"During my year in YLC, I have dug deep to develop my own rhythm and style as a wilderness leader."
- Dylan E., YLC '15
Youth Leadership Corp Testimonial
"For once in my life, I wasn’t judged by what I couldn’t control - my clothes, my knowledge, etc,- but by my character."
- Emma G., YLC '15
Interested in being part of the 2018-19 intrepid cohort?
Congratulations to the new cohort of the 2018-19 Youth Leadership Corps! Next year, we'd love you to apply for this merit-based FULL scholarship award with all gear included. No experience necessary. The application will open again in January 2019 for the 2019-2020 cohort, applications close mid March.
Bay Area high school students (rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors) who want to continue to develop their leadership skills and gain service experience.
A one-year leadership and service-focused program that starts with a 14-day expedition including rock climbing, backpacking, camping, navigation and a unique solo experience. The program continues with monthly service projects led by the Youth Leadership Corps students.
The expedition will take place in the beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains. The school year service projects and meetings will take place in the Bay Area.
Orientation: May 2019 Expedition: August 2019 Service Projects and Meetings: The second Sunday of every month from September 2019 through April 2020.