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National Youth Leadership Forum is part of Envision Experience, a for-profit company that organizes a wide variety of educational programs for students from elementary to college. The company has been criticized for making the participation criteria seem more selective than it is.

Summer Programs at National Youth Leadership Forum

Middle School Programs are offered on a residential basis at many universities and colleges with most programs having several sessions. Programs are 5-6 days and the fee is all-inclusive.

Explore STEM is an introduction to careers in medicine, engineering and technology and environmental science.

National Young Leaders Conference is held in Washington, DC and explores leadership in the context of American history.


High School Programs are 6-10 days long and the fee is all-inclusive. Multiple sessions take place at a wide range of locations from Babson College, outside Boston to University of California, East Bay, near San Francisco.

Business Innovation encourages entrepreneurship as a way to solve social problems.

Law & CSI (Crime Scene Investigator) explores courtroom procedure, evidence analysis and careers in law and criminal justice.

Medicine is an exploration of the challenges and opportunities in the heath career field.

Digital Media, Film & Journalism explores filmmaking and modern media for journalism.

Engineering & Technology introduces students to careers and the demands of undergraduate study in these majors.

Advanced Medicine & Health Care introduces careers and the demands of study necessary at a top-rated university.

Intensive Law & Trial is held at Stanford University Law School.

National Young Leaders Conference is held at a Marriott convenient to Washington, DC and focuses on the development of leadership skills.

Global Young Leaders Conferences are held in China, Europe, New York City and Washington, DC. The fee does not include airfare.


