Alabama Leadership Academy is Alabama District Circle K ‘s fall membership retreat. Alabama Leadership Academy, or ALA, is a weekend of personalized leadership and team-building training with the stated goal to allow attendees an opportunity to grow personally while developing their leadership abilities. At the end of the weekend, attendees graduate and receive a certificate of completion.
We live in a world that needs quality leaders. Be prepared to have an experience like no other. The Alabama Leadership Academy is unlike any other leadership program you may have attended. We are not experts in leadership by any means, but rather ALA provides an opportunity for you to have conversations that you would not normally have regarding your leadership potential. Everyone can be a leader, and if you feel you are already a leader, your ALA experience can make you better.
Before we can step up and lead we must know several things. First we must know about ourselves. We must know what we value and what our strengths and weaknesses are. After we are able to learn about ourselves, then we can move into the next step. The second step, is challenging what we know and establishing a vision of what can be. We must always seek to grow and develop for the better–personally, academically, and professionally. As leaders it is important to practice ethical behavior and maintain our integrity while staying passionate and dedicated.
Wherever and whoever you are, we need for you to step up and lead. Our commitment to you is to provide a challenging and memorable experience, but that is not possible unless you step up to the opportunities presented to you. The experience will not be all that it can be unless you participate, engage, and reflect on what you are doing. The time has come to step up to the plate. The time has come to act now. The time has come to lead.
This year, we’ll be back in in the foothills of North Alabama at Ponderosa Retreat Center in Mentone with a bon-fire with s’mores, low ropes team challenge, individual high ropes courses, glow in the dark team dodgeball on Friday, and more.
Standard Registration for $120 is due on October 30, 2018 at 11:59 PM.Payments must be received by the deadline.
Late Registration is available until the start of the event for $150, but attendees are not guaranteed a t-shirt.
A Payment Plan for Three Payments of $40 exists to help those members who pay directly without Kiwanis support. The first $40 payment is due on September 14; the second payment on October 5; and, the third payment on October 19.
The Ponderosa Retreat Center is a alcohol, tobacco, and pet free facility. The Alabama District Circle K Alcohol Policy will be enforced, including provisions whereby the event venue policy supersedes.