Academic Engagement. Leadership. Community Connections.

Wyman has helped me find my voice and encouraged me to participate in new opportunities. – Dominique, Wyman Leaders teen

Teens enter Wyman Leaders the summer before ninth grade at a pivotal time in their education and lives.

They finish the program as adults in their early 20s, four years after high school graduation.

What happens during that journey?

They climb.

They explore.

They connect.

They grow – as students, leaders, and individuals.

Wyman Leaders develop life and leadership skills, enter and complete college and career education programs, and create strong community connections. They participate in immersive camp experiences, individualized coaching, postsecondary tours, and enrichment opportunities.

So, who are Wyman Leaders?

Wyman Leaders are…


100% graduate from high school on time.


Exploring educational opportunities and planning for the careers they want.


Receiving coaching for the transition to high school and then to higher education.


Participating in intensive summer and school-year leadership experiences, and taking on leadership roles in their schools and communities.


Coming back to camp as college students to mentor younger teens entering the Wyman Leaders program.

Annually, Wyman’s trained youth professionals support more than 300 students through this impactful nine-year program.

Research shows Wyman Leaders works.

100% of Wyman Leaders graduate from high school on time.

87% of the Class of 2023 teens enrolled in a postsecondary education or training option during the fall of 2023.

Research on the long-term impact of Wyman Leaders for 500 alumni shows that participants enroll in and complete postsecondary education at rates that exceed youth with similar socioeconomic backgrounds.

Wyman Leaders continue their leadership, long after graduation. Ask around – there may be a Wyman Leader making a difference right now in your company or community!


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More about Wyman Leaders

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Want more information about Wyman Leaders? Contact Tamara Taylor, Wyman Leaders Director.

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