Our Leader in Training Program

To apply for an Extreme Team position please send Kids 4 Kids your resume and why you want to be considered for the program.  

The Extreme Team 2020

The Extreme Team Program is our Leader in Training program designed to help youth, ages 14 and 15 years of age, develop leadership skills that they will need to become camp counsellors.

Applicants are not coming to work or volunteer at camp. The program is an extension of the Kids 4 Kids Leadership program and summer camp. Applicants who are 13 may be considered for this program if 1) they have been in a Kids 4 Kids Leadership Program or summer camp before and display the leadership skills and personal characteristics we are looking for. i.e. initiative, responsible, respectful. organized, game leader, provide great supervision.

Leadership in Training

IMPORTANT: All applicants under the age of fourteen register online as a camper and pay the full registration fee.

If you are a returning Extreme Team, or an applicant that is 14 or 15 years old DO NOT register online. You need to send me a resume with the dates of camps you wish to attend. Extreme Team members who are 14 or 15 years old receive a $50 credit toward the half-week sleep way camp and $100 credit per camp that they can use toward the full-week sleep-away camp. There is no charge for day camps for older Extreme Team members.

Volunteers are 16 years of age or older. There is no charge for day camps.

Benefits

Benefits:

  • You learn valuable leadership skills that are tailored to your age group

  • You participate in activities designed for the Extreme Team

  • You receive an Extreme Team t-shirt as a form of identification.

  • You will receive a letter of reference at the end of the summer for participating in the Extreme Team program that has your volunteer hours included.

  • You build an alliance of friendships and connections.

  • Leader Time: You are taught games and activities that will help you develop your skills as you learn about communication, planning, teamwork, and other parts of leadership.

  • One to one: You will get one to one attention from the camp directors helping you develop your leadership style and increase your ability as a leader.

    NOTE: If you have been part of Kids 4 Kids previously you do not need to pay for the Kahuna Day Camps. If you have not been part of Kids 4 Kids you receive a discounted rate for day camps.

All Extreme Team candidates must apply by submitting a resume to the Kids 4 Kids office at kids@kids4kids.ca

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The BEAD COUNSELOR-IN-TRAINING PROGRAM 

If you are 11 to 13 years of age and are interested in developing your leadership skills to the next level you can take part in the Bead Program. You will be giving leadership opportunities to practice your new skills. You do not get an Extreme Team shirt, nor do you benefit from the Extreme Team pricing. You are still campers, but campers who are ready to develop their skills to the next level. You will be part of a bead program. This program rewards members each time they complete a leadership task. You can earn specific beads for specific leadership skills. You are awarded your bead necklace and beads at the end of the camp week.

  • RED BEAD – Game leading bead
  • BLUE BEAD – Pool and creek supervision and activity planner
  • GOLD BEAD – Displaying exceptional leadership skills
  • PURPLE BEAD – Campfire program