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Event Details – July 06, 2020

4-H Alberta - Leaders In Training (LIT) [ages 15-20]

Deadline: May 01, 2020 11:59 PM  
Start Date: July 06, 2020 11:30 AM End Date: July 09, 2020 1:00 PM
Location: Alberta 4-H Centre, WESTEROSE AB  

Program Description:


The Leader in Training (LIT) program is an intensive four-day program for senior members who are ready to take the next step in regards to leadership, responsibility, and learning about programming.

The four-day program provides 4-H members the skills necessary to program plan, to implement programming effectively, and to learn more in-depth information on behavior management, risk management, counselling and teaching techniques, communication, and leadership.

Graduates of the LIT program will then work directly with the Camp Directors during a camp program where they will have the opportunity to plan a portion of the program, to implement the programming and to act as an assistant to the Camp Directors by getting hands-on experience in overseeing the day-to-day activities of the camp. In addition, they will provide support to the Camp Directors and counsellors, manage camper behaviors, and communicate clearly with all campers and staff.

Led by the LIT director and camp staff, candidates are supported, nurtured and motivated by experienced the camp staff through workshops, programming and regular feedback culminating in a formal evaluation at the end of the session. This is the final stage of development for future leaders and staff members.

Candidates are carefully selected for this program. Applicants must have taken our Counsellor-In-Training program, along with a minimum of one week of counsellor at a summer or winter camp program. Our LITs are selected based upon their past camp experience, leadership potential, and involvement and interest in working with children. LITs must apply for acceptance into this program by completing a leadership application. Senior Members who have taken CIT - 15 - 20 years (born in years 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004) of age as of January 1, 2020.


Senior Members who have taken CIT - 15 - 20 years (born in years 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004) of age as of January 1, 2020.

Registration Costs:

LIT Registration (Dec 1, 2019 - May 1, 2020): $160.00

Provincial Event Registration Policies

  • Online Registration opens at 12:00 am on the first day of registration and is available 24 hours a day until midnight of the registration deadline.
  • Registration is not considered complete until full payment is received.
  • All requests for late registration (after the Regular Registration Deadline) will be accepted at the sole discretion of the program lead and will be subject to an additional fee of $50.00 on top of the Regular Registration cost.
  • An administrative fee of $50.00 will be retained on all cancellations. Cancellations received less than 14 days before the event start date will forfeit the entire registration fee unless a delegate replacement is available or extenuating circumstances are at play. 

Event PDF:    Leaders In Training web page
On Line Registration OPENS Dec 1
Cost: $160.00 CAD
Region: Provincial
Who can apply: Seniors (15-20 years old)

For more information contact: Katelyn Strang, Phone: 310-0000 then 403-948-8509, Email: