Leadership Academy

“I think this is an empowering group. Personally, it helped me get better at a lot
of things in my personal life, so I think it will be good for other teen girls as well.”
–Branisha Jones, 11th Grade

F.A.N.C.Y. Teen Girls Leadership Academy

We are committed to connecting and empowering girls in San Diego County through providing leadership programs, increasing awareness/education, and hosting empowerment events which increase self-esteem & confidence. The F.A.N.C.Y. Teen Girls Leadership Academy is a DETOUR youth development mentorship program which places an emphasis on improving the self-esteem and self-awareness of teen girls ages 11-17.


We are preparing for 2022-23 school year. If you would like to be notified of the application period in July, please put your name on the wait list below.

F.A.N.C.Y. Leadership Academy 2022-23 Waitlist

Leadership Academy Payments



To provide year-around programming to girls ages 11-17 interested in becoming leaders and giving back to their communities. Evidence-based workshops are based upon gender-specific curriculum surrounding life skills. Activities are conducted to increase engagement, provide a safe-space for self-expression and questions surrounding teen experiences, and to facilitate positive relationships with females that encourage growth and development.

For information regarding upcoming sessions please email info@detourempowers.org.

If you would like to be considered for the program when a spot becomes available, please leave your information on our
F.A.N.C.Y. Leadership Academy 2022-23 Waitlist.

NOTE: All additional candidates will be considered on a first come, first served basis.