HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2018 PROGRAMME
2018 SPEARHEAD EVALUATION
WHAT IS SPEARHEAD LEADERS?
The Spearhead Leaders programme is co-designed by young people and some supportive ninja's from Upper Hutt City Council and Upper Hutt Community Youth Trust. It aims to empower youth voice and leadership in Upper Hutt.
The Spearhead Leaders programme seeks to inspire and empower young people through nurturing belonging and a sense of purpose, supporting skill and knowledge development, offering supported leadership experiences and opportunities all while having fun!
Spearhead Leaders value young people, community involvement and development, individuality, diversity, growth and fun.
Spearhead Leaders is completely free. It includes a challenging outdoor pursuits weekend, weekly leadership training sessions in the first half of the year and bi-weekly leadership training sessions for the remainder of the year. There are regular fun activities & the opportunity to develop a community initiative showcasing youth leadership skills during the second half of the year!
The Spearhead Leaders are supported by mentors from Upper Hutt City Council and Upper Hutt Community Youth Trust. Additionally they are supported by two youth mentors who were themselves former Spearhead Leaders during the previous year