LEADERS CLUB AND JR LEADERS CLUB

These Teen Development programs qualify for Teen University credits. Please contact the Hal Welsh East Area Family Teen Department for more information!

Leaders Club
9th - 12th grades
Thursdays 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Program Fee of $20 for the school year


Jr Leaders Club
5th - 8th grades
Tuesdays 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Program Fee of $20 for the school year

Both Leaders and Jr Leaders Clubs are Nationwide YMCA programs for teens that teach young people leadership through character development training, service learning and social development with the outcome of personal growth. Participants have the opportunity to attend regional conferences throughout the year.

YOUTH AND GOVERNMENT

7th - 12th grades
Mondays 6:30pm-8:00pm
Runs September through March


Nationwide YMCA program with the motto "democracy must be learned by each generation." Participants have the opportunity to craft and defend their own bill and to attend conferences on regional, state and national levels.
-Free to all Teens

SUMMER LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

L.I.T.

This program runs multiple sessions throughout the summer from 9:00am-4:00pm Monday through Friday.

Leaders In Training Volunteer Program
Are you a teen looking to develop real leadership potential? Here's your chance to do so! The Leaders in Training Program offers a number of valuable training and plenty of hands on experience to prepare any teen with the necessary skills to thrive in any work environment. Available at our Hal Welsh East Area Family Y and the Northwest Family Y branches.

JR C.I.T Program at the Hal Welsh East Y

Junior Counselor in Training Program for Ages 12-13
Monday - Friday, 9-4 Summer Weeks 2-8
The YMCA Jr C.I.T program is a supervised leadership development program that allows candidates to develop their leadership skills throughout assisting with various summer camps. Jr C.I.Ts must commit to at least 3 weeks of camp.
$85 Members/week
$127.50 Non-Members/week


Northeast Region Leaders School Application
(Click here)

CAMP IROQUOIS LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS

  • Counselor in Training (CIT)
  • Junior Counselor (JC)
  • Volunteer Junior Counselor (VJC)

Check out the CIT, JC, and VJC programs at Camp Iroquois for a hands-on summer leadership skill building experience!

CIT’s can register using the registration form in our 2019 Camp Iroquois Guide, and selecting the CIT program.

Junior Counselors can apply on our Careers page to be considered for a summer position.

 

For more information, check out our East Summer Camps programming guide and 2019 Camp Iroquois Guide.