Middle School Experience in Leadership (MSEL)

2018 TENTATIVE Dates: July 22 - 28

Location: Washington College in Chestertown, MD 

Eligibility: For students entering grades 6-8 in Fall 2018.

Description: During the Middle School Experience in Leadership, students begin to develop their individual leadership skills and learn how to identify and take advantage of opportunities for leadership in their schools and communities. The experienced staff fosters a fun, safe and supportive environment in which middle school students become comfortable building their leadership talents. Daily activities include:

 Daily activities include: 

  •          Interactive workshops on topics such as self awareness, leadership styles, group dynamics, diversity, decision-making skills, and more
  •          Group projects that allow delegates to apply and get feedback on their leadership and interpersonal skills
  •          Small group coaching sessions with our trained staff to address specific areas of growth for each delegate and identify an action plan for post-site implementation
  •          Recreational activities such as team building games throughout the day, and a different camp-wide activity each night (a dance, a talent show, "messy games night," and more)  


 Tuition: TBD

To Apply: Registration will open in early January, 2018

"This was the best week of my life because I learned new things, met awesome new people and saw a whole new side of my personality".

- MSEL Delegate


msel on the way to morning sing







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