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LIT Program Information

Leaders in Training (LIT) 
Purpose:   The Leaders in Training at Camp iHope is designed to educate and train young men and women to become effective leaders 

By the end of the program, all participating LITs will have:    
•    Actively participated in daily activities focusing on developing leadership skills 
•    Planned and executed a service project
•    Assisted with administrative, programming and general staff duties 
•    Observed a variety of different activity areas
•    Observed appropriate counselor/staff interaction with campers
•    Assisted with cabin duties
•    Daily participation in in  leadership activities /seminars with fellow LITs, mentors, and supervisors
•    Completion of daily assigned activities  
•    Supporting   activities, special events 
•    Participating in the planning, design, and execution of a service project
•    Evaluation, feedback, and assessment from peers, supervisors, and self
The LIT role at camp is to learn about the overall program and develop leadership skills
•    Campers Come First! Set a good example by being a positive role model.
•    Complete assigned activities and assist Program Staff with daily activities
•    Complete Service Project 
•    Assist Camp Counselors with programming, administrative or general activities as assigned
•    Be punctual, attend and be an active part of all camp activities, participants must be able to:
•    Abide by all rules, policies and procedures
•    Treat all campers equally, there should be no favorites
•    Be cooperative with the camp leaders, counselors, your peers, and the campers.
•    Be enthusiastic and have a positive attitude
Specific Duties:
•    Complete assigned daily tasks  
•    Assist  program staff as directed by LIT Coordinator 
•    Complete Service Project 
•    Provide a good example
•    Contribute ideas to improve the program
•    Report any unsafe actions by children or other staff to the Counselors
•    Assist in cleaning and disposing of trash, dining hall clean up
•    Demonstrate ability to accept supervision and guidance
•    Demonstrate good character, integrity, and adaptability
•    Set a good example for campers and others, including cleanliness, punctuality, sharing duties, cleanup after meals
•    Respect each camper for their uniqueness
•    Assume additional responsibilities as assigned by LIT Coordinator, Camp Director 

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