Teens and Leadership 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!

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Teen Quest (NEW!)

Entering grades 7 – 8 in fall 2018

Member Participants: $200/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $225/week

Weeks of June 11, June 18, June 25, July 9, July 16, July 23, July 30, August 6 and August 13

Spend a week at camp doing the things you love most. As a group you will decide and plan out many of the camp activities throughout the week. You will have the opportunity to go climbing, boating, do target sports and experience the great outdoors. An opportunity to mountain bike and paddleboard will also be available.

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Leaders-In-Training Camp

Two-week session for teens grades 7 – 8 in fall, 2018

Member Participants: $305/session
Non-Member Program Participants: $330/session

Two-week Sessions: Weeks of June 18, July 9 and August 13

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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Lifeguard Leadership Camp (NEW!)

Entering grades 7 – 9 in fall 2018

Member Participants: $275/two-week session
Non-Member Program Participants: $300/two-week session

Week of July 23

Test your mettle in Lifeguard Leadership Camp. Leadership training will include in-water skills specific to life guarding and swim instruction, safety training and team building. You will shadow lifeguard mentors and participate as a junior team member. This program focuses on leadership and building confidence while preparing you for aquatic certification classes. You will have an opportunity to practice skills while assisting with swim lessons and working with experienced lifeguards in the pool and at Lake George. There will be plenty of time for traditional camp activities.

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Junior Counselor

Entering grades 7 – 9 in fall 2018

Do you love working with kids in a camp setting? Here’s your chance to take a leadership role! Junior Counselors are assigned to a group and assist the Senior Counselors in leading and carrying out a variety of Day Camp programs. Junior Counselors help campers acquire feelings of high self-esteem, self-worth and competence in an outdoor setting. Previous experience in the LIT program or working with children is required. Candidates will be selected through an application and interview process. This is a volunteer position. 

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