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Counselor-in-Training (CIT)

Internship Program

Why We’re Here:

What if your best day made you better every day?  American Inline continually cultivates a remarkable team whose mission is to develop and inspire the personal best in children, young adults and each other.  Together, we operate eleven different summer camps, exclusively on wheels, powered by the knowledge that all campers come to us with unique gifts and high potential.  From pre-school to high school, Summer Camp on Wheels unlock the potential by engaging participants with age appropriate content. 

What We Do:

American Inline is a leading provider of summer camps in the Washington DC area.  Our camps are one week, day camps, exclusively on wheels for children 3 to 13.  Summer Camp on Wheels is the parent brand for the following camps – Tykes on Bikes, Learn to Ride a Bike, Bike Riding Camp, Nature Biking Camp, Mountain Bike Camp, BMX Camp, Skateboard Camp, In-line Skate Camp, Xtreme Camp, Wheel Action Camp and Camp on Wheels.  Summer Camp on Wheels are operated in conjunction with recreation agencies and private schools.  Together, Summer Camp on Wheels hosted more that 1,100 campers in 2016. 

Purpose of the Counselor-In-Training (CIT) Internship Program:

The Counselor-in-Training Program at AMERICAN INLINE is designed to offer qualified young people an opportunity to prepare for positions as camp counselors.  The program is for those who are fourteen and fifteen years old (and thirteen year olds if you have attended at least three American Inline Camps as a participant, previously).   Those who complete two (2) summers as a CIT, that is;   three weeks per summer, are eligible to be hired when they turn sixteen years old.  During the program, emphasis is placed upon developing leadership skills, sensitivity to children, and program skills.  To become a CIT, students must complete 4 hours of training on Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 1 pm to 4:30pm.   Keep your calendar clear that afternoon.  The training is required and cannot be made up.  The address for the CIT training will be announced in March. 

Requirements

  • Be 14 or 15 years of age.  13 if you've attended American Inline Summer Camps previously.
  • Make a three week minimum summer commitment from 8am to 4pm.
  • Be available for camp staff training on Saturday, June 9 from 1pm to 4:30pm. 
  • Become a steward of our cultures and values.
  • Meet personal appearance and uniform specifications.
  • Have transportation to and from camp.
  • Deadline to Apply is May 15, 2018.

Program Format:

In addition to the training on June 9, a commitment of three weeks is required for two summers.  Those three weeks do not have to be in a row, but we do like them do to be full, complete weeks, Monday –Friday, usually from 8am to 4pm. You will be placed at summer camp locations based on your preference and ability.  You can indicate those preferences on forms that will be mailed to you in March. 

CIT program includes assisting the camp director, setting up the camp area, assisting the camp counselors and instructors in setting up drills, demonstrating skills, helping keep the camp site organized and, dis-assembly of the campsite at the end of day. The CIT program is a volunteer, non-paying position.

Check your E-mail if you apply.  If accepted in the program, you will notified by E-mail.  For your convenience, your final CIT schedule will be confirmed and sent to you by May 15, 2018. However, your parents should go ahead and make family summer vacations plans because the weeks you are a CIT are somewhat flexible and can be changed if conflicts arise.

Feel Free to E-mail us with any questions.  Info@americaninline.com  

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