Leadership lab is a required, once a week practical exercise period for all Military Science classes. It allows cadets to hone their skills in the art of leadership and the science of warfare. Labs take place in various locations, depending on the theme of the class. During lab cadets are taught basic soldiering skills such as first aid, movement techniques, land navigation, key leader engagement, along with many other essential skills. Leadership labs offer practical challenges, both physical and mental, and develop teamwork, trust and leadership.