2022 Emerging Leaders' Summit Application
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) is hosting the 2022 Emerging Leaders' Summit in conjunction with A.T. Vista (https://atvista2022.org/), an experience offering over 100 opportunities to experience hikes, workshops, and excursions for those who cherish the future of the Appalachian Trail’s protection, stewardship, and connection of the human spirit. Join the ELS cohort to engage in meaningful experiences, mentorship, and outdoor leadership. 

Apply to be a part of a diverse cohort of leaders, ages 18-35, looking to expand skills and stewardship for the outdoors through connection, action, and expression. Selected participants will receive a scholarship covering lodging, meals, and registration costs.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Only 30 scholarships are available, so get your application in early to ensure your spot! 

Please review criteria for selection here.
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* (Please note: the Emerging Leaders' Summit and scholarship is open to participants ages 18-35)

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