Teen Training & Leadership Programs

 

COUNSELOR-IN-TRAINING

July 6-July 31st
Cost: $500 for the 4-week session

Young adults 14-16 years old
Limited to 12

Young adults interested in making a positive impact on children are ideal candidates for our innovative Counselor-in-Training (CIT) program. CITs explore potential career paths involving children and prepare for possible future work as a camp counselor.

The CIT program covers leadership development, behavioral training, motivating campers, portfolio development, job application and interview training, ropes course belay training, and basic First Aid, as well as an equestrian program workshop.

The first half of the program consists of hands-on training. During the second half, CITs are placed within groups under the leadership of seasoned counselors to experience being a counselor.

NOTE: CITs must complete an interview and express a strong interest in working with children.

Download the CIT APPLICATION 2015
CIT’s also need to fill out the Registration and Medical Form

LEADERSHIP-IN-VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

Young adults 14-16 years old

Cost: There is no cost for the program however campers must pay the $20 registration fee and pay for any additional services they need such as early, late care or bus transportation.

Two week session chosen by the camper

Young adults who have completed the CIT program at Camp Ketcha or at another camp and are interested in continuing to become a leader should enroll in the Leadership-In-Training program.  Participants will learn how to apply the values of Camp Ketcha in leading group activities.

Campers will be assigned to a counselor for the two week period and learn counseling skills, behavior management, group management, risk assessment and more through hands on real world experience.

NOTE: LIT’s must complete an interview with the  Camp Director if they are new to Camp Ketcha and have met all pre-requisites.

Download the LIT APPLICATION
LIT’s also need to fill out the Registration & Medical form either using the online system or paper registrations.

Note: Annual registration fee is required for all summer programs