Counselor-in-Training Program

Group of girls with counselor

Learn leadership skills and share your love of camp at your home-away-from-home.

Are you ready to take your leadership journey to the next level? Whether you want to be a camp counselor, teach girls to ride and care for horses, learn life-saving techniques at the pool, or help girls climb high on a ropes course, GSNorCal has a leadership program for you.

Research shows that Girl Scout campers do better than their non-camper peers at leadership, teamwork, confidence, and perseverance. Girl Scouts who participate in our leadership programs receive even greater benefits. Regardless of your career aspirations, a camp leadership training program will enhance your resume and build skills for the future!

How to Apply for Camp Leadership Programs


Submit your camp registration.

Once you find the program that’s right for you, you’ll want to make sure you register to save your spot! You will be automatically placed on a waitlist until your application has been completed and approved.


Complete the online application for your program.

Once you’ve registered, you’ll need to fill out the application for your program. You MUST register first, and then you will be able to complete your application within your CampInTouch portal.

Note: Introduction to CIT does not require an application.


Show off your skills in an interview.

Our team will with reach out to you to schedule an interview once you’ve completed steps 1 and 2. Interviews are only required for CIT II and CIT III.