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Camp Counselors

THE 2017 COUNSELOR APPLICATION PERIOD IS NOW OPEN. 

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE TO BE A CIT OR COUNSELOR IN 2017

Who is eligible to be a Counselor-in-Training (CIT)?

High school boys entering grade 9 in the Fall of 2017 are eligible to apply to be CITs.

NOTE: CITs participate in all counselor training, but do not attend the camp. Instead, they will attend a special 3 night trip to visit Revolutionary War battlefields from Friday, July 21 through Monday, July 24, 2017. There is no interview required for the CIT program.

What is the fee to be a CIT?

CITs pay a $150 fee to enter the program.

Who is eligible to be a Counselor?

High school boys entering grades 10, 11, or 12 in the Fall of 2017 are eligible to apply to be counselors. Interested college men are invited to call Bob Sylvain at 401-935-6576 for further information.

What is the fee to be a Counselor?

There is no fee for Counselors.

What are the 2017 camp dates?

The camp will run from Sunday, June 25 through Saturday, July 1, 2017.

Where will the camp be held?

Once again the camp will be held at YMCA Camp Frank A. Day in East Brookfield, Massachusetts.

What training is required of Counselors and CITs in preparation for the camp?

All counselors and CITs are expected to attend our monthly planning sessions beginning on February 26, 2017.  The sessions are held on the 4th Sunday of each month from January through May from 1:00 - 4:00 pm at the Chestnut Hill Center, 481 Hammond Street, Chestnut Hill, MA. In April we will have a weekend-long training session in Randolph, Vermont for all Counselors and CITs from Friday evening, April 28 through Sunday afternoon, April 30, 2017. The June session will be on the second Sunday of the month, June 11.

What is the application procedure?

Interested applicants should complete the application form found below by January 8, 2017. We will contact all Counselor applicants by January 15 to schedule an interview some time in late January or early February. We do not require an interview of CIT applicants.

When will I be notified that my application to be a Counselor or CIT is accepted?

All Counselor and CITs applicants will be notified about the status of their applications by February 19, 2017.

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