Youth Leadership Training

What Is the Youth Leadership Training?

This is a training for Unified pairs across the state who are interested in being on the Special Olympics Youth Activation Committee for the 2024-2025 school year. The training consists of an introduction to leadership, advocacy, and Unified engagement. An application for the Youth Activation Committee is required to attend.

Facility Information

The training will take place in the large meeting room located in the basement of the State Headquarters in Normal. Parking is available on both sides of the building.

Event Details

Full schedule will be sent when available.


Please check back closer to the event for more information.

Supporting Documents

To see a complete list of all State Championship Competitions, click here.

To find out more information about the Knights of Columbus, who support Special Olympics Illinois throughout the year, click here.

Who We Are

Special Olympics Illinois is a not-for-profit sports organization offering year-round training and competition in 18 sports to a community of more than 55,000 traditional athletes, Young Athletes, Unified partners, coaches, volunteers, and more. It strives to be a global leader in shaping a culture where people with and without intellectual disabilities are fully integrated into the community by providing year-round opportunities in competitive sports, health education, leadership and personal development. 

If you are interested in being a part of Special Olympics Illinois and its vision, contact your local region, call 800-394-0562 or visit our website. Follow Special Olympics Illinois on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, TikTok and X.  


Apr 05 - 06 2024


8:00 am - 6:00 pm




Special Olympics Illinois Headquarters
605 E. Willow St. Normal, IL 61761
Jillian Hosteny


Jillian Hosteny
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