Counselor-in-Training (CIT) - Level 2
Palomar Mountain, CA Program

To be a positive role model while developing leadership skills, outdoor survivor skills, and spiritual/emotional maturity.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Set up and tear down activities.
  • Meal preparation and assist with cooking.
  • Teach and guide campers through; Backpack Preparation, Shelter Building, Fire Building & Control Management.
  • Assist as Co-Lead in the supervision of campers alongside the Adventure Counselor. 
  • Keep the campsite organized, clean, and orderly.
  • Participation in all aspects of the program.
  • Assist in the leading of hikes.
  • Assist in the leading of processing/debriefing times.
  • Assist campers with inventory checks and accounting for all equipment.
  • Must be 15-17 years of age.
  • Has previously attended camp as a level 1 CIT.
  • Demonstrates a personal relationship with God through Jesus Christ, exercising personal faith through consistent daily living in accordance with God’s Word.
  • Must possess interpersonal skills such as are required to maintain positive relations with both staff and other campers.
  • Must be able to hike with a backpack into the remote areas of the surrounding wilderness.
  • Must be teachable, and have a willingness to learn.
  • Must be in good physical condition.
  • Able to carry and lift 60 pounds of weight.