2019 Junior Leadership Applications - Due July 30!
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Applications Due July 30 for the Junior Class of 2019!

Applications are now open for our Junior Leadership Program!


Junior Leadership Program (JLP) – high school sophomores and juniors

  • Provides transformational leadership experiences for students
  • Engages with community leaders at host sites for rich, experiential learning
  • Builds civic, communication, community service, and 21st century learning skills
  • Adopts a Community Impact Project and action plan for completion in concert with Global Youth Service Day each April
  • Develops career mentoring relationships with Alumni

Program details: 35-40 high school students selected from all local public and private high schools; 2.0 GPA required for consideration. First Wednesday of each month, September through May, from 7:30 am – 2:30 pm. Tuition is $425.


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MONTHLY SESSIONS:  The monthly all-day sessions begin October 2018 and end in May 2019 on the first Wednesday of each month unless otherwise noted. Program Days are from 7:30 am until 2:30 pm. Students may miss one non-mandatory day and remain eligible for graduation from the program. The schedule for 2018 - 19 is as follows:


April 26                Orientation for Parents and Students – Thursday - 6 -7:30 pm

August 12 & 13     Opening Retreat – Mandatory (Sunday 2-6 pm & Monday 7:30 am - 2:30 pm)

September 5        Leadership Day

October 3            Lake County History Day

November 7        Business Day

December 5        Government Day




January 9             Mid-year Retreat with Signature Program (2nd Wednesday – full day 8:30 – 3:30)- Mandatory

February 6           Public Safety and Justice Day

March 6               Health Care and Health Living Day

April 3                  Quality of Life Day

March 30               Global Youth Service Day (Saturday)

May 1                  Closing Session & Graduation - Mandatory