The Pierce Leadership Academy is an immersive three-week summer program
in leadership for international and local students, 13-17 years old. The
Academy’s goal is to stimulate intellectual curiosity, expose each participant
to fundamental concepts and pathways to leadership, and cultivate skills that
are necessary for an aspiring leader, regardless of their sphere of endeavor.
Three learning subjects, a holistic experience
What is leadership and what makes a leader? In this
course, participants will develop the confidence and skills required in order
to make decisions as effective leaders. With three weeks full of courses, workshops, simulations, debates,
and field trip adventures, the Academy is more than just a summer program,
it is a holistic experience! Participants investigate areas of interest,
becoming exposed to new subjects and academic disciplines, in order to better understand
the workings of leadership. They are inspired to challenge themselves in
meaningful ways that lead to self-discovery, personal growth, and responsible
decision-making. The summer program encompasses the following components:
During the first two weeks, participants will follow the
selected component, whereas, in the third and final week, participants will be
encouraged to work together, transfer knowledge, interact, embrace the
diversity of these three components, and practice their competencies in the
This is an integrative Summer Program which requires
student enrollment and participation for the full three weeks.
The Pierce Leadership Academy Program is open to international and local students, ages 13-17. All classes and activities are held in English. Online applications open March 19, 2017. Once we have received your application, you will be sent a confirmation email, along with the student's ID number. A 10% discount is offered to every additional family member registered for
the Summer Program.
All applicants must also
download, complete, and submit the required medical form.