|Counselor in Training Program
Three Full Weeks | Recommended Age 15 & 16
|What is it?
Have a Scout in your unit with an interest in the dynamics of camp life as a staff member? Then the Counselor in Training (CIT) Program is the perfect fit for them. Scouts who apply for this program will spend three weeks working alongside our staff learning and experiencing the perks of being a Hinds Staffer, building leadership and communication skills and getting an early start in some work experience.
|Benefits of this Program?
There are an infinite number of benefits that come from the CIT program.
|Cost:Early Bird: $395.00 when paid in full by April
Regular Fee: $440.00
This includes a 2019 t-shirt, food and living arrangements. CITís will be required to follow the same staff uniform policies, meaning in addition to their Class A shirt they will need to have a weekís worth of Staff Class B uniform which includes any Scouting shirt, Scout shorts, centennial green crew socks, and a belt. A complete supply list will be provided upon acceptance to the program.
The CIT program uses an application process, where Scouts interested in participating should download, fill out, and send in the application from www.camphinds.org/staff. Applications should be sent in by April 26th. Late applications will be accepted but will only be considered as space is available. Interview will be held in the month of May. If accepted into the program there will be a CIT & Parent meeting on Sunday, June. 16th at 2:00pm
Fourteen year olds may apply, but preference will be given to 15 and
16 year olds.
|We are offering two sessions of the program. Session 1 spans from week
1 (June 30th) thru week 3 (July 21st). Session 2 runs from week 4 (July
21st) thru week 6 (August 11th). CITs will be dismissed from week 1, 2,
4 and 5 of camp at around 9 p.m. on Friday, have Saturday off, and will
need to be back to camp on Sunday at 11:29 a.m.
Thursday during week 3 and 6 will be a day off. Upon return they will prepare for and then instruct in a program area for the Fun Pack Weekend program. CIT will be dismissed Sunday around 1:00pm
Staff & CIT Application