Summer Camps in Northwest DC, Bethesda, MD & Oakton, VA (202) 625-1921
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Headfirst Leader in Training Camp

Offered for two different sessions across the prime weeks of summer, our new Leader-In-Training program allows rising 8th and 9th graders the opportunity to learn the ropes as a Headfirst Summer Camps Counselor in an environment which promotes leadership, professionalism, and engagement. Each two-week long session will provide an opportunity to shadow current counselors, teach and nurture campers, learn about the Headfirst Summer Camps programs, and be a part of the camp and company culture.

The Leader-In-Training program will be offered at the following:

  • NW Washington, DC (St. Albans School): Weeks of July 10th & July 17th
  • Oakton, VA (Flint Hill): Weeks of July 24th & July 31st

The two-week session fee is $599. Applications will be accepted starting on February 1, 2017.

The Leader-In-Training program is designed for energetic and passionate aspiring team members seeking a summer experience which will provide them with the opportunity to learn about their campers, their teammates, and themselves in a safe and supportive professional atmosphere. As with all counselors and leadership we hire at Headfirst Summer Camps, a positive attitude and willingness to work and learn as part of a team are a MUST!

After submitting your application, please reach out to our Talent Department if you have any further questions by email at or by phone at (202) 625-1921.

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Fast Facts

  • Hours 9am–3pm
  • Ages Rising 8th & 9th Grade
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Headfirst has provided me with many opportunities to grow professionally and as an individual. The work environment is one that supports a growth mindset for all. Headfirst has developed a place for campers, counselors, and leadership to learn from one another in a setting that encourages effort, work ethic, and enthusiasm. Tara U.
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