Counselor in Training (CIT)

Available Sessions



Specialty Info

For: Ages 15-16
Category: Leadership
Intensity Level: Moderate

Parent Liaison


Choose Specialty

Your child's journey begins by choosing a specialty. This is the first step in building their own perfect adventure.

Pali’s summer camp environment is the ideal setting for teens to go behind the scenes of camp and participate in youth leadership training and development. Our Counselor in Training (CIT) specialty offers teens the chance to come away with leadership skills that will bring lasting benefits to every aspect of their lives, all while having an absolute blast at summer camp.

CITs participate in a variety of hands-on activities, workshops and challenges designed to encourage them to push personal boundaries and become effective, exceptional leaders. Here are a few of the highlights:

After the morning specialty time is over, you’ll become a camper again and spend the afternoon and evening enjoying all the incredible activities we have to offer at Pali Adventures along with all the other campers. We create the perfect balance between having the fun of a camper and learning the skills of a great leader. It’s the best of both worlds!


What Parents are Saying

“My son returned overjoyed, matured and super confident with himself. He talks about all of it! He will recall something out-of-the-blue and share it with us with a smile. Thank you for that!!”

What Campers are Saying

“It was an amazing experience. CIT made me want to be a counselor.”“This upcoming summer, I will be a CIT, in the hopes of being a counselor in the future. I know how it feels to be accepted by people and how much of an impact all of the Pali counselors have made on my life. I would love to be that impact for all the other campers.”“Pali has made me a better person. Thank you Pali for being such a big part of my life and taking me in every year and loving me for who I am. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to meet the most incredible human beings I've ever met. Thank you for the laughter, for the tears, for the memories, and joy. Thank you for existing. From the bottom of my heart, thank you so much for everything.”

Ready to Enroll?

You know you've found the perfect specialty for your child, and you can already envision them participating and absolutely loving it. Make sure to claim your child's spot as early as possible to guarantee availability, as our most popular specialties do fill up fast. Signing up for camp is easy, and we will walk you through it step by step.

Not what you're looking for?

Not every specialty will be perfect for every camper - but we believe that there IS a perfect specialty for every camper! Check out the next specialty or let us help you decide which choices would be ideal for your child. Parent Liaisons are standing by to assist you, and we love to talk about camp!


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