Teen Specialty Camps

Developing leadership qualities and abilities are important life-long ingredients. Our leadership camps develop the whole person - spirit, mind, and body - through a variety of service projects, hands-on activities, and team building exercises. Our leaders of tomorrow begin with our youth of today.

Teen Quest

Entering grades 6 – 9 in fall, 2017

Member Participants: $235/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $260/week

Weeks of July 10, July 24, August 7 and August 21

Teen Quest is an exciting day camp program geared toward teens that want total outdoor fun! As a group quest, you will decide and plan out many of the camp activities and events throughout the week. This program develops valuable life skills such as open communication, team building, cooperation and conflict resolution. Teen Quest campers will have a climbing experience at YMCA Camp Ihduhapi on Friday.

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Leaders-In-Training

Entering grades 7 – 9 in fall, 2017

Member Participants: $295/ session
Non-Member Program Participants: $320/session

Two-week Sessions Weeks of: June 19 – August 25 (No program July 3 – 4, fee prorated)

Includes overnight at Camp Christmas Tree. Rise to the challenge in Leaders-in-Training Camp and discover your leadership qualities. You will learn and develop the necessary camp skills needed to lead camper activities, as well as group responsibility through activity planning. You will have opportunities to shadow counselors and assist staff in camp activities. There will be plenty of time to hang out with friends – new and old. Come experience camp from a whole new perspective!

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Teen Artist Camp

Entering grades 7 – 9 in fall, 2017

Member Participants: $235/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $260/week

Weeks of June 12, July 10 and July 24

Self-expression comes to life in this creative art camp! Your imagination becomes the window of discovery as you create original art. You will create masterpieces to take home and enjoy!

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Teen Photography Camp

Entering grades 7 – 9 in fall, 2017

Member Participants: $235/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $260/week

Weeks of June 19 and July 31

Learn the basics of digital photography and be able to experiment with both portrait and landscape photography. Each day will be a different theme. You must bring a digital camera. No phones please.

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Teen Survival Skills Camp (NEW!)

Entering grades 7 – 9 in fall, 2017

Member Participants: $235/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $260/week

Weeks of June 26 and August 14

Develop your camping skills as you work together to set up camp in the remote campsites. Learn a variety of useful camping skills that including: building a fire, shelters building, knot tying, campfire cooking, navigating maps and more!

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Teen Canoeing/Kayak Camp

Entering grades 7 – 9 in fall, 2017

Member Participants: $235/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $260/week

Week of July 17

Master the skills of Kayaking and Canoeing on Dutch Lake. Refine paddling skills and learn the practice of ‘swim and swamp’, how to rescue a swamped canoe and camper. After learning the basics, you will go on a paddleboarding adventure on a local lake.

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