Youth Program

     What we do

YLSS provides selected high school students with experiential learning opportunities to help develop their leadership skills and learn more about their community.


Applications for the Class of 2024 will be available online in early January. We’re excited to welcome the new Class of 2023. Thank you for your interest in YLSS.

      Got Questions?

How do I become a member of YLSS? How much time does it take? When will YLSS meet? Is there an attendance policy? What is the cost to participate?

Youth Leadership Sandy Springs is a unique opportunity for high school students.


business, civic and government leaders work with YLSS students each year.


students recruited from 14 area high schools since 2011.