• Friday:

    2 pm -- Welcome and introductions of facilitators

    Lead Facilitator explains what will happen throughout the weekend

    4 pm -- Time to warm up and meet others

    6 pm -- Dinner

    After dinner until curfew (11:30 pm)

    Neighborhood meetings

    Learn the value of working together as a community or “neighborhood”.   Break into teams to create the neighborhood as part of the service leadership    training.  What does your community look like?

    Break and refreshments

    Service leadership

  • Follow these 12 easy steps to get registered:

    1. Download the registration checklist to prepare the information you need. 
    2. In the search results, click the blue register bar. 
    3. Select the type of registration needed: student, student facilitator or adult. 
    4. Click the blue Register button. 
    5. Returning users, sign in (Login button). First-time users, sign up (New User button). 
    6. Confirm your registration category. 
    7. Re-confirm your Key Leader weekend location and date. 
    8. Complete the registration form and submit. 
    9. Review your information carefully on-screen. 
    10. Register additional participants, if any, or continue to payment. 
    11. Select payment options, including e-check, credit card or invoice to your email. 
    12. Make note of your order confirmation number. You should also receive an email confirmation.


  • Individuals and Kiwanis Clubs are in a great position to sponsor students from their community to attend our event (or any other Key Leader event for that matter!). Sponsorship can take the form of sending a student you already know, searching for a student in your community to send OR by making a donation to the Wisconsin-Upper Michigan Kiwanis District Foundation (WI-UM KDF). 

    This article is for individuals and clubs who are interested in pitching in with the event's expenses. If you already know who you are sending, please explore the What Sponsors Should Know pages. 

    You Don't Have a Student, but You Want to Donate!

    First, #YouRock!

    Second, our recommendation is that you make a tax-deductible donation to the WI-UM KDF. Direct the donation to Key Leader. We'll add your donation to the rest of the funding we receive from WI-UM KDF and use it to reduce the registration fee for all students.

  • Community Values

    All Attendees to this event must read and sign the Community Values. Parents of the participants must also sign the form.

    Medical Release

    All Attendees to this event must read and sign the Medical Release. Parents of the participants must also sign the form. It is crutial that we know exactly what steps we will need to take if you or your child is injured or becomes sick during the event.

    Cancellation Policy:

    • If you cancel your registration 30 days or more prior to the event date, you will receive a full refund.
    • If you cancel your registration 8-29 days prior to the event date, you will receive a 50% refund.
    • If you cancel your registration 7 days or less prior to the event date, there will be no refund issued. 
    • All refunds will be issued after the event.
  • Where can you find a deserving young person to send to Key Leader? They are all around you. Just take a minute and connect with your community. Develop relationships with the following places to find youth who need to experience Kiwanis' life-changing Key Leader program. 

  • Once a student or number of students have been identified as great candidates to attend Key Leader, it’s time to determine how to best assist with funding to sponsor them for this leadership building weekend.  The types of support you might be asked for include: driving them to, and from, camp; helping them with the registration fee;  or even assisting them with supplies.