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June 13-16, 2022

The Elevate—Empower summer camp will be a sampling of Taylor’s best academic and vocational pursuits, all in a camp-like atmosphere.

2022 Camp sample career topics:

  • Health sciences
  • Journalism and communications
  • Social work
  • Ministry
  • Education

College professors and Taylor students provide training, networking and support for a fun, four-day vocational exploration camp designed specifically for Elevate. Elevate—Empower exists to gather young people showing promise for leadership. Together they will engage distinct careers, experience Scripture engagement, encounter contemporary challenges experientially, and explore their future vocation.

Benefits of Elevate—Empower:

  • Be developed as an emerging leader.
  • Explore careers with leaders and professors in those fields.
  • Experience a college campus, current students, and professors.
  • Complete preliminary application and interview to Taylor.
  • Spend time with your mentors from Elevate.
  • See every action and career in the light of “life as mission.”
  • Accelerate your growth as you pursue service and leadership.
  • Gain access to significant scholarship opportunities.

Elevate—Empower Summer Program

Explore: Each day will include exposure to various academic and career trajectories including discussion and fun. In the mornings, students will participate in experiences led by professors focusing on exposure to specific academic majors and career options.

Encounter: The afternoons and evening will have a high energy camp-like atmosphere that will focus on community building, leadership team development, and Christian practices.

Engage: Empower will equip mentors and mentees to facilitate learning and ongoing conversations outside the camp. Mentors receive resources and training to help their teens take next steps.

Monday, June 13 Tuesday, June 14 & Wednesday, June 15 Thursday, June 16

Arrive by 5 pm for dinner

  • Scripture Engagement Session
  • Student Life Activities with all camps
  • Devotions with all camps
  • Breakfast
  • Session #1
  • Lunch
  • Session #2
  • Session #3
  • Dinner
  • Scripture Engagement
  • Student Life Activities with all camps
  • Devotions with all camps
  • Breakfast
  • Session #4
  • Lunch (optional)
  • Depart

Elevate—Empower Details

Each teen will participate in 4 days of programming, June 13-16, 2022, on the Taylor University campus. Each participant will receive books, full room and board, fun, engagement with college professors, direct conversations about their vocational direction, and a once in their life experience!

Contact Us

Contact Empower with any questions.