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Counsellor in Training Program 2024

Program Description 

Beaches Sandbox is currently seeking youth aged 14-15 years to join our CIT program our 2024 Camps.  

The Beaches Sandbox Winter CIT program runs from January 2nd – January 5th and requires a 4-day commitment. CIT’s will assist counsellors in program planning, delivery, and providing a fun and engaging camp experience. By doing so, youth in the CIT program will gain on-the-job experience, develop new skills and knowledge, gain self-confidence in their abilities, and enjoy the experience of a great camp program. 


Applicants should be mature, creative, enthusiastic, eager to learn, organized, responsible, and comfortable working with kids. This position requires the ability to commit to 4 days (January 2nd – January 5th) as well as attend any training or selection nights.



The successful candidate should possess:

  • Must be between the ages of 13-15

  • Mature, enthusiastic, and eager to learn 

  • Enjoys working with children 

  • Can provide at least (1) reference

  • Ability to commit to mandatory training and all 4 days of the Winter Break Camp


Selection Process:

  • Forms for the Beaches Sandbox CIT program will be available on November 3rd, 2023. 

  • Applications must be submitted by email or in person by November 24th, 2023. Candidates will be required to come to the centre for a selection night on December 7th, 2023 from 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm. Candidates must present a game, activity or craft to the camp staff to showcase their skills and abilities. 

  • Applicants selected for the CIT program will be notified by December 11th, 2023.


For the application form, please follow the link here.

** Beneficiary Priority for Registration: Please note that priority will be given to Beneficiaries for registration. Financial assistance is available for all programs at Beaches Sandbox.

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