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Young Leaders' Institute (YLI) is a 3-week summer program by Lowcountry Youth Services established for boys and girls from 6th – 8th grade.

Its focus areas are:

1. College / Career Readiness
> Creating a Success Plan
> College vs. Career
> Study Skills

2. Social-Emotional Learning (SEL)
> Exploring Emotions
> Sense of Self
> Character Development 



> Technology
> Entrepreneurship

4. Financial Literacy 

> Budgeting 

5. Sustainability Initiative


The Young Leaders Institute is a summer camp program that offers an enriching experience for boys and girls in sixth through eighth grades. The program is designed to equip students with essential skills and knowledge to succeed in their future academic and professional pursuits.


The camp's curriculum focuses on college and career readiness, social-emotional learning (SEL), Financial Le and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). With a combination of hands-on experiences, interactive learning, and dedicated mentorship, students gain valuable insights and develop skills that will benefit them throughout their lives.


The program's dedicated mentors provide support and encouragement, creating a nurturing environment for young leaders to explore their passions and interests. The camp ensures that every student is engaged and motivated to learn, and with the guidance of experienced mentors, they receive the inspiration they need to achieve their goals.

Mentor and Mentees South Carolina

How You Can Help

There are countless ways you can help us! You can make a donation (however big or small), join our fundraiser events, or volunteer your time as a mentor.

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