Summer Youth Leadership Academy - SYLA (Port Jervis)
Our 12th Annual SYLA (Summer Youth Leadership Academy) will have three one-week sessions.
Session 1: July 10th - 14th in Newburgh
Session 2: July 24th - 28th in Port Jervis
Session 3: August 7th- 11th in Liberty
Apply online or download the pdf application below.
This 1-week program aims to inspire and empower anyone in grades 9-12 to learn and speak up about racism, bullying, gender oppression, and the difference between healthy and unhealthy relationships while also learning how to create change in your community.
The program will meet in person from 10 am - 4 pm, where students will engage with Fearless! educators and their peers through deep conversations, team building, and hands-on activities.
Enrollment is free and open to all Orange and Sullivan County high school students.
Participants will receive 30 hours of community service and a letter of recommendation for college and/or employment.
Registrations for all academies will be due by Monday, June 26th, and participants will be notified of acceptance by Friday, June 30th.