is the true measure of
If you are a high school sophomore or junior selected to participate in the Summer Leadership and Character Development Academy (SLCDA), you will spend six days learning how to lead from those who define the virtues of character and ethical decision-making: United States Marines.
Students selected will be chosen from a wide variety of backgrounds and invited to attend the week-long Academy held in Quantico, VA. Over the course of the week, they will be challenged to step outside of their comfort zone and to strengthen their confidence and leadership skills. They will hear from notable leaders from around the country, such as entrepreneurs, Holocaust survivors and Marine Corps leaders. They will be surrounded by a diverse range of students from around the country. Physical fitness will also be emphasized through physical training and scenario-based reaction courses. While those who complete all the events successfully will graduate, this is just the beginning. The goal of SLCDA is to return students back to their communities more confident, selfless and better equipped to improve the lives of those around them.
Upon submission of a nomination or documentation request, an email will be issued to the email address provided. Please contact the recipient in order to notify them that an email will be delivered to this address, and that they may need to check their junk or spam folders.
If the communication was delivered to the junk or spam folder, please move it to the in-box or primary tab in order to ensure proper delivery of future communications from the Summer Leadership and Character Development Academy.