CGTI Summer Conference


How To Participate in CGTI

Become a part of one of the largest and most acclaimed leadership conferences in the nation! Join us July 14 - 18 at Eastern Illinois University for CGTI 2024.
Participant and Adult Mentor applications are now open. 

CGTI offers opportunities for students and adults ranging from first-time participants to veteran volunteer staff members to get involved.

CGTI is a five-day youth leadership conference that takes place the third week of July each year. Participants range from 7th to 12th grade and attend each year to advance their leadership skills and prevention education while working together to create plans to better their communities. Adult mentors can attend with students to provide support, structure and guidance during the conference and throughout the school year. Participants that have graduated high school can serve as volunteer staff.

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