Are you ready to lead?

Tomorrow’s YOUth leaders begin with YOU.

As a HYPE advisor, your guidance is vital to your HYPE teams’ success. Each team consists of youth (ages 12-17), the host site and the advisors. Think you’re ready to lead? Let’s get started! View our advisor responsibilities and requirements below, and join us on this inspiring journey.

Teamwork is our specialty!

Our facilitators are never alone. Aside from your guide and resources, you’ll also have support from our Wholespire team – a community ready to help you and your teams succeed. HYPE advisors can always count on the following:

Each advisor receives an Advisor Guide, which is more comprehensive than the Youth Guide. It provides more explanation, icon and text prompts and an appendix featuring additional resources.
Each HYPE team member receives a Youth Guide featuring worksheets and notes sections. Youth can take their guide home after the completion of The HYPE Project
The majority of the supplies needed to effectively conduct HYPE activities are included in the supply kit. The supply kit can be reused for multiple teams.
Providing youth with a visual experience is key to conducting engaging sessions. The HYPE PowerPoint features embedded videos, key points and customizable data slides.
Advisors will have access to community assessments that can be used by HYPE teams to assess specific topics related to their civic action project. Some examples are the basketball court assessment, park assessment and walking assessment.
After the advisor training, Wholespire staff are available to answer questions, assist in addressing barriers and provide suggestions as advisors lead their youth through The HYPE Project.
Advisors will receive a two-year authorization from Wholespire. This allows host sites and advisors to collaborate on opportunities to implement HYPE with multiple groups of youth during the two-year period.

Explore Our HYPE Packages

Sound like a fit for your organization? Let’s work together to set up your project! HYPE packages and costs vary based on your needs and HYPE team size. While elements may vary, all packages include the following:

  • Travel expenses
  • Printed materials
  • Shipping costs of advisor and youth guides and HYPE Supply Kit
  • Advisor training facilitation and evaluation
  • Logo and material use authorization
  • Technical assistance throughout The HYPE Project

Explore Our HYPE Packages


Advisors are prepared to lead a HYPE team through the five phases of the curriculum and a civic action project that addresses healthy eating, active living or both.

OPTION A: One to three Wholespire staff provide on-site training at the host site location.

OPTION B: One to three Wholespire staff conduct the training in Columbia, SC.


This option is ideal for organizations that want to train other advisors for multi-team implementation.

OPTION A: One to three Wholespire staff provide on-site training at the host site location.

OPTION B: One to three Wholespire staff conduct the training in Columbia, SC.

Do you want a quote or need more information? Contact us!

The HYPE Project® was created with funds from the CDC Community Transformation Grant (2012) in partnership with the University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health.