UC Irvine STC attendees group photo. IR-IR-IR-vine!
UCI Circle K attendees, along with other members from around the district, were recently given the opportunity to "level up" their knowledge and skills, show off their club spirit, and also reunite with old friends from around the district through an event called Spring Training Conference South (STC South)! The theme for STC South this year was video games!
Check in started at 8:00 AM on May 7th, Sunday at CSU Fullerton where STC South was annually hosted. Breakfast was served in the meantime by the kiwanis clubs from Placentia and La Mirada. Once check in was over, the festivities began with an opening session and divisional roll call before everyone headed their separate ways to a variety of different workshops, such as CKI 101, cheats and hacks on maximizing one's Circle K EXP, and Professional Development.
2016-2017 District Governor Alex D. Nguyen leads the STC opening session!
When it came to activities, there were 5 workshop sessions (levels) throughout the day. Members had a chance to participate in a scavenger hunt and win $5 Starbucks gift cards!
One of the workshops during South Training Conference. Members seem to be learning about photography!
Once workshop session 3 was over, members had some downtime to replenish their HP and MP with lunch and then proceeded to their respective divisions for a DCM (except for Magic Kingdom, where we did icebreakers instead). During lunch, the district board held a fundraiser in which members could donate money into their own division jar.
President Kyler Tagupa leads his group in a division icebreaker.
During workshop sessions 4 and 5, the final levels, members could participate in a service project where they could make dog toys out of blankets. Then, after workshop session5 was over, closing session occurred. On top of that, friendly spirit battles between the divisions transpired with each division cheering their heart out.
Overall, STC was fun and everyone had the chance to "level up their leadership" in the process, as we all obtained more EXP in preparation for future boss fights in our CKI quests! Keep on growing and training hard, everyone!
Magic Kingdom group photo!