SkyLine Membership Corporation is a local sponsor of the N.C. Cooperative Leadership Camp, a five-day leadership development program held in June of each year at White Lake, N.C. Sponsored by the Cooperative Council of North Carolina and member cooperatives from across the state, the conference features workshops, speakers, recreation and small group sessions that center around the cooperative way of doing business. The conference also features traditional camp activities along with leadership development and fellowship opportunities for young people.
The annual event is held in June and participants are eligible to apply for a $1,000 college scholarship. By the close of the five-day program, four outstanding participants will be selected to represent North Carolina at the National Institute on Cooperative Education (NICE), which is held in a university setting each July.
Rising high school sophomores, juniors or seniors whose parents subscribe to telephone service through SkyLine or SkyBest can apply for the conference sponsorships. (Applicants must be must be at least 15 years old at the time of the Conference.) Up to 10 students will be selected to attend.
This year’s event will be held from June 19-23, 2016, at White Lake. The National Institute on Cooperative Education (NICE) is scheduled from July 23-27, at Virginia Tech University in Blacksburg, Virginia.
Applications will be available at area high school guidance departments and at all Skyline Customer Centers in March 2016. For more information, please contact Karen Powell, Public Relations Administrator, at 1-800-759-2226.