“As our son was packing, we told him this was a trip of a lifetime, and it did not disappoint! It will be exciting to see what you have sparked in them as they grow and mature.  We are grateful for the leadership you are encouraging in our son.”Parent of Academy Student

7 Day Expedition A Life-Changing Experience


One-timeThe StandWatch Academy expedition fee includes all airfare, ground transportation, breakfast and evening meals, park entrances, hotels, and activity fees for an entire leadership retreat. The leadership lessons, travel experiences, and academic knowledge the students gain provides a once-in-a-lifetime experience.  Students come home with new communication strategies, improved leadership abilities, entrepreneurial skills, a renewed appreciation for America’s greatness, and a keen awareness of themselves and others.

Start the process by applying online today.  You will need a Google account to access our Google Forms application.  If you have questions, please email us at zac@standwatch.org.

Eligibility for Youth Programs

The academy is open to both boys and girls between the ages of 15 and 18 years-old. Students should be enrolled in high-school, homeschooled, or be working towards a GED.  Each prospective student must complete an initial application to be accepted into the program. We will interview each applicant to make sure they are committed to completing the course. Special consideration will be given to students interested in developing ways to promote civic engagement, entrepreneurship, and finding faith-based approaches to today’s social challenges. We also have a specific number of slots available for certain at-risk populations. Apply today at no cost.  Once we have reviewed your application, we will send you all the information on our upcoming classes.  This is the beginning of something awesome.