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					     Advanced Leadership                                                                                               Experiential Leadership                                     Leadership Training
         Workshops
                                                         UCSC Experiential                                             Program (ELP) Courses                                          Certification
                                                        Leadership Program                                                                                                  In addition to course instruction, students enrolled
                                                                                                                                                                            in our certification program will receive personal
                                                                                                                                                                            advising, assessment and skills evaluation and become
                                                                                                                                                                            part of an active and supportive learning community.
                                                                                                                                                                            Time Requirement
                                                                                                                                                                            Students may enroll to work towards certification any
                                                                                                                                                                            quarter and self-pace. Requirements are designed
                                                                                                                                                                            to be completed in 3-5 quarters while carrying a full
                                                                                                                                                                            academic load.

                                                                                                                                                                                        Certification Requirements
                                                                                                                   Students may either sign up for individual courses or
Advanced Leadership Workshops take a more indepth                                                                   enroll in our comprehensive certification program.      1. Take all 3 ELP Seminars
look at tools and teachings to support groups, teams        Fun b         Dynamic b          Hands-on                 See Inside Brochure for Course Descriptions           2. Complete one of two Leadership Training Electives:
and communities that thrive.                                                                                             • ELP Seminars                                        • Team Building & Facilitation
                                                          We warmly welcome both practicing and                                                                                • Adventure Outings & Wilderness Skills
Foundations For Groups to Thrive                             newly aspiring leaders to join us!                           • Team Building & Facilitation Training
                                                                                                                                                                            3. Attend a quarterly ELP Potluck, Community
• The role and influence of leaders, the needs of       Our program cultivates resilient, inclusive, self-                • Adventure Outings Seminars                         Building and Check-in
 individuals and the stages of group development        reflective leaders who have the skills and confidence             • Wilderness Skills Concentrations                4. Complete Readings, Workbook and Evaluation
• Tools for good planning, setting structure,           to take initiative and make a difference in the groups,           • Advanced Leadership Workshops
                                                        communities and organizations that they serve.                                                                       Optional: An Advanced Certificate is awarded
 establishing shared purpose and building
                                                                                                                                                                             with the completion of 2 Advanced Workshops.
 connections                                            We offer courses that develop skills to work effectively
• Support for good leader-team communication            with groups, reach meaningful goals, improve
                                                        communication and grow as an individual as well as                                                                  What Students Will Receive
Exploring Social Justice                                courses that specialize in Team Building & Facilitation                                                             Upon completion of all requirements, students will
• Explore the meaning of Social Justice
                                                        Skills and Adventure Outings & Wilderness Skills.                                                                   receive a UCSC Experiential Leadership Program
                                                        Students are welcome to either sign up for individual                                                               Training Certificate, indicating the number of hours
• Build consciousness of personal values, power,
                                                        courses or enroll in our comprehensive Leadership                                                                   and the Leadership Training Elective completed.
 privilege and behaviors
                                                        Training Certification program.
• Growing tolerance, building bridges, reaching out                                                                                                                         Application is Required
                                                        We invite you to become part of our dynamic learning
 and making connections                                                                                                                     For more information            Students must officially enroll to work towards
                                                        community, to explore new interests and to develop
                                                        as a well-rounded leader.                                                                regarding course           certification (applications on our web-site). To apply:
Risk Management and Using Judgment
                                                              Gain confidence, skills and tools.                                           descriptions, dates, times,      • Attend an information meeting or set up an
This workshop is specifically geared towards
                                                           Grow and make a difference as a leader.                                         cost, applications, etc. visit     appointment with the program director.
leaders working with groups in a wilderness setting.
                                                                                                                                           www.ucscrecreation.com           • Submit a completed application and a $25 non-
• Defining and developing good judgment
                                                             Experiential           UC Santa Cruz                                                                             refundable enrollment fee made out to UC Regents.
• Establishing safety as the primary goal of any trip                                                                                        Miranda Allen-Brower
                                                                                Office of Physical Education
• Risk analysis, decision-making and group safety                                   Recreation & Sports                                        Program Director             Scholarships
                                                                                      (831) 459-2668                                          miranda@ucsc.edu              Both partial and full needs-based scholarships are
                                                             Leadership
     This program is funded in part by Measure 26
                                                              Program            www.ucscrecreation.com                                         (831) 459-2668              available for students enrolled in the certification
              Passed by students in 2007                                                                                                                                    program. Deadline is the first week of each quarter.
