LTC 2011 - Our 56th annual

This page is dedicated to all those who attended our 56th annual Leadership Training Conference in July 2011. We hope you enjoy our look back...

Session 1 - July 13-16, 2011

LTC Ledger July 14 | July 15 | July 16

Session 2 - July 17-20, 2011

LTC Ledger July 18 | July 19 | July 20

LTC 2011 - A Day In The Life

Click on the links below to see a photo essay of our time at the 2011 NJASC Leadership Training Conference...

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10:24 a.m.

Student leaders from all over the Garden State arrive to LTC by bus...

10:36 a.m.

And some student leaders arrive at LTC by car, too...

10:43 a.m.

However they arrive, once at LTC they are quickly welcomed with open arms!

10:56 a.m.

Senior Counselor Aly Sitzler shows off her artistic talents to make nametags for each delegate...

11:02 a.m.

And these three delegates are clearly satisfied!

11:09 a.m.

While you can certainly bring a special friend with you to LTC, you are bound to make oh so many more...

11:16 a.m.

Our LTC 2 delegates are already excited about returning for the great experiences to come...

11:26 a.m.

Our Junior Counselors calmly strike a pose before sharing their enthusiasm...

11:28 a.m.

While JC Sergio makes sure things don't start (striking the pose, too) without him...

11:32 a.m.

Senior Counselors new and old (or both) are ready to to share their wisdom with our delegates...

12:27 p.m.

At their color group meetings, our new LTC delegates quickly begin to bond...

1:09 p.m.

And start to make new friendships that will last long after LTC ends...

1:47 p.m.

At the Opening Assembly, Executive Director Wendy Booth Sitzler gives a shout out to her peeps in South Jersey...

1:48 p.m.

Fellow Executive Director Lou Miller, representing the North, gives a big thumbs down to all those Phillies and Eagles fans!

1:52 p.m.

Hey, did someone just say the word "school"?

Aaaaaaaaaaa...
Aaaaaaaaaaa...

2:28 p.m.

Social Director Mike Press is already making jokes...

2:36 p.m.

While giving out unique prizes to some lucky delegates...

3:45 p.m.

In our first class session, Senior Counselor Holly Lione help delegates learn all about "Speaking With Ease"...

5:37 p.m.

It does not take long for our resident LTC food expert Alex Mirabella and a delegate assistant to provide their honest critique of the meal...

5:46 p.m.

After the food review, Junior Counselors Annie Valentine and Justin Lo entertain the delegates at dinner...

5:48 p.m.

The reaction of Mike Press? "Nope, didn't like it"...
"Boooo-b-b-b-b-boooo"...

6:31 p.m.

In our second class, Dr. Ken Shulack shows how a firm handshake is important in "Effective Communication"...

7:55 p.m.

At the Get Acquainted Games, our Junior Counselors help the delegates get to know one another a little better...

7:58 p.m.

And before long, our delegates are getting the hang of things ere at LTC...

9:46 p.m.

Your 2011 State Officers explain in their Keynote why New Jersey is "B.O.S.S."...

10:14 p.m.

Looks like Snooki and the boys of Jersey Shore have invaded LTC!
Will they give it a shot?

10:32 p.m.

Songfest! LTC Musical Director Yanal Kazan gets everyone jamming real quick...

10:32 p.m.

Everyone gets into it at Songfest, whether you already have the rhythm within you...

10:37 p.m.

Or not. It doesn't matter. Really. Ask Junior Counselor Chris Salemme...

10:52 p.m.

As the first day ends, our 56th delegate (guess who?) shares her expectations for the next few days at LTC...

But wait, there's more!
Check out DAY TWO...

 

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8:19 A.m.

Social Director Mike Press starts the day with a breakfast serenade from the female Junior Counselors...

9:53 a.m.

Senior Counselor Aly Sitzler teaches delegates how to plan in our third class, Goals for Planning S.M.A.R.T....

 

11:12 A.m.

At the second General Session, delegates learn about our 2011-2012 NJASC State Charity "Good Grief"...

11:26 A.m.

Meanwhile, our JCs proudly hang up their townhouse banners for all to see...

11:55 a.m.

Junior Counselor Darielle Wilhelm shows everyone at LTC that the JCs are "B.O.S.S."...

12:42 p.m.

