Empower Campers, Empower Your Future


Enroll in our Counselor in Training (CIT) program to gain hands-on experience, build meaningful connections, and make a positive impact on lives.





Register at no cost by May 31, 2024


Choose any 2 weeks between June 17–August 30 


Slime Science Experiment at YMCA Summer Day Camp


Expand your skillset and boost your resume this summer by joining our CIT crew! Team up with high school-aged folks from around your community to lead the next generation of Y kids. You will gain invaluable experience in youth development, mentorship, and community impact, and learn ways to lead and succeed within the YMCA. Many lifeguards and youth directors started their careers at the Y as a Counselor in Training!


CIT plays soccer with campers at the YMCA


A Day in the Life: 

  • Morning huddle with your director and other CITs. 
  • Give a big, cheerful welcome to all our campers and help them find their groups. 
  • Dive into group games and activities that will have everyone active and connecting in no time!  
  • Refuel with lunch. 
  • Get ready to showcase your creativity and talents by helping support a camptivity! 
  • Help make camper pick-up a breeze.