Counselor-in-Training (C.I.T.)
Age: 16 years old or entering 11th grade

Do you have ambitions to work as a paid staff member at Camp Ondessonk or another youth development program? Join the Camp Ondessonk team as a Counselor-in-Training for three weeks of hands-on experiential learning. Participants will work closely with leadership staff members to discover and develop the skills needed to encourage, lead, and engage campers ages 8–15. Counselors-in-Training will receive the training necessary to assist in activities like challenge, horseback riding, woodscraft, and handicrafts, among others, while serving in a position that directly contributes to the daily operations of Camp Ondessonk, an American Camp Association accredited organization.

The 2023 C.I.T. Application deadline is February 12, 2023.
There is no cost to participate in this program, and it is not a paid position.

2023 Dates

  • C.I.T. Session 1 – June 4, 2023 to June 24, 2023
  • C.I.T. Session 2 – June 25, 2023 to July 15, 2023
  • C.I.T. Session 3 – July 16, 2023 to August 5, 2023 

All C.I.T.s are required to attend a training session from May 28, 2023 to June 2, 2023. Those unable to attend must complete a three-day in-person or virtual training program prior to their session. 

Applications are Live!

C.I.T.s must complete the linked application, which includes two references. Applicants will be interviewed prior to selection in late-February or early-March. It is not a requirement to have participated in the O.W.L. (formerly CIT) program to apply.


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