Teen Programs at Camp
Teens at camp get the awesome opportunity to spend two weeks at camp learning new skills. This is done through a unique multi-tiered program. This program is designed to provide the teens of our area the opportuniy to grow there leadership skills while also helping them build hands on job skills.
Week 1: LIT-1s will spend the mornings learning a hands-on job skill (i.e. mechanics, culinary, maintenance, painting, grounds keeping). In the afternoon they will spend time planning for the following activities they want to lead the following week with campers.
Weekend: During the weekend the LIT-1s will have the opportunity to visit a college/university as well as a National Park.
Week 2: LIT-1s will spend the week working leading activities with campers, as well as be role models for the new and younger campers.
*LIT-1s will also have the opportunity to become Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Trained
Week 1: LIT-2s will spend the the week working with staff to help around camp. They will also spend part of each day learning a hands-on job skill (i.e. mechanics, culinary, maintenance, painting, grounds keeping).
Week 2: LIT-2s will spend the week on an off camp trip. These trips include:
South Dakota Service Trip: Tent camping and community service around South Dakota
Camping in Northern MN: 1 week of camping in northern Minnesota
BOLD/GOLD: 6 Day Canoe Trip in northeast Minnesota
*LIT-2s will also have the opportunity to become Red Cross Lifeguard Trained
Junior Camp Leaders (JCL)
JCLs are teens that have advanced through the tiers and have shown to be good leaders as well as role models for the younger campers. These individuals have the opportunity to work along side the staff to help Camp Marrowbone be the safe and fun place they know and love.
*JCLs is paid position for the teens who qualify.