Apprentice Program

For Young Adults
Rising 8th & 9th Grades

SESSIONS & HOURS

1-7 week options • June 28- August 13, 2021

FULL DAY: 9:00am – 3:00pm 

EXTENDED DAY: 7:30am – 6:00pm

ENHANCED TEEN PROGRAMMING

Create life-long friendships while participating in exciting workshops including resume building, leadership & teamwork, job skills, financial literacy, and more. Also included are community service projects, mentoring opportunities and special project-based initiatives. There is also time each day for True Life Adventure electives and socializing with friends!

ACTIVITIES

  • Icebreakers, Energizers, & Teambuilding Activities
  • ESF Camper Toolbox:
    Training in specific ESF skills including health and safety, campus security protocols, child development, group management, and more!
  • Mentoring in camper bunks, groups and teams
  • Apprenticing with Activity Specialists
  • Service Learning Projects (2 per summer)
  • True Life Adventures Electives: Choose 2 per week from a variety of offerings!

WEEKLY WORKSHOPS

  • Week of June 28th
    Goal Setting
  • Week of July 6th
    Effective Communication
  • Week of July 12th
    Leadership & Teambuilding
  • Week of July 19th
    Resume Writing
  • Week of July 26th
    Job Skills
  • Week of August 2nd
    Financial Literacy
  • Week of August 9th
    Civic Engagement

WEEKLY TRUE LIFE ADVENTURE ELECTIVES

Apprentices participate in two True Life Adventure (TLA) Electives per week, choosing from a variety of offerings! Each TLA Elective is 1 hour in length, providing an in-depth immersion into each topic.

Check out the weekly TLA Electives* below:

JUNE 28TH– JULY 2ND 

  • Garden and Nature Club
  • Jewelry Making: Beads, Bangles, and Lanyards  
  • Superhero & Comic Book Creation
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery & Fencing
  • Martial Arts & Parkour
  • Yoga & Mindfulness
  • Ultimate Frisbee & Frisbee Golf

JULY 6TH– JULY 9TH

  • iMovie
  • Ceramics & Clay Sculptures
  • Cup-Stacking with Speed Stacks
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery & Fencing
  • Martial Arts & Parkour
  • STEM Lab
  • Wilderness Survival & Trail Ethics

JULY 12TH– JULY 16TH

  • Photography
  • Cool Collage
  • Drama Club: Acting & Improv
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery & Fencing
  • Martial Arts & Parkour
  • Strategy Games: Chess, Checkers, and Rubik’s Cubes, just to name a few!

JULY 19TH– JULY 23RD 

  • Garden and Nature Club
  • Art Around the World: Mosaics, Mandalas, and more.
  • Superhero & Comic Book Creation
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery & Fencing
  • Martial Arts & Parkour
  • Super Slime & Crazy Chemistry
  • Wilderness Survival & Trail Ethics

JULY 26TH– JULY 30TH

  • iMovie
  • Scrapbooking and Paper Marbling
  • Cup-Stacking with Speed Stacks
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery & Fencing
  • Martial Arts & Parkour
  • Yoga & Mindfulness
  • Doodles and Designs

AUGUST 2ND– AUGUST 6TH

  • Photography
  • Multi-media Art: Paper, Paint, Pastels, and more.
  • Drama Club: Acting & Improv
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery & Fencing
  • Martial Arts & Parkour
  • STEM Lab
  • Rockwall
  • Drama Club: Acting & Improv 

AUGUST 9TH– AUGUST 13TH

  • Garden and Nature Club
  • Jewelry Making: Beads, Bangles, and Lanyard
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery & Fencing
  • Martial Arts & Parkour
  • Strategy Games: Chess, Checkers,  and Rubik’s Cubes, just to name a few!
  • Doodles and Designs
  • Yoga & Mindfulness

*Weekly TLA Electives are subject to change.