Application Information:

Click Here for the YLA Fact Sheet

Click Here to Apply for the Class of 2019 - please note - The Class of 2019 is full. Applications received after April 25 will be advised of placement on a waiting list and notified by July 31 if a spot has opened.


Tuition Information:

Click here to pay 2019 YLA Tuition


Youth Leadership Academy Class of 2019 – now open to 6th, 7th and 8th grade students!

The Leadership Lake County Youth Leadership Academy (YLA) is a bi-monthly program for sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students to learn the basics of goal setting, communication, time management and community service skills. It is a unique opportunity designed to guide students to reach his or her full potential.

The Youth Leadership Academy focuses on skill development as it relates to:

  • Leadership
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
  • Goal Setting
  • Working with Others
  • Communication Skills
  • Service in the Community


Recommendation letters can be emailed to

For more information, contact Jennie Best, Program Manager at 440.290.7933 or