TEEN CAMP COUNSELOR FAQs
How old do I have to be to become a CLF Teen Camp Counselor?
You have to be a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior in high school
How do I get an application?
What are the Requirements and Cost?
if you are the correct age, you just have to have a willingness to learn, to help and a very good outlook. There is also a required Camp donation from parents of $750-which will send FIVE other homeless LAUSD students to Camp, and is fully tax-Deductible. (This can be paid in installments if necessary.)
Gee, but do I have to know how to surf for the Surf Camps at Zuma Beach in Malibu?
No way! it would be great if you know how to swim, though, and that you’re comfortable in the water, and at the beach. (And you definitely will be with our staff at all times, during all program activities- at the campsite at king ranch gillette or at zuma beach.)
Is there an Orientation so me and my parents can learn more?
Yes, there is an Orientation Day on the morning of Monday, June 10th. The whole family is welcome!
What is the Camp for All schedule this year?
Our Training Days are friday 10am-12:30 pm, june 14th at king gillette ranch, and (if you choose to continue on and participate in our Surf Camp C-I-T Program-which is OPTIONAL) Saturday morning at 9 am, june 29th at lifeguard tower #6 at zuma beach in malibu, 9 am - 3 pm.
The program schedule for our week-long Wilderness Day Camps at King Ranch Gillette in calabasas is: monday June 17th through friday june 21st, 9 am - 4 pm.
surf camps are held at zuma beach in malibu, fridays, saturdays and some thursdays from JUNE 28th-to JULY 27th.
Do I have to bring my own lunch & snacks?
No! We provide a great lunch each day, and snacks and beverages.
What do I wear?
We provide you with one T-shirt, which you are required to wear each day at camp, along with comfortable, appropriate summer clothing, and a bathing suit underneath for Surf Camp. Please also bring a towel and comfortable shoes. (Extra T-Shirts may be purchased for $20, if needed.)
What if I have travel plans on some days?
Not to worry! we can schedule around you, ( but please note, the full Donation amount still applies, and your community service hours will be adjusted accordingly.)
Are the camps overnight?
No, The wilderness camps at king ranch gillette, and the Surf camp at Zuma Beach are Day Camps. OVERNIGHT camps are COMING IN 2020 though!