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 1-2 and 3-4. 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.

Related Programs

Leader in Training Level 2
Your camper will build on the skills theylearned in Level 1 through fun, creative sessions and hands on experience. Guided by our skilled staff, Leaders in Training Level 2 will develop skills in:...
Leader Corps
YMCA Leaders Corps is a values based leadership program that helps you begin to develop skills that you will use your entire life. Training sessions, games, activities and initiatives get you ready...
Leader in Training Level 3
In Leader in Training Level 3 your camper will improve their skills by volunteering at an indoor camp and preparing for Junior Counselor positions the following year. They willcontinue to build...