Central Wisconsin High School Leadership Program - Application Process

Who We Are Looking For:

High school students from DC Everest Senior High, Newman High School, Wausau West High School, Wausau East High School, Marathon High School, Mosinee High School, and Northland Lutheran High School.

Participants should:

  • Have an interest in sharing their talents and leadership through participation in extra-curricular, volunteer, or community activities.
  • Have the ability to set and attain goals as demonstrated by school/community involvement.
  • Represent a cross-section of participants with a wide variety of talents and experiences as well as ethnic, minority, and gender diversity.

Referral Process:

High school students who have leadership potential are recommended to the program by the school district in the spring of each school year. Students may also refer themselves. Application forms are available during the summer.

How To Apply:

If interested please click here to apply online.
Or click here to download and print the application.
To apply for the program, please complete an application form.
The application must be completed and submitted by August 1.
Up to fifty students will be selected.


The cost of the program is $250. Tuition covers the cost of YMCA Camp Manito-wish, meals, and materials. Scholarships will be provided to any student who may qualify based on financial reasons.


Central Wisconsin High School Leadership Program
625 Stewart Avenue
Wausau, WI 54401



Central Wisconsin Leadership Contacts:

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