Art Camps Counsellor-in-training (CIT) Applications Close

Last updated February 28, 2024

How do I apply for a Counsellor-In-Training (CIT) position?

To create an amazing Arts Camp experience, we need amazing people!

Counselor positions are open to Grade 11 and 12 students. If you are a former YRDSB Arts Camp camper or a YRDSB student in grade 11-12 and want the opportunity to lead the next generation of campers, apply as a Counsellor. If hired, you will build on your incredible leadership skills and have fun at your happy place from May 25th to June 1st (SAVE THE DATE). The application will open Thursday February 29 and close on March 22, 2024.

Counselor-In-Training (CIT) positions are open to Grade 10-12 students only (preference given to Grade 10 & 11 students first).  CITs work with a Counsellor to provide leadership to a cabin of campers for the duration of camp. All selected CITs also participate in our Leadership Training morning program at camp and select an Arts program of their choice for the afternoon.

Application Opens: Thursday February 29th, 2024

Application Closes: Friday March 22, 2024, at 11:59pm 

Review the entire C/CIT 2024 Preview Application Form BEFORE you attempt to complete the online form below.


Counsellor-in-Training Application for YRDSB Arts Camp 2024

The application will open Thursday February 29 close March 22, 2024.

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Please note: Applications must be completed in their entirety in one session as there is no option to save and return to your application.  Therefore, it is recommended that you prepare your written answers in advance.


Additional Mandatory Dates: 

  1. Virtual C/CIT Information Night - Monday, March 18, 2024 (6-7 p.m.) 

    • Attendance is optional but it will offer insight on the programs and be a chance to ask questions of the leadership team.

  2. Mandatory Virtual C/CIT Interviews - (one of) Tuesday, March 26 & Wednesday, March 27.  Interviews will last about 10 to 15 minutes and take place between 3-8 p.m. 

    • Sign up information will be sent to all applicants in the near future.  If you submit and application and do not receive information by March 25, please email

  3. Mandatory C/CIT Training - Thursday., April 18th, 2024 (4:30-8:30 p.m.) at Adrienne Clarkson P.S. 

  4. Mandatory Family Information Night -Tuesday, May 14th, 2024 (6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.) at Richmond Green SS

    • C's and CITs must arrive by 6:00pm.


Additional information

Learn more about York Region Arts Camp.



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