SSL Certificate

Counselor-in-Training (CIT) Program

Dates: Weeks 1-9 (June 10-August 9)
Ages: Rising Grades 7-8
Cost: $350 per week 

Summer@WES offers a Counselor-in-Training Program which is a wonderful opportunity to learn valuable leadership skills and gain work experience in a rewarding field with younger students. CITs work closely with our campers, teachers, and administration and take on leadership roles within camp operations. Learn to be a leader with Summer at WES!

CIT responsibilities will include:
  • Assisting with camper arrival and dismissal
  • Participation in team building and leadership training activities
  • Role playing to gain confidence in working with children
  • Shadowing experienced counselors in various camper age groups
CIT will receive:
  • Campers can receive 15 SSL hours per week

You'll work closely with Mr. Mehdi Elkassem, our CIT Coordinator. He will plan activities, assign camper groups, observe interactions with campers, and conduct one-on-one evaluation meetings to offer suggestions and answer questions about their experiences. For more information, please contact Mr. Elkassem at

"I love coming back each summer to see returning campers and to see how much they have grown and matured over the year. The campers at Summer at WES are truly special and I love interacting and spending time with them.” 

Amy Sharfman, Camp Counselor

If you're ready to register, please click here.

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