The Triangle Nonprofit & Volunteer Leadership Center

Civic Engagement Leadership Institute

A Leadership & Community Service Camp for High School Students

A Program of The Triangle Nonprofit & Volunteer Leadership Center

July 22-26, 2024 | 9 AM -4PM (Presentations on Friday from 4-5PM) 

The Civic Engagement Leadership Institute (CELI) is an intensive summer enrichment experience that empowers high school students to impact Triangle communities through socially conscious thought and action.

Thank you to Duke Corporate Education
for being our 2022 & 2023 Facility Sponsor!

What do students do at CELI?

By exploring the root causes of social issues, working with nonprofit agencies, and formulating service projects, students will develop a combination of knowledge, skills, values, and motivation to help shape the future of the Triangle and beyond.

The session location has not been finalized, but will be held in Durham. 

CELI Information




Fees & Assistance


Cancellation/ Refunds

COVID-19 Safety

Contact Us

The Institute will be offered in person. However, if conditions
change, the camps will be offered on a virtual platform.
All students attending will need proof of vaccination.

Check out some photos from past years of Civic Engagement Leadership Institute!


Phone: 919-321-6943

Or email Destiny Butler, Volunteer Services Manager. 

register today

Student Summer


Spend this summer developing leadership skills, giving back to the community, and building friendships, all while earning 35 community service hours in a week.

Join us in celebrating our community volunteers

Attend the May 8, 2023 Governor's Volunteer Service Award & Key Volunteer of the Year Luncheon

RSVP by reserving tickets by May 1!