Young Leaders Institute

Young Leaders’ Institute is a summer camp program for boys and girls in the sixth through eighth grades. The camp focuses on providing college and career readiness, social-emotional learning (SEL), and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).  
This summer mentorship program aims to give them the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in their future educational and professional endeavors. The camp is designed to be engaging and interactive, providing hands-on experiences and opportunities for growth and development. With the support of dedicated mentors, young men, and women can explore their interests and passions in a supportive and encouraging environment.


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Young Leaders' Institute (YLI) is a 2-week summer program by Lowcountry Youth Services established for boys and girls from 6th – 8th grade.

Its focus areas are:

College / Career Readiness
> Creating a Success Plan
> Study Skills

Social-Emotional Learning (SEL)
> Me I Want To Be
> Character Development

> Coding
> Drones
> (And More)

> 2 weeks
> 5 Days a week (Monday – Friday)
> 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

June 06 – June 17
June 27 – July 08
July 25 – Aug 05


Riv. Elementary School, 1 Men Riv Dr, Goose Creek, SC

• New members must be rising 6th – 8th graders.
• New members must agree to follow all rules and regulations as implemented by LYS.
• All members must attend ALL YLI functions.

Fill out the Application
To begin the enrollment process for your child please complete the CANDIDATE APPLICATION. Once the application is completed, you will be contacted by one of our team.

Yes, there is a non-refundable Commitment Fee of $120 per child. This can be paid outright by the parent or the applicant can receive sponsorships. This payment is required before the beginning of the program. These funds go directly into the YLI Finances.

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If you have a question that has not been answered in this section, please CONTACT US with your question and we will get back to you promptly. Thank you for your consideration and we look forward to meeting your child and family.

(843) 375-6474
PO Box 62215
North Charleston, SC 29483