Leadership Training Camp

An orientation leader in a blue shirt with the words "I am HOW" stands in front of a group of first year students getting ready for a team building activity.

Thinking about improving your skills as a leader but you're not sure where to start? Attend Leadership Training Camp!

Developing Student Leaders

At its core, leadership is more than just a title or a position; it embodies a set of qualities and skills that inspire, motivate, and transform individuals into catalysts of positive change.

That's our goal here with Leadership Training Camp - to provide you with opportunities to find your strengths, help you understand how you communicate best, and learn to connect with others. Possessing these leadership skills will open doors to endless possibilities, fostering personal growth, nurturing effective communication, and igniting a passion for collaboration. 

Upcoming Workshops

Dates and times for these programs will be announced in August 2024!

Building the Foundations

Fall 2024

Students will embark on an inspiring journey to build a solid foundation of leadership skills and strategies. Throughout this enriching workshop, participants will explore fundamental aspects of leadership, including effective communication, decision-making, teamwork, and problem-solving.

Engaging discussions and exciting hands-on activities will equip students with the tools they need to become confident and influential leaders. This workshop also fosters a friendly and supportive environment, allowing students to make new friends and create unforgettable memories.

Foundational Leadership Skills

  1. Communication: Mastering the art of clear and empathetic communication, both verbal and non-verbal, to inspire and motivate others.
  2. Decision-Making: Developing sound judgment and the ability to make informed decisions that benefit the team and organization.
  3. Teamwork: Understanding the dynamics of teamwork, collaboration, and conflict resolution to create a cohesive and high-performing group.
  4. Problem-Solving: Acquiring critical problem-solving skills to tackle challenges and find innovative solutions.

Applying Leadership Strategies

Fall 2024

For those seeking to take their leadership skills to the next level, our Advanced Leadership Training Camp in the spring semester offers an unparalleled opportunity. Focusing on the concept of servant leadership, this workshop delves deep into the principles of leading with empathy, humility, and a profound commitment to serving others.

Participants could engage in thought-provoking discussions, case studies, and simulations to hone their abilities as visionary leaders who prioritize the well-being and growth of their team members. By exploring advanced leadership theories and real-world scenarios, students will develop the wisdom and compassion needed to lead with purpose and make a lasting impact on their communities.

Advanced Leadership Skills

  1. Servant Leadership: Embracing a leadership style centered on serving the needs of others, fostering personal and professional growth within the team.
  2. Empathy: Cultivating a deep understanding of others' perspectives and emotions to build strong and supportive relationships.
  3. Visionary Thinking: Developing the ability to envision a brighter future and inspiring others to work collaboratively towards common goals.
  4. Ethical Decision-Making: Nurturing a strong moral compass to make principled decisions that align with the greater good.

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Buffalo, NY 14260
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Phone: (716) 645-6469