The Trailhead Experience is a three-day program that prepares incoming first-year and transfer students for life at Appalachian State. Hosted by the Community-Engaged Leadership office, Trailhead helps students create connections, build community, and develop their capacity to lead at Appalachian State and beyond.
- Participants will create meaningful connections with fellow Appalachian State students and staff, utilizing relationships to both build community and develop leadership capacity.
- Participants will feel a sense of belonging in the Appalachian State community, understanding how to live our university’s values and gain support from campus and community resources.
Developing Leadership Capacity
- Participants will develop an awareness of their leadership knowledge, skills, and values, increasing their belief that they can be a leader at Appalachian State and beyond.
Leadership at Appalachian State
The Trailhead Experience is one of many programs offered through the Office of Community-Engaged Leadership. Check out the Community-Engaged Leadership website to learn about other leadership opportunities!