Volunteer In Progress- VIPAges 14- 17 $60/week- 2 week commitment (does not need to be consecutive weeks) 5 week maximum
As a VIP, campers take the first step in becoming a Y Camp Leader. This two-week program teaches campers about service to others. Your primary function will be working in Cownie Dining Hall; doing dishes and cleaning the dining hall will fill much of the day. As time allows VIP's may help with the maintenance department as well.
VIP Week 2, 3, 5, 6, and 8 are CURRENTLY FULL, MAY STILL APPLY TO BE PLACED ON THE WAIT LIST.
Leader Assistant- LAAges 15-17 $210/week- 2 week commitment (does not need to be consecutive weeks)
LA is a step between VIP and CIT. An LA will have specific times during the day set aside for leadership training, and to participate in “Tracks” to receive training in specific camp areas (i.e. archery, ranch, climbing tower, building and grounds, and nature). LA’s will choose their Track for the week during which they practice fundamentals of programming specific areas. This is great for campers wanting to learn more about becoming a staff but not eligible for the CIT Program.
Counselor in Training- CIT- CURRENTLY FULL, MAY STILL APPLY TO BE PLACED ON THE WAIT LIST.Ages 16 – 17 $663 for the 3 week program- weeks 5 - 7 (July 9- 29, 2017)
CIT- a three-week training is an extensive program aimed at teaching teens how to become exceptional Y Camp Leaders. Skill development in leadership, safety, relationship building, character development and program facilitation are all part of their experience. Through observation, discussion and hands-on experience, CIT's expand their knowledge of great Y Camp leadership. As part of the program, CIT's can choose to take a Lifeguard course that, upon successful completion, will deem them certified lifeguards. If you want to become a Y Camp Leader or work with children this program is for you.
EACH APPLICANT WILL NEED TO COMPLETE THE APPLICATION AND SUBMIT 2 RECOMMENDATIONS.Recommendation From can be found here: https://goo.gl/forms/PANQk0ogUXkwKMXH3. Recommendations may include: Teacher, Pastor/Clergy/Congregational Leader, Y Camp Leader Alumni, Y Camp Board or Committee Member. If you have participated in an LDP program in a previous years you will still need to complete the Application and submit 2 Recommendations each summer you apply.
THIS APPLICATION PROCESS IN ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS. A fully completed Application and 2 Recommendation Forms must be received before your Application will be processed. Once your Application has been processed Y Camp Staff will be in touch to confirm weeks and process payment. A $50 deposit per week is required and the balance will be automatically drafted one week prior to the weeks attending.