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.