Counselor Training Programs

Our Counselor Training programs will help participants develop lifelong skills, identify and achieve individual goals and build skills to lead children.

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.
    Session I: July 6–16, 2021
    Session II: July 19–30, 2021
    Cost: $625 per 2-week session

    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.
    Session I: July 19–23, 2021
    Session II: July 26–30, 2021
    Session III: August 2–6, 2021
    Session IV: August 9–13, 2021
    Cost: $125 per week


    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.
    Cost: $95 per week
    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.
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