Leader in Training

Leaders in Training (L.I.T.)
Entering 9th Grade

  • The L.I.T. program gives valuable hands-on leadership skills needed to be a successful summer camp counselor, combined with a top-notch travel camp experience
  • L.I.T.s will have the opportunity to work independently and as part of a leadership group on honing communication skills, developing trust and engaging in creative thinking with professional speakers
  • L.I.T.s will alternate their weeks in summer camp between group and specialist internships and travel including one extended (4 nights, 5 days) overnight trip per 4 week session
  • L.I.T.s successfully completing at least one 4-week session of the program are accepted to work in camp the following summer as a Counselor in Training (C.I.T.)

Workshop sample topics:

  • Games and activities to excite campers
  • Learning how to work with peers and supervisors
  • Leadership styles and approaches
  • Time management and organization skills

Sample Leader in Training Travel Schedule

Week 3:  Cape Cod (kayaking, fishing, candlepin bowling, Fenway Park)

Week 6:  North Carolina (Bryce Mt. Resort, Natural Bridge, Smokey Mountains)

This Summer's Trips:
Week 3 (July 7-July 11)  Montauk/Hamptons
Week 6 (July 28-Aug 1)  Myrtle Beach

Camp Quick References:
JCC Camp Office - 908-889-8800 x234
Springfield Pool - 908-361-8205
Camp Nurse - 908-889-8800 x273
Transportation - 908-889-8800 x222 (7 am - 6 pm)
Camp Email - campyachad@jccnj.org

Upcoming Events and Dates

July 23, 2014 | 7:00 pm
July 24, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
August 1, 2014 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
August 3 - 8, 2014
August 3, 2014 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
August 18 - 29, 2014 | 12:00 am
September 10, 2014

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