Camp Programs for Teens | EcoTarium

Camp Programs for Teens

Counselor-in-Training Program: Ages 13-14

Our Counselor-in-Training (CIT) program is for young teens interested in learning and teaching science and nature topics. Teens learn team-building activities and build their leadership skills alongside their peers. They firsthand what it’s like to be a camp counselor as well as productive members of their community. CIT's will leave this program with a sense of teamwork, stronger communication skills, and a better understanding of who they are as a leader. Camp Fees Apply. 

Junior Counselor Program: Ages 15-16

A great volunteer opportunity to gain valuable teaching experience in the field of nature and science! Junior Counselors earn community service hours while working directly with campers under the supervision of a mentor counselor. Topics include but are not limited to: natural science, engineering, technology, astronomy, and group and team building games. Teaching is through hands-on and inquiry methods that encourage exploration, self-directed learning, and stewardship of the natural environment.

Junior Counselors must commit to a minimum of two weeks. Training sessions are required. Applications are due by  March 31 of each year. Additional details can be found here. If you have any questions, contact the Camp Director at  .