Counselor in Training Application 2021 - Nature Day Camp
If you are interested in volunteering as a CIT during the summer of 2021, please complete this application. If you are a new CIT, please have three references complete the CIT Reference Form. They are required for new CITs only.
Personal Information (Counselor-in-Training Applicant)

*First Name (CIT's)
*Last Name (CIT's)
*What name you would like on your CIT name tag?
Example: "Joe" instead of Joseph. In addition, if helpful, please add a phonetic spelling. Example: EE-lees for Elise
*Preferred Pronouns (She,her,hers; He,him,his; They,Them,Theirs):
*Street Address
*Zip Code
Please share an email that will be checked regularly as this is our primary method of communication.
*Whose phone is this?
Is this the CITs, parent's, or home phone number?
Parent/Guardian Information

*Parent/Guardian First Name
*Parent/Guardian Last Name
*Parent/Guardian Email
*Parent/Guardian Phone
Education Information

Which grade are you currently in?

*What middle school do/did you attend?
What high school do you attend?
Have you taken any relevant classes? If so, what are they?
Interests and Experience
Please share any interests and experience that you have.

*What is your experience working with children?
This can include siblings, volunteer opportunities, in-school opportunities, or jobs.
*What is your experience with teaching others?
This can include formal and informal teaching, experiences with peers, children, or adults, indoors or outdoors.
*What is your experience with nature?
This can be formal (a biology class) or informal (camping with family, catching frogs, etc.).
*What hobbies or activities do you participate in?
This can include sports, clubs, or personal interests.

Have you ever been a CIT at Nature Day Camp before?

What t-shirt size would you like?
Each CIT receives a t-shirt to wear at camp.

Are you able to attend the CIT Training on Saturday, June 5th from 9am-12:30pm?

Please select the weeks you would be available to be a CIT.
We will select two of these weeks and send you a schedule in mid- to late-April.

Please share any notes that will assist us in scheduling your CIT weeks.
These might include a need to carpool or to be scheduled the same week as a sibling.
Which grades of campers would you be willing to work with?
Please select as many grade levels as you like.

Which Free Play Areas after Lunch would you find most appealing to facilitate?
Many campers have come to love the Free Choice Time after lunch. They love to choose where, what, and with who to play with - all while interacting with nature. Please click on the areas that you have a STRONG interest in facilitating.

Are you interested in working with campers who may need extra support at camp?
This involves being an understanding and supportive member of a team that helps kids who are nervous, have anxiety about social situations, or need some other kind of support be successful at camp.