Leadership Reaction Course

Future Leader Camp

Appropriate for high school juniors and seniors, and incoming college freshmen.

Campers who choose the residential experience enjoy all meals and supervised evening activities during the week.  Day Campers will be on campus from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily and will enjoy lunch each day.

Future Leader Camp

Stetson University's Future Leader Camp is a leadership development and personal development program designed specifically for High School Juniors, Seniors, and incoming College Freshmen.

FLC promotes the development of leadership skills through the leadership of others and hands-on exercises. Learn how to be a successful college student, work as part of a team, communicate effectively, and ultimately begin your life of significance. The final day of FLC will include a Leadership Reaction Course. The LRC is a low-level military obstacle course that stresses teamwork, leadership, and individual confidence. There are 12 obstacles in all - some are easy, some are moderate and some are - well - tough!

Camp Director

David W. Wood serves as the Camp Director for Future Leader Camp. David served for more than 20 years in the United States Army, holding leadership positions from Squad Leader to First Sergeant during the Gulf War period. David was recognized with numerous commendations including but not limited to six Army Commendation Medals and two Meritorious Service Medals.

Following service in the United States Army, David has held leadership positions as Director, Executive Director, Dean and Assistant Vice President at Indiana University and Trine University in Indiana. David currently serves as the Executive Director of Continuing Education and Outreach at Stetson University.

David will be joined by friends and colleagues to provide participants with a rewarding week of exploration into leadership.

Schedule

Monday

  • 8 – 9 a.m., Check-in/Move-in, Sage 257
  • 9 – 10 a.m., Welcome, Sage 257, David Wood
  • 10 a.m. – noon, Ice Breaker Jenga and Character Cards, Sage 257
  • Noon – 1:30 p.m., Lunch, Dining Commons
  • 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., Leadership 101 and Team Building, Sage 257, David Wood
  • 2:30 – 4:30 p.m., Information Session and Campus Tour, University Welcome Center
  • 4:30 – 5 p.m., Free-time
  • 5 – 6:30 p.m., Dinner, Dining Commons
  • 6:30 – 8 p.m., Downtown Deland Walking Tour, Deland Ice Cream
  • 8 – 10 p.m., Free-time, Dormitory
  • 10 p.m., Lights-out, Assigned Rooms

Tuesday

  • 8 – 9 a.m., Breakfast, Dining Commons
  • 9 – 10 a.m., Travel to Leadership Reaction Course
  • 10 a.m. – noon, Leadership Reaction Course, Leadership Reaction Course
  • Noon – 1:00 p.m., Box Lunch, Leadership Reaction Course
  • 1 – 3 p.m., Leadership Reaction Course, Leadership Reaction Course
  • 3 – 4 p.m., Travel to Campus
  • 4 – 5 p.m., Free-time, Dormitory
  • 5 – 6:30 p.m., Dinner, Dining Commons
  • 6:30 – 10 p.m., Free-time/Pizza, Dormitory
  • 10 p.m., Lights-out, Assigned Rooms

Wednesday

  • 8 – 9 a.m., Breakfast, Dining Commons
  • 9 – 11 a.m., Leadership 102, Sage 257, Brandon Speith
  • 11 a.m. – noon, Team Building, Sage 257
  • Noon – 1:30 p.m., Lunch, Dining Commons
  • 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., Army ROTC Presentation, Wilson Athletic Center
  • 2:30 –  4:30 p.m., Strength Finders, Sage 257, Lizzie Dement
  • 4:30 – 5:30 p.m., DevelopED Presentation, Sage 257, Dr. Elizabeth Boggs
  • 5:30 - 7 p.m., Dinner, Dining Commons
  • 7 – 9 p.m., Beach Volleyball, Beach Volleyball Courts
  • 9 – 10 p.m., Free-time/Snacks, Dormitory
  • 10 p.m., Lights-out, Assigned Rooms

Thursday

  • 8 – 9 a.m., Breakfast, Dining Commons
  • 9 – 11 a.m., Leadership 102, Sage 257, Brandon Speith
  • 11 a.m. - noon, Free-time
  • Noon – 1:30 p.m., Lunch, Dining Commons
  • 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., Paradigm of Leadership Development, Sage 257, Lizzie Dement
  • 3:30 – 4:30 p.m., Lava River and Minefield, Rinker Field
  • 4:30 – 6 p.m., Dinner, Dining Commons
  • 6 – 8 p.m., Pool, Hollis Center Pool
  • 8 – 10 p.m., Free-time/Snacks, Dormitory
  • 10 p.m., Lights-out, Assigned Rooms

Friday

  • 8 – 9:30 a.m., Breakfast, Dining Commons
  • 9:30 – 10:30 a.m., Check-out, Dormitory
  • 10:30 a.m. - noon, Air Force ROTC Presentation, Sage 257, CAPT Derek Rose
  • Noon – 1:30 p.m., Lunch, Dining Commons
  • 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., Leadership Wrap-up, Sage 257, Brandon Speith
  • 2:30  3:30 p.m., DevelopED Presentation, Sage 257, Dr. Elizabeth Boggs
  • 3:30 – 4:30 p.m., Greek Life, Sage 257
  • 4:30 – 5 p.m., Finale, Sage 257, David Wood

What to Bring to Camp:

  • Comfortable clothing (shorts are fine)
  • One pair of long pants and long sleeve shirt that you don’t mind getting wet or dirty and closed toe shoes or boots (this is required for the leadership reaction course on Tuesday)
  • Sheets, blankets, pillows for a single bed
  • Towels and washcloths
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Games, books and/or videos are welcome but not required
  • Umbrella is encouraged (it will rain)
  • A small amount of cash for evening activities, treats, and bookstore items are encouraged
  • Signed Stetson Release Form (under 18 must be signed by parent)
  • Signed Leadership Reaction Release Form (under 18 must be signed by parent)

Stetson University offers a custom scholarship program that allows qualifying high school students the opportunity to earn funds for their education by participating in select camps and programs. Sign up at Raise.me and begin earning scholarship dollars for your financial aid package at Stetson! Through this program, participants currently in grades nine to 12 may qualify to earn $250.00 in scholarship dollars towards their portfolio under “Summer Programs.” A maximum of $750.00 dollars may be earned in this category, which allows participants to attend and earn scholarship dollars from up to three of Stetson University’s Summer Programs.

Registration Information

For Ages:
High School Juniors and Seniors and Incoming College Freshmen

Dates:
June 4-8, 2019

July 9-13, 2019

Cost:
$295.00 per person
(Day Camp 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., includes lunch and Leadership Reaction Course)

$595.00 per person
(Overnight accommodations, evening activities, Leadership Reaction Course and all meals provided)

*A $50.00 deposit must be made to hold your place in this camp. The remaining balance is due one week prior to the start of camp. Payments can be made online or over the phone at 386-822-7500.

Registration for 2019 will be available soon.

For more information, please contact the Office of Continuing Education and Outreach at

386-822-7500 or summer@stetson.edu