Tony Robbins Global Youth Leadership Summit (GYLS) VIRTUAL 2021 is a four-day program that provides participants, age ranges 14 to 16, with an environment designed to boost leadership skills that will change lives and communities. This program was started in 2000 by The Tony Robbins Foundation and continues to help shape today’s youth in becoming tomorrow’s leaders.
The GYLS format includes small group discussions, hands-on service learning experiences, leadership simulation games and exercises designed to enable Summit participants to identify their own core leadership strengths. Dynamic keynote speakers from around the world present topics ranging from leadership styles to community contribution. Participants work to identify personal goals and are encouraged to make a commitment to community service. The last GYLS gathered over 350 teens from 31 countries.
Ambassador (Ages 14 to 16 years-old, First time participants)
Alumni (Ages 15 to 17, Returning participants)
Youth Leader (Ages 16 to 18, Attended GYLS as an Ambassadors and Alumni)
Youth Captain (Ages 18 to 21, Attended GYLS as an Ambassadors and Alumni)
Captain (22+ Adult Volunteers)
The GYLS Virtual 2021 program fee is $500 USD for Ambassadors and Alumni.
Apply before March 31 for a special early bird discounted program fee of $400 USD.
What is the Tony Robbins Global Youth Leadership Summit (GYLS)?
The Tony Robbins Global Youth Leadership Summit (GYLS) is a four-day program providing an environment designed to boost participants into leadership roles that will change their lives and that of their communities. The format of GYLS includes small group discussions, hands-on service learning experiences, leadership simulation games and exercises. Dynamic keynote speakers from around the world present topics designed to enable summit participants to identify their own particular leadership strengths. Participants are encouraged to identify personal goals and a commitment to community service. This year’s GYLS will take place virtually. Check out the GYLS Virtual 2021 Video.
What age youth do you accept for GYLS?
We accept teens between the ages of 14 to 16 years-old for first time participants. Roles include (see below section for more details): Ambassador (14-16, First time participants) and Alumni (15-17, Returning participants).
Applicants must fit within required ages during the Summit they are applying for.
Youth Captains must have attended as an Ambassador and Alumni youth participant in previous years. They are returning to support Captains and the event from a logistical standpoint.
Captains are adult volunteers who have a desire to help today’s youth become tomorrow’s leaders. Captains may not attend at the same time as their children.
“I truly felt like I was ridding myself of the negative beliefs that I held inside of me as well as creating new and improved ones. Afterwards, I felt like I had experienced a real change within me.”
“I broke through my limiting belief that I was never beautiful.”
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