Who's it for?
Boone-area residents and businesses.
What problem does it solve?
Our community has a need for active participation of informed and educated leaders.
How does it help?
The WLC is an innovative leadership development program designed to meet our community’s need for active participation of informed and educated leaders. Graduates of WLC programs enjoy lifelong networking opportunities with over 300 program alumni.
The Watauga Leadership Challenge and Leadership Development classes kickoff their coursework with a day-long retreat at Blue Ridge Learning Center in mid-January. Participants will then attend class two days each month from early February through late April. Attendees of the Insight Nights Series meet once per month, June through September, at the Creekside Electronics Showroom in Foscoe. Tuition for the Leadership Challenge Class costs $595 and tuition for the Leadership Development Class costs $395. Fees include all program materials, meals and refreshments, and in-class transportation costs. Insight Nights registration costs $250 for the four-meeting series and includes light hors d'oeuvres, beer, and wine at each event.