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LEAD - youth leadership program

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LEAD is the City of Calgary's youth leadership program for students in grades 7 - 12. Participants will meet friends, learn new skills and discover how they can make a difference.

 Earning a LEAD Certificate is fun and gives students credibility, recognition and opportunities at school, work and in the community. Developing and practicing leadership skills opens doors to success in the future!

Youth in the LEAD program

Program requirements

  1. Completion of nine modules on various aspects of leadership
  2. Completion of 20 hours of practicum experience to put those learned leadership skills into practice. Practicum placements will be arranged by the LEAD program coordinator.

Benefits to participating in LEAD:

  • Youth will acquire lifelong leadership skills and get the opportunity to practice them
  • Youth demonstrate an increase in self-esteem, self-confidence and self-worth
  • Youth become more involved in the community
  • Youth are exposed to and involved in new opportunities and activities
  • Youth are connecting with others and developing meaningful relationships

LEAD Programs

 
LEAD at Acadia Aquatic & Fitness Centre, 240 90 Ave. S.E.
January 14 until March 17, Thursdays, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Register using barcode 366222, register online or call 403-268-3800
 
LEAD at Optimist Arena, 5020 26 Ave. S.W.
January 19 until March 22, Tuesdays, from 5:15-7:15 p.m.
Register using barcode 366223, register online or call 403-268-3800
 
LEAD at Southland Leisure Centre, 2000 Southland Dr. S.W.
January 27 until March 30, Wednesdays, from 6:15-8:15 p.m.
Register using barcode 366224, register online or call 403-268-3800
 
LEAD at Village Square Leisure Centre, 2623 56 St. N.E.
January 21 until April 7, Thursdays, from 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Register using barcode 366228, register online or call 403-268-3800
 
Nature LEAD at Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, Walker House, 2425 9 Ave S.E.
March 21 until 24, Monday to Thursday, from 9:00a.m. to 3:00p.m.
Register using barcode 366381, register online or call 403-268-3800
Registration start date January 1 2016
 
Nature LEAD at Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, Pickering Room, 2425 9 Ave S.E.
April 7 until June 9, Thursdays, from 5:00p.m. to 7:00p.m.
Register using barcode 366385, register online or call 403-268-3800
Registration start date February 24 2016
 
Nature LEAD at Ralph Klein Park, Blue Heron Room, 12350 84 St S.E.
July 12 until 15, Tuesday to Friday, 9:00a.m. to 3:00p.m.
Register using barcode 366389, register online or call 403-268-3800
Registration start date February 24 2016
 
Nature LEAD at Reader Rock Garden, Potato Room, 325 25 Ave S.E.
August 9 to 12, Tuesday until Friday, 9:00a.m. to 3:00p.m.
Register using barcode 366390, register online or call 403-268-3800
Registration start date February 24 2016
 

If you would like more information please inquire online

 

 
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