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CIT Program 2017

An incredible opportunity to join our education team and go through our Counselor-in-Training (C.I.T.) program to be a camp counselor this summer!

Audubon Society of Portland’s CIT program

CIT Fire 300

Would you love to become a Camp Counselor and help us teach kids about nature?  Are you between the ages of 15 and 18?  If so, you have an incredible opportunity to join our Education Team and become a Counselor this summer!

Learn valuable leadership skills and begin a career in the field of Environmental Education. After this four-day training, you will be able to sign up as a Counselor for a minimum of 3 weeks this summer. Get an introduction to the art of tracking, birding and wilderness awareness.  Learn the tricks of the Environmental Education trade, including storytelling, camp songs and fun outdoor games.  By the end of the program, you will have the tools you need to become an excellent and effective Camp Counselor.  This program is selective and based on experience. We love to have former campers back as counselors!

Tuesday through Thursday, we’ll spend two nights at Portland Audubon’s Marmot Cabin, honing our educator skills in preparation for the summer. Current Adult and Child CPR certification is required for participation. Please call 971-222-6120 for an application form. Application deadline is May 9, 2017.

 

Download CIT 2017 Application

Fee for week long training:

First Year CITs:  $195 members/$215 non-members

Second Year CITs:  $120 members/$140 non-members

Third Year CITs:  Free (will be paid a $50 stipend per week worked)

If you have any questions, please call Ian Abraham, Camp Director at 971-222-6120.

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