The Leader in Training (LIT) Program is a mentorship program for high school students that focuses on leadership development and prepares them for future jobs, whether as a counselor at Camp Backcountry or elsewhere. This program gives students training, mentorship, and real-life experiences to sharpen their organization, social, and responsibility skills, all while earning volunteer service hours.
LITs will be paired with a counselor-mentor on Monday mornings, who they will learn from throughout the week. LITs will spend the week assisting with, and going on adventures with, this one camp group. Throughout the week, LITs will participate in special activities, leadership training, and exclusive programming designed specifically for the teens.
LITs may choose to work with nature camp, horse camp, girls of the outdoors camp, art camp, or Wild Roots based upon their interests.See the Wild Roots options below the table*.
*Wild Roots (3-6-year-olds
There will be two options that LITs can choose, full day and half day. The following dates, in two-week registrations are available:
Full day (9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.)
Tuesdays and Thursdays ONLY
Half day (10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.)
Cost: $115 Members and $130 for Program Guests per session
How to Apply: Submit the online application form, below.
Leader In Training
For registration issues or questions contact member services at 303-471-7020.
For questions regarding Camp Backcountry contact [email protected].
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