Teen Leadership Academy Application Deadline Looming

Leadership Southern Maryland is now accepting applications for the 2016 Teen Leadership Academy.

Teenagers in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties entering grades 10, 11 or 12 are eligible. The academy is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 27-30 at the College of Southern Maryland Prince Frederick campus. Transportation for participants will be provided to and from the CSM La Plata and Leonardtown campuses to the Prince Frederick campus each day.

The Teen Leadership Academy is designed to teach and develop leadership skills in a hands-on program with workshops and visits to meet with regional leaders in their workplaces throughout Southern Maryland, according to LSM’s website.

Tuition for each participants is $225 – $200 if paid by March 18. The fee covers program tuition and supplies, daily lunch, bus transportation to and from the CSM Prince Frederick Campus, and bus transportation to places like the U.S. Naval Academy, the Maryland State Police Academy and the fire academy as part of the daily programming.

The application deadline is May 13. To apply, go to www.leadershipsomd.org/progrmas/youth-programs/. For more information, call Helen Wernecke at 240-725-5469 or email helen@leadershipsomd.org.

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