COUNSELOR IN TRAINING (CIT)
ENTERING GRADES 10 - 11
Monday - Friday
Camp Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Weeks 1 - 4 | July 1 - July 26
Weeks 5 - 8 | July 29 - August 23
Week 9 | August 26 - August 30
Interview Intake Process Only - Registration Only Takes Place After Formally Approved After Interview
Our Counselor In Training (CIT) Program is offered in (2) 4 week commitments and (1) 1 week bonus week. This co-ed experience is designed to provide leadership opportunities that prepare teens to become staff members at camp, as well as productive members of their home community. Our CIT program includes: internship in all aspects of a counselor’s job at camp, participation in service projects, training sessions on such topics as basic child development and behavior management, counseling techniques and best practices, communication and leadership, environmental stewardship, and community service. Pre camp training with MRV Camp staff is a requirement for all CIT’s.
CIT’s will also enjoy activities of their own to include all of our traditional activities, theme days and in house specials to provide a well rounded experience.
2 PAINTBALL FIELD TRIPS INCLUDED PER WEEK
Campers are divided into age appropriate paintball groups levels. Your camper will train and compete in various paintball challenges designed for players of all skill levels. In addition, campers will learn techniques and strategies of the sport to build their self esteem, communication skills and sense of community. MRV Summer Camps is the ONLY camp on Long Island that offers (2) paintball field trips per week every Tuesday and Friday. All paintball field trips are facilitated by the 30 year industry veterans at Cousins Paintball. Campers will also learn about paintball maintenance, repair and course safety. CO2 tank, face mask, paintball and goggles are included.