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Summer Leadership Schools for Youth
Faith Development, High School-Aged Youth Faith Development

Typically longer than a con (conference), leadership schools give participants a change to dig deeper into leadership development topics, among others. Several different types of leadership schools happen across the country. Some are youth only, while others are combined. Some are small with twenty participants, while others have many more.

Also take a look at the variety of leadership schools offered that youth may attend as part of a multigenerational team.

National Schools

  • Summer Seminary is a program for Unitarian Universalist youth exploring the possibility of becoming a religious professional. Focusing on ordained ministry and credentialed leadership in religious education and music, the program offers youth the opportunity to explore their call to ministry in all its forms, learn about life as a religious professional, and connect with other youth considering ministry, religious education and other religious professional career paths.
  • Multicultural Leadership School (MLS) for Unitarian Universalist (UU) Youth and Young Adults of Color is a training designed specifically to equip them to be leaders in their UU congregation, district or continental committee. Participants gain a new community of peers, stronger and more confident leadership abilities and a stable foundation for sustainable leadership in UU congregations and other UU communities and organizations.

District/Regional Schools

Most districts and/or regions offer youth leadership schools more conveniently located nearby. Check the links to district/regional youth events in your area for the most up-to-date information about more local schools.

Previous Schools

Here’s a sample of what’s been happening over the last few years.

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