             ELP Seminars                                       Team Building &                               Adventure Outings Seminars                                        Wilderness Skills
                                                              Facilitation Training                                                                                              Concentrations
Experiential Leadership Program (ELP) Seminars                                                                Backpacking 101
focus on foundational leadership skills and
                                                                                                              Culminating with a weekend trip, this course is geared
developing the whole leader. Seminars emphasize
                                                                                                              towards those who wish to up-level their backpacking
tools for supporting groups, growing as individuals
                                                                                                              skills and learn to effectively set up and lead fun,
and reaching for leadership experience.
                                                                                                              successful, beginner-level backpacking trips. This
Tools For Leadership                                                                                          seminar focuses on:
Gain skills, tools and confidence to work effectively                                                         • Frameworks and tools to plan, organize and
with groups and to cultivate a welcoming and                                                                   prepare for a backpacking trip.
inclusive environment.                                                                                        • Setting a foundation to support and build
• Games, Activities and Tone-Setting 101
                                                                                                               confidence in first-time backpackers

• A Look at Situational Leadership                                                                            • Teaching, topics and lessons
                                                                                                                                                                       For the Adventure Outings & Wilderness Skills
• Leadership and Essential Communication                                                                      Group Systems and Skills Building Intensive              Leadership Training Elective, choose and complete
                                                        Team Building and The Art of Facilitation             We pack this seminar and fun-filled car camping
                                                                                                                                                                       one of the following concentrations:
Exploring Leadership From the Inside Out
                                                        Learn to design and facilitate fun, meaningful, and   weekend with the following in-depth classes:             Backpacking the Canyons of Southern Utah
Skilled leadership is defined not just by what we       effective team building programs. This seminar                                                                 • A Spring Break Intensive:
                                                                                                              • Backcountry cooking and food planning
do but by how we show up. To develop this facet         focuses on:                                                                                                      Outdoor Educator and Leadership Course
of leadership requires looking within, growing as                                                             • Map, compass and group travel
                                                        • Team building and group challenge activities
individuals and bringing the whole of who we are                                                              • Fire building and campfire magic                       Raft Guide School
into supporting people and working towards goals.       • The role of the facilitator
                                                                                                              • Achieving flow: Car camping set up, organization       • A Spring Break Intensive:
This seminar incorporates activities and exercises      • Facilitation skills, tools and a mind-set for                                                                  Raft Guide Training and Leadership Course
                                                                                                               and getting everyone on the same page
for self-reflection and discovery.                        supporting individuals, groups and teams
                                                                                                                                                                       Basic Mountaineering Series
• Building trust, taking risk and expanding a sense     Rock Wall Training
 of what is possible                                                                                                                                                   • Sierra Weekend Adventure Mountaineering
                                                        Be trained in the skills needed to set up, manage                                                                Intensive (SWAMI)
• Discovery and reflection. Who are you? What matters   and supervise a safe and fun climbing experience                                                               • Snow Camping Skills Shake Down
 to you? How do you want to be in the world?            on our state-of-the-art climbing wall.                                                                         • Spring Peak Ascent:
• Celebrating individual differences and discovering    • How to support beginning climbers                                                                              Introduction to Mountaineering and Snow Travel
 the strength of teams
                                                        • Games and activities to enrich a group climbing                                                              Rock Climbing Series
Reaching For Leadership Experience                        wall experience
                                                                                                                                                                       • One-day Rock Climbing Basics
This seminar provides encouragement, guidance                                                                                                                          • One-day Anchoring Workshop
and tools to effectively seek and find meaningful               Team Building & Facilitation                                                                           • Outdoor Climbing Weekend
leadership opportunities.                                   Leadership Training Elective Includes:
                                                         _________________________________________                                                                     • Sierra Weekend Adventure Mountaineering
• Experience logs and resumes, networking and                                                                                                                            Intensive (SWAMI)
 professionalism                                        1. Both Team Building and Rock Wall Trainings
                                                        2. A UCSC Team Building Program Shadow Day                Adventure Outings & Wilderness Skills                River or Sea Kayaking Series
• “Focus” Assessment and Career Counseling with
 UCSC Career Center Staff                               3. A Personal Challenge Elective — Select a Rec.           Leadership Training Elective Includes:              • Choose 2 weekend kayaking trips
                                                                                                               __________________________________________
                                                           Department class, workshop or outing as a                                                                   • Complete 1 quarter of pool roll sessions
• The Interview - guidance and support to                                                                             1. Both Adventure Outings Seminars
 prepare and build confidence                              way to explore a new interest and stretch
                                                           beyond the familiar (16 hours or a weekend trip)           2. A Wilderness Skills Concentration             Survival Skills and Natural History Series
                                                                                                                                                                       • Choose 6 one-day workshops