54 days Trailblazers Counsellor-in-training 16-17

Our most popular leadership program!

During our 8-week Trailblazer program, participants learn a wide range of important skills that are essential for a future camp counsellor. Through various workshops, training sessions and activities, participants develop their skill sets for working with children and planning events, including creative programming, risk management, team building and effective communication. 

Participants also gain practical experience by implementing the skills and knowledge they learn in training sessions and workshops. Each participant is paired with a cabin/tent group and assists a counsellor as they lead activities and look out for the safety and well-being of campers. 

What’s more, participants will have the incredible opportunity to experience a 4- or 5-day canoe trip, led by our experienced and well-trained staff. All of our canoe trips are centered on teamwork and community living while helping participants develop their leadership skills.

Certifications include:

  • Standard First Aid and CPR certifications (16-hour course)
  • A DAFA certificate from the Association des camps du Québec.  

Participants also have the option to register for Bronze Medallion certification. Those who wish to do so must communicate with the Leadership Section Director prior to the summer, and there will be an additional $130 charge. For more information, please contact us!

How to apply for a Leadership Program