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General H. Hugh Shelton Leadership Center


The Shelton Challenge is a six day residential experience to help students expand their knowledge and skills of what it takes to be a leader.

About the General Shelton Challenge

Fayetteville State will host the General H. Hugh Shelton Challenge Conference during the week of June 17-22, 2012. The FSU Shelton Challenge is a one-week summer experience for rising freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors in high school. Shelton's cornerstones of values-based leadership-honesty, integrity, social responsibility, diversity, and compassion-are the foundations of the experience. The application deadline is May 31st, 2012

Requirements for the 2012 Camp

The Shelton Challenge seeks rising 9th-12th grade students (graduating seniors included) with a 2.8 grade point average (unweighted) or higher.

  • Two References with Application
  • $100 Deposit Fee
  • 2012 Summer General H. Hugh Shelton Application [PDF]
  • Financial Aid Scholarship Application [PDF]
Core Curriculum

Students will participate in activities that will help them have a better understanding for:

  • Public Speaking
  • Personal Assessment and Group Dynamics
  • Role of Values and Ethics
  • Approaches to Leadership
  • Teambuilding and Empowering Others
  • Civic and Social Responsibility
  • Goal Setting

Shelton Challenge Participants

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