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Youth Leadership Collier is a program specifically designed for rising high school seniors in Collier County. Through a weekend retreat, hands-on business and leadership experiences, and exclusive behind-the-scenes sessions, students will explore local government, healthcare, law enforcement, business, agriculture, media, human services, the environment, the arts, and more. Students will also hear from experienced area leaders who deal with our community’s biggest opportunities and challenges. With the benefit of new perspectives and connections, participants are prepared to take their places as our community’s future leaders.

YLC will be held Saturday, June 1 through Friday, June 7, 2024.

Individual Benefits

Unforgettable experiences and relationships that support students’ future success.
Empowers students to become effective leaders through hands-on experiences and fieldwork with key organizations.
Highlights Collier County as a quality place to begin careers and community leadership.
50 hours of community service.