Tilton Sports Center

Summer Sports Camp C.I.T Program

Tilton Sport Center


Summer Sports Camp Counselor In Training (CIT)

Counselors In Training (CITs) are typically former campers between the ages of 12-14 who would like the opportunity  to still be a part of the Tilton Sports Center Summer Sports Camp in a leadership role. These young adults will      acquire invaluable new leadership and mentoring skills that will assist them in future endeavors. (Being a previous camper is not a prerequsite)

Please read below BEFORE completing this Registration:

We select energetic, smiling and friendly people who are excited about providing exceptional customer service. You must be willing to do a variety of tasks everyday including emptying trash and cleaning up. Most importantly, you must be eager to learn and grow as a counselor and as a person. Please read the list of responsibilities below. Complete the application only if you are capable and committed to fulfilling the duties listed.

1. Counselors in Training must be committed to learning new skills, practicing those skills and interacting appropriately with children. Those who do not display this commitment will be asked to leave the program.

2. Counselors in Training are required to display an at-work attitude and maturity level. This includes showing up on time and wearing the required uniform. Cell phones and text message devices are not permitted during the activity day.

3. Counselors in Training will be required to interact athletically, run, play and be incredibly silly with camp participants. They will be required to be on their feet and interacting with the kids 6-8 hours a day.

4. Counselors in Training are role models to campers. They must demonstrate on a daily basis how to cooperate and get along with others, use manners, follow directions and absolutely no swearing, fighting or abusive language towards ANYONE (even if you think you are just playing)!


What duties will CITs be responsible  for?

  • Ensuring a safe, positive, and fun environment for all campers.
  • Attending and participating in a pre-camp staff training (specific days and times are TBD).
  • Assisting with setting up fields and courts for scheduled sports.
  • Leading various drills for different sports.
  • Picking up all sports equipment and trash at the end of activities.


What makes me qualified to be a  CIT?

  • 3 Letters of Recommendation from 3 people not related to you such as a teacher, coach, clergy member, or a scout leader.
  • Genuine interest in school age children and concern for their well-being.
  • Available during camp hours and training dates.
  • General knowledge of a variety of sports and other recreational activities.


What is the time commitment for  CITs?

We ask that the selected CITs commit to a minimum of 5 weeks of service (200 hours). We also ask that CITs be available for the pre-camp staff training.

Week 1 June 26 to 30

Week 2 July 3 to 7  (NO CAMP MONDAY JULY 4)

Week 3 July 10 to 14

Week 4 July 17 to 21

Week 5 July 24 to 28

Week 6 July 31 to August 4

Week 7 Aug. 7 to 11

Week 8 Aug 14 to 18

Week 9 Aug 21 to 25


How much does the CIT program  cost?  Weekly fee of $125 per week with a 5 week minimum.  Exceptions are taken on a case by case basis.  Please contact us for more information.