At lunch, we welcome advisors who get to ask questions about LTC and NJASC, and have fun while doing it...

1:18 p.m.

In their fourth class, delegates learn how to conduct "Meetings For Success"...

1:37 p.m.

In their fifth class, Senior Counselor Al Juliano shares his 40 years of experience to show delegates that they are "Elected To Lead Everyone"...

2:42 p.m.

And they start thinking about what headband they REALLY want to wear...

2:42 p.m.

Or REALLY don't want to wear...

5:32 p.m.

At Dinner, all hail the Lion(ess) King...

5:49 p.m.

The Junior Counselors get together for a photo-op before the competition begins...

6:09 p.m.

The Yellow JCs decide to go bananas for their delegates...

6:21 p.m.

Meanwhile, the Aqua team plays it a little more cool...

6:21 p.m.

Yanal plays The Star Spangled Banner, Jimi Hendrix style...

6:38 p.m.

Senior Counselor Lindsey Kmit is ready for the LTC Games...

6:42 p.m.

And so is the Red Team...

7:08 p.m.

In "Penny Can", things were not going well for Orange...

7:16 p.m.

The Purple Team fared much better in our brand new event...

7:23 p.m.

Meanwhile, the "Mona-Bella" tests the artist that lies within each delegate...

7:23 p.m.

The LTC Games are all about teamwork, and the bonding for each group is incredible...

8:43 p.m.

Show Nght gives each delegate a chance to be on stage...

9:02 p.m.

and to also demonstrate how to impress the ladies...

9:13 p.m.

In the State Officer skit, Vice President Kelsey Bradley takes on the role of SC Rich Rozycki...

9:27 p.m.

In the Senior Counselor skit Alex turns over a new leaf, but will certainly not eat it...

9:27 p.m.

In the Junior Counselor skit, Chrissy Blanco and Alex Gallego take on "Black Swan"...

10:07 p.m.

At Songfest, JC Jamil Larkins shows his skills as he connects hip-hop and leadership...

10:32 p.m.

Then it's time for everyone to come up with new verses for "Mr. Rabbit"...

10:47 p.m.

Yanal is a master at getting everyone into the act at each Songfest...

10:47 p.m.

Senior Counselors Jon Gregory and Brandon belt out the Boss (who else) to conclude another Songfest...

But wait, there's more!
Check out DAY THREE...

 

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8:15 a.m.

Educational Director Pam Freund starts the day recognizing some of our "B.O.S.S." leaders...

8:24 a.m.

You know breakfast is going to be good when you hear "Yay, I've got mail, yay"...

10:12 a.m.

In their sixth class, delegates learn that "You Make The Call" in seeking strategies for success...

11:22 a.m.

In their seventh class, delegates compare notes on how to "Deal With I.T.!"...

11:58 a.m.

By now it's not only the Junior Counselors that know how to "R.O.C.K"...

12:48 p.m.

At lunch, the JCs renew the epic battle between North Jersey and South Jersey, "West Side Story" style...

12:53 p.m.

SC Alex and delegate Ernst present a waffle maker to Mike Press for all his hard work as our Social Director...

1:13 p.m.

When you've been coming to LTC for 40 years like (very) Senior Counselor Al Juliano, you travel in style...

2:18 p.m.

In their eighth class, delegates learn how to "Make Your Time Count"...

3:08 p.m.

Then they put to work what was learned so far in their ninth class, Communication Workshop...

3:42 p.m.

By the third day our delegates, staff members, and State Officers have all bonded to create new friendships...

3:50 p.m.

At the LTC Block Party, the "Trenton Teapots" take on all comers in ultimate frisbee, and emerge victorious at 56-0...

3:58 p.m.

While some delegates find peace and relaxation through yoga on a beautiful July afternoon...

3:58 p.m.

Others are off to rehearse for the Talent Show...

4:17 p.m.

Or buying a shirt to remember their special LTC experience...

5:13 p.m.

The guys dress up and prepare to meet the ladies from their sister townhouses...

5:17 p.m.

Delegate Oren is ready to celebrate the 56th birthday of LTC...

5:17 p.m.

And so are last year Junior Counselors Emily Golas and Lauren Gural...

6:04 p.m.

Leaders past and present from the "Real HC" unite with Fas for their annual photo...

6:04 p.m.

