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Camp Chippewa (Christie Conservation Area)

Age 14 (in calendar year)

In YMCA Leader in Training Level 1, your camper will develop camp-related skills such as canoeing, archery and large group leadership, while learning how to work as part of a team. Your child will also learn to promote YMCA core values: caring, honesty, respect and responsibility throughout their camp experience. 

Leaders in Training Level 1 includes:

  • planning and delivering a new group game
  • special needs integration
  • observing campers in various age groups
  • debriefing about observation experiences
  • job search skills
  • asset building
  • group planning a theme day activity
  • youth gambling prevention

Leaders may have the opportunity to sleep out to provide assistance and leadership to the Camp Fundamentals sleep over.

Prerequisite: Leader in Training Level 1 and campers must turn age 14 in the program year.

Staff to camper ratio is 1:15.

Busing is provided.

Cost: $211 / 2-week session (Available weeks 2-3 and 4-5. Must attend full two week session)

If you are interested in an LIT 3 placement for a child with special needs, please call 905.317.4907.
 




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