New! Counselor in Training Program

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Interested in becoming an Empower Camp staff member? Our Counselor in Training (CIT) program teaches you what it takes to be the BEST CAMP COUNSELOR EVER! 


We will focus on developing leadership and camp skills through experiential learning, shadowing and coaching.


A typical day as a CIT will include sessions specifically designed to develop your skillset coupled with activities with our campers to put those new skills to use! This includes skill building training sessions, shadowing staff, and a service project. 


You will receive feedback from your Camp Coach and will work closely with them on developing your skillset. 


CITs be exposed to the inner workings of what happens at camp “behind the scenes” for program prep, day-to-day camp management and of course the fun stuff, like song and skit practicing! 

Join us as a CIT

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2019 CIT Program 

August 10 - 13, 2019 


Duffield Camp & Retreat Center

11740 Worden Road, Delevan NY 

Approx. 1 hour from Buffalo 


CITs must be ages 19-21. 


Camp fees for the CIT Program is $220:

  • Need-based scholarship are available. 
  • $20 Early Bird discount for CIT sign ups by April 1, 2019.
  • $10 Bring a NEW Friend discount...for both you and your new friend! 

Applications for the CIT Program are now being accepted. Spaces will be limited for this brand new program. Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity and sign up today!

Register for the 2019 CIT Program