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Elevate workshop

Elevate Program Details

July 16–23, 2017

What is Elevate 2017?
Elevate 2017 is an annual leadership institute for outstanding high school juniors and seniors. Through personalized leadership coaching, seminars with world-class speakers, adventure-based learning, and a call to take real-world action in response to social problems, Elevate participants develop their leadership abilities in ways that endure long after the program’s close. The institute focuses on helping students integrate concepts of Christian faith and leadership in their own lives.

Who is it for?
Elevate 2017 is for high school students who want to develop their leadership abilities in order to transform society for the common good. Eligible candidates are rising high school juniors and seniors from secondary schools around the globe.

Where is it?
Elevate is hosted by Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts. The 480-acre, quintessential New England campus is located just north of Boston and minutes from the Atlantic Ocean. 

When is it?
Sunday, July 16–Sunday, July 23 2017

Why should people be interested?
Elevate 2017 offers a wealth of leadership development opportunities, enhancing the unique strengths of individual students as they work alongside a diverse cohort of high-caliber peers. This exposure will help prepare participants for their college and professional careers. Students who complete the program double their investment by receiving an exclusive $2,000 merit scholarship to Gordon College.

How much does it cost?
The cost of the program is $1,150. 

What do program fees cover?

  • Housing
  • Meals
  • StrengthsFinder profile and analysis
  • Local excursions and social events
  • Close interaction with Gordon faculty and staff
  • All program materials
  • Transportation to and from the airport and all off-campus events and excursions

How do I nominate a student?
Fill out the nomination form here ➔

For answers to more frequently asked questions, see the Elevate FAQ ➔