2019 Youth Leadership Academy Applications - Due March 12!
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Applications Due March 12 for the Youth Academy Class of 2019!

Applications are now open for our Youth Leadership Academy!


Youth Leadership Academy (YLA) – 6th and 7th grade students

  • Offers a unique opportunity to participate over a two-year period to allow for scaffolding of knowledge and skills
  • Meets at unique Lake County venues to introduce students to a breadth of career and quality of life learning opportunities
  • Focuses on behavior skills such as communication, working with others, decision-making, and team building
  • Design community-based fundraisers for SS KIDS, a fund that provides school supplies for local children distributed by the Salvation Army

Program details: 35-40 middle school students selected from all local public and private middle schools. The program meets on one full school day in August, October, December, February and April. Tuition is $250.


Click Here to Apply!


Dates to remember

Application Due                                Monday             March 12, 2018

Orientation and Tuition Due                Tuesday             April 24, 2018                        6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Opening Retreat                               Tuesday             August 14, 2018                     8:00 am – 2:30 pm

Understanding Leadership                   Tuesday             October 9, 2018                      8:00 am – 2:30 pm

Communicating as Leaders                  Tuesday             December 11, 2018                 8:00 am – 2:30 pm

Collaboration is Leadership                  Tuesday             February 12, 2019                   8:00 am – 2:30 pm

Closing Retreat and Graduation            Tuesday             April 9, 2019                            8:00 am – 2:30 pm