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Counselor in Training Program


The Counselor-in-Training (CIT) program at Berkeley Carroll is designed to prepare young adults for future leadership roles working with children in professional settings. The program is open to students entering grades 10-12.

CITs report directly to head counselors, faculty and program administrators, and are responsible for aiding in the supervision of summer program participants. CITs will be responsible for assisting the counselors/teachers in daily administration of the summer programs, including: ensuring the well-being and safety of all participants, administering games and activities, assisting with courses, maintaining a fun and safe environment for the participants, keeping facilities clean and assisting with signing participants in and out each day.

Positions are available at the Creative Arts Program, the Classic Day Camp, and a variety of specialty camps for children.


Creative Arts Program: CITs will work with students entering grades 3-9. CAP runs from July 6-August 14. CITs must be able to participate in the full CAP session.

Classic Day Camp: CITs will work with children ages 4-9. The CDC runs from June 29-August 14. CITs must be able to participate in at least three consecutive weeks of the program.

Specialty Day Camps: CITs will work with children ages 5-10. The specialty camps run from June 29-August 14. CITs must be able to participate in at least three weeks of the program, but they need not be consecutive.


Must be at least 15 years of age by July 1st, 2020
Must have an interest in working with children
Must have the ability to be a cooperative member of a team
Must have the desire to learn and improve on leadership and communication skills
Should be flexible and open to trying new activities and programs


Prospective CITs must complete an online application. Candidates will start being reviewed in March and preference will be given to candidates who apply prior to March 1st