Lincoln Summer Camp

Lincoln Parks and Recreation – Lincoln, MA

C.I.T. Program Grades 9, 10, 11

The Lincoln Summer Camp offers a Counselor-In-Training program for three 2-week sessions for teens entering grades 9, 10 and 11. The program is designed to help CITs develop leadership skills, work in a cooperative group setting, and have fun while learning what it takes to work with children.
The CIT Program includes:
  • Guidance from senior staff members to develop a repertoire of skills to successfully work with children
  • Leadership opportunities in organizing and planning events
  • Embracing and exemplifying camp culture
  • Meeting with directors to reflect and discuss important facets of being a camp counselor, including managing conflicts, maintaining camper safety, and  working professionally with peers.

To become a CIT, please register online at: and submit an essay (approximately 250 words) on why you would like to be a CIT. Please send essays to the directors at .  Applications will be reviewed and you will be contacted for an interview.  If selected, CITs will be required to attend the Pre-Camp Staff Training.

Completion of the CIT program is a great preparation for counselor positions. While this does not guarantee a position as a camp counselor at LSC, successful participants are given priority in our hiring process.

First Year CIT Fee – $220 / session
Second Year CIT Fee – $220 / session
Third Year CIT Fee – $0 / session