TEEN LEADERSHIP

Every child deserves the Y Camp experience and no child is turned away for financial reasons!
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LEADERS IN SERVICE

In this all new program, teens develop leadership skills while working with their peers. Participants bond over low and high ropes course elements, learn various leadership styles, and work together to complete a service project to benefit camp. Upon completion of the program, campers are awarded 40 community service hours. 

Session 1: June 16-20

Entering Grades 8-11
Fee 5 Days, 4 Nights; $650/week

 

COUNSELOR IN TRAINING I (CIT I)

Formerly known as Leaders in Training, Counselor in Training I helps 15-year-old campers develop into responsible leaders at camp and in their communities. CIT I participants enjoy traditional camp activities, learn leadership theory, conquer team building challenges, and complete at least one large service project.

Session 4/5: July 7 - 19
Session 7/8: July 28 - August 9

Age 15 years old by June 1st, 2019
Fee 13 days, 12 nights: $1,345

 

COUNSELOR IN TRAINING II (CIT II)

Counselor in Training II (CIT II) is for 16 year old campers who wish to be a camp counselor some day.  CIT IIs participate in a mini-staff training and then spend their second week working directly with our counselors in a cabin full of younger campers.  As part of the enrollment process, campers will be interviewed prior to arrival. YMCA Staff will reach out to schedule your interview in May or June.

Session 4/5: July 7 - 19
Session 7/8: July 28 - August 9

Age 16 years old by June 1st, 2019
Fee 13 days, 12 nights: $899

 

WRANGLER-IN-TRAINING (WIT)

Similar to our CIT II program, WITs participate in a minim staff training their first week, but they also learn horse-care skills. During their second week, WITs work directly with counselors in a cabin of our horse campers and help teach their campers horse-care and riding techniques.

Session 4/5: July 7 - 19

Age 15 years old by June 1st, 2019
Fee 13 days, 12 nights: $899

 

JUNIOR COUNSELOR

Age: 17 (as of June 1, 2019)

Junior Counselor, the final step prior to becoming camp counselors, is a volunteer position for 17 year-olds. Junior counselors go through a 1-week training course alongside camp staff, and then volunteer in cabin during a 2-week session over the course of the summer. To apply, please go www.ymcasf.org/campjobs and follow the instructions. No registration form is necessary to be a volunteer.  All applicants will go through an interview process to determine acceptance into this competitive program.

 

JUNIOR LIFEGUARDS

This camp is designed to provide campers the knowledge and skills necessary to be a lifeguard and professional rescuer. Campers may obtain certifications in American Safety & Health Institute's (ASHI) courses: CPR Pro for the Professional Rescuer, Basic First Aid, and Emergency Oxygen Administration. Participants can work toward gaining more experience in and around water, or take the exam to gain an actual lifeguard certification. Participants must know how to swim in order to take this course.

Prerequisites:

8 hours eLearning (sent by instructor pre-camp)

Tread water for 2 minutes

Swim 100 yards front crawl

Swim 50 yards of each: front crawl with head up, sidestroke, breaststroke, breaststroke with head up, and elementary backstroke kick with hands on chest

Session 4: July 7 - 12

Age 16-17 years old by June 1, 2019
Fee 6 Days, 5 nights: $575

 

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE, TO THE EXTENT POSSIBLE, IS MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE GENEROSITY OF OUR MEMBERS AND DONORS.
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