International Camp Counselor Training – Germany

Come and join our program for young people interested in becoming a staff member in an international camp – our ICIT (International Counselor in Training) Program. The program is for young people between 17 and 20 years old who have basic English skills and would like to work with kids in an international atmosphere. After successfully completing 2 weeks of training in English, the participants will receive a certificate that verifies they are trained as International Camp Counselor Assistants. Obtaining this qualification, they can be placed as a Camp Counselor Assistant, (from 1 to 3 weeks) at any of our international camps (upon placements availability).

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  • “We finished the Counselors in Training course in 2015 and stayed for placement. During that month we bonded, to such a measure that after camp we remained in contact, and we are currently together in Hamburg after having traveled to places like Madrid, Milan, Berlin, Bonn and Moscow- Being with the same people 24/7 for a month really brought us together and created incredible friendships.

    Emma, Clara, Ksenia, Sergio, Jordi & Marten

  • “The crazy stories we have to tell from third and fourth session are memories that will last forever, we are sure. Some of us are coming back as teamers this year, while most of us will be going back to do a placement, back to a summer of admittedly hard work, but full of freedom and fun. Working with children and spending our time together is all we need. We just wanted to thank you guys for this and we hope that our experience will encourage others to join the ICIT program! We will be back this summer!”

    Arne, Pola, Tales, Lea and Silvana

Program & Activities

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The full ICIT program consists of 2 different phases: Training and cooplacement.
The first 2 weeks are at the Adventure Academy in northern Germany. The program focus in lots of theoretical knowledge put into practice through many team building activities, recreational dynamics and community building practices. Also, training in life saving bronze cross and first aid. Plus the Counselor Training Modules. All this in a fun international atmosphre at camp.
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The second component is an optional extension of two weeks at any of the two junior adventure sport campsites in Germany. Throuhout the two weeks, sharing responsibility of a tent group with another ICIT participant, and under supervision of a senior coach, you will lead and experience first hand the role of a Camp Counselor, in a very international fun camp.

Some available activities are:

Info Session Training

1st Aid Training

Campfire Animation Song Practice

 Team Building

Drama Games Tips

Climbing & High ropes assistance

Arts & Crafts Guidings

Beach Volley Ball

How to deal with Bullying

Cabin Group Assignments

How to sort obstacles

Olympic Games





Ages & Sessions 2018

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  • Ages
  • ICIT´s – 16 – 18 years old
  • Sessions
  • Session 01 – June 30th – July 13th
    Session 02- July 14th – July 27th
    Session 03- July 28th – Aug 10th

  • Airport Shuttles
  • For Walsrode Camp – HAM (Hamburg International Airport)
Locations & Premises

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The camp site is located west of Walsrode.
The train station is 13 km away.
Camper’s Pick up options:

  • Walsrode Train Station
  • Hanover Train Station
  • Hanover Airport
  • Hamburg Airport

The campsite is located at Bayerischer Wald.
The train station is 6 km away.

Camper’s Pick up options:

  • Regen Train Station
  • Munich Airport

 Campers sleep in military style canvas tents together with 4-6 friends on camping beds in their own sleeping bag. The tents have a wooden floor and each tent has one designated staff member just for that tent group who will take care of them during the whole camp session.

 At Walsrode, just like at Canadian camps, tents and huts are just a couple of meters away from the toilets and washrooms.

At walsrode, our Campsite has a Multi-room building which provides space for an infirmary, 5 dorm-rooms, multi-purpose room, Arts & Crafts atelier and a Kitchen.

 All meals are cooked on site, daily, under the supervision of the site’s catering crew whom ensure that all ingredients are fresh and provide a nutritional and balanced diet. There is always an alternative meal for those who are vegetarians or have some sort of alimentary restriction (i,e, lactose intolerance, etc). Please note we can not guarantee a Gluten free or Peanut free environment.

Costs & Investment

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ICIT Cooplacement 2 weeks starting at

€ 322

Per 2 week session
  • Full ICIT Coop Program
  • All Equipment & Materials
  • 24hrs. Supervision
  • Weekend Excursions
  • Airport Transfers
  • Laundry Service
  • Medical Insurance
Free Direct Registration

By pressing the button below you will be granted permission into the book-a-camp program that will verify availability at the camp and dates of your choice in real time and will allow you to complete the booking process.
No fees to be paid at this point.

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