Summer Leadership Retreat


Confirmation Packets will be sent out June 27-July1.

YOVASO Summer Leadership Retreat

YOVASO is excited to announce the 2022 YOVASO Summer Leadership Retreat dates and theme! YOVASO Safari: Leading the Pack for Safe Teen Driving will kick off Thursday, July 14 and continue through Sunday, July 17 at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA! We’ve moved from our regular week earlier in the summer to accommodate the many school districts that won’t be releasing until late June.

To learn more, students can refer to the Letter to Students and adult advisors can refer to the Letter to Adult Advisors.

You can also preview the 2022 Retreat Agenda by clicking the links below:

Thursday (14th)  |   Friday (15th)   |   Saturday (16th)  |   Sunday (17th)

Registration for the 2022 Retreat is closed, but we hope you’ll make plans to join us at the 2023 YOVASO Summer Leadership Retreat!

Goals for the Summer Leadership Retreat:

• Educate young drivers and passengers about their risk factors in a motor vehicle and how to reduce those risks through a variety of interactive training sessions, motivational speakers, and educational programs.

• Prepare students and their adult advisors to lead peer-to-peer safe driving and traffic safety programs in their schools and communities.

• Help build positive relationships between law enforcement and youth while working together to prevent young driver-related crashes, injuries, and fatalities.


Registration is Closed.

Project Impact Waiver:

Students: If you are registered for the Retreat and have not completed the Project Impact Waiver, please download it below and email it to Casey Taylor at

Project Impact Waiver


Payment Instructions:

The retreat is just $15 per person or $75 for a team of 6 students and 1 adult advisor. 

If attending the Retreat with a school, your school sponsor should be providing you with instructions on how to handle the student registration fee. Check with the sponsor on how the fee will be collected or if you will be responsible for sending the check to YOVASO. If you have been instructed to pay the fee directly, please make the check out to YOVASO and mail to the YOVASO Office at the address below. There is no online payment option. Please write the student(s) name(s) you are paying for on the check or on an attachment.


Please mail checks to the address below:

YOVASO Summer Leadership Retreat
VSP Public Relations Office
P.O. Box 27472
Richmond, VA 23261


If you have questions about the Summer Leadership Retreat, please contact YOVASO’s Marketing and Training Coordinator, Molly Jackson.

Looking Back on the 2019 Leadership Retreat: