Leaders in Training

Camp Counselor in Ottawa.

Camp Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Thinking of becoming a camp counselor? Want to be more involved in your high school or community? This intense two-week camp is specifically designed for those who enjoy taking charge and leading group activities. The first week consists of specialized workshops on leadership styles, communication skills, program planning, résumé writing, and more. Participants learn skills and master techniques needed by all effective camp counselors and leaders. Participants also get a chance to complete an Emergency First Aid course taught by a qualified instructor.

During the second week, participants apply their knowledge in a weeklong placement in one of our Gee-Gees camps and gain hands-on experience organizing games, activities and sports for younger campers. Participation during this week could be validated for community service hours depending on their secondary school.

Participants get paired with a head counselor for their placement, and they receive continual written and oral feedback throughout the two weeks. Once participants complete both the theory and placement weeks, they receive the Leaders in Training certification. 

Food Services: Daily lunches are provided and are included in the cost of the camp.

Leaders in Training

14 to 17 years old


 Date Code Cost
Jul 3 to Jul 13, 2018* 8792 $400***
Jul 16 to Jul 27, 2018 8793 $450***
Jul 30 to Aug 10, 2018** 8836 $400***
Aug 13 to Aug 24, 2018 8837 $450***

* Closed for Canada Day – Monday July 2nd 2018.
** Closed on Ontario Civic Holiday – Monday August 6th 2018.
*** HST is applicable to age groups 14 years old and older; HST will be added to the price of the camp.