One of the highlights was a workshop about taking the next step after High School.
Keystoners elect officers, choose their own activities and plan and implement community service projects. Keystone Conference in Texas. These programs help youth become responsible, caring citizens and acquire skills to participate the democratic process.
With the guidance of an adult advisor, Keystone Clubs aim to positively impact teens, their Club and local communities. Throughout the year they also manage community service projects like food giveaways, holiday parties, and easter egg hunts.
The Freetown Village Keystoners also participate in the WeOwnFriday events which is an outreach program to welcome more teens to the Club. Over 2500 Keystone Club members from around the world came together in March to attend the "Year of the Teen" conference in Dallas, Texas. Community Supporters. Inspirational speakers and entertainers attend the event and address topics ranging from self-image to community service.
For many it was their first time outside of Maryland, and their first experience on an airplane.
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Discussions included opportunities for college, trade schools, the military and careers.
The conference focused on service projects, leadership activities, and college and career exploration for teens. Connect With Us Facebook. Torch Clubs are chartered, small-group leadership and service clubs for boys and girls ages 11 to 13. Age 11-13.
Studies show that young people who engage in service do better in school, maintain positive relationships with adults and avoid risky behaviors.
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