The First-Year Shelton Challenge is a six-day summer experience for rising freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors in high school. Shelton’s five cornerstones of values-based leadership—honesty, integrity, compassion, diversity and social responsibility—are the foundations of the camp. The core curriculum focuses on Personal Leadership Assessment and Interpersonal Dynamics, Role of Values and Ethics in Leadership, Leadership Traits and Approaches, Teambuilding and Empowering Others, Social Responsibility, Public Speaking, and Goal Setting.
The First-Year Shelton Challenge seeks youth who are rising 9th through 12th graderswith a 3.0 grade point average (unweighted) or higher. Students will get to experience residence hall living, eat meals at a campus dining hall, and use indoor and outdoor recreation facilities. Cost to attend the program is $700.00 for the week.
To apply, go to: https://sheltonleadership.ncsu.edu/youth-shelton-challenge/apply-for-challenge/