Leadership Training Camps

Run by SFU Summer Camps Ages 12-17 yrs



The five progressive levels of leadership training are designed for teens wanting to develop their leadership skills in a youth camp setting. Instruction from our professional educators focuses on leadership knowledge and skill acquisition utilizing theoretical and practical approaches.
These courses review the necessary skills desired for volunteer, instructor, and head instructor positions. Completion is highly recommended before applying for volunteer and employment positions at SFU Camps.

LEVEL I - THEORY, OBSERVATION AND INTERACTION SKILLS
This is a leadership camp aimed at introducing teens to working with youth in a camp setting. This course places emphasis on theory, observation and interaction skills.

Note: 12 year olds can try L1, and with Instructor approval, continue to future levels

LEVEL II - COUNSELLOR IN TRAINING - THEORY INTO PRACTICAL
This camp expands Leadership Theory beyond what is explored in Level I. It focuses on preparing teens for a role as a camp instructor.
Prerequisite: Level I
LEVEL III - COUNSELLOR IN TRAINING ADVANCED - PLANNING, ORGANIZING AND BUDGETING
Building on Levels I and II, this camp is all about Head Instructor Basics. You will develop skills centered on organization, lesson planning and budgeting.
Prerequisite: Level II

LEVEL IV - CAMPS VOLUNTEER TRAINING
This camp builds on the skills and knowledge taught in Level I - III with emphasis on Camps Volunteer Training.

Prerequisite: Level III

LEVEL V - CAMPS ADVANCED VOLUNTEER TRAINING
This camp builds on the skills and knowledge taught in Level I - IV with emphasis on Practical Camps Volunteer Training.

Prerequisite: Level IV






Map to SFU Summer Camps
SFU Summer Camps
8888 University Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia, V5A 1S6
Time Price
Tues-Fri, 9am - 3:30pm
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$225
Mon-Fri, 9am - 3:30pm
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$275


Since, 1967 SFU Camps encourages learning through physical activity, educational programming and creative endeavors in an inclusive environment. We strive for excellence in program safety, camp selection and instructor quality.


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