Summer at YLF

Third to Eighth Grade


St. Anthony Catholic School

 3400 12th St NE

Washington, DC 20017

June 29 - July 30th


St. Augustine Catholic School

1421 V St NW

Washington, DC 20009

June 29 - July 31st



Morning: Engaging Academic and Character Courses


Afternoon: Art, Sports, and One-on-One Mentoring

Fieldtrip Fridays


High School Spirit of Service Challenge

The YLF high school mentorship program is the most prestigious of all YLF programs. Students learn how to communicate well, work more effectively, prioritize their time and energy, and make decisions to build a more virtuous and service-oriented life.


Students are presented with a social problem and asked to design a business solution for it within a particular industry.  Through college-level seminars and working in a professional environment, students learn about complexity of problem and use "design thinking" in groups across civil, art, STEM and business.  After 5-weeks, teams present business ideas to C-Level judges. 

Winning teams earn a trip to visit a college campuses. The 2020 Summer Business Plan Competition will run from June 29 to July 29. Participants meet at respective PALS and TAP locations at the 3rd-8th start time, and depart for the on-location civil, arts, STEM and business sites.


Saturday Workshop Series: Students attend four to six grade-specific workshops about getting into, having success in and planning for success beyond high school.

Community Service: 11th and 12th grade students are asked to become mentors to our elementary school students during the school-year and to keep a written journal of their experience. All students are asked to join semesterly service days. 

Our Impact

YLF students outperform peers on measures of future leadership. Read more in our SY 16-17 Report Card.


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