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Camp Greenway CIT Program

The 2018 CIT application is now open on our registration site.

The Program

Counselors in Training (CITs) are rising 10th graders who want to experience what working at Camp Greenway is all about. This program is designed for individuals who enjoy interacting with young children and are interested in further developing leadership and communication skills. CITs will work alongside counselors and other camp staff assisting in various ways. There will also be dedicated time during the session when they meet with the CIT Supervisor and have discussions around topics including professionalism, effective communication, and tips on how to best work with children of different ages.

A CIT's general tasks can include assisting a group’s Counselor and Junior Counselor and their campers, helping with events for theme days, carpool, camp logistics, and more. Please keep in mind that CITs are not technically staff and will not be responsible for supervising children on their own. In addition, CITs may be given specific daily goals or directives, for example teaching campers a new game or a group chant.

In order to be considered, CITs need to commit at least two consecutive sessions (3 weeks) of Camp Greenway. CITs will receive a formal evaluation on their performance from the CIT Supervisor mid-way through and at the end of their commitment. This experience can give CITs a significant edge the following year should they choose to apply for a Junior Counselor position, however completing the CIT program does not guarantee future employment at Camp Greenway.

Steps to Apply

  1. The application opens at the end of January.
  2. Complete and submit the online application by May 1. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. You should allow 20-30 minutes to complete the application. Please complete this application with your parent/guardian.
  3. Once we have reviewed your application, we will contact you to schedule an interview.
  4. If accepted, upload your health forms to the Application Portal by June 1. 
  5. If accepted, full payment is due by June 1.

Time Commitment

There are four sessions of Camp Greenway. Priority is given to CIT applicants who will commit for the entire seven weeks of camp. All applicants must commit to working at least two consecutive sessions.

Sessions Dates Fees
Session 1 + Mini-Session June 18 - July 6* $525
Mini-Session + Session 2 July 2 - July 20* $525
Session 2 + Session 3 July 9 - Aug 3 $650
Session 1 + Mini-Session + Session 2 June 18 - July 20* $800
Mini-Session + Session 2 + Session 3 July 2 - Aug 3* $800
Session 1 + Mini-Session + Session 2 + Session 3 June 18 - Aug 3* $1100

*There is no camp on July 4, since we are closed in observation of Independence Day.

Interviews

After reviewing your online application, you will be invited for an interview. You will be emailed with an invitation.

Helpful Tips for Applicants

  1. READ YOUR EMAIL and respond in a timely fashion! Most communication regarding interviews, application status, etc. will be done by email, so please provide us with an email address that you check on a regular (at least 3-4 times a week) basis.
  2. Be on time (or even a few minutes early) to your interview!  Be prepared to talk about why you are interested in being a CIT at Camp Greenway.