2019 Experiences

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Exploring The Leader Within:

A Summer Camp + Virtual Program for High School Girls in the Pocono Mountains

Exploring The Leader Within is a four day adventure designed to navigate teens through the journey of what it means to be a leader and live a life of one. Leadership to us isn’t just about being at the front of a room, it means having agency in one’s life and being a transformative force in one’s family, communities, and beyond. Throughout the course of the program, teens will take a step away from their phones and reconnect to themselves, one another, and nature.

By taking part in this program you will receive:

  • Two to three workshops each day of the camp with tools and techniques to develop emotional intelligence and communication skills, healthy ways to deal with interpersonal relationships, leadership and planning for their future, increasing confidence, and working through personal mental health questions and experiences 

  • Mentorship and guidance from women entrepreneurs, therapists, wellness coaches, business and tech leaders, and creatives from the New York City and Philadelphia area.

  • Morning meditation, yoga, and wellness sessions each day of the on-site camp 

  • A lifelong community of likeminded friends and mentorship of successful women across all ages who are committed to passing on their experience to the next generation of women. 

  • Unlimited and exclusive access to youth leadership programs, conferences, workshops, and connections that are within The Thinkers Global network 

  • Hiking, swimming, dancing, and other fun activities 

  • A 2-month virtual session with guest entrepreneurs and thought leaders as well as accountability and reflection sessions to cultivate a deeper bond and community between program participants. 

For more information on logistical information, check out our FAQs. Scroll down for more information on our mentors!

 

Meet Your Camp Lead and Facilitator!

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Rina G. Patel is a writer, speaker, social entrepreneur, and the Founder and CEO of The Thinkers Global. After starting a non-profit organization, Aahana, for disabled children and young women from villages around Gujarat, India, Rina left the world of economic development and tech to travel around the world, work in slums, and consult for social enterprises. Her journey both inner and outwards led her to understand what it means to design experiences that allow our next generation of leaders to thrive, live a meaningful life and radically transform our world’s economic, political, and social systems. She now runs The Thinkers Global and is a graduate candidate at New York University. She also holds a BA in Business Administration from Drexel University.

 

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Who: Incoming 9th - 11th Graders

When: June 24 - 27 (In-Person); Virtual (July & August)

Where: Camp Zeke, Poconos, PA

Can’t make it to this one, but want to stay in the know? (We run programs for boys and girls!)

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