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Camp Staff Age Policy

Child Protection - Camp Staff Age Policy

Early Junior and Junior Camp

CITs (counselors in training) may be used but must be at least 15 years old and be a youth worker assistant prior to the beginning of the camp.  All camp staff must be either youth worker assistants (ages 15–20) or registered youth workers (21 and older).

Junior High Camp

CITs may be used but must be at least two years older than the oldest camper; All camp staff must be either youth worker assistants (ages 15–20) or registered youth workers (21 and older).

Senior High Camp 

Camp counselors at senior high camp (defined as those who sleep in cabins and/or are part of the ministry team of the camp) must be 21 years or older. Other camp staff should be at least 21 years old.  All counselors and staff must be registered youth workers prior to the beginning of camp.  Appeals to the senior high camp staff age rule should be addressed to the Child Protection Coordinator in the Office of General Counsel.


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