LEADERSHIP/TEEN

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Aquatics Counselor in Training

At the Y, we help youth set and achieve their personal and educational goals. They gain confidence as they recognize the Y as a place where they belong and can feel comfortable exploring new interests and passions. A unique program designed especially for teenagers and a careful balance of program components has been created to foster creativity, adventure, peer interaction, leadership skills, values clarification and friendships that will last a lifetime.

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Aquatics Counselor-In-Training (Reston)

A leadership development program for teens interested in expanding their horizons and obtaining life skills. CITs will assist aquatics staff in a variety of camp activities and help create a fun and exciting enviroment.

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Babysitter Training

These programs are designed to help campers develop responsibility and leadership potential while having fun. This leadership development program is for campers interested in expanding their horizons, and obtaining life skills. Please see branch for specific information on schedules, activities and swimming.

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Counselor In Training

At the Y, we help youth set and achieve their personal and educational goals. They gain confidence as they recognize the Y as a place where they belong and can feel comfortable exploring new interests and passions. A unique program designed especially for teenagers and a careful balance of program components has been created to foster creativity, adventure, peer interaction, leadership skills, values clarification and friendships that will last a lifetime.  

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Junior Leaders in Training Academy

The NEW Junior Leaders program provides middle and high school youth with opportunities for leadership training and service learning experiences with the goal to create a team of young people that will better serve their community and the Y as they encourage one another to make a positive impact for present and future generations. Junior Leaders begin to learn practical leadership skills, participate in teambuilding activities and spend time working hands-on with a group of traditional campers. Combined with traditional camp activities, field trips and more, Junior Leaders transition seamlessly from camp to Leaders-in-Training

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Junior Lifeguard

At the Y, we help youth set and achieve their personal and educational goals. They gain confidence as they recognize the Y as a place where they belong and can feel comfortable exploring new interests and passions. A unique program designed especially for teenagers and a careful balance of program components has been created to foster creativity, adventure, peer interaction, leadership skills, values clarification and friendships that will last a lifetime.  

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Leaders-In-Training

Leaders-in-Training is a teen program specifically designed for our future leaders. This two-phase program first sends your teen through a week of training in First Aid, CPR, working with 5-12 year olds, camp songs, games and crafts. After successfully completing training and achieving L.I.T. status, participants will be assigned to assist our talented day camp staff with the daily operation of the traditional camps. This program provides an excellent opportunity for teens to learn hands-on job experience and responsibilities, while still under the supervision of our camp staff.

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Outdoor Adventure CIT (at Ayrlawn PC)

Enhance your outdoor adventure camp experience by learning leadership and group management skills, while earning Service Learning Hours! CITs will work alongside professional outdoor adventure staff and assist with daily activities in the outdoor adventure camp. This program focuse on developing leadership, responsibility, and encrougagement skills.

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Summer of Service

Students participate in a variety of service-learning activities like organizing canned food drives, serving other members of the local community raising awareness, and discovering the inner compassion and motivation to help improve both the local & global community!

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Teen Travel/On the Move

Designed especially for teenagers, each week is jam packed with activities that will stimulate their minds, offer opportunities to grow as individuals and travel to local areas of interest and excitement. Various field trips throughout the week provide an unforgettable summer filled with fun, learning and making new friends!
Monday- Swimming/Waterpark
Tuesday- Sports or Skills (bowling, mini golf, etc.)
Wednesday- Fun Time! (arcade, amusement park, etc)
Thursday-  Challengeing Activity (teambuilding, climbing, hiking, scavenger hunt, etc.)
Friday- Aqua Adventure (canoe, rafting, sailing, etc.)

Our mission is to foster the spiritual, mental and physical development of individuals, families and communities according to the ideals of inclusiveness, equality and mutual respect for all.

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