Camp Cosmo's CIT Program
(CIT = Counselor in Training)
LEARN JOB READINESS SKILLS * GAIN LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE
Camp Cosmo's CIT Program is designed with the older camper in mind; kids who love camp but are ready to transition from Camper to Leader.
CITS register and pay for their participation, just like campers. Live or Online, Cosmo CITs have fun while learning important job readiness skills as well as gaining resumé experience.
Benefits of being a CIT
1) Have fun while gaining Job/Leadership Experience for highschool/college applications
2) Get a Letter of Recommendation from the head of Camp Cosmo (upon request)
3) Opportunity to Earn Money
4) Make contacts for Babysitting
Kids aged16-18 may apply to be Junior Counselors. Email for more info.
Registration, forms and waivers must be filled out prior to their first day. CITs must follow all Covid Safety precautions implemented by Camp Cosmo, and must be able to help out in the ocean on Beach Day.
Space is LIMITED. Only 2-4 CIT spots are available per week.
Applicants should be review the checklist below and make sure they fit the bill. Application form is below.
ESSENTIAL QUALITIES OF A CIT
3) Positivity & Kindness
4) Being Present (no phones)
5) Respectful & Responsible
6) Enjoys being a Mentor to Younger Kids
Your first week at Camp Cosmo is CIT Training week, where you will learn how to support the philosophy & schedule of Camp Cosmo, as well as safety protocols, conflict resolution skills, job readiness skills.
Once your CIT Training Week is complete, you are eligible to earn money as a full-fledged CITs (if approved by Camp Cosmo).
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Be sure to let us know your name, age and how you heard about Camp Cosmo Co-op.
Camp Cosmo is a Child Care Co-operative as specified by Health and Safety Code Section 1596.792.