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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

Nature LEAD Reader Rock Garden, 325 25 Ave. S.E.
July 7 until July 10, from 9 a.m. -2:30 p.m.
*Note* Participants will be bussed to Inglewood Bird Sanctuary on July 8th, and Ralph Klein Park on July 9th.
Register using barcode 355056, register online or call 403-268-3800

Nature LEAD at Reader Rock Garden, 325 25 Ave. S.E.
August 11 until August 14, from 9 a.m. -2:30 p.m.
*Note* Participants will be bussed to Inglewood Bird Sanctuary on August 12th, and Ralph Klein Park on August 13th.
Register using barcode 355057 , register online or call 403-268-3800

 
Nature LEAD at Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, 2425 9 Ave. S.E.
September 10 until November 5, Thursdays, from 5 - 7 p.m.
Register using barcode 355053, register online or call 403-268-3800
 
If you would like more information, please contact us at LEAD@calgary.ca.
 
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