The knowledge and skill for crisis management is imperative to all individuals, groups or agencies, particularly to the youth in a crises-ridden time and space like Nigeria. This paper attempts to describe the meaning and understanding of crisis management to a group of educated, smart and active young people in the pursuit of in leadership and professional competence. Models and theories associated with crisis management are employed to outline strategies for problem-solving in crisis management. The way forward calls for a clear and active role for youth in crisis management. It is recommended for youth, to actively engage in seeking for knowledge and skills, including clear thinking on what to do in times of crisis.