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The Counsellors in Training (CIT) program is a leadership opportunity for youth to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to become a camp counsellor. Training dates will be shared upon registration. Following the training, CIT's will take part in a two-week placement at one of our locations. There are opportunities for CIT's to sign-up for more than two weeks. Participants are placed in different day camp programs based on their age and experience in the CIT program and in Leaders in Training (LIT) program (if applicable). Interested youth can apply online or at any YMCA centre. All applicants will be contacted by a program supervisor. For more information, please contact your nearest YMCA
Participants gain valuable experince though the CIT interview process, training and two-week placement at a YMCA Day Camp. This program offers two progressive levels that allow youth the opportunity to gain experience working while taking on responibility.
CIT program is only available from July to August. Registration opens February 14, 2020 for YMCA members, February 26 online and 28 in-person for non-members. A minimum requirement of 13 years of age is required to participant in the program.
CIT participants are volunteers and could use these hours towards their Alberta high school diploma. Ask us how!
- Register in the CIT course.
- Wait to receive a welcome letter from our summer day camp team!