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Counselor-in-Training (CIT) Program

Counselor-in-Training Program

Apply Today to Be a Counselor-in-Training!

Have an incredible experience as an overnight Counselor-in-Training this summer at Camp Hawthorn Hollow (CHH)!

GSSEM's Counselor-in-Training (CIT) program is for Seniors and Ambassadors who will be entering grades 10–12 in fall 2022.

This is the perfect opportunity if you're interested in:

  • Becoming a camp counselor
  • Gaining and expanding your leadership skills
  • Inspiring and working with younger girls
  • Forming solid friendships
  • Making lifelong memories
CIT applications are due by Thursday, March 31, 2022.

Please ensure you and your references have ample time to complete this application process. CIT placement isn't guaranteed if you only complete the registration form.

Requirements for Applicants & Selected CITs

CIT applicants must:

  • Apply and interview for the position

Selected CITs must:

  • Attend two in-person training sessions at CHH
  • Attend two full weeks of camp at CHH during summer 2022
Program Cost & Important Dates

Program Cost:
$100.00 per CIT to cover two weeks of food and lodging.

Important Dates:

  • March 2 - So You Want to Be a CIT: Info Session 1*
  • March 16 - So You Want to Be a CIT: Info Session 2*
  • March 31 - CIT applications due
  • April 4–8 - Zoom interviews
  • April 14 - Applicants notified
  • May 7 - CIT training at CHH
  • June 12 - CIT training at CHH
* Virtual CIT Info Session
If you're interested in becoming a CIT, please bring any and all questions to this Zoom session! We'll also explain what you can expect as a CIT, how the program works, and the array of benefits you'll gain from the experience.
CIT Application

To successfully apply for GSSEM's CIT program:

  1. You must complete the following online application.
  2. Two unrelated references must submit the CIT reference form at

CIT applications and reference forms are due by Thursday, March 31, 2022.

CIT Reference Form

CIT reference forms must be submitted by Thursday, March 31, 2022.


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