Preview Days

Preview Days

Hello Friends! There is something exciting happening next week here at DLA for those who are interested in applying to DLA’s 2015-16 class. From May 26th-28th, we are inviting you to New Life Church in Colorado Springs to spend time previewing the average week of a DLA student. Our goal is to provide a snapshot of our program while giving you ample opportunity to spend time with our students and staff alike. As a preview student, you will be placed with one of the first year DLA interns from your respective school. Included below is the itinerary for the upcoming week. We hope to see you there!


Tuesday, May 26th

  • 7 pm – DLA Staff meet and greet
  • Snacks/ finger foods provided (Location TBA)
  • 9 pm –   Go to apartment with host student

Wednesday, May 27th

  • 8 am – Breakfast in Dan Perkin’s office
  • 9 am – Prayer Meeting
  • 10:15 am – Class
  • 12 pm –   Lunch in Room 124
  • Jason’s Deli with DLA / DSM staff
  • 1 pm – Full campus tour from host student
  • 2 pm – DLA Schools
  • 5 pm –   Dinner w/ DLA Student
  • 7 pm – DSM

Thursday, May 28th

  • 8 am – Breakfast with Dan and Caleb in Dan Perkin’s office
  • 9 am – Prayer Meeting
  • 10:15 – Class
  • 12 pm – Prayer
  • 1 pm – Lunch & Formal dismissal

What to Bring:

  • Casual attire; jeans or pants with no holes and shirts with no questionable or inappropriate language or graphics
  • Pajamas
  • Pillow
  • Toiletries
  • Bible
  • Journal
  • Pen/pencil
  • Workout clothes/shoes
  • Optional spending cash

Cost of Preview Days:

This cost includes breakfast at your Home Sponsor Home Tuesday morning, lunch and dinner on later on Tuesday as well as Breakfast on Wednesday morning on campus. Cost also includes a gift from DLA to you! There is an optional charge if you need a ride to and from the DIA or COS airport.

Cost without Ride to/from airport: $60

Cost with ride to/from DIA airport: $100

Cost with ride to/from COS airport: $80

Cost can be paid Monday night by check or cash, or credit card payment made over the phone before Sunday night. Checks should be made to New Life Church with Desperation Leadership Academy in the memo. All checks and cash should be handed to Pam Hidalgo directly!

Address of New Life Church:

11025 Voyager Parkway

Colorado Springs, CO 80921

For further questions or to register, please contact:

Kelsey Andrus

(719) 234-7780

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