Workshops

Teen Leadership Training

  • Teens, ages 13-17
  • Students are awarded full scholarships (attendance is at no cost to students)
  • Two days (Saturday-Sunday)
  • Location: primarily throughout the United States (Southern California and Massachusetts)

The Torch Foundation offers transformational leadership workshops for teens, ages 13-17. The two-day workshops are tailored to the unique interests and needs of teens, and they provide a safe, engaging, and inspirational environment for profound self-discovery and growth.

Through carefully guided exercises and activities, the teens will 1) discover their maximum potential; 2) identify the limiting beliefs and other obstacles that are stopping them from achieving their potential, and 3) learn effective ways to overcome those obstacles. The powerful tools and skills gained through this experience will allow the teens to transform their lives and create unlimited possibilities for themselves, their families, and the world.

The workshop is both interactive and personalized, so each workshop will take on the unique qualities of the participants. Generally, the topics that are discussed include: 

  • Dreams, goals
  • School, grades
  • Relationships (family, friends, etc)
  • Integrity, responsibility, accountability
  • Consequences of actions
  • Self-control
  • Conflict resolution
  • Communication skills, listening skills
  • Forgiveness, compassion
  • Limiting beliefs

The Torch Foundation partners with donors, sponsors, and organizations such as schools, youth centers, and other community organizations, so that the workshops can be provided completely free of charge to teens. Currently, the workshops are offered primarily in Southern California and Massachusetts, but they can be organized anywhere in the United States or abroad.

If you are interested in partnering with The Torch Foundation to organize a training in your area, please contact us for further details.

Workshop Schedule

The Torch workshop is conducted over two days, Saturday-Sunday, followed by one month of coaching by phone, and concluding with a graduation ceremony. Students must complete both training days and the one month of coaching in order to graduate. 

Day 1

Registration / Guardian Information

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Training Begins

 10:00 am

Break

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Training

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Break

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Training

3:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Day 2

Training Begins

 10:00 am

Break

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Training

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Break

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Training

3:30 pm – 7:00 pm

One month of coaching by phone*

Graduation Ceremony*

*required to be part of the training & completion celebration!

Training Calendar

California

DATE

LOCATION

January 12 & 13

Los Angeles

February 9 & 10

Huntington Park

February 23 & 24

Anaheim

March 9 & 10

Los Angeles

March 23 & 24

Huntington Park

April 13 & 14

Los Angeles

May 18 & 19

Huntington Park

June 8 & 9

Los Angeles

June 22 & 23

El Monte

July 13 & 14

Anaheim

July 27 & 28

Los Angeles

September 14 & 15

Los Angeles

October 12 & 13

Los Angeles

October 19 & 20

Anaheim

November 16 & 17

Los Angeles

Massachusetts

DATE

LOCATION

April 6 & 7

Worcester

August 24 & 25

Worcester

November 16 & 17

Worsester

December 7 & 8

New Bedford

Mexico

DATE

LOCATION

Mexico

Ohio

DATE

LOCATION

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