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YMCA of Central Stark County

To put Christian Principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

Leadership

LEADERS IN TRAINING (lIT)

CAMPER ACTIVITIES & BENEFITS

Take the first steps to becoming a CAUSE-DRIVE LEADER.  This two-week program provides you with an environment filled with opportunities to begin learning leadership skills.  Participating as a LIT offers countless opportunities to learn how to work together, what it means to be a role model to younger campers, and how to lead others compassionately.

GOALS & OUTCOMES

By the end of this experience, LIT campers will have:

  • Built character values such as trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship.
  • Gained knowledge and skills about being an effective leader.
  • Built strong teamwork skills.
  • Gained knowledge about what it takes to be a role model.

COUNSELOR IN TRAINING (CIT)

CAMPER ACTIVITIES & BENEFITS

Learn how to become a CAUSE-DRIVEN LEADER in the camp world.  This two-week program provides you with the necessary tools to become one.  Participating as a CIT offers countless opportunities to interact with younger campers, lead activities, and participate in camp programs.

GOALS & OUTCOMES

By the end of this experience, CIT campers will have:

  • Led activities and learned to lead younger campers.
  • Gained coaching and facilitation skills.
  • Learned about job skill development and career exploration.

Character crew (C-Crew)

CAMPER ACTIVITIES & BENEFITS

Are you ready to take the next step to BECOMING A COUNSELOR?  We invite you to volunteer with our experienced, caring staff to help campers develop lasting friendships and gain new experiences.  If you are a teen looking to transition from camper to counselor, this leadership camp program is for you.  C-Crew will participate in camp service projects and develop new skills, all while enjoying the excitement of summer camp.

* All C-Crew go home on Saturday at regular camp check-out time and return on Sunday.

* Registratino for the C-Crew program is done on an application basis.

GOALS & OUTCOMES

By the end of this experience, C-Crew campers will have:

  • Gained knowledge and skills about being an effective counselor.
  • Gained experience in being a mentor and positive role model.
  • Particiapted in camp service projects.