Looking for a great summer experience working with children? The RecPAC CIT program is a wonderful opportunity for teens who want to further develop their leadership and communication skills as well as gain experience in planning and instructing activities for young children.
Rec-PAC is a structured recreation program with emphasis on leisure skills designed for elementary school children. This year the Rec-PAC program will operate on weekdays from July 2 through August 9, 2018.
Counselors-in-Training work as part of a staff team to facilitate activities for children. During the summer, students will be assigned to a site and work daily from 8:15 a.m.-3:45 p.m. Through this summer position, CIT's:
CIT's must be at least 14 years old to work. Many CIT's return year after year, eventually accepting paid Rec-PAC positions when they turn 18 years of age.
To become a C.I.T. here is what you need to do:
- Complete, sign and return the C.I.T. Registration Form and the Counselor-in-Training Agreement by June 15 via mail or fax.
- Include the appropriate registration fee
- Attend the C.I.T orientation at Chantilly High School on Saturday, June 23 from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon.
- The Fee for the C.I.T program is $135 for Fairfax County Residents and $150 for Non-Fairfax County residents. Payment can be made by Check payable to FCPA or VISA or MasterCard.
CONTACT US: To speak to a staff person 8:30AM – 4:30 PM Monday – Friday: 703-324-5514 (May - August) Fax: 703-653-9440
Applicants are placed in order of the date application is received. Select your first choice for a site from the list of schools and centers. Returning CIT's have first choice of sites, and while we try to honor site requests, it is not always possible to give everyone their first choice.