Unleash Your Potential

Explore how you are uniquely designed, your purpose, your personal leadership style, how these things might translate into a career, and how you can make a difference in the world around you.

Through activities, assessments, and self-discovery, you will gain hands-on experience learning how you can make a difference. You will discover your strengths, clarify your values and explore your passions. You will meet with and learn from people involved in the fields of public service, government and community development. Speakers will share their insight on the power of leadership and serving others. 

Event Information


  • High school students (anyone entering 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade as well as those graduating 12th grade).


  • Sunday, June 21st through Friday, June 26th.
  • Check-in is on Sunday 2-4 p.m.
  • Friday at 1 p.m., families are invited back to a “Week in Review”. Each camp will showcase their accomplishments. Campers will be dismissed following their program.


Indiana Wesleyan University
4201 S. Washington St.
Marion, Indiana  46953


Registration Cost: $435
  • Base Cost - $375
  • Registration Fee (non-refundable) - $50
  • Personal Profile Assessment Fee - $10

  • Cost includes resident hall lodging, three meals a day, snacks, and all major aspects of the camp. Our dining hall has many options for those with food allergies. However, we encourage you to bring appropriate snacks since not all snack options will meet all dietary needs.
  • Note: The $50 non-refundable registration fee is due at the time of registration. No student will be considered registered until they have submitted this fee. The balance of tuition and fees is due by May 31, 2021. Any registrations after June 1, 2021, will incur an additional $50 late registration fee.


What to Bring

  • Great attitude
  • Open heart to the Lord
  • Excitement to learn
  • Desire to make new friends

and in your suitcase…

  • Bible
  • Pen/Notebook
  • Personal items
  • Comfortable, casual clothes and shoes
  • Money for snacks or campus store (optional)
  • Umbrella (optional)

*Campers will have access to athletic/gym equipment (including a rock-climbing wall). If you would like to use this equipment, please bring the proper attire.

The following will be provided in the dorm rooms:

  • blanket
  • pillow and pillowcase
  • two flat sheets
  • two bath towels
  • a hand towel
  • a washcloth
  • a small bar of soap

Please do NOT bring the following:

Laptops, iPads, and other electronic devices*. Weapons of any kind: e.g. firearms, knives, or pocket knives.

*Cell phones are welcome, but please note they should be silent and out of sight when campers are in rehearsals, class, lessons, etc.

Sample Daily Calendar

7-8 a.m.


8-10 a.m.

Session 1

10-12 p.m.

Session 2

12-1 p.m.


1-3 p.m.

Session 3

3-5 p.m.

Session 4

5-6 p.m.


6-9:30 p.m.

Evening Activities

9:30-10 p.m.



If you have any questions or concerns, please contact The Wildcat Summer Academy at 765-677-2493 or academic.affairs@indwes.edu.

Indiana Wesleyan University
4201 S. Washington St.
Marion, IN 46953