Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Leadership is good, kids learn in Stanley

Backcountry camp boosts skills

Express Staff Writer

Is your teen a leader—or in need of some leadership? The Mind Elevations Leadership Camp in Stanley, Idaho, strives to set teens on a solid life path or boost their existing one through a four-day camp in the Sawtooth backcountry.

Youth discover or develop leadership skills while uncovering their true passions and motivation in a way that is designed to lead them on the path to life-long excellence.

The campers hike, fish and horseback ride in between attending seminars on goals, personal strengths and plans for success.

Head of the camp is Christina Chapman, a former psychologist who has counseled Olympic athletes and a variety of people with diverse issues. Today, Chapman works with teens, aviators, artists, managers, parents, women and athletes to help them discover their true potential.

The camp is held at the Diamond D Ranch in Stanley. Tuition is $995 per camper. For specific dates and times, call 208-634-9855 or email

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