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Camp Chippewa (Christie Conservation Area)

Age 14 (in calendar year)

Your camper will build on the skills they learned 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:

  • team building communication, trust and support
  • conflict resolution
  • YMCA Healthy Child Development and safety awareness at camp
  • behaviour management techniques
  • special needs integration
  • assisting with daily camper routines
  • placement with camper groups and debriefing of experience
  • planning and delivering three new and different skill-building group games. 

LIT Campers will be guided through these sessions by our trained staff. An evaluation will be done based on performance. A final report will be given to each participant.

LIT Campers may have the opportunity to sleep out and 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 6-7 and 8-9. 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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