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 are now being accepted. Deadline to apply is March 26, 2023.

We look forward to “meeting” you!

      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.

WestRock, a leading provider of sustainable paper and packaging solutions, is proud to partner with Youth Leadership Sandy Springs to develop emerging leaders for the region’s workforce and long-term vitality of the community, making Sandy Springs a great place to live, work, play and do business.