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Day* - Tuition and sometimes meals
Stay** - Tuition, housing, and generally meals
Program Name Dates Day* Stay**
Advanced Medicine-Johns Hopkins University
(Premed)
(Premed)
Baltimore, MD
Varies N/A $3,445
Advanced Medicine-Johns Hopkins University
(Premed)
(Premed)
Baltimore, MD
Varies N/A $3,445
Advanced Medicine-Johns Hopkins University
(Premed)
(Premed)
Baltimore, MD
Varies N/A $3,445
Advanced Medicine-Johns Hopkins University
(Premed)
(Premed)
Baltimore, MD
Varies N/A $3,445
Advanced Medicine-University of Chicago
(Premed)
(Premed)
Chicago, IL
Varies N/A $3,445
Business Innovation-Columbia University
(Business)
(Business)
New York, NY
Varies N/A $2,895
Business Innovation-Stanford University
(Business)
(Business)
Palo Alto, CA
Varies N/A $2,895
Business Innovation-University of Chicago
(Business)
(Business)
Chicago, IL
Varies N/A $2,895
Careers in Law & CSI-Washington
(PreLaw,CSI)
(PreLaw,CSI)
Chantilly, VA
Varies N/A $1,745
Careers in Law & CSI-Washington
(PreLaw,CSI)
(PreLaw,CSI)
Chantilly, VA
Varies N/A $1,745
Digital Media/Film/ Journalism-Manhattan College
(Journalism)
(Journalism)
New York, NY
Varies N/A $2,595
Engineering-Georgia Tech
(Engineering)
(Engineering)
Atlanta, GA
Varies N/A $2,795
Engineering-Georgia Tech
(Engineering)
(Engineering)
Atlanta, GA
Varies N/A $2,795
Engineering-Olin College of Engineering
(Engineering)
(Engineering)
Needham, MA
Varies N/A $2,795
Engineering-Olin College of Engineering
(Engineering)
(Engineering)
Needham, MA
Varies N/A $2,795
Engineering-UC Berkeley
(Engineering)
(Engineering)
Berkeley, CA
Varies N/A $2,795
Engineering-UC Berkeley
(Engineering)
(Engineering)
Berkeley, CA
Varies N/A $2,795
Engineering-UC Berkeley
(Engineering)
(Engineering)
Berkeley, CA
Varies N/A $2,795
Explore STEM-Babson College
(STEM)
(STEM)
Wellesley, MA
Varies N/A $2,095
Explore STEM-Emory
(STEM)
(STEM)
Atlanta, GA
Varies N/A $2,095
Explore STEM-Emory
(STEM)
(STEM)
Atlanta, GA
Varies N/A $2,095
Explore STEM-Franklin W. Olin College
(STEM)
(STEM)
Needham, MA
Varies N/A $2,095
Explore STEM-Loyola University Chicago
(STEM)
(STEM)
Chicago, IL
Varies N/A $2,095
Explore STEM-Loyola University Chicago
(STEM)
(STEM)
Chicago, IL
Varies N/A $2,095
Explore STEM-Menlo College
(STEM)
(STEM)
Atherton, CA
Varies N/A $2,095
Explore STEM-UCLA
(STEM)
(STEM)
Los Angeles, CA
Varies N/A $2,095
Explore STEM-University of Texas Dallas
(STEM)
(STEM)
Richardson, TX
Varies N/A $2,095
Explore STEM-Westtown School
(STEM)
(STEM)
West Chester, PA
Varies N/A $2,095
Global Young Innovators-Emory
(Leadership)
(Leadership)
Atlanta, GA
Varies N/A $2,895
Global Young Innovators-Harvard
(Leadership)
(Leadership)
Cambridge, MA
Varies N/A $2,895
Global Young Innovators-Harvard
(Leadership)
(Leadership)
Cambridge, MA
Varies N/A $2,895
Global Young Innovators-UCLA
(Leadership)
(Leadership)
Los Angeles, CA
Varies N/A $2,895
Global Young Innovators-University of Chicago
(Leadership)
(Leadership)
Chicago, IL
Varies N/A $2,895
Global Young Leaders Conferences-New York
(Leadership)
(Leadership)
New York, NY
Varies N/A $2,895
Global Young Leaders Conferences-Washington
(Leadership)
(Leadership)
Washington, DC
Varies N/A $2,895
Intensive Law and Trial-Stanford
(PreLaw)
(PreLaw)
Palo Alto, CA
Varies N/A $3,195
Intensive Law and Trial-Stanford
(PreLaw)
(PreLaw)
Palo Alto, CA
Varies N/A $3,195
Junior National Young Leaders Conferences
(Leadership)
(Leadership)
Washington, DC
Varies N/A $1,995
Medicine-Babson College
(Premed)
(Premed)
Wellesley, MA
Varies N/A $2,995
Medicine-Babson College
(Premed)
(Premed)
Wellesley, MA
Varies N/A $2,995
Medicine-Emory University
(Premed)
(Premed)
Atlanta, GA
Varies N/A $2,995
Medicine-Hofstra University
(Premed)
(Premed)
Hempstead, NY
Varies N/A $2,995
Medicine-Hofstra University
(Premed)
(Premed)
Hempstead, NY
Varies N/A $2,995
Medicine-UC Berkeley
(Premed)
(Premed)
Berkeley, CA
Varies N/A $2,995
Medicine-UCLA
(Premed)
(Premed)
Los Angeles, CA
Varies N/A $2,995
Medicine-UCLA
(Premed)
(Premed)
Los Angeles, CA
Varies N/A $2,995
Medicine-UCLA
(Premed)
(Premed)
Los Angeles, CA
Varies N/A $2,995
Medicine-UNC, Chapel Hill
(Premed)
(Premed)
Chapel Hill, NC
Varies N/A $2,995
Medicine-UNC, Chapel Hill
(Premed)
(Premed)
Chapel Hill, NC
Varies N/A $2,995
Medicine-University of Houston
(Premed)
(Premed)
Houston, TX
Varies N/A $2,995
Medicine-University of Maryland
(Premed)
(Premed)
College Park, MD
Varies N/A $2,995
Medicine-University of Maryland
(Premed)
(Premed)
College Park, MD
Varies N/A $2,995
Global Young Leaders Conference-China
(Leadership)
(Leadership)
Varies N/A $3,995
Global Young Leaders Conference-Europe
(Leadership)
(Leadership)
Varies N/A $4,095