Belldegrun Center for Innovative Leadership

From innovative Lower School day programs to engaging Upper School courses, the mission of the Belldegrun Center for Innovative Leadership (BCIL) is woven into the fabric of these unique Summer at Brentwood offerings.

All of our summer programs follow the Los Angeles County Department of Health's COVID-19 safety protocols.

Summer Courses

Mission Statement:
The Belldegrun Center for Innovative Leadership prepares community members to engage with real world challenges and explore solutions within and beyond the classroom. 

Core Leadership Skills

Through the integration of the following leadership skills, Belldegrun Center for Innovative Leadership cultivates: 

Innovative Problem Solvers
Critical, creative, and design thinking
Collaboration and co-creation; inspiring a shared vision
Adaptability and perseverance

Courageous Risk Takers
Brave thinking and actions
Embracing failure as an opportunity to learn
Being in the present

Effective Managers
Breaking large projects into small steps
Seeking and incorporating feedback
Follow-through and accountability

Adept Communicators
Active listening
Public speaking and group facilitation
Media and digital literacy 

Inspired Community Builders
Cross-cultural fluency
Empathy and conflict resolution
Self-reflection and societal awareness