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  • 1 4-H Camp
    Enjoy swimming, fishing, nature trails, a climbing wall, arts and crafts, a talent show, dances and nights around the campfire. A Southern tradition since 1934!
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  • 1 Camp Sewee
    Discover the wonders of marine life and the South Carolina coast by visiting salt marsh areas, freshwater ponds, a wildlife refuge and the SC Aquarium. Tubing, swimming, kayaking and a water park trip round out this wet and wonderful week!
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  • 1 Camp Voyager
    Test your technological skills with GPS devices, PDAs, digital cameras, computers, Lego Mindstorms NXT® robots, radio-controlled cars and video game design—plus exciting adventures like paintball, go-carts and more!
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  • 1 Expedition Sewee
    Dive into a learning adventure with Expedition Sewee! With age-appropriate programs designed for grades 2-8, Expedition Sewee offers an unforgettable study of coastal ecosystems—how they function, what they provide and why they’re important to preserve.
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  • 1 Camp Wildlife
    Learn outdoor survival skills, hunting skills, shooting sports and wildlife ecology. Enjoy ATVs, paintball, archery, fishing and a variety of hands-on educational curricula.
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  • 1 Adventure Summer Camp
    Challenge yourself to 10 days of Adventure Expeditions or 6 days of Adventure Mini-Trips in the Blue Ridge Mountains of S.C. and N.C. Backpacking, mountain biking, camping, canoeing, rock climbing and more!
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Professional Development

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At YLI, we understand an organization’s need for Professional Development. That’s why we offer two programs to assist your development needs, ThinkShops™ and Board Trainings.

Thinkshops are designed to:

  • Develop leadership skills
  • Improve work performance
  • Build positive team relationships
  • Assist with personal development
  • Align personal and organizational goals
  • Create customized workshops for your organization’s specific needs

YLI Board Trainings are aimed at helping board members understand the basic principles of its’ operation, planning, budgeting, communication and more. Our training is designed to help members stay true to its’ mission and vision statement, as well as growing to meet board changes.

With YLI as your partner in professional development, you have at your fingertips the materials and people to ensure success. Use one of our many resources to help you on your journey through professional development.

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For more information about ThinkShops™ and YLI Board Training, please contact:

Contact Information

Youth Learning Institute
698 Concord Church Road
Pickens, SC 29671
(864) 878-1103
Fax: (864) 878-5985