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 2017 Participant

 

Advocate Summer Leadership Conference 2018! 

Monday, July 9th through Friday, July 27th

8:30 am - 4:00 pm

The Summer Leadership Conference is a 3-week holistic and comprehensive youth development program that encourages the development of leadership skills, entrepreneurial thinking and community building using a project-based approach with an emphasis on youth voice and social justice. 

Over the course of three weeks, participants will engage in a series of group activities that will help grow their existing leadership skills and capabilities, and build the confidence they'll need to take on leadership roles at school and in life. The program also incorporates health and wellness, academic enrichment and a concentration in the arts or athletics.

The overall goal of the summer leadership conference is for participants to gain a wealth of knowledge that will help prepare them for successful futures while creating fun memories and making new friends!

The application deadline for the Summer Leadership Conference is Friday, June 8thFamilies are encouraged to apply early, as space is limited. Notifications of acceptance will be made by June 15th and a mandatory orientation for students and parents will follow.

Additional application requirement below.

All programs at The Advocate Center are free and open to all Philadelphia area youth.

Student Name *
Student Name
Student Birthdate *
Student Birthdate
Gender
Race *
Name of Parent or Guardian(s) *
Name of Parent or Guardian(s)
Address *
Address
Phone *
Phone
Alternate Phone
Alternate Phone
Emergency Contact *
Emergency Contact
Emergency Contact Phone Number *
Emergency Contact Phone Number
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Application Requirements

The application deadline for the Summer Leadership Conference is Friday, June 8thFamilies are encouraged to apply early, as space is limited. Notifications of acceptance will be made by June 15th and a mandatory orientation for students and parents will follow.

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 info@theadvocatecenter.org or dropped off at The Advocate Center (2123 N. Gratz Street) Monday through Thursday between 2pm and 7pm.