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Middle School Summer Leadership Camps

Through hands-on experiences and interactive classes, campers learn elements of leadership that enhance their ability to make valuable contributions to their families, teams, and communities.  Summer Leadership Camps for middle school students introduce and reinforce the values of honor, integrity, respect, responsibility, compassion, and gratitude at the highest level.


Contact Mike Basista
Associate Director of Admission, Summer Camps

Introduction to Leadership

An Introduction to leadership for students interested in exploring potential and learning the fundamentals of citizenship. Campers gain invaluable life skills through fun activities and adventure- based challenges that reinforce teamwork, accountability, discipline, and respect. Returning campers can follow-up their primary leadership classes with an advanced curriculum emphasizing the core values of responsibility, loyalty, and selfless service focused on preparing them for high school.

2021 Summer Dates
Session 1: June 28th – July 10th
Session 2: July 12th – July 24th

Co-ed, Grades 6-8
2-Week Boarding Sessions
2-Week Day Camp Sessions

Introduction to Leadership Elective Options
Applicants get to choose from the following electives:



Cyber Security & Computer Science

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Advanced Leadership

For younger campers interested in the opportunity to earn primary and secondary level experience in one summer, this option provides both courses over the four weeks.

2021 Summer Dates
June 28th – July 24th

Co-ed, Grades 6-8
4-Week Boarding Session

No matter which summer program you choose, you can expect your child to:

  • Operate under 24-hour on-campus security and supervision
  • Enhance their leadership skills including self-confidence and team-building
  • Develop accountability, discipline, and respect
  • Enrich college applications and school transcripts
  • Enjoy full access to the Academy’s oceanfront campus facilities, including a state-of-the-art gymnasium, cafeteria, library, media center, recreation center, swimming pool, tennis courts, athletic field, and private beach access

Participants complete approximately 120 hours of leadership training and activities, including:

  • Development of leadership skills
  • Team-building exercises
  • Increased confidence
  • New friendships

Typical Daily Schedule 

0600 Reveille
0600 – 0615 Morning Accountability Formation, Flag Raising
0615 – 0700 Physical Training (PT)
0700 – 0730 Personal Hygiene
0730 – 0800 1st Mess (Breakfast)
0800 – 0830 Class Formation, Personal Appearance Inspection
0830 – 1200 Leadership Education and Training Class
1200 – 1300 2nd Mess (Lunch)
1300 – 1315 Class Formation


1315 – 1430 Drill and Ceremonies
1430 – 1630 Team Building Activities
1630 – 1730 Personal Time
1730 – 1830 3rd Mess (Dinner)
1830 – 1900 Retreat Formation
1900 – 2100 Study Hall (Mon – Thurs) or Recreation (Fri – Sun)
2100 – 2200 Personal Hygiene
2200 Lights Out