Camp Chippewa (Christie Conservation Area)

Age 14 (in calendar year)

In YMCA Leader in Training Level 1 you will develop camp-related skills such as canoeing, archery and large group leadership, while learning how to work as part of a team. You'll also learn to promote YMCA core values: caring, honesty, respect and responsibility throughout your camp experience. 

Leaders in Training Level 1 includes:

  • planning and delivering a new group game
  • special needs integration
  • observing campers in various age groups
  • debriefing about observation experiences
  • job search skills
  • asset building
  • group planning a theme day activity
  • youth gambling prevention

Leaders may have the opportunity to seep out to provide assistance and leadership to the Camp Fundamentals sleep over.

Prerequisite: must turn age 14 in the same calendar year that the program is taken.

Staff to camper ratio is 1:15

Bussing is provided.

Cost: $185/2 week session (available weeks 1-2 and 3-4 - must attend both weeks)




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