Become a Counselor in Training in Virginia

counselorsDo you know any qualified young people who would welcome an opportunity to prepare for positions as camp counselors or recreation leaders? The benefit to become a Counselor-in-Training in Virginia‘s Camp Friendship is that qualified young people can gain experience, leadership skills, a sensitivity to children, and program skills while spending the summer in Virginia.

Anyone interested in the Camp Friendship CIT program must complete an application, references, and an interview. Applicants must be 15-17yrs old, have a genuine interest in the camping/youth development field, and be willing to commit to the required energy, enthusiasm, and cooperation of the training and hands-on portions of the program.

Apply online by using the online camper application


Camp Friendship will be attending the camp fairs listed below this February.
Come to one close to you and see what we’re all about. Stop by and say hello!

Camp & Education Fair – Richmond Parents
February 7, 2015
1961 Chain Bridge Road
McLean, VA 22102

Summer Camp and Activity Fair – Tysons Corner Center
February 7, 2015
1961 Chain Bridge Road
McLean, VA 22102

Charlottesville Family – Fun Fair and Camp Expo
February 15, 2015
10am – 3pm
8102 Ridge Rd
Richmond, VA 23229

Northern Virginia Camp & Summer Fun Expo – Dulles Town Center
February 21-22, 2015
21100 Dulles Town Circle
Sterling, VA 20166


Final Discount Option
There’s still a chance to get a Discounted Camp Experience!
Register and pay-in-full by February 15th and SAVE at least $50 per week.


You can also read what the campers are saying on the Camp Friendship website! Our testimonials page lets you read first hand, previous campers summer experiences at Camp Friendship. Find out about Camp Friendship and see if it is the right fit for your child. Make this the best summer yet for your kids, and for you!


Friendship Outdoor Recreation Center is gearing up for an exciting spring season.
These programs are a great way for adults and children to try something new.
Don’t forget to keep checking our events page to find out about upcoming events.

We look forward to hearing from you!
Contact us at 1-800-873-3223, 434-589-8950
or email
if you have any questions

Thank you for Choosing Camp Friendship.