The application period for the 2020-21 class is now open.

If you are interested in applying, please download, complete and send an application by Monday, June 15, 2020. Please note that the Principal's signature is no longer a requirement. Your application can be scanned and emailed to or sent via regular mail to: P.O. Box 1491, Bradenton, FL 34206-1491

Applicant requirements:

  1. Must be a high school sophomore to apply and a high school junior at the time of participation.
  2. Must have a minimum 2.5 unweighted GPA.
  3. Must attend a mandatory Orientation in September and all program days. (Missing more than one program day may result in being ineligible to complete the program.)
  4. Complete an application.

Required Forms After Program Acceptance:

The following forms need to be completed upon acceptance into the program:

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General Notes:

You MUST attend one Teen Court session prior to Government & Law Enforcement Day. Click here for more information.

NOTE: The program day schedules posted may be for last year's program and are only posted here as an example.

  1. Dates and schedules are subject to change. Always check Website and Facebook Events for latest updates.
  2. Download the JLM application form. Please note that the Principal's signature is no longer a requirement.

Contact Information:

Junior Leadership Manatee
P.O. Box 1491
Bradenton, FL 34206-1491