The Leadership Development Program (LDP) is a progressive leadership training program designed to provide an educational and fun environment where participants can develop their leadership skills. At the end of the LDP, participants will take with them personal confidence, group facilitation skills, program planning and implementation knowledge, life-long friendships and much more.
LDP provides an innovative curriculum intended to promote the Y's values of honesty, caringm, respect, and responsibility and to challenge the participants to be positive role models, members of society, leaders in their communities, potential future camp staff members.
Leaders in Training (LIT)
This program is for youth in grades 7th-9th. The LIT program focuses on personal development, goal setting and learning to work as a member of a group. LIT's will be intergrated into youth day camp, learning about topics such as time-fillers, on-the spot games, lesson planning, giving directions, and speaking to groups. The program encourages youth develop as a special area of interest and goals, seeking to master a YMCA Camp program at a high level of skill or complete a detailed project. All interested youth will be interviewed and must provide two references from a teacher, counselor or other mentor. The program is a challenging adventure in leadership and personal growth.
Counselors in Training (CIT)
The CIT program is designed for youth in 10th-12th grades. CITs develop strong leadership skills through training, discussion, observation, and practice at our day camps. Participants will be challenged to set and meet goals throughout the program, practice good work ethics, and be a postive mentor to all participants. Each CIT will have the opportunity to facilitate an activity for younger campers. Youth exiting this program will be prepared to become a summer camp counselor in our day camps! All Youth interested will be interviewed and must provide two references from a teacher, counselor or other mentor.
FALL CAMP DATES 2018
Monday, November 19th
Tuesday, November 20th
Wednesday, November 21st
To register online, click the link above. *If you register online, CLICK HERE to download the letter of recommendations forms. This is a required step for all LDP participants.
CLICK HERE to download the 2018 Fall Camp Leadershipo Development Program Registration Form.
To change or cancel enrollment, please CLICK HERE to download a 2018 Fall Camp Leadership Development Change of Enrollment form.
For more information call 805-543-8235 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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