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Thank you for your interest in being a Counselor in Training (CIT) for La Vida Adventure Camp. The Counselor in Training position is an incredible way to invest in middle school students and grow in your own leadership.

See below for the summer 2018 application! CIT applications and references are being accepted now and reviewed as they come in (until spots are full). Once reviewed, you will be contacted to schedule an interview.

PLEASE NOTE: The application has a 20 minute timeout period and answers will be erased after 20 minutes. We suggest answering the questions in a document before pasting the answers into this application.

After submitting this application, have three references fill out reference forms. CITs who had three references last summer do not need to turn in new references. Once your application and references have been completed and sent to the La Vida office, the director will set up an interview with you. If you have questions about the Counselor in Training program, please call 978.867.4504 or email .

Adventure Camp CIT Application

This form is for counselor in training applicants.

1. I realize there is a 20 minute timeout for this application and after that everything will be erased. (We suggest answering the short answer questions in a document and pasting them into this application.)


2. Name

3. Date of Birth (00/00/0000)

4. Address

5. Home Phone

6. Cell Phone

7. Email Address

8. Parent/Guardian Email Address

9. T-shirt Size (unisex sizing)

10. Current Year in School

11. How many years were you a camper at Adventure Camp?


12. Have you participated in the Adirondack Leadership Program (ALP)?

Yes, before 2017.
Yes, in 2017.
I'm already signed up for doing it this summer!
I've never done the ALP, but I'm interested in doing it this summer in addition to being a Counselor in Training.
I've never done the ALP program, and I'm not interested in doing it this summer.

13. Counselors in Training (CIT) may volunteer for two or more weeks. Mark which weeks you are available to be a CIT.

Session 1 - June 18-22 (snow days dependent)
Session 2 - June 25-29
Session 3 - July 2-6
Session 4 - July 9-13
Session 5 - July 16-20
Session 6 - July 23-27
Session 7 - July 30-Aug 3
Session 8 - Aug 6-10

14. Please list your employment background.

15. List any trainings or certifications (include First Aid)

16. Have you had any leadership or other experiences that will help you work well as a counselor in training? If so, please share the experience and what you learned.

17. Select activities that you feel comfortable assisting in or would like to learn to do this summer.

Leading Games
Belaying at the La Vida Rock Gym
Mountain Biking
Leading Small Groups of Campers
Building and Property Projects

18. What has been your past experience with La Vida? What did you learn from that experience?

19. What are the main reasons you want to volunteer with La Vida Adventure Camp? Why do you want to work with 10-13 year-olds?

20. If you could have a camper leave with one thing to remember from or have learned at Adventure Camp, what would that be?

21. If your friends and family were asked to describe you...

22. La Vida college-age staff are intentional about living out their Christian faith in God. We spend time each morning learning what it means to love God, love others, and love ourselves. Are you comfortable and open to being a part of these conversations?

23. Reference 1: Name, Email Address, Phone Number and Relationship

24. Reference 2: Name, Email Address, Phone Number and Relationship

25. Reference 3: Name, Email Address, Phone Number and Relationship

26. I understand that my application will not be complete without recommendation forms from the above references. The information that I have provided above is accurate and true.