The Sciencenter in Ithaca is now accepting applications for the Future Science Leaders Counselor-in-Training+ program

Science enthusiasts entering grades 7 – 9 are invited to apply for the Future Science Leaders Counselor-in-Training+ (FSL CIT+) program.

Participants will spend a portion of each day as a CIT assisting our Summer Camp staff, leading hands-on science activities, and providing companionship and care for campers. In addition, participants will be given leadership roles delivering museum programming, developing digital media pieces about camp activities, participating in scientific research projects, and designing new obstacles for our Sciencenter Mini-Golf course!

Session dates:

Session A: June 26 – July 7 (Note the program does not run on July 4th)
Session B: July 10 – July 21
Session C: July 24 – August 4
Session D: August 7 – August 18
Session E: August 21 – September 1

Program hours for FSL CIT+ participants are 8 am – 3:30 pm.

FSL CIT+ participants must be able to commit to a full two-week session.

Download the Application

Regular Applications will be accepted March 11 – June 21

There’s more!

CIT+ participants are eligible to be a part of the Sciencenter’s Future Science Leaders program.
For more information about the FSL CIT+ program please visit the Sciencenter website.

Contact Lauren Van Derzee with questions at (607) 272-0600 ×148 or email