The best place for teenagers on the whole entire planet

Hawai'i Leadership Academy is a retreat designed to enhance teenagers' academic performance and social proficiency, giving them tools to make positive choices. Graduates move up to volunteer leadership opportunities that translate favorably on their college and university applications.
Personal Performance

✔︎ Ropes & Challenge Courses
✔︎ Problem Solving Tactics
✔︎ Goal Achievement Strategies
✔︎ Initiative Adventures

Academic Activities

✔︎ Memorization Strategies
✔︎ Whole Brain Thinking
✔︎ Communication Skills
✔︎ S.A.T.T.: Student Adventures in Test Taking

Social Skills

✔︎ Parent & Teen Understanding
✔︎ Teacher / Authority Relationships

The 5 R’s

✔︎ Respect
✔︎ Responsibility
✔︎ Resourcefulness
✔︎ Resilience
✔︎ Restraint


Winners' Camp Foundation was founded in 1985 by Delorese Malulani Gregoire and a team of committed graduates of Marshall Thurber's "Business and You" Lifeskills Courses. Key players were Vic Quiton, Guy Tucker, Dr.Trinidad Hunt, Michael Wall, Dr.Stephanie Burns, Mick Quenzer, Pam Chambers and Anthony Robbins. In the year 2000 we were blessed with a license to use Kamehame Ridge Site from the Kamehameha Schools Princess Pauahi Bishop Estate. We named the site Hawai'i Leadership Academy and we produce programs for Academic Institutions and Educational Foundations. Winners' Camp Foundation is an active member of the Hawaii Kai Chamber of Commerce and Smart Business Hawaii.

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Facilitators

The program instructors and facilitators include local and international experts in experiential education. Each camp combines facilitators' talents and skills. Listed is a partial roster of our educators. Special guest speakers from the Business, Professional, Academic and Entertainment World are always a big part of the Winners' Camp Team.
Delorese Gregoire
Delorese Gregoire
FOUNDING DIRECTOR AND FACILITATOR
Founding Director of Winners Camp and one of the Camp’s head facilitators. She has a rich history of working with teenagers and their families as President and Founder of Hawai’i Study Tours, which brought students from around the world to study in Hawai’i. In 1985 she directed a team of enthusiastic educators and created Winners’ Camp Foundation; it continues to be her driving focus.
Pam Chambers
Pam Chambers
FACILITATOR
Pam is a hit with all our teens and leaders when presenting lively interactive pieces on “Manners & Etiquette”. Also known as Hawaii’s Presentation Coach, since 1985, she has helped thousands of people become better communicators — whether they speak to one person, to small groups, or to large audiences.
Scott Margenau
Scott Margenau
SITE COORDINATOR AND FACILITATOR
Site Coordinator and Master Facilitator Scott Margenau first attended Winners’ Camp in 1998 and has been an invaluable and respected leader for the past 9 years! He attended Honolulu Community College, obtaining his Associates degree in Boat Maintenance/Repair and Small Vessel Fabrication. He currently works in a master woodworking shop building custom kitchens, bathrooms and high-end furniture.
Bill Cordes
Bill Cordes
GUEST FACILITATOR
Internationally acclaimed “Master Motivator” Bill Cordes began his career as a team leader for Winners’ Camp. He returns to the Islands as a Guest Facilitator to give back to our community and trains our trainers. He is the Director of Educational Development International, Instructor of Interpersonal Communication, BA/MS in Communication, co-author of Teen Power Too and Teen Empower. He teaches teens his signature YOGOWYPI: You Only Get Out What You Put In.
Alysin Hauptner
Alysin Hauptner
FACILITATOR
First attended Winners’ Camp in 2005 and is now a successful business owner as well as a Core Facilitator at Hawaii Leadership Academy.
Allan Silva
Allan Silva
FACILITATOR
Motivational speaker and well-known basketball coach. Allan is the D.O.E. Coordinator for the No Hope in Dope Program, BA in Education, M.Ed. in Counseling and Guidance, Founding Director Positive Connections. Coach and Teacher in our Public School System Island Wide. Silva received a commendation from the Hawaii State Senate as an Outstanding Advocate for Children & Youth in Hawaii, and from Dr. Arun Gandhi – “We Are One Foundation” for his message of Aloha that he shares with youth and adults.
Paula Mantel
Paula Mantel
GUEST FACILITATOR
Paula Mantel is the Founding Director of Discover Learning Systems. She is uniquely qualified to teach with a history of highly satisfied students and clients from academic, government and business organizations. She has taught people to read faster with more comprehension, facilitated students to memorize dozens of new names in under twenty minutes using creative and innovative methods of problem solving techniques. At Hawaii Leadership Academy Ms. Mantel gives participants tools to achieve success with Student Adventures in Test Taking; SATT!
Darcie Yukimura
Darcie Yukimura
GUEST FACILITATOR
LIFE SKILLS Facilitator, BA in Communication, Masters Degree in Public Health, Former Public Information Specialist at the Hawaii Department of Health and Director of Communications at St. Louis School. She is actively involved with the Boys and Girls Club Alliance Board and Easter Seals Hawaii. She is currently a Philanthropic Services Officer at the Hawaii Community Foundation and resides on Kauai.
MAGGIE KUNKEL
MAGGIE KUNKEL
M.U.V.E. FACILITATOR
Teejay Tom
Teejay Tom
FACILITATOR
Teejay is a graduate EXTRAORDINAIRE!
Jayme Newhouse
Jayme Newhouse
PILATES FACILITATOR
Owner and founder of the Pilates Training Center Hawaii. She is an enthusiastic educator and trainer with a passion to help others. Jayme truly lives by her personal philosophy of “One Mind. One Body. Live Aloha.”

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