NOTE: General applications for Summer 2020 are closed; however, we still need teen assistants for the North camp from July 27-31 at Platte Woods United Methodist. If you are interested in this camp, please complete the teen assistant application and contact to set up an interview!

Teen Assistants are a vital part of our summer camp team! They make a huge impact on campers' weeks and receive community service hours or CYT credit that can be used for classes and camp tuition. Interested in being a 2020 Teen Assistant? See the information below on how to apply and sign up for an interview. We can't wait to meet with you!

Application Process

Here's how to apply to be a 2020 CYT Summer Camp Teen Assistant:
  1. Complete the online teen assistant application form. Make sure you completely and thoughtfully fill out all parts of the application and that both you and your parent sit down together to sign the student/parent commitment portion. At the end of the application, you will be able to schedule your interview date and time; make sure to mark this date on your calendar.
  2. Obtain a letter of reference written and signed by an adult UNRELATED to you; this reference should explain how he or she knows you and why he or she believes you would be a good Summer Camp Teen Assistant. This letter can be uploaded into the application form or emailed by the writer or student to It should be received prior to your interview date.
  3. Make sure you have completed the medical release form. If you have already filled this form out for the entirety of the 2019-2020 season, you do not need to complete it again. Please reach out to if you are unsure if we have your form on file.
  4. Be prepared for your video/phone call at the interview time you chose. We can't wait to talk with you!

Camp Dates and Locations

Click HERE to view 2020 camp dates and locations.

CYT High School Drama Camp Dates: July 6-12
CYT High School Overnight Camp Dates: July 19-26
CYT Middle School Camp Dates: July 27-August 1


If you have any questions, or need additional information, please don't hesitate to reach out to our camp coordinator at

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