• For youth entering grades 9 - 10 in fall 2016
  • Learn through a challenging, inclusive and fun experience
  • Three week session


The Leadership Training program is a hands-on experience designed to teach participants the skills, attributes and strategies that are important traits of exemplary leaders and counselors.

During the three-week session participants will receive training in:

  • Behavior management
  • Risk management and critical thinking
  • Supervision and characteristics of children
  • Character and asset development
  • Conflict resolution and positive discipline
  • Water safety, First Aid & CPR

Following the second week, our trainees assist YMCA staff in Summer Programs with games, activities and aid in the supervision and management of a group. Successful completion of course may open up volunteer options.


Black Hawk Middle School
1540 Deerwood Drive
Eagan, MN 55122


Dates & Hours

For youth entering grades 9 – 10 fall, 2017

July 10-28 Three-week session

Program Hours: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Extended hours available; please contact site for more information)


Fee: $350

Registration Fee: $50 per child, one-time fee, non-refundable. Weekly fee includes all field trip admissions, open swimming, program t-shirt and program supplies. All fees are per child, per week of attendance.