• For Current Juniors:  Canisus College is holding a Leadership Conference.  The school may nominate 2 juniors and 2 other juniors as alternates.  If you are interested in attending, contact Mr. Harris in Guidance.  We will choosing students who are in elected positions of leadership or show evidence of being an effective leader.  This is a good opportunity for learning and would be an effective addition to a college resume.


    BUFFALO URBAN LEAGUE YOUTH PROGRAM: Juniors and Seniors interested in a paid internship with the Buffalo Urban League Youth Program:

    Must be available between 9AM and 12:30PM.

    Linda Soleiri, 849-6727, ext 173; fax 847-0268


    Youth Leadership Erie County is a program of Leadership Buffalo and is offered to high school sophomores and juniors throughout the County, helping to develop basic skills in leadership, problem-solving, and communication while gaining awareness of community issues, diversity and personal potential. 

    The program seeks a diverse group of students who have leadership potential but have not had experience in positions of leadership at their schools or in community volunteer work. 

    Attendance is required at Parent Orientation, the Opening Overnight Retreat, Monthly Day Sessions.    

    Service Learning - Students take part in service learning projects during the course of the program.  This requires an additional 15-20 hour commitment. 

    Tuition is $600; however, there are a number of full and partial tuition scholarships available. 

    Further information and the application are available in Guidance.



    Hamilton College

    Leaders for Life High School Leadership Camp- Program to enhance teen leadership skills. Students work in small and large groups that teach them to become a positive influence in their schools and communities.  Grades 9 -12, ages 14 - 18, 1 week. Contact:  Teresa Huggins @ 315-525-3296 leaders@dreamscape.com  or www.leadersforlifeprograms.com


    Houghton College

    Summer Excellence Camps- For high achieving high school juniors and seniors and some sophomores, camps will include in depth exploration of leadership, mathematics, visual arts, piano, and media.  Grades 11 - 12, ages 16 - 18, 6 days. Contact conference office at 585-567-9647.


    NFJC: A yearly camp held by NFJC of WNY which has received high praise from past attendees.  This is a free 5 day residential program help at Camp Centerland in Elma.  Thirty young leaders, ages 14-16 from across WNY will be invited to attend the camp.  Students will be selected based on their interest/involvement in school and community activities and their desire to interact with both those of diverse backgrounds and the deputies.

    The purpose of the camp is to foster positive & direct interaction between the Erie County Sheriff's Department and the youth.  The Deputies will engage with the campers in honest dialogue about misconceptions about youth and law enforcement.  Through demonstrations, hands on activities, & group discussions facilitated by NFJC staff, the Deputies educate the campers on the multi-faceted nature of their work. 

    Campers will have an opportunity to hike, swim, play many sports, enjoy crafts, and share campfire discussions. 

    Transportation to and from the camp is provided.

    As this is a residential program, application information must be more detailed.  Please pick up your application from Guidance quickly so as to have time to complete it.


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