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Camper Leadership Programs

One of Falling Creek’s primary goals is to create opportunities for young men to develop leadership skills. As campers mature, opportunities increase as campers enter our 10th and 11th grade leadership programs.

FLINT

Forging Leaders INTentionally

FLINT Camper Leadership Program for 10th Grade Campers

FLINT is for boys who have completed 10th grade. Campers in this age group are regular campers and have the freedom to sign up for the activities or trips of their choice. They may continue to work on their progressions in various activities, many having a required leadership component for the rank of Ranger or Warrior. Ccomponents of the program are intentionally designed to foster leadership, service, responsibility, and teamwork. They include:

FLINT campers are eligible to apply to the STEEL program for the following summer.

STEEL

Summer Training Encouraging Emerging Leaders

STEEL is our camper leadership program formerly known as Counselor-in-Training (CIT). It is for former Falling Creek campers who have completed 11th grade. The selection process is highly competitive and space is limited. It is an honor to be selected to join the STEEL program and marks the final summer as a FCC camper. Not all applicants will be offered spaces.

STEEL is intentionally designed to foster leadership, service, responsibility, and teamwork. Here are a few highlights:

We have high expectations of all STEEL participants and, as the oldest campers, they serve as role models for the Falling Creek community. Candidates will be evaluated on the following criteria: performance appraisal from FLINT mentor, previous camper evaluations and directors’ observation of candidates leadership and adherence to The Falling Creek Code, strength of STEEL application questionnaire and interview, and work and leadership experience.We have high expectations of all STEEL participants and, as the oldest campers, they serve as role models for the Falling Creek community. Candidates will be evaluated on the following criteria: performance appraisal from FLINT mentor, previous camper evaluations and directors’ observation of candidates leadership and adherence to The Falling Creek Code, strength of STEEL application questionnaire and interview, and work and leadership experience.

After completion of the STEEL program, participants are asked to take a summer off to gain experience in another setting. As freshman in college we welcome them to apply to become FCC staff members.