Kappa League FAQs
WHAT IS KAPPA LEAGUE?
Kappa League, formally known as the Kappa Instructional Leadership League, is the national youth initiative of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated. Kappa League focuses on training young men of color (but not exclusive to) 6th-12th grade for leadership, achievement and service in every field of human endeavor. Strong emphasis is placed upon personal development, academic achievement and college and career preparation.
IS KAPPA LEAGUE A FRATERNITY?
NO. Kappa League is a youth LEADERSHIP organization that is focused solely on the personal development, academic achievement and college and career preparation of its young members.
HOW DO I JOIN?
The Kappa League year runs from September to May. Our program is at capacity for 2020 -2021 however, there is an option to have your child added to the wait list. Please click on this link to be added to the waitlist. Our goal is to maintain a robust program for engaged young men. There is opportunity to move from the wait list to active membership as we monitor each member's engagement and desire to be part of the program.
Age and admissions requirement vary by chapter.
WHAT ARE THE ACTIVITIES OF KAPPA LEAGUE?
While activities will vary from chapter to chapter, almost all Kappa League chapters focus on: personal development, college preparation, community service, college field trips, career based field trips, youth leadership activities and mentoring.
IS KAPPA LEAGUE JUST FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES?
Not at all. While there is a strong focus upon African American young men, Kappa Leagues throughout the country have members that reflect the global community of young men.
IS THE GOAL OF KAPPA LEAGUE TO HAVE ITS MEMBERS BECOME KAPPA’S?
Kappa League and Kappa Alpha Psi are two distinctly separate programs. The goal of Kappa League is to train and produce more achieving young men of color that will become leaders of impact and influence in today’s society.