Application Information

REGISTRATION FOR SUMMER 2017 IS NOW OPEN! Please read all instructions below prior to starting your online application.

If you prefer a Word version of the application, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

PLEASE NOTE: All communication from MLW is via email unless you specifically contact us to request otherwise, so please make sure that the email address you provide is one you check frequently. Important information and reminders will be sent to registrants periodically in the months leading up to our summer programs.

IF REGISTERING ONLINE: Have the following information on hand, as the system will time you out after 15 minutes of inactivity and partial applications won't get saved:

  • Your credit card. You can elect to pay in full when you register, or to be auto-billed in three installments. If you do not wish to pay online with a credit card, please click here for further instructions.
    • IF YOU EXPECT TO BE SPONSORED BY YOUR SCHOOL OR OTHER ORGANIZATION please use coupon code Sponsor. Once we confirm your sponsorship, your balance due will be updated to reflect any remaining  tuition that you may owe
    • IF YOU'RE APPLYING FOR A SCHOLARSHIP - that application is now built into the online application. You must use coupon code ScholApply in order to check out online without making payment. Your scholarship application will then be reviewed, and your balance due will be updated to reflect any reduction in tuition that may be awarded. Limited funds are available and we cannot guarantee that all requests will be fully met. 
  • Contact information for your child's doctor and dentist (and any other specialist that he or she may be seeing).
  • If you have health insurance for your child, the company name, phone number, policy number, and group number, and ID number
  • Contact information for two people (besides parents/guardians) whom you can list as emergency contacts for your child 

Once you access our online registration system by using the REGISTER NOW  button at the bottom of this page:

  • Select 2017 Delegate (Student) Application - Summer Programs
  • Find the program you want (ALS, Bridge, Journey, MSEL, or SHW) and select Add (if registering more than one child, you can select all programs at this step).
  • Select Continue
  • Create an account with Active or search to see if you already have one
  • Complete all registration questions, payment information, and submit. They payment page is the last page - BE SURE TO SCROLL ALL THE WAY DOWN AND CLICK "COMPLETE" TO SUBMIT.
  • Keep an eye out for an important confirmation email which will include further instructions complete your application. If you do not receive a confirmation email, that means your application did not go through.
  • Follow the instructions in the confirmation email to complete your registration.  

Thank you for registering for MLW 2017 and we can't wait for July! 



  • Click the button above ("Register Now") to access MLW’s online registration portal,
  • Next to MLW Summer Programs, select "View"
  • If applying for a scholarship, select "Add" next to "Scholarship Application"
  • Then find the program you want to attend - MSEL, or SHW
  • Select "Continue"
  • Create an account with, or search to see if you already have an account.
  • Complete the registration questions and submit.
  • Look for confirmation email that will include required supplemental forms for you to fill out and upload back to your account in order to complete the application process.
  • If you choose not to pay online, please mail tuition payment to MLW at PO Box 1792, Germantown, MD 20875


Make Your Contribution


As a non-profit organization, MLW relies on donations from individuals, corporations and foundations to provide our programs at a below market cost so that any student may attend regardless of ability to pay the tuition. Your donation provides scholarship support so that more students experience the MLW magic.