Summer Academy Applications Closed for 2016!

SYA group photo smallThank you for your interest in the Leadership Prince William Summer Youth Academy but the Academy is full for 2016. Please visit in early 2017 to learn about summer youth leadership opportunities for 2017.

The Summer Youth Academy is a two-week program to help students develop lifelong leadership skills, connect with other young leaders and learn about their community.

  • Field trips to local historic sites, the Public Safety Training Center, Micron Technology & much more!
  • Explore possible education & career paths.
  • Hands-on activities like a town hall meeting, personal budgeting and anti-bullying activities.
  • Academy participants design and manage their own community service project.

Participants in the Youth Academy must be rising 6th through 9th graders. They must live or attend school in Prince William County, Manassas or Manassas Park. Leaders in Training must be rising 10th through 12 graders. They have an opportunity to attend the Academy and learn their STEP profile at no cost in exchange for assisting with Academy activities and supporting younger students at the Academy.


Please click the Donate button below if you are paying for your student(s)’ participation in the 2016 Summer Youth Academy. Tuition is $360 for the two weeks or $180 if your student was notified he/she received a half scholarship.

If you are interested in donating Academy, and help make a better experience for the kids, you can donate any amount here: