Youth Leadership Programs


See our selection of youth leadership programs. Programs include Leader-in-Training and Counsellor-in-Training.

To see additional details or to register for a youth leadership program, please select one of the below programs.‚Äč

For more information on our summer camps, or to view the Summer Camp Booklet, visit Oshawa.ca/Camps.

Leader-in-Training

Ages: 12 to 14 years

Gain a variety of leadership skills in a fun and exciting recreation environment. Skills include program planning, child/group management, leadership techniques, games/activities, and planning and communication skills. The course consists of in-class theory and lessons, as well as a chance to use skills learned in a camp atmosphere.

Counsellor-in-Training

Ages: 14 to 16 years

Gain a variety of leadership skills in a fun and exciting recreation environment. Skills include program planning, child/group management, leadership techniques, games/activities, planning and communication skills. Youth will learn how to prepare a resume, participate in an interview, and will be certified in Standard First Aid & CPR-C. The course consists of one week of in-class theory and two weeks of hands-on experience at camp locations throughout the City of Oshawa. Transportation to and from the program and placement sites is the responsibility of the participant.