COUNSELOR IN TRAINING PROGRAM (13-15Y) This is a special program for students who are currently in grades 7 through 10 this year or are 13 to 15 years old.

  • The CITs are volunteer workers for the Recreation Department's summer programs.
  • The purpose of this program is to help the older youth of Lake Forest develop leadership skills through a summer work experience.
  • Placement in the camps will vary.
  • CITs are required to attend an intensive staff training week June 10-14.
  • This week of training will include various job skills, team building, time at the individual camps, and will end with a field trip just for the CITs.
  • Additional volunteer opportunities may exist for interested individuals.
  • Location: Gymnasium, Lake Forest Recreation Center
  • Dates: M-F Jun 10 - Aug 2 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Cost: $302

2024 Info Packet COMING SOON


  • Lake Forest students only.
  • No camps July 4.
  • Participants must be paid and registered for the program to submit an application.
  • Applications must be submitted to the Recreation Department by April 19, 2024 for consideration.

Contact: Aaron Dalzot, Program Manager, 847.810.3930