This program helps to develop the next generation of outdoor professionals in the recreation field.
Year-Round Youth Programs and Camps for Summer 2020 Cancelled – Due to COVID-19 considerations, Rec Sports has cancelled all in-person youth programming (all summer camps as well as year-round Archery, Recreational and Competitive Gymnastics, Skate Classes, and Swimming Lessons) for summer 2020. For more information, read our FAQs.
About The Program
Develop leadership skills to last a lifetime, while deepening expertise in sailing, windsurfing, paddling, rock climbing, or general recreation. Daily leadership development instruction with dedicated staff will be tailored to the needs and interests of participants, and skills learned there will be applied in instructor-in-training roles.
The Youth Leadership Program (YLP) participants will build their own journeys with our staff, setting goals, participating in guest workshops, engaging with campers, and building curricula.
Prospective participants are asked to submit a letter of reference to firstname.lastname@example.org and complete the online application prior to registering. Contact email@example.com with individuals needs, questions, or scheduling concerns.
Location: UC Berkeley Marina – 124 University Ave Berkeley, CA 94720.
If your application is accepted you will be sent a registration link and code via email to complete the online enrollment form and make your camp fee payment.
- Must have completed 9th – 12th grade, though entering 8th and 9th graders may be considered
- Experience in an area of specialization (sailing, rock climbing, etc.)
- Experience with children preferred
- Ability to adhere to behavioral expectations