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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 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 youth worker assistants (ages 15–20) or registered youth workers (21 and older).

Senior high camp— Camp counselors (defined as those who sleep in cabins and are part of the ministry team of the camp) must be over 21 years old at senior high camp. Other camp staff should be at least 21 years old and must be registered youth workers prior to the beginning of camp. Appeals to the latter senior high camp staff age rule should be addressed to the field apostolic assistant for the mission center and Legal Services' Child Protection Coordinator.

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