Counselor in Training opportunities & ages of staff (Licensing mandated) 

Requirements:

 

                 CIT Ages: 13 & 14 

* Requires CIT- Camper registration,  physical examination and immunization record.

* Acknowledgement that cell. phone usage when supporting children during the camp days is not permitted without administration approval, during a scheduled break time. 

 

* Current first aid and child CPR certification

------------------------------------------ Junior Counselor &                Counselor (Staff) Ages:

*At age 15 minimum, students may apply for Junior Counselor positions

*At age 16 minimum, students may apply for counselor positions.

* At age 21 minimum, applicants may apply for coordinator positions

              C.I.T. Benefits:

 

*Challenging age to keep young teenagers in a fun and positive supervised environment

* Similar age peers; new friendships

*cell phone usage not allowed during the camp day 

* Supervision including education on child development

and strategies to promote children's self confidence

 

* Special Education Training including understanding Individual Education Plans and various disabilities 

 

* Laws regarding children's safely and mandated reporting including neglect and abuse laws

 

* Opportunities to create and initiate fun activities for campers 

 

* Extensive supervision with an educational psychologist 

 

* Counselor in Training experience is appealing to colleges 

* Counselor in training experience builds self advocacy skills

 

* Responsibility  and maturity increased from being in the role of a supervised authority figure, camper.

* Young teens love the experience of being a counselor in training

* Majority of our CITs flourish in to becoming confident, future Murray Camp counselors who are skilled in caring for and entertaining young children quite well! 

Murray Camp Nantucket

Established 1989

by Educational Psychologist Mary Murray

508-325-4600

AckMurrayCamp@Gmail.com

15 Nobadeer Farm Road

Nantucket, MA 02554

All Images Courtesy of Olga Moroz

This camp must comply with regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and be licensed by the local board of health.