There are two types of MOWW Huntsville YLC participant slots:

1) Slots not pre-assigned to a specific student. These are open to students relatively local

 to Madison County and the surrounding area, and are covered by the Huntsville Alabama MOWW

 Patriotic Education Foundation (PEF) locally funded by donations from businesses,

 organizations and private donors of the local area.

2) Contract slots designated for a specific student by a sponsoring organization.

Deadline for receipt of completed/signed application packets

(Plan ahead to meet deadline(s) regardless of holidays and Fall Break)

STUDENTS (1st timers)

20 September 2019: For PEF covered slots initially allocated as reserved for our area schools

18 October 2019: For ALL slots, contract and non-contract, available and open after 1st deadline

After the 9/20/2019 deadline, reserved allocation for locally covered slots through PE

 Foundation expires and the remaining vacant slots not set aside for contract will be filled

 with students in the local area in order of receipt or receipt groupings of applications satisfying eligibility


(Huntsville YLC Committee will resolve ties for non-contract slots and give preference to earlier sent applications satisfying

eligibility criteria).



(Open only to MOWW Huntsville YLC Graduates)

1 September 2019 ALL POSITIONS (Executives, Unit Leaders (Division, Team) & Assistants)

Most of the staff members (Program Director  through Unit Leaders) have been selected and all staff members will

have been selected by mid August.  They influence the development of the YLC as well as prepare and train

 to run the YLC.  The staff meets 3 hours per week on Sunday for up to 11 weekends to fully prepare and train

for the YLC. Members in the top 7 positions develop and perfect a presentation on the YLC or its focus

 areas and present that presentation at the YLC and must commit to working more hours than those of the meetings.


Contract Slot -- paid by an organization directly sponsoring a student

The sponsoring organization for a particular student is responsible for the student's application and tuition for

 the YLC, transportation to and from the YLC, and coordination with the student's school and parents

or guardian.  The organization directly selects the students to be sponsored, submits applications with tuition

 payment and provides for the student's transportation.

Cost is $325.00 per student  (includes room, board, educational materials & scheduled activities)

Sponsoring Adults Attending with Students

$50.00 per adult sponsor attending (room and board if at Space Camp & educational materials)

(Cost is waived for those assisting the YLC as mentors and/or chaperones)

Adults are responsible for their own lodging if not at lodging at Space Camp

Total payment to be sent with the completed application for each student sponsored by contract and for each

attending adult.

Check is to be payable to HSV AL MOWW PEF, Inc
(Our Patriotic Education Foundation (PEF) is a qualified, licensed 501c(3) organization)



Student slots, funded by local donors through our PEF, are managed by the MOWW Huntsville Chapter.  These

 slots are available to students via official YLC participation invitation to high schools and/or subsequent coordination

with school officials.  Student participation must be subsequently approved by an appropriate school official and accepted by


Are you eligible to participate in the YLC?

See the Participant eligibility page for criteria


Application information and access follows:

Student Application Form

(click to download)

(3 pages)

Medical Form required too.

Medical Form

(2 pages)

(click to download)

Student Staff Packet

(Click to download)

Medical Form required too.

Adult Form

(Click to download)




Signature(s) Required

Applicant (Section if Student)

Student Applicant

Student Applicant for Staff

Adult Applicant(s)

Parental/Guardian Section

Authorizing Student Attendance

Generic statement of student’s well being

and that medical form with application

Release of liability except gross negligence

Release of audio, visual & written material

Parent / Guardian (one signature)




Not Applicable

School Official Section

Coordinating School Official

Medical Form

(Immunization & medical details)

Consent for Medical Treatment



Parent / Guardian (one signature)

18 years of age or older

Adult/Minor Guidelines

Not Applicable

Student Applicant for Staff

Must also have Youth Protection Certification

Each Adult

Must also have Youth Protection Certification


Submittal of Application packet (includes Medical Form)

Must be sent to the application mailing address by:

Coordinating school official if for a school in Alabama

Organization Sponsoring the student(s) if school not in Alabama

Application Mailing Address

MOWW, MG Joe Wheeler (Huntsville) Chapter 202,

Attn: YLC Application – LtCol Dave Dunlap

P.O. Box 11, Somerville, AL 35670

Contacts for information about applications and the YLC in general are:


LtCol (USAF, Ret) Dave Dunlap, MOWW Huntsville YLC Director, (256) 651-1983

COL (USA, Ret) Mike Roddy,, HSV AL MOWW PEF Treasurer, (256) 679-2062

LTC (USA) Eugene Thurman, Huntsville MOWW Chapter Commander

(256) 426-5508