Youth Camps
Youth Camps

Fun Today. Friends for Life.

Youth Leadership Camps - building leaders on a foundation of fun.

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Programs & Calendar

YLCC offers a variety of programs for campers in Kindergarten to Grade 12. We offer both Day Camps and Residential Camps for campers to participate in. Each program is counseled by our highly trained staff.

Through our unique leadership curriculum we challenge campers to push their limits to learn more about leadership and themselves. The programs work progressively allowing campers to return each year to gain a deeper understanding of their leadership style and discover more about themselves. All programs are designed to be world class and help campers discover their true potential.

Use the drop down menu and select the age of your camper to see what programs are available or scroll down to determine which program best suits your camper.

We are happy to help you determine which program would best suit your camper if you contact our office.

Programs List

Select the Grade your camper is entering this coming fall:

Initiative Explorer
Initiative Explorer

The Explorer program is designed to train young people to work as a team. This program is full of teachable moments when combining adventure, outdoor pursuits and team challenges.

Campers will explore the definition of initiative while on their overnight camping trip. Campers will challenge themselves on high ropes, orienteering, cooking over a fire all the while searching to find what drives them!

This program complements the Alpha Junior program.

YLCC Learning Outcomes: Teamwork, Introduction to Tripping skills, Communication, Goal Setting, Responsibility.

Session Type:
14 Day Session
Location:
Lake Simcoe
For Grades:
Grade 7, Grade 8
All Session Dates:
  1. Jul 2 2017 to Jul 15 2017
  2. Jul 16 2017 to Jul 29 2017
  3. Jul 30 2017 to Aug 12 2017
  4. Aug 13 2017 to Aug 26 2017
Alpha Adventurers

The Alpha Adventurer program allows campers to continue to build on their outdoor skills and enthusiasm for leadership. Campers will experience high ropes, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, nature identification, and high energy activities enriched with lessons of team work, communication, gratitude, and risk taking! This is a great program for campers who have or want to build an enthusiasm for the outdoors and leadership.

Session Type:
14 Day Session
Location:
Lake Simcoe
For Grades:
Grade 7, Grade 8
All Session Dates:
  1. Jul 2 2017 to Jul 15 2017
  2. Jul 16 2017 to Jul 29 2017
  3. Jul 30 2017 to Aug 12 2017
  4. Aug 13 2017 to Aug 26 2017
Initiative Navigators
Initiative Navigation

Through one of the most powerful programs YLCC has to offer, Navigators will discover themselves and their potential. Campers will spend two weeks in the outdoors; tracking their successes and challenges in their personal journals.

Their focus is on creating their own personal success statement. Navigators will also embark on a three-day outtrip. Navigators will come away from this program having charted their own course and proud of who they are and what they have achieved!

This program is a stepping stone for the Outtripper program.

YLCC Learning Outcomes: Self-Discovery, Canoe and Tripping Skills, Goal Setting, Outdoor Adventure, Confidence in the Transition into Grade 9 or 10.

Session Type:
14 Day Session
Location:
Lake Simcoe
For Grades:
Grade 9, Grade 10
All Session Dates:
  1. Jul 2 2017 to Jul 15 2017
  2. Jul 16 2017 to Jul 29 2017
  3. Jul 30 2017 to Aug 12 2017
  4. Aug 13 2017 to Aug 26 2017
Alpha Intermediate
Alpha Intermediate

Be your best self! YLCC is a place where there are no outside influences - an environment where teenagers can relax and be themselves. The Intermediate program will have campers creating their own Guide to Greatness, experiencing mentoring and seeing first hand the importance of leading by example.

Team challenges, water sports, high ropes courses, and personal leadership coaching will help campers develop a better understanding of how to take leadership and apply it to their everyday lives!

YLCC Learning Outcomes: Teamwork, Faciliation, Goal Setting, Confidence in the tranistion to Grade 9 and 10, Awareness on How to Make their own Difference in the World.

Session Type:
14 Day Session
Location:
Lake Simcoe
For Grades:
Grade 9, Grade 10
All Session Dates:
  1. Jul 2 2017 to Jul 15 2017
  2. Jul 16 2017 to Jul 29 2017
  3. Jul 30 2017 to Aug 12 2017
  4. Aug 13 2017 to Aug 26 2017
Leader In Training
Leader in Training

Included in this two-week program are 40 hours of hands-on volunteer job experience within our facility.

The LIT program has two goals: having fun and filling the “Life Toolbox”! LIT campers will participate in all of our traditional camp activities including rock climbing, high ropes, canoeing, and the many electives!

Each LIT group will be given a series of job-training workshops which teach interview, time-management and resume-building skills. Campers will gain valuable work experience, a letter of reference, and the tools needed to gain part-time employment or enter the volunteer workforce!

YLCC Learning Outcomes: Teamwork, Resume, 40 hours of Community service, Time Management, Strong Awareness of different ways to Volunteer their time, A greater understanding of what each camper wants their impact to be.

Session Type:
14 Day Session
Location:
Lake Simcoe
For Grades:
Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
All Session Dates:
  1. Jul 2 2017 to Jul 15 2017
  2. Jul 16 2017 to Jul 29 2017
  3. Jul 30 2017 to Aug 12 2017
  4. Aug 13 2017 to Aug 26 2017

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