June 28th, 2024

Youth Leadership Summit

Youth Leadership Summit (YLS) is for middle and high school student leaders who want to see and affect change in their community.

The information below and the associated form are the first steps in the registration process.

Youth Group Registration

Registration for 2024 is now closed.

Thank you for your interest in the Youth Leadership Summit. We are at capacity.  To be added to the waitlist email dforeman@indianablackexpo.com

Thank you for your interest in the Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration Youth Leadership Summit (YLS).  Here’s what you need to know.

Group Information:

  • The organization’s group can not exceed 16 students and 2 chaperones.
  • Groups must arrange for their own transportation.
  • Groups must pay for their own parking.
  • No outside non-registered guests are permitted during the weekend.
  • There is absolutely no tobacco, alcohol or vaping allowed during the weekend.

Student Information:

  • Open only to students entering 6th to 12th grade.
  • An individual registration form must be filled out for each student, signed by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Students under 18 at the time of registration must also have a parent or legal guardian fill out a “Parental Permission” form.

Chaperone Information:

  • There must be one chaperone for up to eight (8) students,. Two chaperones are required if a group has more than eight (+8) students.
  • Chaperones must be a minimum age of 25 years old.
  • Chaperones must remain on site all weekend.
  • Chaperones must pass a background check.

Please use the form below to register your students. The cost is $50.00 per group of eight students or a portion thereof. A maximum of 16 students can be registered by any one organization.

After submission, additional information and forms will be sent to the representative’s email provided for the completion of the registration process.