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Leadership Camps


For high school students and incoming rooks

FLC is a two-week, military-style, summertime adventure experience that builds understanding of small-group leadership techniques, leadership ethics, teamwork, problem-solving, and communication. Participants will encounter challenge, excitement, and fun. Activities include rappelling, paintball, first-aid, classroom instruction, a challenge course, and more. Teams are led by current Norwich University students and professional leaders to ensure expert instruction and a life-changing experience.

Session I: July 2 – July 15, 2023

Register - Session I

Note: Session I closes June 18th at midnight

Session II: July 23 – August 5, 2023

Register - Session II

Note: Session II closes July 9th at midnight

What happens at FLC?


A typical day begins at 5:30 a.m. and includes morning physical fitness followed by training sessions that focus on individual and team skills. Each participant will serve as “team leader” for one day and be evaluated on performance. Evening sessions focus on interactive classroom instruction on the methods, traits and principles of leadership, and effective communication.


Participants confront physical challenges such as climbing and rappelling the cliffs of Deer Leap Mountain. They practice wilderness survival skills during a three-day “in the woods” overnight exercise, and then test what they’ve learned during the Bushmaster Course. Teams spend their final days competing in the Olympic Challenge Course, a drill competition, and skit night.

Who is eligible?

FLC is available to rising high school Freshmen to rising Seniors.  Graduated high school seniors will only be allowed to attend FLC if they have been accepted and committed to attending Norwich by making the University's Freshman year enrollment deposit in advance.

What are the application requirements?

A complete application includes completed and signed:

  1. The online registration form
  2. Health Acknowledgment form
  3. Medical/Liability release waiver
  4. Cell Phone and Other Smart Devices Policy form

What is the cost?

A session costs $2,000, which includes: uniforms, room and meals, and all activities!

We split the cost into two payments:

  • A $300 non-refundable deposit, which is due upon registering 
  • The remaining $1,700 is due three weeks before camp starts

Are you thinking of attending Norwich? If you complete the Norwich University Future Leader Camp while still in high school, you may be eligible for a $2,000 FLC scholarship that will apply toward the cost of Norwich University tuition for each of 4 years—that’s a total award of $8,000, more than most summer jobs!

More questions?

If you have questions about travel or anything else related to Future Leader Camp, call us at (802) 485-2531 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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Future Leader Camp

FLC has dialed fun, adventure, and life-skill learning into your summer plans. You will learn leadership techniques, teamwork, problem-solving, and communication skills while climbing the cliffs of Deer Leap Mountain and competing in the Olympic Challenge course. From classroom leadership instruction to your three-day wilderness survival skills overnight, this is a summer that will stand out like no other.

Mika De Wet ’23
International Business

“FLC gave me a sense of purpose—of ‘I want to go into the military. I want to be an officer in the Army.”

Jacob Cohen ’23
CSIA Major

“FLC made me more confident and helped me do better academically my senior year of high school.”

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Future Leader Camp

Renaud LeDonne '23
CSIA Major

“I personally had a lot of fun. I thought it was really great and in fact FLC was one of the reasons I attended Norwich.”

Trevor Franklin ’21
Criminal Justice

“I was really challenged about something every single day, and I never had that structure before in my life.”

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