Lone Star Leadership Academy

  • Dallas/Fort Worth, Austin/San Anton, TX
  • Camp Type: Overnight
  • Age of Campers: 9 - 14
  • Gender of Campers: Coed
  • Year Established: 2001

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LONE STAR LEADERSHIP ACADEMY
“Inspiring Tomorrow’s Leaders”

The Lone Star Leadership Academy is a hands-on learning leadership development program where outstanding young leaders flourish! Now in our 12th year, more than 7,000 participants have developed leadership skills and learned about the great state of Texas through visits to significant Texas sites during spring break and summer Dallas/Fort Worth, Austin/San Antonio and Houston/Galveston programs.

LONE STAR LEADERSHIP ACADEMY PARTICIPANTS:
Experience historically,politically and environmentally significant Texas sites with other outstanding students
Learn about the great state of Texas
Develop leadership skills
Add to their academic resume
Make new friends
Learn about unique careers
Develop creativity and problem-solving abilities during daily simulations
Participate in Leadership Groups
Hone leadership skills with the Leadership Skill of the day

SITES VISITED:
Lone Star Leadership Academy – Dallas/Fort Worth
Summit Climbing Gym, Cowboys Stadium, Louis Tussaud’s Palace of Wax, Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, Amon Carter Museum, National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, Dallas Museum of Nature and Science, Texas Civil War Museum, United State Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Fort Worth Botanic Gardens, Rangers Ballpark

Lone Star Leadership Academy – Austin/San Antonio
Texas Cookout with Cowboy Singer
Bob Bullock, Texas State History Museum, Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, Texas State Cemetery, Governor’s Mansion, Supreme Court of Texas, Texas State Capitol, Austin Offices of State Legislators, Bat Watching on the Lone Star Riverboat, The Alamo, Institute of Texan Cultures, Witte Museum, Aquarena Center, Natural Bridge Caverns

Lone Star Leadership Academy – Houston/Galveston
Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts, Battleship Texas, San Jacinto Monument, Houston Ship Channel Sam Houston Boat Tour, Houston Museum of Natural Science, Moody Gardens on Galveston Island, Pier 21 Theater, 1877 Tall Ship Elissa, Galveston Harbor Tour with Marine Biologist, Kemah Boardwalk, Aquarist Class at the Aquarium Restaurant, The Johnson Space Center at NASA, Overnight at the George Observatory & Challenger Learning Center

PROGRAM INCLUSIONS:
Lodging for five nights in supervised, air-conditioned, group bunk dormitory
All meals Sunday dinner through Friday lunch
Charter bus transportation throughout the program
All excursions including entrance fees
10 to 1 student-facilitator ratio - All facilitators are educators.
24 hour supervision
Interactive, hands-on, higher-level thinking curriculum
Program t-shirt provided each day
Backpack and water bottle
Link to Farewell Program slide show pictures upon receipt of parent survey
Program souvenirs
 
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Maintain an 85 or higher average
Educator recommendation based on demonstrated leadership ability
Involvement in school and/or community activities
ALUMNI PROGRAM:
Lone Star Leadership Academy alumni are invited to join the Lone Star Youth Leadership Council. Members continue leadership development during school year by creating and leading a community service project. Members may return on Lone Star Leadership Academy programs as youth facilitators.
ADDITIONAL INFO:
Airport shuttle service available for each program location
Round-trip charter bus transportation from Dallas/Fort Worth available to the Austin/San Antonio and Houston/Galveston programs
 
“It’s an AWESOME way to learn about Texas and its history and it’s really fun, too! It’s also cool to meet other kids from all over. Thanks for the AWESOMELY fun time!!!!”
- Participant
 
“A phenomenal opportunity for growth & learning!”
- Participant’s Parent
 
“The program truly helped me to grow – not only as a leader, but also as a person. After completing three years of camp, I really feel qualified to go out and make a difference.”
- Participant
 
“Our son said it was ‘the best week of his life’. What a fantastic program!”
- Participant’s Parent
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