Open to 36 rising high school seniors, juniors, and exceptional sophomores, the focus of this camp will be on emergent leaders with topics on teamwork, collaboration, communication, individual styles, and group dynamics. Students will participate in workshops and programs on the Summerville and Health Sciences campuses of Augusta University. Events will include lectures, keynote speakers, activities, and at least one field trip (local area. This residential camp is interactive and experiential learning based.
For more detailed information about the Summer LEADership Camp, please take a look at our FAQ Sheet.
The 2017 Summer LEADership Camp will take place from Sunday, July 16, 2017 - Thursday, July 20, 2017.
The cost of the Summer LEADership Camp is $385. A deposit in the amount of $100 is due upon registration, and final payment is due by June 15, 2017. A limited number of scholarships are available.
Students will live in Oak Hall, Augusta University’s newest on-campus housing accommodation units for undergraduate students. All units are FULLY FURNISHED. Rooms are two bedrooms shared semi suites with private bathrooms. Floor plans can be found on the housing website here.
To be eligible for consideration, a student must:
Registrations will be accepted until the camp is full. Applications will continue to be accepted and a wait list will be maintained as space becomes available.
The Division of Student Affairs is pleased to announce that beginning in summer 2017 there will be two scholarship opportunities available to students that may need financial assistance to attend the Summer LEADership Camp. Each scholarship is for $150, and will be applied towards camp registration costs.
In order to apply for this scholarship, students should submit a 1,000 word essay (approximately 2 pages, double spaced) to firstname.lastname@example.org. This essay should adhere to the following guidelines:
The two scholarship to which students may apply are the Dave Brendza Leadership Foundation, as well as the Dr. Robyn Hatley Leadership Foundation. More information on these remarkable community members can be found below.
Dave Brendza, Division Vice President and General Manager, OneADP Augusta Location
Dave is a 32-year veteran of ADP (Automatic Data Processing). He has held multiple roles within ADP. Dave is currently overseeing a 40% growth in his facility in Augusta. During his tenure, the ADP Augusta location has been voted "One of the Best Places to Work" in the state of Georgia by Georgia Trend Magazine.
Hailing from Detroit, Dr. Hatley did his undergraduate and graduate work in Kentucky, and his post-doctoral work at the Medical College of Georgia. He trained in pediatric surgery at the Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago, IL. As a person of color, Dr. Hatley overcame tremendous challenges both personally and professionally in his journey to pediatric surgery. He was the first African-American surgeon to be a chief resident and on staff in the Department of Surgery.
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