Potsdam Central School: Service and Leadership Club (Building Leaders Club)

Agency and Placement Location: 29 Leroy Street, Potsdam, NY, 13676 (12 miles from campus)

Transportation:University Van Reserved, this means that CBL has automatically reserved a SLU vehicle for students’ use. However, it does not mean that CBL is providing a driver. As such, students MUST complete SLU's Driver Certification training in order to utilize this transportation.

Mission: What is Building Leaders Club? "Building Leaders Club is the largest service organization sponsored by Kiwanis International for middle school and junior high students, with more than 45,000 members worldwide. Members learn to work together and develop servant-leaders skills as they serve their school and community." Building Leaders Club consists of middle school students (grades 5-7) from AAK Middle School in Potsdam, NY.

Projects: 

  • Composting project: this will entail working with 2 club members to plan and collaborate with the 7th grade science teacher and principal to pilot this project by the end of April.
  • "Smiles" project: this will entail working with 2-3 club members to plan and implement a program that offers kind and inspirational signs that will rotate around different areas of the school.
  • Leadership activities: planning and implementing fun and engaging team building activities with reflective questions that tie leadership and good character to activity. 

Website: http://www.buildersclub.org/Home.aspx

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aakbuildersclub/