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Early Registration Price: Just $599 If Paid By April 30st



Are Leaders Born or Made? 

[text_block style=”style_1.png” align=”left” font_font=”Georgia”]Youth Experiencing Success (YES) Leadership Academy is a Life-Changing Camp for World Changing Teens! At YES Leadership Academy, we believe Leaders are both Born and Made! We provide a stimulating and enriching residential experience for high school students from around the country, on the beautiful, historical campus of Christopher Newport University.

The goal of YES Leadership Academy is empowering young leaders to impact the world around them. This Exciting Leadership Experience provides many inspiring and thought-provoking opportunities such as:[/text_block]

checkmarkStrategies for Success

Learn the professional secrets of preparing for college and or a career. Activities include resume writing, finding scholarships, completing personal statements, creating requests for recommendations and the power of networking.

checkmarkFinancial Bootcamp

Learn what every student needs to know about money, how to avoid the debt trap and how to invest.  Each student is a millionaire in the making. We provide the steps to make it a reality.

checkmarkExecutive Communication

Public Speaking is the number one fear in America. Learn the skills necessary to communicate effectively as a leader. When it comes to speaking to one or a group of people, we assist our students with greater self confidence and personal growth while communicating their message effectively.

checkmarkConflict Resolution

Conflict is a fact of life. Students will learn how to resolve conflict situations through developing assertiveness, active listening, emotional intelligence and empathy. Our curriculum focuses on “Strengthening” the relationship rather than “Winning” the argument.

checkmarkLaunch Yourself: Personal Branding

Learn exactly how to Define, Design and Deliver a powerful personal brand of your true self online, offline, at home, in school and in social settings. No one can be better at being you than you.

checkmarkLeadership Empowerment

Students will be inspired, encouraged and empowered to walk in their Greatness as leaders. Each student is provided an opportunity to perform in a leadership role to discover their leadership style; thus developing the ability to build their teamwork skills.

checkmarkOne Amazing Week

Our amazing week is highlighted with a public speaking contest, a “Give Back” Community event, a Field Trip, and a Networking Event. Students will be engaged by guest speakers, faculty, community leaders and political figures.

checkmarkRecreational Activities

To relax and unwind, students will also have the opportunity to select a recreational activity such as, ballroom dancing, basketball, volley ball, tennis and zumba.

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A Transformational Experience!

It is a combination of our exceptional programming, exposure to a beautiful, historical college setting and our experienced, professional staff that creates a transformational experience for every student. This is a big intention for one week & we will fulfill it![/text_block]