13-15 Year Olds: Counselors In Training

The Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks & Recreation Department (SBCPRD) will soon be accepting applications for its Counselors in Training Program for youth ages 13 to 15 (as of June 1, 2021). The program provides young teens, who are too old to attend a day camp program and not old enough to be a paid SBCPRD counselor, the opportunity to develop the social, physical, emotional and mental skills necessary to become a possible Youth Program Counselor and volunteer when they are older. Participants assist in all-day camp activities as well as complete at least three weeks of volunteer time at participating organizations.

Deadline for application: Closed for 2021

Application: Available early 2022

If you or someone you know is interested in this program, these are the requirements:

  • Complete the full application (attached above or available at SBCPRD).
  • Complete 2-3 training days; Summer Program Staff Training & Orientation and any organizational meetings.
  • Go through interview process with camp counselors.
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm and competency

The main objective of CIT program is to offer an educational and recreational alternative for middle and high school youth and develop exceptional future counselors and activity specialists for the SBCPRD’s current and future programs. For more information, contact Justin Smith at (912) 489-9056 or justin.smith@bullochrec.com.

**Unfortunately due to current COVID restrictions we will not be able to offer the Building Bulloch Pride portion of the program in Summer 2021.**