Adventure Days at Iron Leaders Academy

ILA’s Adventure Days are fast-paced and packed with intriguing and life-changing experiences. Spend one full day each month with fellow Academy members and enjoy VIP tours, networking with local leaders and building skills and relationships that will help you to become an effective changemaker for your community.

September: Retreat
During the retreat, we’ll outline the program and set expectations for your participation. This day is designed to make introductions and connect with one another, start developing your leadership skills and inspire you to attend each month with intention.

October: One Utah Summit
Join Utah leaders in two days of learning and connecting with an opening networking reception. Hear from entrepreneurs, successful business owners and government officials. Attend an exclusive breakout session, featuring special guests, designed to help you find your “leadership why.”

November: Service
Learn about opportunities for service and organizations that help those in need in Iron County. Meet the local leaders who help lift others and get an exclusive look into how their work is positively impacting our community. Take time to honor and give thanks to our local Veterans.

December: Education
Dive into education by hearing from educators, visiting all levels of schools in the area and find out what opportunities are available to all ages to continue learning.

January: Health and Wellness
Hear from Iron County health professionals and gain a greater awareness of the challenges these experts face every day in helping our community stay well. Learn how to better care for ourselves and those around us with CPR training, mental health conversations and food systems.

February: Government Days
We’ll take time this month to meet with local elected officials before traveling to Salt Lake City to visit Utah’s State Capitol and experience a day of Legislative session. Meet with members of the Governor’s staff, Senate, House of Representatives and many other key decision makers.

March: Growth and Development
Get a better understanding of how growth and development impacts both private citizens and business owners. Consider how private developers and government agencies can work together to grow safely all while keeping natural resources and hazards in mind.

April: Parks, Recreation, & Tourism
Learn more about Iron County’s parks, recreation and tourism. Better understand the economic impact these areas have and how supporting them can forge growth and opportunity.

May: Arts, Culture, & Belonging
Participate in a day of celebrating people, art and culture. Visit with the diverse groups in Iron County and gain insight into who they are and what makes them unique.

May: Graduation
Celebrate your completion of the ILA program with a special program and delivering of earned professional certificates.