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Leadership Program

Leadership for Teens
Leadership training, camaraderie, and summer fun
(Counselor-in-Training, CPR and First Aid Certification)


Director: Tristan Macdonald

Entering Grades 9-11
8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m


Session 1:
July 6 - July 24
Registration Deadline: July 2 by 12 p.m.

Session 2: July 27 - August 14
Registration Deadline: July 23 by 12 p.m

Please note: The program dates on this page do not reflect 2021 summer dates. 
Parks & Recreation will post 2021 program information as soon as it is available.


Enjoy summertime activities with peers
Boating, swimming, hiking, art, music, sports, and games, along with field trips, and new friendships.

Find the leader within
Learn about others, learn about oneself. Build confidence while gaining tools and skills that motivate, inspire, and encourage leadership qualities.

Become superior counselors in training
Participate in CIT (counselor-in-training) internships at Parks & Rec Summer Weekly Programs Destination Exploration, D.E. Junior Explorers, and Kids Club. Plus CPR/First Aid Certification and swim testing. Participants that have completed the program and have shown exemplary performance will be given highest priority during our hiring process. However, this does not guarantee employment with Westford Parks & Recreation.

About Director Tristan Macdonald: Tristan is a lifelong native of Westford and was the salutatorian of his graduating class at Westford Academy. He studied English for both undergraduate and graduate degrees at UMass Amherst. He now teaches English and Theology at Saint Joseph Preparatory High School in Boston. This will be Tristan’s sixth summer directing the Leadership Program.

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* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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