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Sample Life Map

In the Life Map, you set goals for yourself and think about ways you can achieve those goals. It's a great tool to help you get what you want! Goals are things you want or need that you don't already have.

Set a Goal for "Leading" (SAMPLE)

Here are some goals you might set for yourself in this area of The Community Center, and steps you might take to achieve those goals (the steps are in parenthesis):

  • Get involved in leadership activities in my community (find out what kinds of organizations might be interesting to work with, make a list of things I would like to get involved in, etc.)
  • Volunteer to take the lead on a volunteer project (find out about volunteer opportunities at school and in my community, sign up to be involved, etc.)
  • My ideas?

For more about this section, go to Leading, found in The Community Center.

You cannot save this Life Map. It's just a sample to show you what it would look like if you were in your very own Life Map.

Your Youthhood Guide will be able to read and comment on your Life Map if the last checkbox is selected.

Fields with a red star (*) are required.


talents and skills
Things I Can Do

You already have talents and skills. Think about the things you can already do that will help you reach your goal and write them below.

Things to Learn

Everyone still has new things to learn. Think about the things you still need to learn in order to reach your goal and write them below.


When you want to reach a goal, it helps to make a list of the steps you will need to take to accomplish the goal.

  • List each step you will need to take to reach your goal.
  • Write down notes about each step to help you remember why you need to do this.
  • When you're done, check off the step.
Step 1

Step 2

Step 3

Step 4

Step 5


Think about the people in your life who can help you reach this goal, like teachers, parents, grandparents, mentors, and friends. Think about how they can help, and if you like, write down their phone number or e-mail address so you can keep this information in one spot.

Person 1

Person 2

Person 3


Resources are things like Web sites, the library, a business, an employer, a community program.... Think about the resources that can help you achieve this goal. Write them below, along with a Web address if they have one and/or a contact person's name and phone number.

Resource 1

Resource 2

Resource 3

Resource 4

Resource 5

i rock!

When you've reached your goal, check this box!

Check this box if you're ready to have your Youthhood Guide look it over and give you feedback. If you're not done, you can come back later to finish it, and then select this checkbox.

This is just a sample. It won't really work!

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