For High School Students: Free to participants!
January 22 - 24, 2021
March 26 - 28, 2021
Youth Leadership Conference® (YLC) is a nationally recognized, Military Order of the World Wars-sponsored program for high school students seeking to improve leadership skills and learn about the U.S. government and civic responsibility. The conference, which takes place on selected weekends during the winter months, encompasses hands-on participation in activities based on the U.S. Constitution, personal finance, the free enterprise system, the U.S. Supreme Court, effective communications, and leadership.
What are the application requirements?
- 2.5 GPA or better (must provide current copy of transcript)
- The Bill of Rights and My Responsibilities essay
- Medical release waiver
- Items on the packing list
Students submit an essay of 500 words or less titled: “The Bill of Rights and My Responsibilities,” describing what this means to them as a United States citizen. Applications can be accepted at any time with or without the essay, but the essay must be received one week prior to the program start date. MOWW annually selects winners of the national YLC essay competition from among the top graduates of each YLC, presenting the Phoenician Award and cash prizes to the national winner, first runner up and second runner up.
*Families are invited to join us for a complimentary brunch and the Mack Hall activities.
Flying in for the Weekend
What is the cost?
YLC is free to participants.