A Program of the Woodbury Community Foundation, YELA is a 5-week service learning, and leadership development program designed for rising seniors (grade 12) to develop skills for community engagement.
2023 YELA Application
Youth Leadership Engagement Academy
A Program of the Woodbury Community Foundation, in partnership with the Woodbury Area Chamber of Commerce, Woodbury Heritage Society, and the City of Woodbury. This program is a 5-week service learning, leadership development and entrepreneurial program. It’s designed to give students who are incoming seniors (grade 12) opportunities to develop critical skills necessary for increased community engagement. In the program they will also acquire real world skills to succeed in the business environment and explore entrepreneurship in the 21st century. Students successfully completing the program and submitting the required essay are eligible to earn a scholarship!
We are currently accepting applications for the Summer 2023 YELA program.
2023 YOUTH LEADERSHIP ENGAGEMENT ACADEMY APPLICATION IS BELOW.