Counselor Training Programs

Our Counselor Training programs will help participants develop lifelong skills, identify and achieve individual goals and build skills to lead children.
We are pleased to offer both virtual and on-campus programs this summer. Registration for our virtual program is open. On-campus day camp registration will open on Sunday, June 14 at 6:00 p.m. Please learn more about our Summer 2020 programs here.

The following page details our regular camp offerings so that you can join us when we are back together for summer 2021. In the meantime, we hope to see you remotely!

Counselor Training Programs

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  • Counselor-in-Training Program

    Boys and girls entering Grades 9 and 10
    Hours: 8:30 a.m.4:15 p.m.

    CITs will work and train under the current counselors in charge. Participants will learn first aid, CPR, group and time management, and a variety of program skills through first-hand experience with campers of different ages. CITs will also learn how to create their own resume and participate in a mock job interview experience.
  • CIT Field Experience

    Boys and girls who have already completed “Session I” of CIT Training and are entering Grades 9 or 10 
    Hours: 8:30 a.m.4:15 p.m.

    The CIT Field Experience is an additional week or two following Session I of the CIT Training course. During these weeks CITs can choose which camp they would like to continue to work with additional time in the field. No additional training will occur during the Field Experience.
  • Junior Counselor Program

    Boys and girls entering Grades 10 or 11
    Hours: 8:30 a.m.4:15 p.m.
    Tuition includes a full lunch and a camp counselor t-shirt.

    Our Junior Counselor Program will allow boys and girls entering Grades 10 or 11, who are not yet eligible to work at camp, a supervised experience working with children. Junior Counselors will work under Head Counselors in the age group of their choice. They can choose to work one week or all seven weeks.
42 Norwood Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901   |   (908) 273-0900
Kent Place Summer Camp is a coeducational, state-licensed, day camp program for boys and girls, ages 3 through 15 years old, providing fun, enrichment and opportunities for physical and social development in a safe, non-competitive atmosphere.

Latest Summer Camp News

Our summer 2020 programs are going virtual. Please view the following to learn more and register:
For more information, please email Director Donna Ray at