LeadershapeLeadership involves living in a state of possibility, making a commitment to a vision, developing relationships to move the vision into action, and sustaining a high level of integrity. Effective leadership takes place in the context of a supportive community and results in positive change.

The LeaderShape® Institute is an interactive, energizing and unique leadership experience for you!

LeaderShape® is a national organization that hosts numerous six-day conferences committed to "producing a breakthrough in the leadership capacity of college student participants." The CSU LeaderShape® Institute takes place at the YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park, CO (all transportation, food, & lodging provided) during a portion of spring break. This highly active and hands-on institute provides tools for individuals to:

  • Act consistently with core ethical and personal values and convictions
  • Develop and enrich relationships
  • Respect the dignity and contributions of all people
  • Believe in a healthy disregard for the impossible
  • Produce extraordinary results


Participant Information

The LeaderShape® Institute 2016 will take place March 12 - 17, 2016 at the YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park, CO.

Participant applications are available here - due Friday, December 4, 2015  

Frequently Asked Questions - Participants

Facilitator Information

Are you interested in becoming a cluster facilitator for the 2016 LeaderShape® Institute?

Applications are available here

Frequently Asked Questions - Facilitators


“I knew the things I was interested in but did not understand where my passion stemmed from until my Family Cluster facilitator challenged my vision. LeaderShape helped me realize that I will forever be changing and developing my strengths.”

 “I feel I have not stopped learning since Day 1. I cannot put into words what The LeaderShape® Institute has taught me.”

“I learned how to have a healthy disregard for the impossible. I learned both what I can do on my own and what a community can help me accomplish."
 “I learned that when faced with a difficult choice, think of the person you want to be and what they would do.”


Bruce Mann
Assistant Director

210 Lory Student Center
8033 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO 80523

phone: (970) 491-7817
fax: (970) 491-2826

Monday through Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

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