Are you ready to be a CIT Laga Leader?

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L:     Dependable, helpful, takes initiative, positive role model,     good communicator,     problem solver
A:    Curious, involved, independent, challenges self, hard worker, enthusiastic about learning
G:    Compassion, empathy, puts others first, supportive, encourages others, includes others
A:    Positive outlook, spirited, fair, trustworthy, respectful of self and others, self-confident, motivated, friendly

‘Laga Leaders will:

  • Develop and feel confidence in your leadership and teaching skills
  • Be among a strong and respectful group that you can use as a resource and support network
  • Improve and build on favorite camp activities so that you may teach these skills to campers
  • Transition from camper to staff in a supportive and empowering environment
  • Understand the unique rules and traditions of camp and why they are important

What does CIT stand for?  Counselor in Training

What do you get in return?

  • learn specific skills for working with kids and co-workers
  • gain experience planning and leading activities.
  • age-appropriate challenges that build your skills, confidence and capacity for working with people of all ages
  • spend three weeks in training, programming and service, while learning to work together to gain a basic understanding of summer camp operations.
  • obtain your cpr/first aid certificate
  • hours can be applied for your school community service hours
  • leadership training led by a senior staff member will give CIT’s a chance to reflect and gain valuable experience in a fun-filled environment!

CIT’s must be great with kids, have tons of energy, be willing to work hard and like to have fun.

Ar you ready to be a CIT?

  • must be at least 16 years old or have completed the tenth grade.
  • participated in a YWCA program.
  • 15-year-olds can apply but may not be eligible as an Assistant Counselor candidate for the summer of 2017

When and how much?

  • NEW!  This is now a 5-week program.
  • CITs must participate in all days of the CIT session including the changeover weekends
  • CIT sessions dates are during  July 17 – August 1.

The cost is  includes all training, supervision, mentorship, room and board.

A. $1650 (reduced from 2016)   B $1750   C $1850 (last year’s rate for 3 weeks)


New Tiered Pricing – Giving parents an option to pay what they can, providing opportunity for improvement and growth at camp.