Summer Camps

Counselor in Training I/II

Ages: CIT I: 12–13 / CIT II: 14-15 (must be 12 years old by 9/1/2018)
Location: Varies

Campers will become mature, self-confident, reliable, motivated young adults and learn how to work with young campers. The CIT will register for a specific camp and will work with that camp four days a week. On Thursdays, CIT’s will report to the Oakton Community Center for team building activities or for a CIT field trip (see schedule below). Directors and program leaders will observe CITs frequently during each session, evaluating them at session’s end. No camp July 4. 

CIT’s are required to wear a CIT T-shirt (provided by the park district), khaki shorts, and gym shoes everyday. On swim days a one piece bathing suit is required. 

Mandatory participant orientations at Oakton Community Center
Session I: Tuesday, June 5, 4-5 p.m. • Session II: Monday, July 2, 4-5 p.m. 

Site specific Camp Directors will contact their CIT’s  with the time and date of a separate camp-specific site orientation. Bus service not available for Happy Campers.

1st & 3rd Thursday

AM: Camp leadership, communication, teamwork and problem solving activities

PM: Swim at Skokie Water Playground 

2nd Thursday

All day field trip to a local water park or beach 

4th Thursday 

All day field trip to Great America

For more information about CITs call (847) 674-1500 or e-mail Camp Supervisor Lisa Sullivan.

>> Register Here CIT I

>> Register Here CIT II

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