August 10 – 13, 2017
Arrive Thursday 10am, graduate 9am Sunday
Camp Wilderness, Waupaca
$125. Registration closes July 31
- Guys 11 and older
- Learn to be a leader
- Overnight campouts, camping equipment provided!
- Outdoor skills training like cooking on an open fire
- Lash your own camping gadgets
- Make buddies for life
- All attendees have to sign up online. You will be given the option to pay online or mail in a check.
- Camp fee includes all food, 2 camp t-shirts and a hat
- Arrange your own transport to and from camp
- Download your GEAR LIST here.
Welcome to the Academy of Men
At eleven, a Ranger is ready to start an adventure in leadership that will equip him for lifelong ministry. By joining the Junior Leadership Training Academy, he will embark on a journey that will teach him the outdoor and leadership skills necessary to equip him for Academy Action camps that will test his ability and endurance.
He has to start with Junior Training Camp (JTC) where, under the watchful eye of trained Adult Leaders, he will camp in a patrol of his peers, preparing his own meals on an open fire. He will be taught how to lash together a dish washing station, food prep table, and other useful camping gadgets to make his life easier. He will learn to use a compass, how to apply first aid and how to pack a backpack before setting out on a hiking trail – all essential skills needed to be competent in the outdoors.
One year later, the Ranger will return to the Academy to complete Advanced Junior Training Camp (AJTC) where the emphasis is on teamwork. Together, the Rangers will build a 30-foot tower, rope bridge and zip line. Techniques in Pioneering and Orienteering are also taught to prepare him for the Action camps.
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