Teens and Leadership Camps

Young people build self-confidence and leadership skills through new adventures and experiences.

Updated program information for 2019 will be available in January. Please check back.

Leaders-In-Training Camp

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!

Teen Digital Photography Camp (NEW!)

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

Teen Arts & Drama Camp

Take to the stage to learn and perform, participate in improv, act in theater skits, and create craft projects. You will learn from staff of the Black Dirt Theater, our local theater company.

Teen Challenge Camp

Strike out on a bold adventure as you test your strength, strategy, and skill against our high ropes challenge course. Learn about basic climbing, belay techniques, knot tying and climbing safety. Fun team challenge initiatives will aid in a successful climb. Most of the day is spent on the Challenge Course at a variety of Y camps.

Teen Archery/Slingshot Camp

Two amazing and traditional target sports, the bow and arrow and the slingshot, are very popular today. Gain understanding and learn to properly use both safely. Learn to make and use your own targets, learn about different types of bows, and the basics of aiming and target shooting. Weather permitting Fridays will include testing your skills at a public archery range.

Teen Fishing Camp

Get hooked on fishing as you learn basic fishing skills. Lakes provide the scene for fishing fun using the catch-and-release method. You are encouraged to bring your own pole and tackle if you wish but equipment is available for use as well.

Teen Survival Skills Camp

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