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LYLE Program

Lutheran Youth Leadership Experience (LYLE)
Explore a deeper level of faith, and put it into action!
Non-Lutheran are welcome!

The Lutheran Youth Leadership Experience is program that combines leadership skills, development, service, and each individual’s God-given gifts and interests. In the context of camp, LYLE’s experience challenging, experiential learning sessions designed to help them develop useful skills that will empower them as leaders.

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.

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

Completed Grades 8-11
Discover your leadership gifts and take your faith deeper! Explore how you can be a leader in your daily life.  Be ready for a life-changing camp experience different than any you have had before!  You can choose to be in this one week program at either Ebert Ranch, Camp Chrysalis or Beach Camp in Corpus Christi.
Cost: $575

LYLE 1 Information

Completed Grades 9-11
Explore and practice your leadership skills! Reach beyond yourself as you learn peer ministry and discover the social and spiritual leadership skills that make it possible. Start off with a week at Ebert Ranch and then finish with a week at Chrysalis!  No previous LYLE experience needed. 
Cost: $875

LYLE II Information

Completed Grades 10-11 – Previous LYLE Experience and Application Required
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 follow along with the onsite curriculum, while the second and third weeks will have a curriculum that will teach campers how to use their leadership skills with other campers.  LYLE III campers will have a chance to shadow staff members in various jobs at both Camp Chrysalis and Ebert Ranch during the day for the second and third weeks of camp, but will process their experience with their own group at night.
Cost: $1,075 (3 weeks), $875 (2 weeks)
Application Deadline: March 1, 2021

LYLE III Information

LYLE III Application
LYLE III Reference
LYLE III Leadership Project

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