CONFERENCE DATE CHANGED: Conference will be July 14th - July 18th, 2020
All incoming juniors through exiting high school seniors, 16-18 years of age are encouraged to apply.
Participants stay at the UNLV dorms for six days, and five nights.
All accommodations and conference materials are provided at NO COST to the student or their families.
Selected participants are expected to stay for the entire duration of the LYLC.
The parents of selected participants are encouraged to attend a parent orientation the Friday prior to the LYLC.
For more information contact a recruiter or send us an email at
Below are questions and statements to help guide
the response portion of the application
What fictional character describes who you are and why?
We want to get a sense of who YOU are.
There is no right or wrong answer.
The character can be from a cartoon, TV show, Movie, Book!
Leadership, What is it?
What does leadership look like through your eyes? (home, school, workplace, community)
What leaders have been in your life?
What does it take to be a leader?
Describe an event that impacted your life? How has this affected you?
How did this event CHANGE you/surroundings/ others?
Was the impact positive/negative ?
What are your goals/aspirations? What motivates you to achieve them?
We want to know what goals you have for yourself? (Academic/Educational, professional, short-term goals, long-term goals)
What/who inspires you to reach your goals?
What makes you angry and why?
What twitter hashtag gets you going?
What social movement do you follow?