Application Information

Registration for MLW 2018 will open in early January, 2018. 

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PLEASE NOTE: All communication from MLW is via email unless you specifically contact us to request otherwise, so please make sure that the email address you provide is one you check frequently. Important information and reminders will be sent to registrants periodically in the months leading up to our summer programs.

IF REGISTERING ONLINE: Have the following information on hand, as the system will time you out after 15 minutes of inactivity and partial applications won't get saved:

  • Your credit card. You must pay in full when you register  (unless you're joining the waitlist for Senior High - no charge will be made unless a spot opens up for you) Contact information for your child's doctor and dentist (and any other specialist that he or she may be seeing).
    • IF YOU EXPECT TO BE SPONSORED BY YOUR SCHOOL OR OTHER ORGANIZATION please use coupon code Sponsor. Once we confirm your sponsorship, your balance due will be updated to reflect any remaining  tuition that you may owe.
    • SCHOLARSHIPS - we have reached our allotted funds for providing tuition assistance and are no longer accepting scholarship applications.
  • If you have health insurance for your child, the company name, phone number, policy number, and group number, and ID number
  • Contact information for two people (besides parents/guardians) whom you can list as emergency contacts for your child 
  • If you you'd like to join the waitlist for Senior High Workshops, you can select the grey "waitlist" button and add it to your cart. That will enable you to complete the application. YOU WILL NOT BE CHARGED UNLESS A SPOT OPENS UP FOR YOU.

Once you access our online registration system by using the REGISTER NOW  button at the bottom of this page:

  • Select 2017 Delegate (Student) Application - Summer Programs
  • Find the program you want (ALS, Bridge, Journey, MSEL, or SHW) and select Add (if registering more than one child, you can select all programs at this step).
  • Select Continue
  • Create an account with Active or search to see if you already have one
  • Complete all registration questions, payment information, and submit. They payment page is the last page - BE SURE TO SCROLL ALL THE WAY DOWN AND CLICK "COMPLETE" TO SUBMIT.
  • Keep an eye out for an important confirmation email which will include further instructions complete your application. If you do not receive a confirmation email, that means your application did not go through.
  • Follow the instructions in the confirmation email to complete your registration.  

Thank you for registering for MLW 2017 and we can't wait for July! 



  • Click the button above ("Register Now") to access MLW’s online registration portal,
  • Next to MLW Summer Programs, select "View"
  • If applying for a scholarship, select "Add" next to "Scholarship Application"
  • Then find the program you want to attend - MSEL, or SHW
  • Select "Continue"
  • Create an account with, or search to see if you already have an account.
  • Complete the registration questions and submit.
  • Look for confirmation email that will include required supplemental forms for you to fill out and upload back to your account in order to complete the application process.
  • If you choose not to pay online, please mail tuition payment to MLW at PO Box 1792, Germantown, MD 20875


Make Your Contribution


As a non-profit organization, MLW relies on donations from individuals, corporations and foundations to provide our programs at a below market cost so that any student may attend regardless of ability to pay the tuition. Your donation provides scholarship support so that more students experience the MLW magic.