Not your typical summer camp.

LEAD inspires teens to find their ultimate identity in Christ and their highest calling as His ambassador. Throughout this week-long summer camp, students build key life skills such as teamwork, critical thinking, and communication through realistic, exciting, and hands-on leadership simulations. Teens leave equipped to go out as courageous Christians in a corrupt culture and empowered through relationships built with leadership-minded peers and mentors.

Not your typical summer camp.

LEAD inspires teens to find their ultimate identity in Christ and their highest calling as His ambassador. Throughout this week-long summer camp, students build key life skills such as teamwork, critical thinking, and communication through realistic, exciting, and hands-on leadership simulations. Teens leave equipped to go out as courageous Christians in a corrupt culture and empowered through relationships built with leadership-minded peers and mentors.

A Special Message from SSI President, James Muffett, Regarding Covid-19

Dear Friends of SSI,

When faced with a severe crisis in 2 Chronicles 20:12, Jehoshaphat prayed:

For we are powerless against this great horde that is coming against us. We do not know what to do, but our eyes are on you.

I encourage you to read the whole chapter as there is much for us to draw faith and encouragement from. In this time of great uncertainty, I am so thankful that we have an eternal anchor for our souls.

With regard to the LEAD Summer Program, I am excited to report that there are nearly 150 students registered as of the March 15 Early Registration deadline. At this time, we remain hopeful that the virus curve will flatten and that we can go forward as planned. As you can imagine, we are also considering all options available to us and would sincerely ask you to join us in praying for God’s wisdom and for a quick diminishing of the crisis. We are monitoring the situation daily and will keep everyone posted.

James Muffett,

President

Please note, during the statewide shelter in place order, the SSI Office is continuing to operate with staff members working remotely. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns. You can call us at (517) 321-5233 or email office@ssionline.org for prompt assistance.

Not your typical summer camp.

LEAD inspires teens to find their ultimate identity in Christ and their highest calling as His ambassador. Throughout this week-long summer camp, students build key life skills such as teamwork, critical thinking, and communication through realistic, exciting, and hands-on leadership simulations. Teens leave equipped to go out as courageous Christians in a corrupt culture and empowered through relationships built with leadership-minded peers and mentors.

Empowering teens to change their world. >> Click here to register now!

Empowering teens to change their world. >> Click here to register now!

What is LEAD?

LEAD is a life-transforming week featuring authentic leadership simulations in the legislative, media, judicial, campaign, and business fields under the direction of Christian professionals. During this real-world experience, high school students learn valuable life skills such as teamwork, critical thinking, strategic planning, and effective communication. While engaged in high-level leadership roles, they are also inspired to apply Biblical and moral principles in their own life and the world around them.

Who can attend?

LEAD is open to all teens entering 9th grade through those who have just completed 12th grade. First and second-year students participate in our exciting hands-on House and Senate legislative tracks, and students returning for a third year can choose from our Business, Mock Trial, Moot Court, Campaign, and Media tracks. Find out what track you are eligible for here. Students from all over the United States have attended LEAD, as well as teens from Canada, Mexico, England, and Israel.

When, Where, How Much?

LEAD 2020 will be held on the campus of Cleary University in Howell, Michigan the following weeks:

WEEK 1: June 21-26

WEEK 2: July 12-17

WEEK 3: July 26-31

The early registration cost is only $430 when you register and pay in full by March 15, 2020! After March 15, the full price of $460 applies. Tuition covers track materials, room, and board for 5 days! Group discounts and financial aid are available.

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“What a great investment in the lives of the members of the next generation.”

– Dr. James Dobson

SSI Founder & President James Muffett was interviewed on Dr. James Dobson’s FamilyTalk national radio program along with SSI alum Jonathan Williams to talk about how LEAD prepares teens to be courageous Christians in a corrupt culture.