Youth Leadership Program Application (High School Students)

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The purpose of this 12-month youth leadership program is to address the unique issues that high school students face everyday. Our goal is to encourage students to make a difference in their community by fostering respect, independence, mutual understanding, civic engagement among their peers and building strong long-lasting relationships. Students will gain a better understanding of who they are, who they aspire to be, and to prepare them for college, their chosen profession and adult life.


All applicants must:

1.) Currently be enrolled in high school in the Los Angeles area

2.) Have a minimum GPA of 2.2 and must be in academic standing and have no attendance or disciplinary problems at their school.

3.) Complete a Youth Leadership Program Application and interview with Camp S.W.A.G. Leadership Program Advisors

4.) References - Provide at least three references (2) from school teachers and (1) from a coach, counselor, principal, pastor, work supervisor, community member, etc.

5.) Official copy of school transcripts (Please bring sealed official transcripts to orientation and interview)

6.) Pay all tuition and fees or apply for a limited number of Financial Need Based Scholarship. Please contact us at (833) 226-7792, Ext 707 if you wish to apply for the Financial Need Based Scholarship.


1.) Online Youth Leadership Program Application or download the Youth Leadership Application.

2.) Recommendation Form (3 Recommendations, see above for details)

3.) Photo Release Form

4.) Parental Consent

Forms can be submitted via email to Membership. Once all forms and payments have been received, you will immediately receive email confirmation of your registration. We will contact you with 24-48 to schedule a brief telephone interview to prepare you for orientation and panel interview.


Youth Leadership Program for High School Students Membership is $5,000.00 per year plus a $500 one-time non-refundable administrative fee, inclusive of CSWAG uniforms (the first year only). A three-month payment plan is also available. See below for more details.

Sibling Discount

If you are registering siblings, please complete seperate forms for each sibling. There is a 5% sibling discount and the discount will be refunded back to your initial form of payment. If you would like the sibling discount deducted up front, please give us a call at (833) 226-7792, Ext 707 and we will process the payment over the telephone.

Please give us a call at (833) 226-7792, Ext 707 with any questions. Please visit Camp S.W.A.G. Youth Leadership Program Membership for program benefits and details.

Membership is not complete until all payments and fees are paid in full.


All CSWAG Youth Leadership Program members will receive a free CSWAG Youth Leadership Program t-Shirt and hoodie. T-Shirts and hoodies may be a little smaller than average, so you may want to order one size larger.
MAIN CONTACT (Parent or Guardian)
Please take a moment to answer the following questions honestly and in detail. This part of the application process is taken very seriously and we would love to know how you feel. This an opportunity for the CSWAG Youth Leadership Program staff to get to know you and hear your voice. This is an opportunity for self-reflection and self-awareness.

Youth Leadership Program Payment Plan:

If you are interested in the Payment Plan, please check the box below. Today your credit card will be charged $2,166 ($1665.00 plus one-time non-refundable administrative fee of $500, inclusive of CSWAG uniforms). Please see the Payment Plan Schedule below:

    • 1st Payment – $2,166 ($1,665 plus one-time non-refundable administrative fee of $500, inclusive of CSWAG uniforms)
    • 2nd Payment – $1,665 (30-days from initial payment date)
    • 3rd Payment – $1,665 (60-days from initial payment date)

    Please give us a call if you require alternate payment arrangements or if you have questions at (833) 226-7792, Ext 707.

    Membership is not complete until all fees are paid in full.


As the parent/guardian of the minor child listed above I hereby certify that the information contained in this application for Camp S.W.A.G. Leadership Program Membership is true and complete and that the applicant is enrolled in high school at the time this application is submitted.

I understand that any misrepresentation or deliberate missing of a material fact in this application may disqualify the child listed above from the application process or terminate membership and no refund will be issued.

By Esigning and submitting this form, I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the terms of the Camp S.W.A.G. Code of Conduct and Release/Waiver of Liability/Indemnity Agreement/Photo Release.

I also acknowledge that my credit card will be charged $5,500.00, unless I selected the Youth Leadership Program Payment Plan, in which case my credit card will be charged $2,166) for the Camp S.W.A.G. Youth Leadership Program Membership, which includes a $500 one-time processing and administrative fee (the first year only).


Once you hit "SUBMIT" you will now be redirected to the payments. MEMBERSHIP IS NOT COMPLETE UNTIL ALL PAYMENTS AND FEES ARE PAID IN FULL.