My son...really enjoyed himself and learned quite a bit...Thank you for accepting [into the Advocate Leadership Conference], because I really feel that the program had an impact on him.
— Parent of Middle School Leadership Conference Delegate


Advocate College Boot Camp

Summer College Prep Intensive

(For rising 11th and 12th Graders)

July 24th through August 4th

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

The College Boot Camp Program is an intensive 2-week program that incorporates everything students need to know to begin preparing for college and beyond. Over the course of 2-weeks, participants will learn about:

  • Financial Aid/Scholarships/Tuition
  • Picking a College and Exploring Major
  • SAT/ACT Prep and Tutoring
  • On-campus Resources
  • Study Habits, Time Management and Organizational Skills
  • Career Exploration and Counseling
  • And more!

Note: Additional application requirement below.         All our programs are free to Philadelphia youth.

Student Name *
Student Name
Student Birthdate *
Student Birthdate
Race *
Name of Parent or Guardian(s) *
Name of Parent or Guardian(s)
Address *
Phone *
Alternate Phone
Alternate Phone
Emergency Contact *
Emergency Contact
Emergency Contact Phone Number *
Emergency Contact Phone Number
Media Permission
I hereby grant Mighty Writers the right to use my child's photograph, video, and/or voice recording in any and all forms of media and in all manners including, but not limited to, composite or edited forms. I understand that my child's full name will not be used, but other materials may be released to the media without further written permission.
Answers must be no less than 3 paragraphs long.
Your response must been between 500 and 650 words.

Application Requirements

In addition to this application, all students must submit a copy of their most recent report card. Copies of report cards can be sent to or dropped off at The Advocate Center-2123 N Gratz Street.

The application deadline for the Advocate College Boot Camp has been extended to May 31st. Space is limited. Notifications of acceptance will be made by June 9th.    

Please email with any questions regarding the Advocate College Boot Camp or the application.