LEAP Orientation

Hoping to make some new friends at Brock before starting in September? Looking to make connections with student leaders and resources on campus?

Register for LEAP!

Led by upper year students, you will meet other students, gain valuable skills, get to know the Niagara community, and connect with on-campus services that will support your success at Brock, all in a small group setting.

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CONNECTION

With LEAP – it is all about connection – connect with other students, student leaders, and campus supports and services!

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SUPPORT

LEAP is led by experienced upper year students and professional staff  who can connect you to services and resources and answer your questions related to life at Brock.

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SUCCESS

Participate in skill development workshops, get to know the Niagara community, and connect with on-campus services that will support your success at Brock.

ABOUT LEAP

With LEAP – it is all about connection – connect with other students, student leaders, and campus supports and services!

In our small group format, you will get to know your fellow students, make meaningful connections, and build friendships that will last a lifetime. LEAP is a fantastic opportunity to get to know new people while experiencing all that Brock and Niagara have to offer.

At LEAP you will be connected to resources, services, and supports on campus. Hear from Student Life and Success, Student Wellness and Accessibility Services, Career Education and many more!

LEAP is offered in three program formats – learn more about each below:

LEAP provides an opportunity for you to become acquainted with both the Brock campus and the Niagara community. During the LEAP overnight program, participants will experience:

  • tours of Brock’s campus and downtown St. Catharines
  • opportunities to meet campus partners and student leaders
  • a service-learning trip into the Niagara community
  • an overnight stay in Brock Residence
  • a small group environment great for making friends
  • an opportunity like no other at your home away from home!

Participants will also have a chance to shop for Brock Swag at a discount!

The overnight program includes meals – dinner Downtown St. Catharines, as well as breakfast and lunch at Brock.

Our day programs feature the same great programming, without the evening social activity and the overnight stay in Residence. During the LEAP day program, participants will experience:

  • tours of Brock’s campus and downtown St. Catharines
  • opportunities to meet campus partners and student leaders
  • a service-learning trip into the Niagara community
  • a small group environment great for making friends
  • an opportunity like no other at your home away from home!

Participants will also have a chance to shop for Brock Swag at a discount!

The day program includes meals – lunch at Brock and dinner Downtown St. Catharines.

Even if you can’t attend LEAP in-person, we have an amazing experience waiting for you online! Participants can expect much of the same great programming, all shared in virtual formats:

  • virtual tours of Brock’s campus and downtown St. Catharines
  • opportunities to meet campus partners and student leaders
  • a small group environment great for making friends
  • a chance to shop online for Brock Swag at a discount
  • an opportunity like no other with your home away from home!

DATES & PRICES

OVERNIGHT PROGRAMS

$160

Thursday, July 7 – 8

Saturday, July 23 – 24

DAY PROGRAMS

$95

Tuesday, July 12

Thursday, July 21

ONLINE PROGRAMS

$45

Thursday, August 11

Saturday, August 13

Thursday, August 18

Upon completion of LEAP, students will receive a voucher for one level of Foundations In Leadership ($50 value!) Foundations in Leadership, is our unique four-level leadership professional development series designed to give you increased self-awareness and provide you with the skills you need to be an effective leader.

*If payment for LEAP presents a barrier for registration, please reach out to leap@brocku.ca with your concerns and contact information.

The registration fee for LEAP overnight program includes program materials, three meals (dinner in downtown St. Catharines, breakfast and lunch the following day) and one night accommodation in residence, as well as transportation costs associated with travel off-campus sites.

The fee for the LEAP Day program includes program materials, lunch on campus and dinner out in the Niagara community; as well as transportation costs associated with travel to off-campus sites.

The fee for the online program includes program materials.

All LEAP programs include a voucher for one level of Foundations in Leadership ($50 value!)

Registrations are eligible for a full refund 7 days prior to the start of the LEAP Session. Registrants should send an email to LEAP@brocku.ca to cancel their booking before this deadline in order to receive a refund.

Any cancellations following the 7-day period will not receive a refund.

REGISTER TODAY!

Register by June 23
and use code EARLY to receive discounted rates!

HAVE QUESTIONS?

At all times, we are here to help!

Email us at
leap@brocku.ca

What past participants had to say

“LEAP was a fantastic chance to learn and observe the university ways. It is a great way to meet new friends and gain confidence.” – A.H

“Attending the LEAP event was an amazing experience. It was reassuring knowing that it is not just me who is nervous about going off to university.  I was able to meet and interact with new people, learn about the wide range of services Brock has to offer, and have my questions answered.” – C.O.

“I made a lot of good friends I think I’ll carry on to September and I learned a lot about Brock, plus I feel I learned a bit about myself.” – Anon.