8 – Week Experience

The Counselor-in-Training (CIT) program provides entering 9th graders with opportunities to assist and learn from activity counselors and madrichim (counselors) within the caring and fun atmosphere of Ramah. A Rosh Eidah (division head) serves as the CIT trainer.

Program overview:

  •     CITs will spend most of the camp day assisting in a younger group or activity area like art, sports, nature, cooking. CITs will submit requests for the age/activity they would like to work with.
  •     CITs will participate in counselor training with an emphasis on developing responsibility and leadership skills.
  • The CIT program will include goal setting and team building activities to promote both individual and group growth.
  • CITs can enjoy all their favorite camp activities while supporting younger campers!

dates & rates

Program Name DateRate
Full SessionJune 17 – August 9$2,250

Sample Counselor-in-Training Schedule

9:00AMברוכים הבאים Bruchim Ha’Baim! (Welcome to camp!)
9:30AMספורט Sport Basketball, Tennis, Hockey, Archery,
Soccer, Ga-Ga, Softball
10:00AMתפילה Tefillah (Creative Prayer Session)
10:15AMחטיף Chatif (Snack)
10:30AM פעולות Peulot (Activities) Arts and Crafts, Nature, Drama, Dance, Challah Baking
11:30AMאמון שחיה Imun Schiya (Instructional Swim)
12:15PM ארוחת צהריים Aruchat Tzohorayim (Lunch) שירה שירה
Shira (Singing and group Cheers)
1:00PMמנוחה Menucha (Rest)
1:15PMספורט Sport or פעולהPeulah (Activity)
1:45PMכיף בעברית (Kef b’Ivrit) Fun with Hebrew – learning new words through games & songs
2:15PMשחיה חפשית Schiya Hofsheet (Free Swim)
3:15PMלהתראות L’hitraot (Goodbye and see you soon!)

Summer 2024