High-School-Leadership-Page-272pxDevelop your leadership potential and grow personally, spiritually and relationally.

High School Leadership Training programs challenge students to grow in all areas of life. Most importantly, a person’s leadership influence flows from a healthy and growing relationship with God and a clear understanding of our identity in Christ. Building upon a spiritual foundation, students will learn communication skills that will enhance their relationships with friends, family, and throughout their community. The training programs are for high school students who have completed their freshman or sophmore year. 

Students will:

  • Grow in self-confidence
  • Identify their unique strengths and leadership gifts
  • Gain experience in team building, leading groups, communicating with confidence, conflict resolution, and goal setting
  • On the job work training and experience in that area of focus

To Apply:

Download and complete the Wranger-In-Training or Counselor-In-Training application (depending on your area of interest) and send to the Warm Beach Camp, Personnel Office.

Download WIT Application Download CIT Application

Summer 2018 - For high school students who have completed their freshman or sophmore year. Students will participate in a leadership development program that will engage Counselors-In-Training (CIT) on leading games, leading or co-leading Bible studies, learning the ins and outs of event planning at Youth Camp, participating in staff meetings and staff development events, learning about their personality and leadership styles as they pertain to the group dynamic.

Summer 2018 - The Wrangler in Training (WIT) program provides the opportunity for high school age participants to apprentice alongside experienced horsemanship staff while assisting with trail rides, riding lessons, and all manner of horse and facility care during their four week session. WITs will gain valuable experience involving safety, horsemanship instruction, group control and horse care while working with guests and campers in the summer camp environment.

Testimonials

Youth Program Leadership

/Lindsey%20Baer-McDowell
Youth & Outdoor Ministries Director
Lindsey Baer-McDowell
Lindsey has always loved playing outdoors. She started on the Challenge Course at Warm Beach Camp in 2007, and found her passion. After working locally and abroad with numerous youth and outdoor organizations, she graduated in 2012 from Trinity Lutheran College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Children, Youth & Family Studies, focusing on Outdoor Leadership. Lindsey believes in the transformative power of outdoor experiences and is excited to serve as the Youth & Outdoor Ministries Director.
/Sara%20Rodriguez
Youth Program Manager
Sara Rodriguez
Sara breathes, lives, and dreams camp. She’s been involved in camp ministry for nine years in many roles. Sara is passionate about ministering to youth and their relationship with Jesus. Her passion was fostered through her education as she earned her B.A. in Adolescent Ministries from IWU and her M.A. in Christian Education from DBU. Sara gives of herself with a selfless intentionality and seizes each of life’s adventures; her drive for fostering authentic community and her heart for discipleship inspires all she meets.
/Spencer%20McDowell
Challenge Course and Recreation Activities Manager
Spencer McDowell