Leadership Weekend Events

Youth Leadership Conference (YLC) & Leadership Challenge Weekend (LCW)

If you would like to participate in either YLC or LCW, but are unsure which to attend, your choice depends on your personal preference and interests. Use our chart below to determine what each event offers.

Activities Youth Leadership Conference (YLC) Leadership Challenge Weekend (LCW)
Sponsored by the Military Order of World Wars (MOWW), Youth Leadership Conferences (YLC) and endorsed by the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP). X
Leadership training X X
Climbing Wall X X
Leadership Reaction Course X X
Our Constitution & The Bill of Rights X
Free Enterprise & Personal Finance X
Water Survival X
Army Physical Fitness Test X
Drill & Ceremonies X
Outdoor Activities X


You should only apply if you are interested in pursuing a college education, attending a Federal Academy, military college and/or applying for a Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) scholarship. Applicants must be a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior in high school. It is recommended that the applicant possess a 2.5 GPA or above.

Upcoming Dates

  • LCW – TBD
  • YLC – January 25 – January 27, 2019
  • YLC – February 22 – February 24, 2019
  • YLC – March 29 – March 31, 2019

Click here to register for the above events. Space is limited to 60 participants per session.


There is a $100 fee for each participant. The fee will cover all meals, a t-shirt and certificate for completing the program. Your only other cost is travel to and from the University. For the Youth Leadership Conference only, a limited number of scholarships will be provided by The Military Order of the World Wars to deserving individuals. Interested in available scholarships through your local chapter of MOWW? Please contact Michael Jarvis at mjarvi43@gmail.com. Norwich does not reimburse costs.  The fee should be submitted upon receiving the emailed acceptance letter.

Vermont Residents Scholarship

Students who live in Vermont qualify for a $50 scholarship. For our Youth Leadership Conference (YLC), the MOWW may also provide a $50 scholarship resulting in free attendance!

Medical Release & Waiver Form

Once you submit the online application, you’ll receive a Medical Release and Waiver form. Please email the completed form to nulcw@norwich.edu or fax to 802.485.2739. Participants (and their parent/guardian) will receive an emailed acceptance letter with directions on how to proceed.

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If you have questions or need more information, please contact us: 802.485.2531 or nulcw@norwich.edu.

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