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: $360/two-weeks
Non-Member Program Participants: $385/two-weeks

2-Week Sessions: June 8 - 19, June 22 - July 2, July 6 - 17, July 20 - 31, August 3 - 14 and August 17 - 28 No program July 3, fee prorated

Rise to the challenge in Leaders-in-Training Camp and discover your leadership qualities. You will learn and develop the necessary camp skills needed to lead camper activities, as well as group responsibility through activity planning. You will have opportunities to shadow counselors and assist staff in camp activities. There will be plenty of time to hang out with friends – new and old. Come experience camp from a whole new perspective!

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@ymcamn.org.