Riverside Military Academy
Summer L.E.A.D. Program

Summer L.E.A.D. 2017: July 9 - August 4
ESL Summer L.E.A.D. 2017: July 9 - August 17


Riverside Military Academy's Summer Leadership Education Adventure Development (L.E.A.D.) program is open to any rising 7-12 grade boy from any middle or high school.

We provide the opportunity for each student to reach his maximum potential, gaining valuable skills necessary to excel in college or to improve in a specific subject area. Class sizes are small and provide individual attention, hands-on activities, and an active learning environment.

The following Academies comprise Riverside's Summer L.E.A.D. program:

  • Junior Summer L.E.A.D. Academy (rising 7th-9th graders)
  • High School Summer L.E.A.D. Academy (rising 7th-12th graders)
  • ESL L.E.A.D Academy (rising 7th-12th graders)


A unique aspect of our L.E.A.D. Academy is leadership training through adventure. Outside of the classroom, students are challenged to learn new skills while conquering their fears.
The program includes the following opportunities:

  • Community Service
  • Rappelling
  • Map Reading and Hiking
  • Water Survival Techniques
  • Bivouac and Shelter making
  • Kayaking and Canoeing
  • First Aid
  • Team Sports
  • Team building activities

L.E.A.D. 2017 Tuition

U.S. Boarding Cadets - $4725
Day Cadets - $2160
International Cadets - $5015
ESL Bridge Program Cadets - $7745

Students may opt to take paid extension activities (*) which include:

Air Rifle Training - RMA Summer Program* Marksmanship ($250)
Precision air rifle training using the Academy's state of the art indooor rifle range. Participants can either hone their shooting skills or learn shooting basics.

* Introduction to SCUBA (TBC) ($1000)
Participants receive an Open Water SCUBA Certification taught by McEver Dive Shop in Riverside's natatorium. Students are instructed in the basics of dive safety, equipment, emergency response, and other critical skills. The course culminates in a validation dive. Boy Scouts are eligible to receive the SCUBA merit badge.

* SAT Prep ($275)
This course includes a book, multiple practice tests, and specialized tutoring. It's a great value as similar programs offered elsewhere range in cost from $300-$3000.

* Weight Lifting ($200)
This course includes supplements and individualized training programs taught by an experienced weight training professional. Participants learn the mechanics of safe lifting and how to develop specialized training plans to achieve desired results.



L.E.A.D. students are required to enroll for the complete program. Riverside Military Academy reserves the right to cancel or change any class.  There is a $250 non-refundable deposit for L.E.A.D., which will be applied toward tuition, if enrolled.

L.E.A.D. applicants must submit the required academic Admissions Application.

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L.E.A.D. Registration Details 

Summer L.E.A.D. Cadet Manual

Inside Georgia: 770-538-2938

Outside Georgia: 1-877-692-2338

*** Course offerings are contingent upon sufficient enrollment per class. ***

2001 Riverside Drive    Gainesville, Georgia 30501    1.800.462.2338

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