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    Dunkleys Gymnastics CIT Program


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Destination: United States
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: June, July, August
    • Session Length: One Week, Two Weeks, Six Weeks, Four Weeks, Two Months, Other, Three Weeks, Five Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th, PG
    • Gender: Girls Only
    • Category: Leadership
    • Sub-Categories: Gymnastics, Counselors in Training, Leadership
    • Selective: Yes
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: $500 - $1,499
    • Accreditation: American Camp Association
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    The “Counselor In Training” Program gives campers age 15 and up, the opportunity to gain leadership skills as well as learn safety, progressions and spotting in specific gymnastic levels and events under the supervision of USAG Safety Certified Gymnastics Instructors. CITs share the responsibilities of assisting Lodge Counselors with younger campers, clean up, evening activities, and bed time.

    Dunkleys”CITs” have a regular ‘Dunkley Morning’ at camp, rotating to all Olympic Events for work out in skill ability groups. During the afternoons, CITs are encouraged to choose 3 CIT Sessions to learn about safety, progressions and spotting. CITs share the responsibilities of assisting Lodge Counselors and meet with a mentor counselor to assist and assess their leadership progress in the different areas (including respect, empathy, good listening skills, cooperation…)

    Each week CITs meet with counselors and plan a special CIT Star Night to celebrate their week’s success! This wicked, awesome Dunkleysevent has included: a sunset ski and camp fire, after dinner hikes on the cut, bike rides and ice cream at Sebs, and an evening shopping trip in Burlington. The Dunkley CIT Program is a valued program with ninety percent of our staff coming from the CIT and JC program. It is an excellent opportunity for further involvement with gymnastics; many CITs/JCs (Junior Counselors) have gone on to coach at clubs, High Schools and Colleges around the USA!