Counselor-in-Training I

For Senior & Ambassador Girl Scouts

Mentor young girls in a camp setting as you build skills toward becoming a camp counselor.  To earn this award, complete these steps:

1. Complete the training course
2. Work directly with younger girls in a camp setting

To be eligible for this training, girls must be in 9th grade.  Girls will receive their
CIT I pin upon completion of their volunteer session at Summer Camp.

Covered in this training:

  • Learning what to expect from younger campers as they develop
  • Managing groups of campers in a camp environment
  • Inspiring younger campers to be leaders in their own lives
  • Engaging campers in the processes:
    Girl Led, Learning By Doing and Cooperative Learning
  • Facilitating Journey activities at camp
  • Understanding and applying safety guidelines
  • Teaching younger campers outdoor skills
  • Appreciating the culture and history of our camps
  • Facilitating a summer camp experience for younger campers
  • Celebrating successes
Girls will receive their CIT I pin upon completion of this course Girls must arrive on time and bring a bag lunch.

Class Cost
Registered Child: $10
Non-Registered Child:

Upcoming Trainings

Date Time Location
Thursday, May 14 6-8PM Welcome Center, Camp Edey
Monday, June 8 6-8PM Main Office, Commack

In order to become a CIT at Summer Camp, girls must have completed 9th grade and register for a position at Summer Camp.