Apply for a Shelton Challenge for Summer 2017: Registration Information

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 Check out ALL of the 2017 Shelton Challenges:  Dates & Locations

Please apply for a Shelton Challenge by submitting an online application and sending the online reference form to 2 references.

Register for an NC State University or UNC-Charlotte Shelton Challenge:

Apply here:  First-Year Application & Send your 2 references: Reference Form

**As of 5/25/17, we have ONE spot available at NCSU I: June 11-16 and ONE spot available at UNC-C: June 25-30th sessions! Spots fill quickly, so please submit all materials as soon as possible!

*As of 3/28/17, the NCSU 2: July 9-14 session is full. We are still accepting waitlist applications for this session.

*As of 5/3/17, the NCSU 3: July 23-28 session is full. We are still accepting waitlist applications for this session.

Register for the NC State Take II Challenge: Take II Application

*As of 3/2/17, our Take II camp is full with a long waitlist. We are not accepting any additional Take II applications for 2017.

Interested in attending a Shelton Challenge at Methodist, Hampden-Sydney or NC Wesleyan? Please follow their registration steps listed on their websites.

Register for Methodist University: Methodist Registration Info

Register for Hampden-Sydney: HSC Registration Info

Register for NC Wesleyan: NCWC Registration Info


  • Once our office receives the application, deposit, and references, we will process the application within three weeks of that date. The applicant will receive an initial notification letter and an information packet to return to our office. We will continue to communicate with the student up to the program with additional information.
  • There is a $100.00 deposit due with the application. The $100.00 deposit will be deducted from the total cost of the program. Complete payment is due prior to the start of the program.  **As of 5/25/17, please do NOT send a $100 deposit**
  • Please make all checks or money orders payable to “NCSU: Shelton Challenge.” In the memo section, please write the student’s name and camp location. Mail Deposits to: North Carolina State University;  Shelton Leadership Center; Campus Box 7401; Raleigh, NC 27695-7401.
  • NOTE: Our review process takes into consideration the applicant’s answers to the questions asked in the application, what the applicant hopes to gain from the experience, and what the applicant hopes to take back to the community. We also take grade point average and reference comments into consideration .
  • Applying for financial assistance: We are only able to offer financial scholarships to attend the 2017 Shelton Challenge while they are available. Please note your interest on the application.
  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

For questions about the 2017 Shelton Challenge Camp programs, please contact Laura Pittman at 919-515-7115 or