Gettysburg Leadership Encounter
The Center for Experiential Leadership Development (CELD) conducts a two-day Leader Development Encounter in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania for U.S. Naval Academy varsity team captains and Brigade stripers. The Leader Development Encounter is set against the backdrop of one of the most significant military engagements in our nation's history to facilitate an immersive experience for incoming varsity team captains and brigade stripers to convey meaning, purpose, and operationalization of team leadership at USNA. During the academic year and competitive seasons, the CELD Department facilitates leader development through team captain and Brigade striper seminars and reflection on the unique challenges presented, as well as the opportunities these exceptional leaders provide to the Brigade of midshipmen.