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Counselors In Training (CIT)

We are actively planning for summer in 2021!  We learned so much during our 2020 season and we are returning to a more typical J Camps line-up of offerings in 2021, while continuing to follow all Maryland Department of Health and CDC guidelines to keep campers and staff safe.

For information, contact: | 410.559.2390

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2021 Dates
Session 1: June 28-July 23 (4 weeks)
Session 2: July 26- August 13 (3 weeks)

Age Group
Grades 9–10

Monday–Friday | 9:15am–4:00pm

ACA Accredited

This leadership development program is designed to empower teens by offering new responsibilities, challenges, and adventures including working with younger campers and team-building.

Inclusion Program
Children with a range of learning, developmental, social, emotional and/or physical challenges are paired with trained staff enabling them to successfully participate in all camp activities alongside their peers. Space is limited. Additional charges will apply. If you have a child with special needs that would benefit from participating in our program please contact Helene Rapaport at 410.559.3613 or to find out about available Inclusion openings.

Sam Kahan Strakes

CIT Camps Director
Sam serves as the Assistant Director of 4Front, Baltimore’s hub for Jewish teen programming, where she leads and oversees a variety of experiential teen programs. In the summer months, Sam has the opportunity to lead our CIT program. As a product of teen leadership development programs herself, Sam understands the importance of these formative experiences and youth leadership opportunities. Sam received a B.A. from UMBC in Interdisciplinary Studies where Sam designed her own curriculum to explore the Unity and Diversity of the American Jewish Community. Sam has been working with Baltimore teens for over six years, first as the Diller Teen Fellows Coordinator and now in her current role as Assistant Director of 4Front, and is excited to bring her experience to our CITs this summer! 

Contact:  Sam Kahan Strakes | 410.559.2390 |