Leadership (13 – 16 Years)


The teen leadership certificate program (Leaders in Training) for ages 13-16 provides comprehensive character-building leadership themed workshops and recreational excursions.

Featured Workshops:  Characteristics of a Leader, Public Speaking and Debating Skills, Civic Engagement, Environmental Sustainability (Eco Scavenger hunt), Social Media and Entrepreneurship, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion,  Career Day, Cover Letter & Resume Development, mini First-Aid course, Communication Cafe, ECGP: Anti-bullying, Youth Programming, Self Defense and Personal Finance.

Offsite ExcursionsHorsemanship workshop and riding lesson (The Ajax Riding Academy), indoor rock-climbing (Joe Rockheads), Quest for knowledge (Lazer Tag), swimming (Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre) and overnight camping trip (Toronto Zoo).

*A Leaders- in-Training Certificate of completion is provided to all participants who complete the 2-week program. 

Note:  One reference letter must accompany each Leadership application or submitted at least one week prior to their program.  Reference letters can be emailed rwelch@utsc.utoronto.ca, or mailed. The letter is not a qualifier to determine eligibility or acceptance in the program.  A copy of the letter is provided to Senior Leadership Counsellors for review as they will be overseeing the development of your teen over the 2-week camp session and it is in the best interest for your teen and the counsellors to be informed about their goals.