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Global Leadership Academy UK

Run by Powerful Youth

About this Overnight Camp

  • Overnight Camp
  • Age 14 - 18 (Coed)
  • Specialized in Leadership Training and Empowerment—offers 30 activities
  • 4 session dates to choose from
  • Cost starting from $3,380
  • Busing not available
  • Special needs support not available  

This camp is designed to build the following character traits:

  • Interpersonal skills: With core themes of collaboration and communication, many hands-on activities and projects are centered around developing these skills. Participants also develop cross-cultural interpersonal skills in our international environment.
  • Courage: By creating a safe, supportive environment, participants are encouraged to go beyond their comfort zone with new experiences, new people, and new challenges! We provide personalized support for each participant so they can develop their confidence in the ways important to them.

We know that all youth are powerful. However, they often lack the leadership skills and confidence necessary to be effective leaders of their own future success. Participants develop these skills during our award-winning program in a supportive, international environment through an experiential learning approach that prioritizes hands-on learning, personalized attention, and community building. The Global Leadership Academy is an opportunity for teens from around the world to come together and develop valuable skills so they can create the future they want to see for themselves and others!

Youth will work towards developing their leadership skills so they can enact real positive change. Community service and group service projects help participants gain the skills, experience, and confidence to be leaders, and then they will have the opportunity to develop and present their own leadership projects to put into action in their community once they return home. The program is packed with hands-on activities, team challenges, fascinating field trips, historical tourism activities, inspirational guest speakers, and new experiences in Bury Saint Edmunds, Cambridge, and beyond! 

The program tuition includes all accommodation, meals, program materials, and activity costs as well as health insurance and airport pick-up/drop-off. We also include 6 months of post-program coaching online to ensure youth continue the personal development they committed to during the program.

Program Options (2 weeks/3 weeks)

How long would you like to spend with us this summer?

GLA: Our award-winning 2-week leadership program is held at Brookes UK in the Bury Saint Edmunds area (near Cambridge) and includes local day trips and exploring.

GLA + Best of England Tour: This 3-week package is designed for our participants visiting England for the first time! Combine 2-week GLA with extra time spent with your new friends exploring the region more deeply and seeing top tourist attractions. Includes 3 nights in London!

What makes Powerful Youth’s Global Leadership Academies so unique and valuable for youth from around the world?

  • Combine the best of an international experience, summer camp, pre-university program, and leadership academy all into ONE program!
  • Youth work & learn in entrepreneurial teams with other students from across the world
  • Earn a certificate that details 60+ hours of leadership training, community impact, and overall accomplishments during the program
  • Potentially earn course credit or approved service hours for requirements such as: International Baccalaureate CAS, National Honor Society, Duke of Edinburgh Award, and more
  • Develop time management and planning tools to lead real service projects
  • Experience-based learning open to both local and international students
  • Each participant is offered 6 months of post-program leadership coaching
  • 5:1 staff-to-student ratio
  • Student scholarships and financial aid are available
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Session Dates and Rates

Jul 09 - 27. '23
Flempton Road

40 campers
Jul 14 - 27. '23
Flempton Road

40 campers
Jul 30 - Aug 12. '23
Flempton Road

40 campers
Jul 30 - Aug 17. '23
Flempton Road

40 campers


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