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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 program is for campers of all skill levels who are interested in honing their horsemanship skills while also developing their leadership skills. Opportunities to develop these skills include workshops, service projects and active leadership tasks with younger campers. Horsemanship skills are developed through daily riding lessons and workshops in relation to horse care, tack maintenance, and barn management.
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High Altitude Leadership
Entering grades 7-9. High Altitude Leadership campers go deeper with challenge course elements by learning basic knot-tying, belaying, and facilitation under supervision of the Adventure Team. The climbing tower and zipline add extra adrenaline!
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Leadership Development Institute (LDI)
Entering grades 9-11. LDI is a two-week program that focuses on developing leadership skills in young adults. Participants will facilitate camper activities, engage in teambuilding initiatives, orchestrate a service project and explore the San Juan Islands, on a five day kayak, biking or sailing trip. Come develop invaluable skills, take on new responsibilities and make lasting friendships this summer. This is a popular program.
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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.
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Counselor in Training (CIT) (Entering Grades 11-12)
Take the first step towards becoming a cabin counselor! Participants focus on team-building, leadership skills and counseling techniques. Participants 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 OrkilaCIT.org. 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 www.orkilaosi.org.
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Girls LEAD: Lead, Empower, Adventure, Discover
Formerly known as PCAL - Entering Grades 7-9. Each girl finds her voice and explores who she is as a leader in this girl-centered camp experience. Through outdoor adventures and enriching workshops, girls make new friends and challenge themselves. From BMX biking to salsa dancing and hiking, girls move their bodies and stretch past what they thought possible. They develop leadership skills and plan service projects wit hthe support of fellow campers and staff. When girls finish this adventure, they know that the confidence, strength and friendships they've developed will help them meet any challenge that comes their way.
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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 www.orkilaosi.org.
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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 OrkilaCIT.org and OrkilaOSI.org

YMCA Camping Services
Camp Orkila & Camp Colman

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