Frequently Asked Questions

Participating Local High Schools

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  • Andrew Hill High School
  • Archbishop Mitty High School
  • Bellarmine College Preparatory
  • Cristo Rey Charter School
  • Downtown College Prep
  • Evergreen Valley High School
  • Gunderson High School
  • Independence High School
  • James Lick High School
  • KIPP
  • Leigh High School
  • Leland High School
  • Lincoln High School
  • Los Gatos High Schcool
  • Mt. Pleasant High School
  • Notre Dame High School
  • Oak Grove High School
  • Overfelt High School
  • Piedmont Hills High School
  • Pioneer High School
  • Presentation High School
  • San Jose High School
  • Santa Teresa High School
  • Silver Creek High School
  • Willow Glen High School
  • Yerba Buena High School

Health and Safety Information

Do I need to attend all 3 days?

Yes – all days are mandatory.

Will my school allow me to attend ELC and grant me an “excused absence”?

Yes – ELC has agreements with all listed high schools for each school year to completely and fully excuse absent students who attend ELC.

Will teams be all from the same school?

No – actually, it’s the opposite. There are 8 members per team, all from different schools.

What are the sleeping/accommodation arrangements at Asilomar?

All students will be housed 4 students per room – gender separated.

Will the student need to be vaccinated?

All students will need to be fully vaccinated or have a negative PCR test within 24 hours of the event.

Will all rotary support staff be vaccinated?


Will events be held indoors or outdoors?

Events will be held both indoors and outdoors.

Will masks be required?

Masks will not be required for indoor activities.

When can I apply and when will I be notified of acceptance?

Beginning in November, we will begin to accept online applications.

What happens if the student falls ill during the ELC conference?

He/she will be tested. Any positive tests will be sent home. Parents will have to make arrangements to pick up their child within 3 hours.

If a student tests negative but is too ill to participate, she/he will be sent home with the same transportation requirements as above.

In this unique covid environment, parents will need to be accessible via phone during the entire conference.

ELC will be subject to state/county and other governmental entities that may require certain protocols.

Contact Us

For general questions about our ELC Program that couldn’t be answered with the information contained on this website, please feel free to contact: