National Leadership Challenge Weekend

Dates: March 22-24, 2024

Meets: F, Sa and Su from 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Registration Fee: $149.00

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

National Leadership Challenge Weekend is designed for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors. This weekend of high adventure activities is designed to introduce prospects to what cadet life is like at UNG.  Participants will participate in small groups and have cadet mentors throughout the weekend activities.

PLEASE NOTE: All correspondence will be via e-mail, please use a valid email address.

Program fee is non-refundable but may be transferred to a future NLC session.


Day One: Friday

1400-1700: Report for in-processing at Military Leadership Center (MLC)

1800: Parents Brief at MLC

2100: Legacy of Gold Ceremony

Day Two: Saturday

0800-1200: Rappelling and Rope Bridges at Camp Frank D. Merrill

1200-UTC: Obstacle Courses at Pine Valley

Day Three: Sunday

0830-1000: Exit surveys for Young Americans at Hoag Auditorium

1000-1100: Out-processing and Departure at MLC


NOTE: Once your payment is processed please click the below link to complete your National Leadership Challange registration paperwork.  All paperwork must be completed prior to attendance.

These forms are available at:

NOTE for Parents: Your student may travel to and from NLC Weekend without you. If you decide to accompany your student, you are invited to attend a presentation by the Director of Cadet Admissions on NLC Weekend to learn about programs and opportunities available for Cadets at the University of North Georgia. This includes admissions standards, cost to attend, and scholarships and other means to pay for college. The presentation will take place in the Pennington Military Leadership Center (same place as NLC Weekend check-in) at 1800 hrs (6 PM) on Friday night.

Fee: $149.00

Date Day Time Location
03/22/2024Friday2 PM to 10 PM Dahlonega-Military Leadership Center
03/23/2024Saturday2 PM to 10 PM Dahlonega-Military Leadership Center
03/24/2024Sunday2 PM to 10 PM Dahlonega-Military Leadership Center


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