Teens and Leadership Camps

Developing leadership qualities and abilities are important life-long ingredients. Our leadership camps develop the whole person — spirit, mind, and body — through a variety of service projects, hands-on activities and team building exercises. Our leaders of tomorrow begin with our youth of today!


Entering grades 7 – 9 in fall

Member Participants: $367/two-weeks
Non-Member Program Participants: $392/two-weeks

Two-Week Sessions: June 14 - 25, June 28 - July 9, July 12 - 23, July 26 - August 6, August 9 - 20
No program July 5, fee prorated

Discover your leadership qualities by leading camper activities and assist in planning the week for your campers! You will have opportunities to shadow counselors and assist staff in camp activities. Come experience camp from a whole new perspective!

Digital Photo Camp

Entering grades 7 – 9 in fall

Member Participants: $257/two-weeks
Non-Member Program Participants: $282/two-weeks

Weeks of June 21, July 19 and August 2

Learn the basics of digital photography and be able to experience with both portrait and landscape photography. Each day will be a different theme – from the viewpoint of an ant, or include a tree as a subject. Recommended to bring digital camera or phone to take pictures during the week.

Junior Counselor

Ages 14+

Do you love working with kids in a camp setting? Here’s your chance to take a leadership role! Junior Counselors are assigned to a group and assist the Senior Counselors in leading and carrying out a variety of Day Camp programs. Junior Counselors help campers acquire feelings of high self-esteem, self-worth and competence in an outdoor setting. Previous experience in the LIT program or working with children is required. Candidates will be selected through an application and interview process. Contact the Day Camp director for more information: 763-230-9308 or eric.fallon@ymcanorth.org.