become a Jr. CIT
Join us for a leadership development program designed for young teens, entering 6th grade through 8th Grade, who want to learn to become counselors. Through workshops and hands-on experience, you’ll learn about group leadership, program planning, communication, instructional activities, working with kids, health and safety, creating a positive environment, and facilitating adventure team-building.
Valeria Capone Coordinator in charge of CITs and Junior Volunteer counselors.
Training will take place in May. In order to participate in training they must be fully registered to camp and pay the additional CIT training fee.
CITs gain in-depth skills in a special interest area such as water sports, games, and regular camp activities. Being a CIT is a unique experience—they will learn and grow as a leader while having fun. They learn to be a positive role model for younger campers, and explore being a counselor.
A CIT’s schedule includes a short time during the day to work directly with younger campers in activities under bilingual staff supervision, as well as time to relax with other CITs and participate in all the camp activities.
Some leadership activities include, but are not limited to: assisting with equipment handling, input in activity preparations, lunch distribution, clean-up, and assisting with drop off and dismissal.
ORGANIZATIONS AND ACCREDITATION:
All Jr. CIT’s should be prepared to be active every day of camp and have a strong desire to be role models to younger campers. We accept a limited number of CITs in order to provide a strong program. Even though, we use a Pre Training Camp Program to ensure the CIT program is a good fit for both your CIT and Hola Mundo Beach Camp, this summer camp we are offering training during Camp.
American Red Cross CPR, AED and First Aid Training
American Camping Association Junior Counselor-in-Training, and Leadership Program
American Red Cross Junior Lifeguard Program
Environmental protection program: Adopt A Beach; (Community Service Program)
ABOUT JR CIT TRAINING
All Jr CIT aspirants, must go through training to prepare them for the leadership role they will undertake during the Summer. Additionally, they will learn lifeguard skills and other health and safety measures. CITs must pay the Training Fee, and then pay the weekly rate for each week they choose to attend.
Jr CIT TRAINING FEE:
$150 Returning jr. CIts
$200 first-time jr. cits
Friday, May 6th: Zoom Meeting 3:30-5:30 pm
Ocean Safety, drowning prevention, ocean conditions.
Friday, May 13th: at the Beach 3:30-5:00 p.m
Community service project introduction (Beach Clean Up)
Saturday, May 14th: at the Beach 9:00-11:00
Friday, May 20th at the Beach 3:30-5:00
Community Service Project
Saturday, May 21st at the Beach 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Hola Mundo Rules and Regulations/City of Pompano Beach (CITs, Counselors, Staff, Directors)
Friday, May 27th at Pompano Aquatic Center 3:00-6:00 pm
American Red Cross Jr. Lifeguarding
Friday, June 3rd: TBD
Saturday, June 4th: at the Beach 9:00-11:00 am
Camp Open House