Counselor in Training Program


CIT: (Going Into) Grades 9+
July 10-14, 2017
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Location: The entire farm!
Makers: Kat Rokita
Limit: 10 total (Leadership + Counselor)


Is your child interested in growing his or her leadership potential while working on exciting, creative programs at The Maker Farm?


This program is for children who want to be on the farm all summer, and who enjoy helping out! We are asked by kids each year “when can I be an assistant counselor”? Kids love to be given responsibilities on the farm and in our camps. The younger campers really enjoy the energy the teen counselors bring to our programs. This year, we begin an official Leadership Training and Counselor-in-Training program led by Kat Rokita. During this week, students will be trained to be assistants in a number of our art and animal camps. Then, they may choose which weeks to come as assistants for the rest of the summer. There is a one-time fee. They may choose 1-6 camps to come to for the rest of the summer. They will be an official assistant, but will also be encouraged to join in on the activities.


The Counselor-In-Training (CIT) program is for teens 14-15 years of age. Building upon the leadership potential gained as an LT, this program is focused on growing skills in teaching, activity programming and peer mentorship. The purpose of the CIT Program is to instill in our future counselors the values necessary to become a successful member of The Maker Farm summer camp staff. All CITs must previously complete the LT program or have had comparable and verifiable leadership experiences elsewhere. In this way we hope to best prepare our CITs and potential future counselors for their important role at camp.


Sibling/friend/multiple camp 10% discount, use coupon code: friend10

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Registration Information – choose the way that works best for you!

  • Option 1: Submit a secure online order
  • Option 2: Complete a Registration Form, print and mail with check payable to “The Maker Farm” to: 5 Gould Road, Westford, MA 01886