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Camp LEAD - Leadership | Empowerment | Advocacy | Development

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Dropping Off & Picking Up

Youth should be dropped off between 11am and noon on the first Monday of each camp session. Lunch will be provided.

You can pick up campers at noon on Friday. Campers will participate in a short award ceremony to celebrate their accomplishments and will be provided with a brown bag lunch. Parents, transition specialists, and other family members are encouraged to attend. We ask that everyone leave promptly by 1pm so counselors can pack up the camp and go home to rest before the next session.

Please be on time with drop-offs and pick-ups.

See the files below for printable instructions. You will also find maps linked below.

Post-Camp Conservation Corps Integration Experience

In 2018, Camp LEAD graduates will have the opportunity to work with Northwest Youth Corps and Heart of Oregon Corps conservation programs in an integrated employment opportunity. Each youth will need to express an interest in this opportunity, and will need a recommendation from their Transition Specialist and their camp counselor.

Integration Fast Facts:

  • Central Oregon youth will join Central Oregon Youth Conservation Corps and will complete outdoor conservation work across the region (building fences, trail maintenance, cleaning campgrounds, etc.) for 3 weeks (July 31 through August 16, M-Th)
  • Youth in Willamette Valley will join Northwest Youth Corps' conservation corps for 5 weeks (July 31 through August 31)
  • Earn more money
  • Both these opportunities begin on July 31
  • Youth will be supervised by their camp counselors
  • These are non-residential programs - youth must be local and will go home every night (no camping)
  • More information to come

You can still apply for Weeks 4, 5, and 6!

Click on the link below (Instructions) to download the instruction sheet, which will help you through the process. 


Applicants who are OVRS clients or currently in the OVRS application/eligibility process will be given priority. A limited number of applicants who are not OVRS clients but have documented disabilities and are receiving Pre-ETS services from YTP Transition Specialists will be considered.

Youth must be 16-22 and residents of the state of Oregon.

2018 Calendar

Weeks Dates Location Camp Host
Week 1 June 18 - June 22 Lewis & Clark - Astoria Northwest Youth Corps
Week 2 June 25 - June 29 Lewis & Clark - Astoria Northwest Youth Corps
Week 3 July 2 - July 6 Lewis & Clark - Astoria Northwest Youth Corps
Week 4 July 9 - July 13 La Pine State Park Heart of Oregon Corps
Week 5 July 16 - July 20 La Pine State Park Heart of Oregon Corps
Week 6 July 23 - July 27 La Pine State Park Heart of Oregon Corps

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