Leaders in Training Group circle

The Municipality of Port Hope offers training for those to work as camp leader or program staff. Volunteering is part of each course and allows hands-on learning.

The Ontario Government announced the province is temporarily moving to a modified Step Two of its Roadmap to Reopen. As of Tuesday, January 4, 2022, the Jack Burger Sports Complex and the Town Park Recreation Centre will be closed until the end of the provincial order. We are in the process of contacting user groups, and registered participants. As always, we thank you for your patience as we continue to navigate these mandates.

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Training courses

Leaders in Training

This 2-week mentoring program is designed to:

  • Enhance leadership skills
  • Teamwork abilities
  • Problem solving

Participants will volunteer after completing the program.

Prerequisite: Age 12 to 14 years

Leaders in Training Registration

Counsellor in Training

This 1-week program introduces day camp and program procedures. The participants will also learn HIGH FIVE® fundamentals. Participants will volunteer after completing the program.

Prerequisite: Leaders in Training, Age 13 to 16 years

Counsellor in Training Registration

All volunteer experience is set up by the Child and Youth Coordinator.

All camp and program staff will need to have their Standard First Aid and CPR ‘C' before being hired. The first aid certification must be from one of these organizations: