Boys Summer Camp Leadership Programs

We exist for boys as they are so they imagine the men they can become.

Boy campers having fun at Camp Kupugani leadership programs

Boy campers having fun at Camp Kupugani

At Camp Kupugani, near Chicago, Illinois, our leadership programs help future young leaders transition from camper to counselor. In addition to being able to participate in regular camp activities, boys receive training to build their leadership knowledge and skill base.

Have Fun in Your Activities and Continue Your Leadership Growth as You:

  • Guide others to build strong, positive relationships through team building and group dynamic techniques
  • Create a solid experience base that can be used beyond camp at school and in the community
  • Apply and advance your leadership skills and work with our staff to become more effective and successful in leading activities, energizing campers and helping create a fun and safe camp community

Leadership Program Options

Leaders in Training

  • For campers aged fourteen or fifteen
  • Develop and share leadership skills in practical camp situations
  • Delve into issues and use creative and critical thinking skills
  • Hone leadership skills by planning and organizing various events
  • Camp tuition for LITs is the same as regular campers.  The LIT program can be for two- or four-weeks.

Counselor in Training Program

Boys enjoying camp life at Kupugani

Boys enjoying camp life at Kupugani

  • For returning campers aged sixteen
  • Exceptional program for developing counseling and mentoring skills
  • Develop counseling skills by working with cabin counselors
  • Assist in leading activities
  • Throughout four-week program, receive preparation to become fantastic camp counselors
  • Develop wide range of skills to help become strong, empowered young world-changers
  • Camp tuition for CITs is 60% of regular camper tuition and the CIT program is for four weeks.

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Kupugani touches on all the core values and enrichment that we hope to instill in our [child]. My husband and I absolutely love Camp Kupugani. Our [child] gained immensely from camp.

Lisa G.

Everyone…was just so, so personable, kind, and the kind of person I want
my [child] looking up to and spending time with.

Laura V.

[My daughter’s] face lights up when she speaks about camp, it’s a priceless experience.

Kenya P.

I have never come in contact with such a wonderful group of people at a camp before. Everyone did an outstanding job, the camp was so organized, it was unbelievable.

Joe M.

She absolutely loves the camp, the staff, and all the friends she makes there. I consider Kupugani to be a big influence in helping her grow and expand her mind each summer.

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