June 9 - June 12, 2021

All Genders Grades 7 - 12

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Camp Description

The SCRC Leaders-In-Training Day Camp’s mission is to shape the bright young leaders of Shippensburg, for today and tomorrow! The Shippensburg Community Resource Coalition (SCRC) is a collaborative effort to provide quality social services and youth programs that are accessible and safe and that recognize the dignity and worth of each person. Our goal is to help community members reach their full potential.

The SCRC is offering a four-day leadership camp for students in the Shippensburg Area School District, entering grades 7-12. Participants in the Leaders-in-Training Camp will receive instruction and participate in activities from the Youth Engaged in Leadership and Learning (YELL) curriculum. Participants will develop leadership skills related to communication, listening, and critical thinking skills. They will volunteer at the SU Farm and learn about positive involvement in the community. The program helps youth to increase their confidence through engaging positive attitudes and beliefs about their ability to contribute and make a difference in their community. The camp will be offered 6/9, 6/10, 6/11, and 6/12 from 8:30am – 4:30pm at Shippensburg University. Teens who complete Leaders-In-Training Camp will be invited to serve as Leaders-In-Training during the SCRC’s Summer Learning Program (SLP), a seven-week summer camp that offers free meals and enrichment opportunities, while still benefitting from the other aspects of the program.

Camp Highlights

Engaging Curriculum

Learn from the Youth Engaged in Leadership and Learning (Yell) curriculum.

Peer Oriented

Campers will learn with and from peers who share an interest in leadership.

Professional Staff

Taught and supervised by dedicated professionals who are familiar with Youth Engaged in Leadership and Learning (YELL) curriculum.

Outdoor Activity

Spend time playing, learning, and volunteering in the outdoors.

General Information

What to Bring

Masking requirements: Shippensburg University requires all individuals to wear masks while on campus. Masks must be worn during any breaks or other periods of non-activity/non-participation. Masks must also be worn during all indoor physical activities.

Residential Camper

For all our residential camps, campers will be housed in suite-style residence halls. Due to COVID-19 restrictions we are allowing only one person per bedroom. Amenities include air-conditioning and a bathroom for every two campers. You will need to bring sheets, pillow, pillow case, towels, blankets, and washcloths with you. Washers and dryers are available on each floor in the residence hall and are free to use.

Accessibility Resources

Requests for accommodations, auxiliary aids, or services must be made in writing to the Office of Accessibility Resources at least fifteen (15) days before the camp begins. The Office of Accessibility Resources is located at Shippensburg University, 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, PA 17257-2299, (717) 477-1364, oar@ship.edu.

Camp Fees

Commuter Camper
$50.00
  • Breakfast & lunch each day

Our Team

Registration Information

Register Early:Space is limited to facilitate individual attention.

Registrations will be accepted up to one week prior to the start of camp. An administrative fee of $75 will be deducted from all refunds. No refunds will be given after on-campus check-in. Conference Services reserves the right to cancel any camp that has insufficient enrollment up to two weeks before the opening of camp. A full refund will be given if the camp is canceled.

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