To Be Eligible Applicants Must:

  • Be enrolled as a student in a Richland or Lexington County School (but students from other counties can make a special request to apply.).
  • Make application during their 8th or 9th grade year for participation as a 9th or 10th grader.
  • Desire to develop and utilize their leadership skills. 

Graduation Requirements

  • Attendance is required at 80% of all sessions and field instruction. The sessions generally about three evening/late afternoon sessions each month with five Saturdays throughout the year.
  • About 12 hours per month total.
  • Every effort will be made to avoid conflicts with other school functions.
  • Excused absences from the program may be allowed under certain pre-arranged circumstances.
  • Participation in group community projects.
  • Participation in the personal application interviews (spring 2017), the Youth Corps Orientation (spring 2017) and the Leadership Weekend (August 2017) are mandatory.
     

Instructions:

  • Applications must be completely filled out and mailed or emailed in by July 27.
  • If emailing, email to: evaellen@youthcorps.net & copy jeff@youthcorps.net
  • One letter of recommendation is required.
  • Copy of your latest report card.
  • There is no fee to apply.
  • Cost: A $50.00 registration fee is due at Orientation for those accepted into the program. Total cost is $975 for the Youth Corps experience. Scholarship help is available for students who have a demonstrated need. To apply for a scholarship, go to www.youthcorps.net and download a Scholarship Application, fill it out and mail it in with your application. 
  • Application must be filled out by the student.
  • Payment plans are available for monthly, quarterly or yearly installments.
  • Each student is responsible for transportation to and from each site for each session. Sessions are at different sites throughout the Midlands.
  • Have a personal interview with the selection committee.
  • Questions? Call 803-587-9162.
Student Information
Name *
Name
Home Address *
Home Address
Student Cell Phone
Student Cell Phone
Home Phone
Home Phone
Gender *
Transportation: *
I can get transportation to and from the site for each session
Parent or Guardian Information
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Name
Home Address *
Home Address
Cell Phone *
Cell Phone
Work Phone *
Work Phone
Parent or Guardian Information 2
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Name
Home Address
Home Address
Cell Phone
Cell Phone
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Work Phone
Physical Activities: *
Is there any reason that you would be unable to be involved in such activities as a ropes course, community service projects or any other physical activity, wither with or without accommodations?