Located 15 minutes outside of Washington DC at George Washington's famed Mount Vernon and headquartered in the beautiful Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington. Participants are immersed in the world that has been inspiring leaders for over 160 years.
Gain exclusive access to private areas of the library and the estate rarely open to the general public.
Go behind the scenes to discover the hidden gems and storied past of Washington's beloved home.
Participate in hands-on activities that will both broaden and deepen your understanding of Washington.
The iconic Mount Vernon Estate offers participants a full range of unique and unforgettable opportunities. Participants can enjoy receptions on the mansion piazza, private candlelight tours, catered dinners throughout the historic grounds, specialized tours, and enlightening interactions with nationally-recognized historians. All dining, lodging, and transportation arrangements can be made in advance by the George Washington Leadership Institute staff.
The George Washington Leadership Institute offers additional programming that will take you to historic sites throughout the mid-Atlantic. These immersive programs are led by true military historians who focus on the compelling actions, stories, and personalities that have made these places significant leadership lessons from American history. These programs can run for one day or multiple days depending on the organization's objectives and schedules.
The George Washington Leadership Experience is a program exclusively designed for college students and provides an exciting opportunity to examine the character and leadership of our nation's first president, George Washington.
Developed with experienced student affairs professionals and tailored exclusively to fit the needs of today’s college students, our programming offers students the opportunity to think of leadership development in a new and creative way.
Executives, managers, and staff from organizations across the country have come through the Leadership Institute. They have all left enlightened, energized, and inspired.