It can be hard to figure out your place in the world. As a young person with your whole life ahead of you, having the right guidance and support can make a real difference in figuring out who you are and what you can achieve. Whether kids come to the Y looking to explore their interests, or for support in navigating challenges, the Y is committed to nurturing children and teens and roots for their success.
The camp environment provides a unique opportunity for youth to build leadership skills that can be used in their daily lives. Teen campers participate in team-building activities and gain an understanding of behavior and risk management, supervision, water safety and project planning. Each week has a unique focus and includes field trips, swim days and other teen-chosen activates.
Teen Leadership Camps are offered at the following locations
- Amon G. Carter, Jr. Downtown YMCA
- Ages 13-15
- William M. McDonald YMCA
- Ages 13-16
- YMCA Camp Carter
- Ages 13-15
All kids have great potential. At the Y, we work every day to help them set and achieve their personal and educational goals. As a result, millions of children and teens nationwide gain confidence as they recognize the Y as a place where they belong and can feel comfortable exploring new interests and passions.