HFKLA

Hope for Kids Leadership Academy

The 2017 HFKLA Applications IS OPEN!! Application link is at the bottom.

Thank you for your interest in the 2017 HFK Leadership Academy (HFKLA).

In 2017 the HFKLA will be based at Camp Hope for Kids in Schwenksville, PA. There will be 2 tracks of participants, Track 1 will take place between June 5-July 8, 2017 and Track 2 will be from July 3-August 3, 2017. The tracks will be 5 weeks in length. During the 5 weeks, each participant will receive training in evangelism, leading bible discussions and bible studies on local campuses, attend a Ministry Training Academy, be a mentor for a child from the inner city of Philadelphia and be a Counselor and/or Crew for at least one week of R camp, Teen Camp, NY YT/PT Camp or NY Teen Camp.

As a faith-based program, HFKLA is a spiritually focused program. There will be times of prayer, bible based devotionals and lessons and participants will attend worship services with members of the local Church of Christ. To participate in the program, accepted applicants are expected to fund raise $1500 by June 1, 2017 for Track 1 and July 1, 2017 for Track 2.

Applicant Qualifications: Must be at least 16 years old (by June 30, 2017), must get a favorable recommendation from their local ministry leader and be committed to their local campus ministry, teen ministry and/or congregation to be accepted.

Application Deadlines:

To be considered for participation in HFKLA you must submit an application. Applications will be available on   November 15th. Application will close when Tracks are full.

Fundraising Deadlines:
$300 deposit is due when you receive your acceptance
Final $1200 is due by June 1, 2017 for Track 1 & July 1, 2017 for Track 2.

The fundraising expectation of $1500 does NOT include airfare; this fee does include all meals, lodging, local transportation, activities etc during your time on HFKLA. The $300 deposit becomes non-refundable at the point of acceptance; should your application be rejected, the deposit will be fully refunded.

International Applicants are encouraged to apply!  HFK has a limited amount of scholarship funds available. To apply for scholarship funds, please email Marcy Lindenmuth at hopeforkidsinfo@gmail.com.

Once accepted, all HFKLA participants will be required to complete an online application to stay on property at Camp Hope for Kids. The application includes all medical information and waivers.

To apply for the HFKLA, please complete the online application form below. Fields marked with an * are required.

If you do NOT receive an application confirmation message when you submit your application, please email Hope for Kids at hopeforkidsinfo@gmail.com.

If you have any questions, please email Marcy Lindenmuth at hopeforkidsinfo@gmail.com.

Click this link to APPLY: 2017 Hope for Kids Leadership Academy APPLICATION 

 

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