Empowering Youth: How to Encourage Young Leaders to Do Great Things by Kelly Curtis MS. Offering indispensable advice to anyone seeking to integrate empowerment into their youth work, this guide demonstrates how youth leaders, teachers, peer program advisors, adults who work with teens and adolescents, and any professional organization with a youth focus can foster leadership qualities in youth.
Rent-A-Kid Fundraiser. Our youth group at church done this one several years ago and you can make money at no or very little cost. We advertised to our church that the kids in the youth would be for rent between such and such dates, (allow one or two weeks for the project). Have youth leader to be the one people check with to rent a kid. They can sign up for as many days as they want and request the youth they want.