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LeaderShip U

Prepare for success in college and beyond! This one-week residential camp on the LSU campus is designed to excite and inspire high school students entering the 10th - 12th grade to learn about themselves and their impact on others, and to explore their role in the world at large. Experience college life and put knowledge into practice through goal-setting, team-building, and leadership activities. The enjoyment and sense of accomplishment are matched by the camaraderie and long- term friendships that develop and are sustained beyond the program. We invite you to come and be challenged by a week of intensely fun learning and leadership!

Camp Dates:

  • Session I: June 24-29, 2018
  • Session II: July 15-20, 2018

Benefits of LeaderShip U

  • Improve your communication ability in any setting
  • Generate motivation to go after your biggest dreams
  • Develop self-management skills and an action plan to achieve your goals
  • Explore your leadership potential
  • Get serious about the college admissions process
  • Create a positive self-image and learn the power of positive self-talk
  • Learn about developing networking opportunities and lifelong friendships

Application Requirements

Complete the online application and upload the following documents to your application:

  • Copy of current transcript or report card (Must have 2.75 GPA or higher) 
  • Attach one recommendation letter from a teacher, principal, advisor, mentor, or employer.

Click below to apply for the High School LeaderShip U Program:

Link to HS LeaderShip U Program

2018 Course Fee: $925 ($875 by April 20th) (includes full program, housing & meals)


A limited number of partial scholarships are available on the basis of financial need plus academic performance. Students who meet these criteria and have a cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.0 may apply.  Deadline April 27, 2018, for application. 

The Program at a Glance

Sunday: Check in and get to know your peers –What’s This all About? Pizza Party
Monday: Strengths Finder – Who Are You and Who Is Everyone Else, Campus Tour
Tuesday: Communication and Challenge Course
Wednesday: Managing Me! Time, Finances, and People & Study Skills, 
Thursday: Conflict Resolution, Successful Interactions and Campus Scavenger Hunt
Friday: Career Exploration - Mentor Roundtable and Awards and Graduation Ceremony