Step 1: Complete the online application.
Step 3: Complete Financial Assistance Form (if applicable).
Step 4: Pay the $25 application fee by clicking HERE.
All of the application materials must be completed and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by or before Friday, April 16, 2021.
January – March 2021:
There will be information sessions for YLB Class XXXV at individual schools as requested. Please ask your school to contact Andrew Zullo at 954-767-8866 or email@example.com if you would like someone to come and talk to current sophomores about the program.
Applications will be reviewed by the YLB Class XXXV Selection Committee. LBF is committed to cultural and economic diversity and considers all students who have demonstrated leadership skills and talents.
April 30, 2021:
An email will be sent to all applicants notifying them of their acceptance status.
May 18, 2021:
Accepted students must attend a mandatory program orientation.
The cost of the program is $800 and covers all program costs including bus transportation and lunch on each of the days. Financial aid is available based on need. A $25 application fee is due at time of submitting the application. If not accepted the $25 application fee will be refunded. Final payment must be paid in full by May 14, 2021.
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Friday, August 13, 2021
Saturday, August 14, 2021
All program days are scheduled from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
Meeting locations will be different each day within Broward County.
Dates and times are subject to change.
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 – Culture, Arts and History Day
Thursday, October 14, 2021 – Government and Education Day
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 – Business and Media Day
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 – Criminal Justice Day
Saturday, January 8, 2022 – Leadership Day
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 – Health & Human Services Day
Friday, March 4, 2022 – Environment Day
Friday, April 1, 2022
Afternoon – Community Project Presentations
Evening – Commencement Ceremony
*MANDATORY – NO EXCEPTIONS
All students are required to participate in a monthly community service project with a small group of YLB classmates outside of YLB days and after school hours. Students can earn up to 30 hours of community service throughout the year.