CIT Applications

You must enjoy working with children and adults, be flexible to changes, energetic, and have a desire to share in the campers excitement.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Individuals between the ages of 13-16 who are energetic, motivated, and excited to work with young children.
  • Available for two consecutive weeks during the summer in order to receive the best CIT experience.

Physical Component

You are exposed to all kinds of weather, as a majority of the activities are outside. You should have the ability to move or lift items needed for camp. You will be walking distances as you engage in activities around and outside of the Camp Fair Oaks facilities.


You will be scheduled to work Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

You will have the option to work Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. to aide counselors during Extended Care.

Program Fee

$85 per week

Note: Program fees, operating schedules, and hours are subject to change without notice.

Application Procedure [Beginning February 2020]

To apply for the Counselor in Training Program 2020 click here.

Positions are limited per week and are not guaranteed until confirmed by the Camp Director and payment is received in Full.

  • Submit the 2020 Counselor in Training (CIT) Leadership Program Application to the Camp Director for Camp Fair Oaks, via email or by mail or in person at:
    Fair Oaks Recreation and Park District Office
    4150 Temescal Street
    Fair Oaks, CA 95628
  • After we have received your application, we will contact you for payment and scheduling.


If you have any questions, contact the Camp Director.