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LYLE Program

The LYLE Program is a progression of leadership camp experiences to prepare high school students for a lifetime of faith in action. Be ready for a life changing camp experience different than any you have had before.

The Lutheran Youth Leadership Experience (LYLE) program is a leadership development program that combines leadership skills, service, and each young person’s individual God-given gifts and interests. This program provides intensive and challenging hands-on leadership experiences through participation in the camp community and experiential learning sessions. The program is designed for youth that are excited about camp and the community that it brings. We strive to teach youth useful skills and empower them to become an active member of their church and community while still enjoying all of the camp activities that Camp Chrysalis offers.

If you have more questions regarding this program or would like to discuss other possibilities and experiences, please contact Jay Miller, Director of Camp Chrysalis at (830) 257-6340 or e-mail jay@crosstrails.org.

Youth Health Form & Release
2017 LYLE Camper Handbook
2017 Photo & DVD Pre-Order Form

Application process for each program is explained on the forms for each program linked below.

LYLE I
Completed Grades 8-11
Discover your leadership gifts and take your faith deeper! Be ready for a life-changing camp experience different than any you have had before! Non-Lutherans are welcome! You can choose to be in this one week program at either Ebert Ranch or Camp Chrysalis.
Dates: June 11-16 at Camp Chrysalis; July 2-7 at Ebert Ranch; July 9-14 at Camp Chrysalis; July 30-August 4 at Camp Chrysalis
Cost: $425
LYLE I Program Information

LYLE II
Completed Grades 9-11
Explore and practice your leadership skills! Learn to reach beyond yourself as you learn peer ministry. Spend a week at Ebert Ranch and a week at Chrysalis! No previous LYLE experience is needed. Non-Lutherans are welcome!
Dates: June 25-July 7 (starts at Chrysalis, ends at Ebert); July 16-28 (starts at Ebert, ends at Chrysalis)
Cost: $525 (2 weeks)
LYLE II Program Information

LYLE III
Completed Grades 10-11 – Application Required and must have completed LYLE II
Become a leader in your church, community and the world! Review your leadership skills and then help our staff with a group of younger campers. The first week will be based at Chrysalis, and after that you may be at Chrysalis, Ebert, or one of our off-site programs!
Dates: June 18-July 7 (3 week option); June 18-30 (2 week option)
Cost: $625 (3 weeks); $525 (2 weeks)
LYLE III ONLINE Application
LYLE III ONLINE Reference Form
LYLE III Printable Application Packet
LYLE III Printable Reference Form



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