Become a Leader
Which Program is Right for You?
|Grade in Fall||Session Length||Prerequisite||Tuition Discount|
|LIT 1||9th+||2, 3, or 4 weeks||None||None|
Focus: Leading peers, mentoring younger campers, strengthening skills in personal leadership style.
|Returning LIT||10th+||2, 3 or 4 weeks||Successful completion of 2-weeks as an LIT 1||None|
|Focus: Building on LIT1 skills + small group control, program planning for younger campers and peers.|
|Activity Apprentice||11th||2 or 4 weeks||None||None|
|Focus: Learning the skills in one activity area to be a solid instructor in the future. Each activity will have 1 hour of behind the scenes learning, and two hours of instruction with younger campers.|
|CIT||11th||4 weeks||Successful completion of 2-weeks as an LIT||None|
|Focus: Building relationships outside your age group. Working with younger campers, learning cabin dynamics, assisting an activity. Opening Campfire for 2nd or 4th session. Assigned a Fox/Coyote brother/sister cabin.|
|Dishwasher||14 to 16-years-old||2, 3, or 4 weeks||None||$15/time discount|
|Focus: Learning a strong work ethic, working with a partner. Dishes are done 6 or 12 times* per 2-week session.|
|Octo Internship**||12th||2 weeks||Successful completion of CIT Program or 4 wks of LIT Program, Dishwashing experience preferred.||No tuition, unpaid|
|Focus: Work in Kitchen 5-6 hour per day, live in a cabin, assist at activities, assist where needed for betterment of camp. Some camper privileges and some counselor privileges.|
Using Your Leadership Skills
The Camp Foley Leadership Program instills leadership skills that can be used not just at camp, but at school, on the job and in your personal life. LITs and CITs gain skills like organization, planning, creativity, presenting, teamwork, observation and more. The skills you gain in the Leadership Program can be used in a variety of places outside camp. Past LITs and CITs have used their Camp Foley Leadership Program experience when applying to National Honors Society, to college, for school honors programs and for jobs. You can use your Foley leadership experience for service hours and on your resume.
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