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Catching the Spirit Youth Society

Youth Leadership through Outdoor Experience

Peer Leaders

What Is a Peer Leader?

Ready for an extra challenge?  Ready to lead your peers in a rewarding summer experience?  Youth aged 15 to 18 may apply to be a Peer Leaders with CTS.  Challenge your leadership skills and outdoor savvy or dare them to new heights!

Now accepting applications for the 2020 Peer Leader Program  

What is involved in being a CTS Peer Leader?

  • Inspire and deliver CTS programs to your peers, rain or shine; your ideas and energy are what fuels the program.
  • Camping, camping, camping; it’s all about being outside so you’ll get to know the ropes, and the tents, and camp stove!
  • Help us plan program activities, make menu plans and keep us on track; you are the leaders.
  • Take ownership of CTS and have fun!
  • Help shape and deliver the CTS program under the mentorship of great Program Supervisors.
  • Participate in a minimum of 4 pre-season training sessions, 2 mandatory training sessions (Peer Leader Bootcamp, and In-Park Training), and attend a minimum of 3 camps this summer as a Peer Leader.
  • Help get the word out about CTS! Tell your friends and your acquaintances and help to make CTS a bigger part of your community.

What else is in it for you?

  • You get to be an instrumental part of the Leadership Team that runs CTS.
  • You’ll receive leadership training, and outdoor skills training.
  • You’ll receive volunteer service hours and exposure to career and community opportunities.
  • Best part? You get to hang out with your friends, make some new ones and have loads of fun!


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