1.) Complete the Summer Academy application.

CESA18 Application

CESA18 Veterans Application

2.) Secure two references – one from your coach and one from a pastor/ministry leader.  

CESA18 Coaches Reference

CESA18 Pastor/Ministry Leader Reference

3.) Once we have received those three forms, we will contact you to arrange a phone interview. If selected, you will be notified within a few days following the phone interview. Once selected, you will receive information to assist in your preparation for the Summer Academy. 


The Summer Academy provides a tremendous opportunity for college students to fulfill a variety of requirements for their academic majors. Eagles’ staff work with college advisors to ensure all requirements are fulfilled during our two-month program.
Some of the areas of study -Urban Ministries, Youth Ministries, Sports Administration, Business, Christian Education, Sports Ministry, Accounting (yes, Accounting!), Graphic Design.

For more information, please contact the following:

Rick McKinley (Senior Director / Summer Academy Director)
(630) 235-2242 or Email Rick

Leandro Medeiros (Chicago Office Director)
(630) 380-4456 or Email Leo

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