legacy Youth Institute GraduationLocation: Best Western, Branson WestTime: 6;00 pm - 8:00 pmGRADUATION BANQUET: At the conclusion of the Institute—parents, family and friends are invited to a graduation and commissioning service for LYI participants. A dinner banquet will be served followed by a guest speaker and a student recognition ceremony.