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Join us for the Summer Leadership Experience Camp!

Published: February 27, 2018

I liked the Summer Leadership Experience Camp because of all the new opportunities it brought me, the friendships it brought me as well. I also liked it because the atmosphere was great and the leaders were excellent, had a love for the camp and the campers as well.  –Emma

The Summer Leadership Experience is for students entering their high school junior or senior year with mild to moderate disabilities who want to transition to higher education and learn skills such as self-discovery, college preparation, health and wellness, vocational rehabilitation, self -advocacy, accommodations, technology, and independent living. Activities include a campus tour at the University of Kentucky, group activities, mentoring and round table discussions with college students and faculty, and much, much more!


The Summer Leadership Experience is an overnight camp that will begin at 1 pm on Sunday, July 8th and will run through Wednesday, July 11th. Participants will spend three nights in the UK Residence Hall with meals included. Register online today at https://uky.az1. qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cMdpwXqlgyB1DqR or by mailing this registration form and $50 to:

Summer Leadership Experience
UK Human Development Institute
114 Mineral Industries Building
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506

Applicants will need to register by June 1, 2018, and the camp application will be considered complete with a letter of recommendation from the student’s teacher or counselor. Students will also need to successfully complete a camp interview in April with the Camp Director on UK campus or via Zoom or other video conferencing system. The program is limited to 20 students, and the program costs $50 to secure a reservation. A t-shirt and meals are provided.

Please contact Teresa.Belluscio@uky.edu with any questions!