Brielle, Michelle, Annie, Prerna, and Chrissy share their final LTC Birthday Dinner as Junior Counselors...

6:15 p.m.

State President Michaela Brown formally welcomes everyone to the 56th Birthday Dinner...

6:45 p.m.

The 2011 State Officers lead everyone in wishing LTC a happy 56th birthday...

7:17 p.m.

At the Talent Show, delegates share unique talents with their newly found community at LTC...

7:23 p.m.

And there are always many talented delegates at LTC...

7:52 p.m.

Everyone has fun at the Talent Show, whether performing or just watching...

8:46 p.m.

Our delegates thoroughly enjoy themselves at the LTC Dance...

8:46 p.m.

and so do our Senior Staff members, but with a little less rhythm...

9:56 p.m.

At the end, the Junior Counselors join together in the middle for "Jersey Girl"...

10:47 p.m.

At our final Songfest the staff takes the stage, Junior Counselor Samantha Campbell sings for everyone...

10:47 p.m.

Senior Counselors Yanal Kazan and Courtney Lippincott perform together as we end another great day at LTC...

But wait, there's more!
Check out DAY FOUR...

 

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8:36 a.m.

Senior Counselor Sam Miller takes time out from breakfast to prepare for "T.E.A.M. Time"...

8:58 a.m.

The Social Director torch is about to be passed; it's the last meal for Mike Press...

9:11 a.m.

Junior Counselor Stephen Desilets gets a quick lesson on grooming, LTC style...

9:15 a.m.

What would the last breakfast at LTC be without a golf tournament...

9:19 a.m.

In our last meal together, the prizes are getting handed out fast and furious...

9:36 a.m.

In our tenth class, T.E.A.M. Time, delegates discover for themselves that "Together Everyone Achieves More"...

9:48 a.m.

And in T.E.A.M. Time they have a BALL in doing just that...

10:18 a.m.

By now our delegates have taken lots of notes to bring what they learned home...

10:49 a.m.

The eleventh and final class helps delegates prepare to "L.E.A.D.", and they're taking good notes...

11:50 a.m.

As time runs out on another session of LTC, Junior Counselors Caitlyn, Brian, Stephen, and Darielle share a special moment together...

11:54 a.m.

JC Coordinator Jon Gregory makes sure the sit-upons are ready under the shade trees at Townhouses East...

12:06 p.m.

Senior Counselor Danielle Centi gets things started for our Closing Session...

12:11 p.m.

Our 56th delegate (have you figured out sho she is yet?) shares her LTC experience with everyone...

12:23 p.m.

The cast of "Jersey Shore" has been transformed - see what just four days at LTC can do...

12:28 p.m.

Once again Yanal shares his considerable musical talents with everyone at the Closing Assembly...

12:32 p.m.

Closing is a great time to show off (and get) souvenirs of the LTC experience...

12:40 p.m.

Here come the Junior Counselors, which at this point can mean only one thing...

12:41 p.m.

Bedlam! Samantha Campbell takes her best shot...

12:43 p.m.

followed by Brian Luck, Danielle Jimenez, and Jen Pacek...

12:45 p.m.

State Presidents present (Michaela Brown, 2011) and past (Jon Gregory, 2005) from Phillipsburg High School enjoy the show...

12:45 p.m.

It seems that this year's version of Bedlam has everyone taking pictures...

12:46 p.m.

JC Tyler Barto gets into the act of Bedlam, Mexican style...

12:51 p.m.

After a truly unforgettable performance, the Junior Counselors are off to Trenton...
Aaaaaaaaaaaaa!

12:53 p.m.

But we're not done just yet - our Junior Counselors get to show everyone that they are B.O.S.S. one more time...

12:54 p.m.

And as LTC comes to an end our delegates show that they can be B.O.S.S. too...

12:57 p.m.

Last Year Junior Counselor Annie Valentine gets a final chance to do "The Alligator"...

1:01 p.m.

"But Wait, There's More!"
Now YOU need to spread the word to keep growing our LTC community...

1:01 p.m.

Together we join hands and sing for one last time...

"Peace, Peace, Peace."

1:08 p.m.

Delegates crowd the "E-Street Market" to pick up a last minute souvenir before going home...

1:15 p.m.

Now that LTC is over, it's time to "take it home" to your schools!

That's it for now! So when will YOU be joining us at LTC?