Q: What do you teach?


  • Leadership traits such as patience, tolerance, responsibility, public speaking, kindness, fairness, and understanding consequences
  • A simple and effective problem solving model
  • Bully-resistance
  • Children learn how to lead by example at school, at home, and in the community.
  • Students in middle and high school also begin to learn about life skills including:  managing money, job skills, college and financial aid, and setting goals.


Q: Where and When is the conference?

A: The conference is held at Van Buren Elementary School in Indio on March 12-13.  Registration/check-in begins at 8:00 on Saturday.  The conference runs from 9:00am – 3:00pm both days.


Q: What does my child need to bring?

A: Nothing. Your child will be the materials needed for hte weekend. Lunch and snacks are served both days. A small breakfast is also available.


Q: Why am I asked to donate $75?

A: ALA is an all-volunteer non-profit organization. The documentation helps to cover a portion for the facilities, materials, food and curriculum. The donation is tax-deductible. Scholarships are available for those who cannot donate the full amount.