Leadership Summit

Campers & Families
Application Deadline: March 1

Where: 17000 Elizabeth Lake Rd, Lake Hughes, CA 93531 (AT CAMP!!!!)

Are you age 17 -18 and looking for opportunities to further your growth at Camp? Then this program may be for you!  

During the Leadership Summit you will connect with fellow campers and enjoy activities, leadership workshops, and Painted Turtle fun!.

For the first time, we are having a Leadership only event.  We invite all campers ages 17 and 18 to apply to and submit the necessary paperwork to get back on-site and have an amazing day.  

The schedule for the day will include classic Painted Turtle activities like Boating, Archery, and High Ropes and that’s not all!  Do you want to tie-dye your own shirt? Do you want to lead through service and help get The Painted Turtle ready for all the campers coming back this summer? If the answer to those questions was “Yes! Yes! Yes!  we urge you to apply now.

  • Click the application link on CampSite below
  • Select “Spring Leadership Day”
  • Start those medical requirements

Safety is our first priority at The Painted Turtle. During this event we will be following all our COVID-19 protocols, which include social distancing and wearing masks.

Due to COVID-19, transportation to and from The Painted Turtle will not be an available at this time, participants will be responsible for their own transportation.  Those eligible to drive can park at The Painted Turtle. If a family member will be dropping off their young leader, they will be asked to come back at 4 to pick up their camper.*

If March 12th isn’t a good day for you, but this got you excited and you will still be 17 or 18 in July, apply for our Summer Leadership Program to join us for a 3 day, 2 night Leadership Summit in July!

If you have any questions about our Leadership Programs, please contact Camp Director, Tim Deisler, at timd@thepaintedturtle.org.

*Any Leader who will need personal care will need to communicate with our Well Shell Director, Michelle Melendez, at michellem@thepaintedturtle.org to see discuss accommodating the specific needs.

Requirements and Eligibility

To Apply: 

Return Families: Log in to your existing CampSite account

New Families: Create a new CampSite account