Museum open Weds–Mon, Sea Center on Stearns Wharf open daily; both 10:00 AM–5:00 PM

Counselors in Training

CITs get to experience science and nature with kids through educational crafts and fun activities. The CIT program is a perfect opportunity to increase your skills working with children, earn community hours and explore the Mission Creek Campus and Sea Center.

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Applications closed. Applications will open in 2025 for a summer start.

CIT Program Dates 2024

  • Applications due April 12
  • Interviews scheduled according to availability
  • Camp training: June 14
  • At least two full weeks of camp
    • Week 1 & 2: June 17–21, June 24–28
    • Week 3 & 4: July 1–5, July 8–12
    • Week 5 & 6: June 15–19, July 22–26
    • Week 7 & 8: July 29–August 2, August 5–9
    • Week 9: August 12–16
  • End-of-summer CIT Appreciation Day, August 17 (optional)

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Information about the CIT program:

Contact Teen Programs Manager Charlie Thrift at cthrift@sbnature2.org or 805-682-4711 ext. 170.