Leadership Lab

Leadership Lab

LEADERSHIP LAB FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS!   Applications are now open!  Use this link to obtain more information and to apply!  


Leadership Lab is a gamified Christian Leadership experiment for high school students in the Great Plains Conference. High school students engage in a web of relationships, resourcing, and experiences that culminate in eligibility for a triennial trip to the Holy Land with other students, their mentors, and the key conference leaders. Eligibility is determined by completing the Leadership Lab curriculum.

Requirements for Leadership Lab 2022

  • High school student
  • Active member in local United Methodist Church
  • Sponsored by a leader in their local church – Student must invite mentor to serve in this capacity prior to application
  • Completed the application process
  • Commitment to attending:
    • Annual Opening Retreat (first weekend in August; location TBD; planning for in-person, reserve the right to pivot to virtual if necessary)
    • Annual Conference Gathering (date and location TBD; typically end of May/early June)
    • Quarterly Regional Team meetings (dates and location TBD together with teammates)
    • Regular meetings with local mentor (dates and location TBD together with mentor)
  • Commitment to complete Leadership Lab curriculum

Holy Land Trip TBD. Projected Year: 2024 

Please talk to Jenny Meyer if you have any questions.