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The King Center

The King Center

  • Educational Partners

The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) is proud to partner with The King Center to offer our members the opportunity to participate in their annual CampNow Summer Youth Leadership Academy.


What is CampNow Leadership Academy?

The Academy prepares its participants to be influential leaders and change agents for their schools, communities, and the world using the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The first week of the Academy is devoted to the delivery of content through interactive modules and small group facilitation. The second week is dedicated to the application of Nonviolence365® through technology.

The two week camp includes:

  • A civil rights tour of Alabama
  • Small group facilitation
  • Interactive modules
  • Learning to code
  • Creating nonviolent video games & apps
  • Producing short films and music videos
  • Learning to utilize Dr. King’s principles to combat bullying
  • A 12 month follow-up plan with monthly in-person and virtual meetings

All students ages 13-18 who are in good academic standing are eligible to apply. The camp will take place June 17-28, 2019 at The King Center in downtown Atlanta, GA*. The cost to attend is $350 and includes daily breakfast, lunch, and snacks as well as a civil rights tour to Alabama and other historic sites. Scholarships are available.

*All participants are responsible for any transportation and/or accommodations needed.