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National Environmental Summit Application

To apply for the National Environmental Summit for High School Students, please submit the information form below and a nonrefundable $15 application fee as soon as possible to indicate your interest and reserve a place at the Summit. You will also need to submit one recommendation from a guidance counselor or teacher.  You will find the downloadable form below the application. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us at RedesigningOurFuture@gmail.com or by phone at 704-637-4791.

 

The student portion of the Summit tuition is $490. Apply by May 1st for a $90 discount. This covers most of the cost of meals and lodging for the 5-day/4-night Summit. The generous contributions of our sponsors help us to meet the remaining costs of staffing, programming, speakers, etc. A shuttle to and from Charlotte-Douglas Airport and the Salisbury Train Depot will be provided. All other transportation costs are the responsibility of the student.

 

IMPORTANT: You will be notified by email of your acceptance to the Summit once your application materials and fee have been received and reviewed by our Acceptance Committee. Deposit is due within 15 days of the acceptance email being sent. (Your deposit is refundable before June 1.) Additional health and permission forms will be emailed to you and need to be returned as soon as possible. Please note that proof of a current (within a year of July 10) physical is required in order to attend the Summit. FINAL PAYMENT is due Friday, July 4th. A limited amount of funds is available for Financial Assistance.

 

Last day to apply: July 1st

Step 1:

Personal Information

Complete this step by May 1st for a $90 early Application discount.

If homeschooled, please enter "homeschooled" in the Name of High School field and use your home address.
All participants in Redesigning Our Future must be 14-17 years of age by the time of the Summit.

Step 2:

Recommendation Form

Letters of recommendation must be written by the applicant’s teacher, guidance counselor, or school administrator, who is familiar with that applicant’s academic performance and character.

 

 Applicants who are homeschooled must provide a letter of recommendation from someone other than an immediate family member, who can address the above criteria.

 

To the Recommender

Please complete this form and save it with the applicant’s last and first names as Summit_Recommendation_lastname_firstname.doc and email it to redesigningourfuture@gmail.com.

Step 3

Physical Examination Form

This examination must be completed and signed by a licensed physician, his authorized agent currently approved by the N. C. Board of Medical Examiners (or a comparable board from other states), a certified nurse practitioner, or a public health nurse meeting DHHS standards. The exam must have been taken within a year of July 7th, 2020.

Step 4 (Optional)

Financial Assistance Request Form

Financial aid will be made available to selected applicants until such funds are exhausted.  Would you like to be considered for assistance?

 

To the Parent or Guardian

Please complete this form and save it with the applicant’s last and first names as Summit_FinancialRequest_lastname_firstname.doc and email it to redesigningourfuture@gmail.com

Step 5: 

Payment

Deposit is due within 15 days of the acceptance email being sent.

 

FINAL PAYMENT is due Friday, July 4th. A limited amount of funds is available for Financial Assistance.