Adele H. Stamp Student Union - Center for Campus Life

What is Maryland Leadership Conference?

The Maryland Leadership Conference is a developmental weekend-long experience for intermediate leaders. Designed to enhance your group leadership skills and provide networking opportunities with fellow leaders at UMD, this off-campus retreat will develop participants efficacy in leading others through their formal and informal leadership roles.

Still wondering if MLC is right for you? Here's some more information to help you make your decision!

Who should attend MLC?

  • Student organization leaders (or those who hope to be student org leaders!)
  • Any current UMD student, graduate or undergraduate, interested in getting more engaged in leadership
  • Students who want to reflect on their own leadership within a group

How do I benefit from attending MLC?

  • Create meaningful relationships and networks with driven individuals
  • Engaging hands-on activities with real world applications
  • Gain experience and leadership to demonstrate in professional and academic settings


Here are the basics of what you need to know!

Dates: Saturday, November 9-Sunday, November 10. The bus will depart campus at roughly 8:30 a.m. and return to campus the next day at 4:30 p.m.

Location: MLC is located off campus at YMCA Camp Letts, 40 minutes away from UMD. Transportation is provided, and you are expected to stay the entire weekend.

Cost: $25 gets you five meals, a free t-shirt, transportation to and from Camp Letts, and a weekend of fun and learning. Don't let the cost deter you, though - there are numerous sponsorships available. We recommend reaching out to a department you work for on campus or a student organization that you're involved with to see if they would be willing to sponsor you. If cost is an issue, please reach out via email or Facebook message so we can help.

What do I need to bring? A detailed packing list will be sent the week prior to the conference, but  you will need a sleeping bag or linens, clothing, and toiletries. We will be staying in heated cabins.


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