Leader in Training Program

What is the Leader in Training (LIT) Program?

The LIT program is designed to prepare you to be a godly leader at camp and in every area of your life. You will be challenged spiritually, socially, physically and mentally through a variety of exercises, teaching times, physical tasks, Bible studies and team-building initiatives. Every part of the program is Christ-centered so that you will grow spiritually in order to prepare you to lead spiritually.

Phase 1: A Bible Study and memorizations that trainees complete at home prior to arriving at camp.

Phase 2: Arrive at camp with the entire team of trainees and begin team-building.

Phase 3: Guys: backpacking trip in PA.   Girls: camping trip on Camp Hickory Hill grounds

Phase 4: Return to camp to join the rest of the staff for counselor training.

Phase 5: Serve as a Junior Leader during summer camp for continued active training and serving.

What is required to be in the LIT program?

1. Applicants must be graduates of 9th grade or higher (approx. ages 15-18)

2. Applicants should demonstrate spiritual maturity in their own life and have a desire for continued spiritual growth.

3. Applicants should have a desire for impacting others for Christ.

Is there a cost for the LIT Program?

The guys LIT program cost is $329, which includes a 5 day backpacking trip to PA.

The girls LIT program cost is $125 which includes a 2 day outdoor camping experience at Camp Hickory Hill.

As you serve as a Junior Leader during camp you will earn back $25 per week of service.

How do I apply for the LIT program?

 Simply complete the application process below, including the application and references.

Guys LIT Application

1. Click on “LIT Application” and complete the Application.

LIT Application

2. Copy the link to the Reference Form below and send it to 4 non-relative adults as references including 1 pastor.

Reference Form

3. Download the Health Form and complete it. You will need a doctor’s signature.

Health Form

Girls LIT Application

1. Click on “LIT Application” and complete the Application.

LIT Application

2. Copy the link to the Reference Form below and send it to 4 non-relative adults as references including 1 pastor.

Reference Form

3. Download the Health Form and complete it. You will need a doctor’s signature.

Health Form