National Young Leaders
The Nation's Capital as Classroom
Our vibrant nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., is the exciting classroom for the National Young Leaders Conference (NYLC). At NYLC, students discover and practice leadership skills through interactive activities and simulations including:
- NYLC’s Model Congress where students assume the roles of congressional leaders, and propose legislation, debate issues and ultimately guide a bill to passage.
- Our national security simulation, in which NYLC students take on the roles of President and Cabinet members and respond to an international crisis such as those that might occur with Iran, China, or Somalia.
- An examination of the Supreme Court and the American judicial system, as students argue a simulated Supreme Court case.
Exclusive site visits and personal interactions with today’s leaders including U.S. Senators and Representatives, congressional staffers, journalists, and academics, round out the program curriculum.
Space in this program is limited and will be filled in the order in which students enroll. Summer session dates are listed at right. For more detailed program information, visit our dedicated website at www.cylc.org/nylc today.
"The leadership and social experiences I had will follow me throughout life. It's so comforting to know that there are people in the world who want to inspire others to make an impact. As for me, I am ready to contribute my part to a better society. I can't tell you how much NYLC has helped me with that."
June 30 - July 8, 2013
July 14 - July 22, 2013
July 28 - August 5, 2013
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