To engage young adults of the Stare of South Carolina in the art of leadership in helping them develop and enhance those skills necessary to excel in their future endeavors.
The South Carolina Youth Leadership Conference, a non-profit, 501(c) 3 organization, is designed to provide an initial program on the fundamentals of personal leadership with ongoing follow up to those who complete the session. The program seeks to bring together one sophomore from each high school in the State of SC for a 4-day Conference each spring at the University of SC Beaufort's Hilton Head Gateway Campus and at Clemson University. Students are normally selected by their school principal and/or guidance counselor based on the administrators' judgement in identifying those students with strong leadership potential and do not necessarily need to be considered among the "brightest" or be a "career oriented" student. The SCYLC is in it's 4th year, growing and on a path to make a difference in the lives of nearly 400 young adults this year.