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Zest Quest University

Zest Quest University (ZQU) provides an opportunity for students to be immersed in the Zest Quest message while experiencing unique opportunities and having a blast!


  • Canoeing, hiking, rock wall climbs, zip lines and go-carts to provide physical challenges
  • Activities based on the Seven Daily Healthy Habits to equip students with knowledge and the ability to make healthy choices
  • Culinary classes to create healthy versions of favorite foods
  • Etiquette and body image sessions
  • Wellness commercials created, scripted and acted out by students to be shown on movie night
  • Veg-Olympics to test concepts learned and challenge physical agility

All this and more will be provided along with nightly campfires and other unique experiences on the beautiful Youth Learning Institute campus in Pickens, SC. Small lifestyle changes can result in huge benefits in health and wellness, leading to increased quality and quantity of life.


June 10-15
               June 17-22
Cost Before 4/1/2012:
Cost After 4/1/2012:

Zest Quest University

Youth Learning Institute

698 Concord Church Road

Pickens, SC 29671