Events & Programs
Through its different programming branches, LEAP is responsible for many of the student-centered activities at Whittier, from outdoor movie nights and traditional special events to off-campus volunteer experiences and excursions throughout Southern California.
Join us! Below is a list of LEAP’s upcoming events for Fall 2013.
For a full list of campus events, connect to Whittier College’s Campus Events Calendar.
Through its LA Excursions program, LEAP partners with offices across campus to provide opportunities for Whittier College students to experience the best amusement parks, sporting events, museums, and cultural landmarks Southern California has to offer. Excursions are provided at minimal to no cost to students, but require a refundable deposit to hold a reservation,
LA Excursions Trips for Fall 2013:
- LA Live by Metro - September 7
- Splash! Water Park - September 14
- Dodger vs. Giants - September 15
- Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood - October 24
- The Lion King at Hollywood's Pantages Theater - November 20
From pool tournaments to Super Mario Brother game nights to SportsFest - LEAP's annual competitions are full of fun and rivalry. Bring your skills, as serious bragging rights are always up for grabs.
Competitions Coming Fall 2013:
- Super Smash Brothers - September 5
- SportsFest - November 8-10
- Super Smash Brothers - November 21
Be part of something bigger than yourself! Each semester, LEAP provides opportunities for students to take part in blood and bone marrow drives, donate goods to a local food drive, walk for a cause, or make a difference in the community at service initiatives like Helping Hands Day.
Service Opportunities Taking Place Fall 2013:
- 19th Annual Helping Hands Day - September 28
- Aids Walk LA - October 13
- Blood Drive - November 6
- Holiday Food Drive* - November 8 - November 22
- Holiday Toy Drive* - November 8 - December 12
*Drop off items at the LEAP Office. Food and toys will be donated to Interfaith Food Bank.
ASWC Program Board Events
Program Board hosts annual events that keep traditions alive and strong at Whittier. Welcome Week activities. Dub Sync Lip Sync competitions. The crowning of Mr. & Ms. Whittier. Thanks to ASWC, there is always something to do at the Poet campus.
- Welcome Week - September 4 - 15
- Homecoming Court Competition / Spirit Week - October 13 - 19
- Welcome Back Week - January 30 - February 5
- SpringFest Carnival - March 8
- Luminarias (semi-formal dance) - April 5
If you are an outside vendor who would like to participate in a Whittier College student event, please contact LEAP at 562.907.4986 or email@example.com.