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  2013 Colman Summer Overnight Camp Sessions & Program Fees  
 


 

 Expeditions

 
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Kayaking
Explore the San Juan Islands in our one-, two- and three-week expeditions. Learn about your environment, your boats, your group and yourself. San Juan Kayaking is for those entering grades 8-12 (not all grades offered all sessions). San Juan Kayaking 2.0 is for those entering grades 9-12 and Islanders is for those entering grades 10-12 (application required).
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Sailing
Grab the tiller, harness the wind, explore the San Juans and build new friendships on our one and two week sailing expeditions. San Juan Sailing is for those entering grades 8-10. Mariners is for those entering grades 9-12.
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Biking
Learn about tomorrow's transportation in a beautiful setting with a group of friends. Hike & Bike and San Juan Biking are for those entering grades 8-10.
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One-Week Expeditions
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Two-Week Expeditions
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Four-Week Expedition
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 Leadership

 
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Horsemaster Leadership
Entering grades 9-11. The Horsemaster Leadership is a program for campers of all skill levels interested in honing horsemanship and leadership skills. Horsemanship skills are developed through daily riding lessons, as well as hands-on workshops in horse care, tack maintenance, and barn management. Leadership opportunities include service projects and mentoring younger campers. Program requires previous riding experience.
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High Altitude Leadership
Entering grades 7-9. High Altitude Leadership campers spend time on the challenge courses, advancing their ropes skills by learning basic knot-tying, belaying, and facilitation under supervision of experienced staff. The climbing tower and zip line add extra adrenaline!
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Leadership Development Institute (LDI)
Entering grades 9-11. LDI Classic (Sail, Kayak, or Bike) is a two-week program that focuses on developing leadership skills in young adults. Participants will facilitate camper activities, engage in team-building initiatives, orchestrate a service project and explore the San Juan Islands on a five day kayak, biking or sailing trip. During their experience, teens develop invaluable skills, take on new responsibilities and make lasting friendships. This is our most popular program. Register early! *Participants earn 10 hours community service
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LDI 2.0
Entering grades 10-12. This three-week summer program focuses on environmental education and community leadership. For the first two weeks, participants explore group development, service-learning and environmental education – both at Camp Orkila and on a week-long kayak trip. During the final week, the team returns to camp to apply this understanding of community and environmental leadership by teaching games and instructing classes in a traditional camp setting. * Participants earn 20 hours of community service.
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Counselor in Training (CIT) (Entering Grades 11-12)
Take the first step toward becoming a cabin counselor! Participants focus on team-building, leadership skills and counseling techniques while spending four weeks at camp. CITs begin with training and then work with a group of campers as they develop new skills, build strong relationships, and have an unforgettable summer. This session does not guarantee a future counselor position. For more information, visit citorkila.blogspot.com *Participants earn 100 hours of community service. Application and interview required.
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Volunteer Internships
Our internship program is a unique, multi-faceted leadership experience that prepares teens for future positions of responsibility. The internship offers a great chance to develop your resume, gain work experience and build friendships. For more information on our internship program, visit osiorkila.blogspot.com.
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Girls LEAD: Lead, Empower, Adventure, Discover
Formerly known as PCAL - Entering Grades 7-9. Girls LEAD is a powerful, two-week experience at Camp Orkila that empowers girls with the self-confidence to lead, the spirit to give back to their communities and a personal awareness to live a healthy and balanced life. Girls take part in group-building activities and challenge stereotypes about what it means to be a girl today.
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 Internships

 
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Volunteer Internships
Our internship program is a unique, multi-faceted leadership experience that prepares teens for future positions of responsibility. The internship offers a great chance to develop your resume, gain work experience and build friendships. For more information on our internship program, visit osiorkila.blogspot.com.
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Want to learn more about Orkila teen expedition trips & LDI programs?

Check out our Teen Expedition & Leadership Blog.

Interested in becoming a Counselor in Training (CIT) or an Orkila Summer Intern (OSI)?

Learn more at citorkila.blogspot.com

and orkilaosi.org

YMCA Camping Services
Camp Orkila & Camp Colman

P 206 382 5009
F 206 382 4920

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Camps and Programs for Teens | YMCA Camp Orkila | Eastsound, WA