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Alabama Crimson Tide Youth Programs

LEAP July Camp Application

Location Tuscaloosa, AL
Event Date(s) Jul 15, 2024 to Jul 19, 2024
Registration Closed On Mar 5, 2024 12:00am CST
This event closed on Mar 5, 2024 at 12:00am CST.

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Event Description


Leaders Exploring Academic Possibilities (LEAP) iis a summer program for rising high school freshmen hosted by UA Early College at The University of Alabama. Students who meet the criteria must submit an application and be extended an invitation to participate in a camp session.
LEAP consists of five days of academic, leadership, and service exploration. Rising high school freshmen will participate in team-building exercises, University of Alabama college activities, and Tuscaloosa community service opportunities.
The LEAP 2024 application will open on January 1st and close on March 1st. Students will be notified by March 8, 2024 regarding their acceptance into the program.

GRADES: Rising Freshman in High School (8th grade graduates in summer 2024)

Each camp is limited to 60 student participants

In order to accommodate the needs of students and families, the five-day LEAP camp will be held during two separate weeks. Students will choose one camp in which to participate.
LEAP Camp 2 | Monday, July 15 - Friday, July 19, 2024 | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: The University of Alabama campus and various community service areas in Tuscaloosa

Program Cost: $300

  • Cost includes materials, UA campus activities, community service activities, lunch, supplies, LEAP T-shirt, closing ceremony attendance and certificate.


  • All completed LEAP application packets (application and references) will be reviewed by the UA Early College LEAP Committee once the application closes. Due to each camp being limited to 60 participants, not all applicants will be extended an invitation to participate in a camp session.

  • Once final selections are made, invitations will be extended. Students must accept their invitation to participate, as well as attend a required orientation session with their parent/guardian.

  • No money is due until a student has been accepted into LEAP. Specific details and payment deadlines will be communicated to those students who accept their invitation to participate.

For additional information or questions about the LEAP program, email leap@ua.edu or call 205-348-7083.