Youth Leadership Retreat Application - 2019
Apply to the Morven Park Youth Leadership Retreat to build and strengthen your leadership skills during a fun three-day program. You will meet other middle school leaders from the region, build your leadership toolbox, and develop skills to make your community a better place.
Who can apply? Current 6th and 7th graders
(Registration has closed for the High School Institute)
When: July 16-18, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day
Where: The Winmill Carriage Museum at Morven Park
17195 Southern Planter Lane, Leesburg, VA 20176
Cost: Free, but you must apply to attend and place a security deposit of $43. Students may apply for a waiver of all or part of the deposit fee by submitting a Hardship Waiver Application and appropriate documentation. The application may be obtained by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadline: Applications must be timestamped or postmarked no later than May 19, 2019.
Acceptance: Notifications of acceptance will be provided no later than May 31, 2019.
The online application closed May 19, 2019. If you need assistance, email Education@MorvenPark.org.
What to expect:
- Three days of intensive and fun leadership training
- Opportunities to meet other young leaders and make connections
- Hands-on activities led by facilitators from the Morven Park Center for Civic Impact
What will participants get out of the Youth Leadership Retreat?
- Valuable leadership skills that can be used to create real change
- Connections with peers and local leaders to help you make an impact
- Confidence that your voice matters
- Experience examining challenging issues facing our world
- Practice working with others to plan and implement a leadership plan of action
- Opportunities to build your own leadership style and vision
Frequently asked questions:
- What is the dress code? Casual – we will be spending some time outside, so wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. Please remember to bring sunscreen and bug spray too!
- Where should I get dropped off and picked up? At the Winmill Carriage Museum at Morven Park. Address for GPS is 17195 Southern Planter Lane, Leesburg, VA 20176. http://www.morvenpark.org/explore/visit/directions.html
- Is lunch provided? Yes, lunch is provided every day thanks to a generous gift from the Jack Kent Cooke Memorial Foundation. We must know in advance of any dietary restrictions or food allergies.
- Can I tell my friends to apply? Yes! Please spread the word about the Youth Leadership Retreat. #morvenpark #youthleadership #centerforcivicimpact
- Who do I contact with questions? Email email@example.com