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Summer Programs

 

 

Service & Leadership Opportunities 

At Ekone Summer Camp, we are committed to cultivating leadership and important skills among the young people in our community.

Counselors-in-Training

In 2022 there are a few sessions accepting CITs! Please see the session schedule for more details. 

 

For campers interested in learning about leadership and giving back to Ekone, we offer a selective CIT opportunity. Most of our CITs have attended camp for a few seasons and have shown that they are hard working, a positive example for other campers, and ready to take on more responsibility. CITs are ages 13-17, and are almost always returning campers. A maximum of four CITs will be selected for select camp sessions (no CIT positions for Wrangler Camps, Young Rider Camp, Ranch Camp, or the Service & Leadership Intensives). This mentorship is provided as part of the cost of camp--we consider it an investment in the future leadership of summer camp!

For more information on becoming an Ekone summer camp CIT, click below. The CIT application will be included as part of the camp registration process.

**if you're interested in a more ranch-focused service experience, check out our Service & Leadership Program**

Youth Internships

In 2023 we'll have a few options for for internships, typically only for youth over 16. Please email summercamp@ekone.org if this is something you're interested in!

 

Our Intern program applies to youth aged 16-22 seeking an in-depth volunteer leadership

opportunity at Ekone Summer Camps, usually for 3 weeks at a time. Interns will work closely

with camp staff, and participate in planning the camp program, daily decision-making, and

leading activities as appropriate. Experienced staff will provide mentorship. 

This is an excellent opportunity to spend an extended period at Ekone, gain some real

experience, and build your resume or college application. 

We happily provide references and recommendations for our interns, and Ekone

experience is proven to be valuable later in life. Internships are unpaid--we consider your

service to summer camp a fair exchange of learning for work.

Coming up!

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So much fun and community and meaningful service!

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