Overview

Great leaders learn from history. At JrNYLC, middle school students spend six days in and around the nation's capital, experience the power of democracy among the monuments, are inspired by exemplary stories of courage, collaborate to discover solutions to issues they face today, and spend a night in a museum.

Program Highlights

During JrNYLC, Washington, DC will serve as a living classroom for students while they develop important leadership skills and enjoy the educational experience of a lifetime. With a focus on influential figures from American history and social advocacy, the program packed with fun and engaging site experiences as well as hands-on activities that bring the concepts and skills of effective leadership to life.

At JrNYLC, you will:

Reflect on the responsibility of public service in an exclusive Capitol Hill Experience (current 7th & 8th grade students only)

Study the consequences of leadership choices at Harpers Ferry Historic National Park (current 5th & 6th grade students only)

Enjoy a sleepover at the Maryland Science Center

Hear from an inspirational speaker

Create an action-oriented organization to inspire positive change

Participate in hands-on leadership-oriented simulations

Visit the National Museum of American HistoryVisit monuments and memorials, such as Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial

Join us in Washington DC and start your leadership journey!

Cost and Session Information

5th & 6th Grades:

June 16-21

June 23-28

July 7-12

July 14-19

July 21-26

July 28-August 2

 

7th & 8th Grades:

June 17 – 26

July 1 – 10

July 15 – 24

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I learned how to truly communicate my opinion and get along with other people even if I had a different opinion than them.

- Jacqueline D. - Aug. 31, 2018

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I learned how to truly communicate my opinion and get along with other people even if I had a different opinion than them.

- Jacqueline D. - Aug. 31, 2018

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