Teen Leadership Program

The Teen Leadership Program is a summer volunteer opportunity for teens entering 8th-12th grade. Your commitment will include completing at least a minimum of 2 consecutive weeks, morning, afternoon or both, with the Belleair Parks and Recreation Summer Camp Program.

Required Program Packet Includes:

  1. Program Application (apply via New Teen Leaders link on the right side of this page)
  2. Activity Waiver signed by legal guardian (If accepted to the program, the Activity Waiver will be emailed and is due at the Mandatory Training)
  3. Application Essay
  4. Letter of recommendation from a non-family member (email letter to tjones@townofbelleair.net after you have completed the online application)
  5. Accepted Applicants must attend the Mandatory TLP Training in May (*If accepted to the program, an email will be sent with training date and time)
  6. If accepted to the program there is a one time $35 Registration fee due at the mandatory training

A limited number of teens will be accepted each summer. Applications are due by April 28, 2023. 

Program Objectives and Responsibilities

Time Management

Assist counselors with transitions to and from activities and rec locations.

Marketing

Produce a short social media story reviewing a day in the life at camp.

Recreation Programming

Run 3 group games during the week, with assistance from group counselor.

Leadership Challenges

Challenges promoting leadership and team building.

Cash Handling

Assist with the selling and distribution of snacks/lunch.

Public Speaking

Assist with group and camp announcements for the day/week. 

Camper Safety

Secondary check-in and roll call for their assigned group.