Summer 2020 is bringing NEW opportunities for teens to volunteer, build confidence, learn responsibility and develop skills to prepare them for future endeavors. The Teen Leadership Program is a volunteer opportunity for teens entering 8th-12th grade. Your commitment will include completing a minimum of 3 consecutive weeks, morning, afternoon or both, with the Belleair Parks and Recreation Summer Camp Program. Please complete the requirements below and email all parts to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Required Program Packet Includes: 1. Program Application 2. Activity Waiver signed by legal guardian 3. Application Essay 4. Letter of recommendation from a non-family member 5. Applicants must schedule an interview upon submission of packet (*Applicants will be contacted to schedule and interview at a later date.)
A limited number of teens will be accepted this summer. If accepted to the program, there is a $35 Administration fee for the first three weeks. Requesting additional weeks may incur an additional fee and may not be granted. After the completion of all interviews, an e-mail will be sent to all applicants. For those accepted, it will include their assigned weeks and the mandatory training dates in May.
Program Objectives and Responsibilities:
Time Management - Assist counselors with transitions to and from activities and rec locations
Marketing - Produce a short social media story reviewing a day in the life at camp
Recreation Programming - Run 3 group games during the week, with assistance from group counselor
Leadership Challenges - Challenges promoting leadership and team building
Cash Handling - Assist with the selling and distribution of snacks/lunch
Public Speaking - Assist with group and camp announcements for the day/week
Camper Safety - Secondary check-in and roll call for their assigned group