Maggie L. Walker Youth Summer Leadership Institute

2011 Maggie L. Walker Youth Summer Leadership Institute participants
2011 Youth Summer Leadership Institute participants posing with Congressman Bobby Scott at the U.S. Capitol.

Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site

The National Park Service is pleased to sponsor the tenth annual Maggie L. Walker Youth Summer Leadership Institute at the Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site.

The Maggie L. Walker Youth Summer Leadership Institute is a two week experiential program for youth interested in developing leadership skills and in participating in community service projects. It is open at no cost to students ages 14-18 in the greater Richmond area. The program is designed to guide the development of the leadership skills in youth through discussion, lectures, field trips, and the opportunity to meet local and national leaders. Enhance your leadership skills through classroom discussions, peer mentoring activities, and forays out into the community while earning volunteer service hours.

The 2019 program meets weekdays Monday, July 1 through Thursday, July 11 on site at Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site. On Saturday, July 13, all participants will be invited to a graduation ceremony held in their honor during the annual Maggie L. Walker Birthday Celebration, where the students will be recognized for their accomplishments.

Now accepting 2019 applications! Applications due Friday, April 26, 2019. Space is limited to 14 participants.

2019 Summer Leadership Institute Application (pdf)

For further information, contact the program coordinator, Ajena C. Rogers, Supervisory Ranger, at (804) 771-2017 x 22 or e-mail us.

Last updated: March 16, 2019

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