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Ambassadors of Excellence Program

26th Annual South Dakota Ambassadors of Excellence Program

July 21 - August 1, 2014

"The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice" Ernest Hemmingway

Heath Weber, Ambassadors Director
Dr. Trudi Nelson, Director, South Dakota Center for Education of the Gifted
Dr. Bruce Milne & Dr. Carole Kasen, Founders

The mission of the South Dakota Ambassadors of Excellence Program is to provide an optimum learning experience for South Dakota's gifted high school students in a safe and supportive environment, emphasizing service, leadership, and artistic potential.

The Ambassadors of Excellence Program is designed for selected former South Dakota Governor's Camp participants and other high school students who exhibit outstanding talent and leadership potential.  Participants must be entering 10th, 11th, or 12th grade in the fall of 2014.

  1. Food and dormitory lodging
  2. Team-building activities
  3. Educational exploratory sessions
  4. Primary focus follow-up project sessions
  5. Community service project
  6. Evening elective activities
  7. Assistance with Governor's Camp activities
  8. 26th Annual South Dakota Ambassadors of Excellence Performance   

Ambassadors of Excellence brochure 

Ambassadors Application                            

Recommendation Letter for School Official