High School Leadership Camp

Leadership Camp
Develop Your Leadership Skills, Serve Your Community!

Mount Mercy College will be providing a Catholic Leadership Camp for students entering grades 10 - 12. This is open to all students outside of Bishop Garrigan and is a wonderful opportunity to build leadership skills!

Date: July 12-13

July 12
8:00-10:00 am at Bishop Garrigan High School

July 13
8:00-10:00 am at Shrine of the Grotto of the Redemption

Cost: $100 per student - conveniently pay using our PayPal link

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A strong and successful Catholic high school hinges on the leadership of students and their willingness and ability to be vocal witnesses of their faith. The purpose of the CHSLI is to develop student leadership skills and to serve the community. The three-session series allows high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors to learn about and develop their leadership skills and to perform service for their local community.

- Discover various forms of leadership styles, with an emphasis on servant leadership.

- Develop active and attentive listening skills, become a confident speaker, and articulate your Catholic faith, vision, and mission.

- Participate in team-building activities and hands-on service projects alongside Mount Mercy student leaders.

- Network and connect with other students and Catholic leaders in the community, opening doors to help others and positively influence them on issues of faith, social justice, and human rights.

- Connect with prominent community leaders on how to be a faith leader and how to bring the Catholic faith into leadership roles.

- Earn a certificate of completion.

Institute Overview
Session 1 (Summer 2023)
Focus on the Catholic roots of leadership, centering on some/all of the following questions:
- What is the logical framework for approaching leadership in a religious, especially Catholic, way?
- Does character count? Can one lead without admirable character?
- What is God's definition of leadership and why is that the best definition?
- What is God's wisdom regarding leadership and why is it necessary?
- How would God view today's world's understanding of leadership?
- Why is suffering beneficial to great leadership?

Transform the local community by engaging in a service opportunity.

Attend an interactive panel of devoted Catholic community leaders providing personal insight on how to be a faith leader and how to bring the Catholic faith into leadership roles.

Session 2 (Summer 2024)
Specific introduction to leadership, including a description of various leadership styles, imperatives of servant leadership, and developing skills to becoming a good leader.

Session 3 (Summer, 2025)
Big picture of leadership, including directing a project to a conclusion, developing attainable goals, and learning how to network.
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