Since 1989, tens of thousands of outstanding high school students from across the United States and over 70 countries have come to the NSLC to explore the qualities of effective leadership and gain an insider perspective on a future career.
« Medicine & Health Care students have fun learning the art of suturing.
The Unforgettable NSLC Experience.
At the NSLC, our youth leadership programs are interactive, dynamic and exciting. They are facilitated by our staff, but directed by our students, creating an unforgettable life experience for everyone involved.
« In this video, students and educators reflect on the NSLC experience.
Learn through experience.
NSLC's summer programs for high school students give these exceptional students the opportunity to step outside the classroom environment with an interactive approach to learning that enables students to experience their future career.
« NSLC on Engineering students participate in a robot-building competition.
Go behind the scenes.
At the NSLC's pre-college summer programs, students go behind the scenes, interacting with leaders in their career fields and hearing first-hand what it takes to reach their educational and career goals.
« NSLC students meet Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey.
Experience life on a college campus.
From Northwestern University to UC-Berkeley, NSLC's summer programs for high school students allow participants to experience first-hand what it's like to live on-campus at some of the most prestigious universities in the country.