Counselor in Training

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Counselor-in-Training

In a span of three weeks, learn valuable leadership and confident-building skills, make new friends and make lasting camp memories as a Counselor-In-Training (CIT). This program is designed for teens entering grades 8 to 11 for the 2021-2022 school year who are enthusiastic, responsible, hardworking and love everything camp!

CIT Program Goals include:

  • Assist in offering a quality camper experience by supporting camp staff
  • Learn leadership skills and what it takes to be an effective camp counselor
  • Familiarize with camp structure, culture and purpose
  • Learn traditional camp games, activities and songs        
  • Understand personal leadership styles and strengths
  • Develop positive communication and teamwork skills     
  • Develop original activities based on camp themes using creativity and teamwork 
  • Learn planning and facilitation skills and implementing them in camp activities
  • Experience a successful facilitator experience 
  • Reflect on personal progress/growth by assessing oneself in a guided evaluation and adjust where needed
  • Create a fun, safe and active space for kids
  • Help campers develop a sense of belonging, usefulness, influence, and competence 
  • Make new friends & have fun!

CIT’s have already been selected for summer 2021. The CIT application for summer 2022 will be available in January 2022. Applications are typically due by end of March.

Questions about the CIT program? Please email us!