DASH/CIT Program

DASH

Campers 14-16 years old Director and Staff Helpers (DASH) the program is specifically designed for our future leaders. This two phase program first sends your teen through a full training, learning how to work with 4-11 year olds, learning leadership skills, camp songs, games and crafts. After successfully completing training and achieving Dash Status, participants will then be assigned to assist our talented day camp staff with the daily operation of camp. This program provides an excellent opportunity for teens to obtain hands on job experience and learn leadership responsibilities, while still under the supervision of our camp staff team. All DASH must go through the training session.

CIT

Campers 17-18 years old Counselors in Training (CIT) the program is specifically designed to further develop our future leaders. CIT’s are required to attend a training session, learning how to work with 4-11 year olds, further developing their leadership skills, leading camp songs in the morning, implementing games and crafts with the campers. Preferably CIT’s should have gone through the DASH program or a similar program/training. CITs will be assigned to assist our talented day camp staff with the daily operation of camp; creating and consulting on program ideas with their assigned counselor. This program provides an excellent opportunity for teens to obtain hands on job experience, learn leadership responsibilities, and gain more job responsibility; while still under the supervision of our camp staff team. All CIT must go through the training session.

Training

New* and Returning DASHers and CITs are required to attend one of these trainings, in order to be a youth leader at CaHiTo for the 2014 summer season. Teens will learn leadership skills, working with 4-11 year olds, learning game leading, camp songs, and child supervision. The training will prepare them to be placed at Camp CaHiTo assisting the staff with the daily operation of camp. Being a DASH and CIT is a an amazing fun experience. Potential DASH and CIT must first successfully complete the training course before they are eligible for participation in DASH or CIT placement weeks. Once in placement weeks, these hours can be used for volunteer hours.

Training Dates

    • Training Session 1: Saturday, May 31st
    • Training Session 2: Saturday, June 7th

Training program days run from 9:00am – 3:00pm, a typical day of programing at CaHiTo and includes lunch.

Placement Dates

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June 16th – June 20th Superhero’s
June 23rd – June 27th Muddy Buddies
June 30th – July 3rd 
(No Camp July 4th Holiday)
Extreme Forts
July 7th – July 11th Pirates of CaHiTo
July 14th – July 18th Survivor Kid
July 21st – July 25th Wacky Sports
July 28th – August 1st Mission Impossible
August 4th – August 8th Treasure Hunters
August 11th – August 15th Adventure Trek
August 18 – August 22nd Amazing Race
August 25th – August 29th Bugs & Slugs

Training Pricing: $95

Placement Pricing: $120

*Camp Fire SD Membership All campers are required to become a Camp Fire SD member for $25. Benefits include Member Only Discounts and optional Club Programming. Each child in the family will need a Membership and it is good for the 2014 Season.

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