Inspire The Youth, Impact the World.


What does “Inspire the Youth, Impact the World” mean?
We here at the COMO feel that the best way to change the future for the better, is to inspire the youth of today to create change and impact the world in a positive way.

The Junior Leadership Program is geared towards youth entering 8th grade in the fall. The training week is organized to build leadership, shape character and to challenge the participants to become responsible for themselves, among their peers and within the community. Throughout the week of training several guest speakers will talk about respect, trust, fairness, mentoring young kids and much more.

During training week, participants will become familiar with the Positive Youth Development Model as well as the policies and procedures that we use in our camp. After completing the week of training each Junior Leader will be required to volunteer a minimum of 20 hours at the COMO over the summer. Junior Leaders will be working with counselors, campers, and COMO staff in a number of enriching opportunities.

If you are a returning Jr. Leader or have other questions, please contact the COMO's main office or contact Crystal-Ann Zeck, Youth Program Administrator, at


Fees: New Junior Leaders: $240.00


Returning Jr. Leaders: $160.00



Apply to join the Junior Leadership Program (JLP) in person at the COMO's main office or fill out our summer registration form. Any questions regarding the application process should be directed to Crystal-Ann Zeck, Youth Program Administrator, at

1. Filling out the Junior Leadership Program Registration Form

The JLP Registration Form can be submitted in three ways. Applying online using our Summer Registration form, downloading and printing the application Form as a .PDF, or by stopping by the COMO’s main office and filling out a printed firm.

2. Teacher Reference

All new applicants to the Junior Leadership program must provide at least one reference from a teacher. This reference serves as the start in our selection process. The reference must be submitted using this .PDF format.

3. Interview
A brief interview will be conducted as an introduction the program. This interview will determine the enthusiasm and commitment of a future participant. Interviews must be scheduled and completed with the teen outreach coordinator after school or weeknight evenings before attending orientation. 

4. Orientations
Three 45-minute JLP orientations will serve as a broader introduction to our program as well as an opportunity to go over expectations, paper work, summer schedules and policies. All participants must attend one of the three orientations scheduled.