Youth Leadership Corps (YLC)

HOW TO APPLY Complete the Application, Personal Essay, and Letters of Recommendation forms. Those selected for the course will pay a $400 fee for the program ($100 with qualifying financial aid application) Open to residents of Maryland, DC, Virginia, and West Virginia. Looking for our Get Out And Lead course for 12-14  year olds? Head… READ MORE >

Get Out And Lead (GOAL)

Get Out And Lead (GOAL) is an Outward Bound scholarship program that has been developed to cultivate budding leaders through the unique challenge of a 10-day wilderness expedition. Students learn the skills that are critical to success and often not learned in the classroom- leadership styles, communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and decision making. The ideal… READ MORE >

Appalachian Trail Backpacking & Rock Climbing

BACKPACKING While exploring one of the world’s most famous footpaths you can expect to practice basic backcountry skills including on and off-trail navigation, weather forecasting and preparation, campfire cooking and tarp setup. ROCK CLIMBING At the midpoint of your expedition you will spend most of a day rock climbing and rappelling. In addition to your… READ MORE >

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