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Global Youth Academy

We regret to announce that the Global Youth Leadership Academy 2020 was canceled due to COVID-19 happening around the world.

We look forward seeing you in summer 2021.

Experience American college life this summer at A-State’s Global Youth Academy: a 2 ½ -week residential on-campus experience for students age 13 and to 18, that includes Business Communications/Writing, Multimedia, and Photography classes taught by instruction from A-State professors.  Plus enjoy opportunities for participation in sports, the arts, shopping, weekend trips and fun.

2020 Global Youth Leadership Academy

July Session Dates July 14, 2020 - July 31, 2020 Brochure
Application Deadline: May 1, 2020

Online Application- Global Youth Academy

Daily Schedule Example

7:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 - 11:30 a.m. Multimedia/Photography
11:30 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Business Communications/Writing for College
3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Transition
5:00 p.m. Dinner
7:00 p.m. Activities/Shopping
9:00 p.m. Free Time
10:00 p.m. Sleep


Certain risks of personal physical injury, property damage or other losses exist with respect to participation in camps, clinics, and workshops. Participants must assume all risks of any such personal injuries, property damages, or other losses that participant may sustain as a result of participation in said events.  Arkansas State University does not assume responsibility for payment of ambulance services, emergency room fees, prescriptions, or any other medical treatment.