The Tim Howard NJCTS Leadership Academy is a four-day program that takes place in state-of-the-art dormitories on Busch Campus at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey in Piscataway. The 2nd annual Leadership Academy will take place August 6-9, 2015, and applications are available now for this incredible opportunity and will be accepted through Friday, January 30.
Participants will work, play, eat and sleep at Rutgers and enjoy a wide range of activities, such as:
- Interacting with doctors, psychologists, and other experts in the field to learn more about Tourette Syndrome!
- Being a part of large group discussions and small group discussions with other teens and young adults with TS. You’ll hear their stories and have opportunities to share your own!
- Participating in a variety of recreational activities, ranging from swimming, sports, yoga, games, team-building activities, movies, singing, and more!
- Forming friendships and connections with other participants, and meeting successful young adults who will serve as Coaches, guiding participants through the weekend’s events!
Guest speakers include leading experts in their field, all of whom have extensive knowledge of TS, and you’ll learn more about TS from a variety of different perspectives, including the biology of TS, the psychology of TS, and how TS affects people socially.