Give your child the edge to succeed now, in college and in life.
You know your child is a high achiever. You know how much work he or she puts in to get top grades and take part in extracurricular activities. You and your support are probably a big factor in developing the character, drive and leadership potential that makes them an outstanding student and person. In the summer of 2013, LeadAmerica will be providing amazing learning and life experiences at conferences for middle school and high school students from around the nation and the world.By attending, your child can:
- Experience on campus-living at some of the nation’s most prestigious colleges and universities.
- Stand out from a talented field of college applicants.
- Experience the subjects and career paths that interest them now, so they can make better choices about what to study in college.
- Build self-confidence, learn personal responsibility and hone in on his or her interests— so he or she can get the most out of high school, college and life.
- Discover that he or she truly has what it takes to be a leader.
- Meet new people and make lasting friendships from around the world.
- Find out why so many past students still say their LeadAmerica Conference was an experience they will treasure forever and the single most important step they took in their preparation for college.
"I don't think I've ever seen her more excited about anything...The way the program was run and the people that she met exceeded any of our already high expectations." - Mr. Paul S.
"My son participated in the "Law and Justice" program. He says it was the most rewarding learning experience of his life. His father and I are grateful." - Mary Lou A., Ed.D
"The LeadAmerica program was so very well supervised; academicallly challenging; socially rewarding; and overall an A+ experience." - Barb L.
"This conference has awakened a desire for learning that was not there before." - Mr. & Mrs. Ken E., Hartselle, AL
"We, as parents, felt so proud. We spent our hard-earned money for such a good cause." - Ms. Patricia M., Lihue, HI
"Great growing experience." - Ms. Freda D., Edgewood, MD
"I felt it was a wonderful experience for my daughter. It will have a life long positive effect on her. Thank you!!" - Ms. Deb B., Norristown, PA
"She hasn't stopped thanking us for sending her." - Mr. & Mrs. Gregg & Lynette S., Glendive, MT
"Thank you for an excellent program and a first-rate experience." - Mr. & Mrs. Michael & Anne P., Myerstown, PA
"[The CSLC] adds a useful credential to her student resume to aid her to be competitive when she attempts to be selected for the U.S. Air Force Academy." - Mr. & Mrs. J.C. T., Sand Springs, OK
"I felt honored my child was picked and rewarded for his volunteerism and academics. It showed him that hard work pays off..." - Mr. & Mrs. C. Woodson W., Pickerington, OH
"I would recommend it to any outstanding and leader quality student... [Our son] had a spectacular experience at this conference..." - Mrs. Cheryl P., MI
"[She] realized that she and others like her are very special and very important to this country's future." - Mr. Tim H., CA
"Great to see teenagers so focused and motivated!" - Mr. & Mrs. Neel B., Houston, TX
"I feel that she is more likely to be an informed and active citizen." - Mr. & Mrs. Dennis M., Wheaton, IL
"My daughter thoroughly enjoyed the CSLC experience... this experience gave her an understanding that she can be a leader in the future." - Ms. Nancey D., Alexandria, VA
"It made her realize she is capable of doing anything as long as she uses leadership skills and sets goals." - Mr. John C., Macomb, MI
"It was an incredible experience. My son could not stop talking about his trip, from beginning to end. The truly amazing part is that everyone is keeping up with each other." - Ms. Bonita C., Winston Salem, NC
"This experience is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity that I know my daughter will cherish forever." - Mr. & Mrs. Ketan B., Canton, MI
"My daughter gained very insightful knowledge...regarding her future choices of colleges and even her eventual career. This was ten days that will follow her for a lifetime!" - Ms. Shana S., Yorktown, TX
"Wow! [Our daughter] had a wonderful enriching time... Thank you for a great program. I also loved that she experienced college for 10 days." - Mr. & Mrs. Richard P., Southold, NY
"It is a great feeling to send your child away for ten days and when you speak with her you hear enthusiasm in her voice for all that she is doing." - Mr. & Mrs. Jim M., Oconomowoc, WI
"The CSLC experience helped Marc to be more self-confident and outgoing. He seems more mature and responsible in his behavior. Also, he met many young people who have positive goals." - Mr. & Mrs. Carell N., Columbus, OH
"Just going on this trip was a big step for [my son]... the biggest thing he learned was that ‘I can do anything.' I was moved." - Ms. Janet C., Palm Harbor, FL
"Very glad I had the choice to send my son to the NJLC. Since he definitely returned as a matured person with lots of self confidence, knowledge and positive thinking." - Ms. Homa Y., Cincinnati, OH
"I just wanted to write and tell you how impressed I was with your program. My daughter had such a wonderful time. When she called me every night I was very impressed with what she had done or learned that day." - Ms. Sandy B., Covesville, VA
"I believe the experience was profound for [my son]." - Ms. Glenda O., West Branch, IA
"He saw things that most of us in a lifetime never experience." - Mr. Mark P., Sacramento, CA
"Great opportunity and well worth the expense - conference organization and execution was superb." -Ms. Annette S., Hilo, HI
"Learned tolerance of different individuals including race, religion, gender..." - Mr. & Mrs. S. Annandale, NJ
"He gained so much knowledge in 10 short days." - Ms. Denia C., Jacksonville, AR
"I was very impressed with the whole experience. The supervision, travel opportunities, social aspects, meals, dorm life, and educational experience were first rate." - Mr. & Mrs. Chris W., Albuquerque, NM
"It was a wonderful - the most wonderful - experience. [Our daughter] grew tremendously from this experience." - Mr. & Mrs. Rich L., Goffstown, NH
"[Our daughter] had a great experience. I feel she appreciated the staff, the schedule, the "independence," as well as the supervision. (I know the supervision was appropriate which I appreciate.) We're excited to do this next year - as well as send siblings." - Ms. Lori P., Ridgefield, CT
"The motivational speaker gave him the incentive to work very hard at his studies in school and now he realizes how important good grades and study habits are - how they affect your later choices in life." - Ms. Maria M., Chattanooga, TN
"[Our daughter] was challenged in a very engaging and fun way. Her horizons were broadened geographically and intellectually. The diverse student population of future leaders was a great peer group for [her]." - Mr. & Mrs. Philippe J., Tequesta, FL
"As a result of the conference we have noticed an increase in her self confidence as well as her maturity." - Mr. Wendell M., Decatur, GA
"Good reflective thinking and self evaluation." - Ms. Nancy A., Salem, VA
"[My daughter] learned so much about government and came home more independent AND enthusiastic about more opportunities. She is ready to go again and again." - Ms. Jeanne L., Kansas City, MO
"The conference was intellectually challenging and the development of leadership skills was very well done. My son's improved self-confidence was visible to we as well as to others. [It] helped very much in expanding his view of the world." - Ms. Carla A., Cayce, SC
"This experience was beneficial as it brought our son into close contact with other students in his age group with common interests." - Mr. Eric. C., Cockeysville, MD
Our son is currently attending Syracuse University and is majoring in political science and business. He LOVES it and got a 3.3 GPA his first semester. LeadAmerica played a big part in his admission to Syracuse. Thanks!- Mrs. Velma B.
"She was so impressed to see so many intelligent, nice students in one location, who were so motivated to learn. This was an outstanding opportunity for her to meet other people and to learn about our government." - Mr. Ray F. Cincinnati, OH
"[Our son] brought home with him an experience that he will never forget and will use to pursue his interest in the political field." - Mr. & Mrs. Robert C., Grand Blanc, MI