SOAC’d Leadership Program Overview

Summer Ocean Adventure Challenges

Reach your destiny! Learn new skills! Be mentored by your MSA leaders and work your way up to become a Counselor in Training, a Counselor or even an MSA staff member!

Here’s how it works:

  • CIT Level 1
  • CIT Level 2
  • Counselor Level 1
  • Counselor Level 2

Enroll in Virtual Sea Camp Summer Programs Here!

CIT (Counselor in Training) level 1:

  • Receive your certificates for 1 Achieve Challenges, 1 Advanced Challenges and at least 1 Master Challenges
  • Attend at least (1) 6 day MSA camp
  • Write a half page letter on why you should be a level 1 CIT
  • Be at least 15 years of age
  • Attend and complete one week of the Virtual Sea Camp course
Come to camp for $350 off and spend 50% of your time assisting a counselor!

CIT (Counselor in Training) level 2:

  • Receive your certificates for 2 Achieve Challenges, 2 Advanced Challenges and at least 2 Master Challenges.
  • Attend at least (1) 6 day MSA camp
  • Write a full page letter on why you should be a level 2 CIT
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Attend and complete one week of Virtual Sea Camp course.
Come to camp for $450 off and spend 75% of your time assisting a counselor!

Counselor level 1:

  • Receive your certificates for 3 Advanced Challenges and at least 4 Master Challenges.
  • Attend at least (1) 6 day MSA camp and (1) weekend MSA program- or (2) 6 day camps or (1) 2 week camps.
  • Get a letter of recommendation from an MSA staff member
  • Write a full page letter on why you should be a counselor
  • Be at least 17 years of age
  • Attend and complete one week of Virtual Sea Camp course.
Come to camp for no charge and spend 100% of your time assisting as a counselor, receive free room and board

Counselor level 2 (MSA support staff):

  • Receive your certificates for 4 Advanced Challenges and at least 5 Master Challenges.
  • Attend at least (2) 6 day MSA camps or (1) 6 day and 1 weekend MSA program
  • Attend and complete one week of Virtual Sea Camp course.
  • Get a letter of recommendation from an MSA staff member
  • Write a full page letter on why you should be an MSA staff member and get approval from an executive team member.
  • Be at least 18 years of age
Work at camp, receive free room and board as well as a monthly stipend!