Begins mid-May and ends August 7

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Desire and ability to work with children/teens outdoors
  • Ability to relate to one’s peers
  • Ability to accept supervision and guidance
  • Good character, integrity, and self-control
  • Maintain enthusiasm, energy, positive attitude and appearance, and interact with campers at all times
  • 20 years of age or at least two summers of previous leadership experience at camp

Reports to: Program Director and Executive Director

Position Purpose: To plan, direct and supervise camp’s Leadership Challenge Program and supervise Counselor-in-Training participants

Specific Responsibilities:

  1. Maintain a safe environment for campers and staff.
  2. Create and implement both sessions of our two-week Leadership Challenge Program (grades 9-10).
    • Building onto previously designed curriculum, explore the core areas of the program: team building, leadership, responsibility, and decision-making skills.
  3. Recruit outside visitors/volunteers to be a part of the Leadership Challenge Curriculum as guest speakers.
    • Arrange for CPR/first-aid training on-site
  4. Work with all Program Directors to coordinate schedules and activity areas.
  5. Plan and execute one service project on property for the Leadership Challenge participants.
  6. Build rapport with participants in a safe and trusting environment.
  7. Plan and execute one off-property field trip (i.e. canoe trip or half-day hike)
  8. Supervise and evaluate the CITs when they are on property.
    • Create a weekly evaluation card
    • Provide an end of program review
    • Help CITs develop leadership skills and specific activity skills
  9. Assist with other age groups when available and needed.
  10. Attend weekly director meetings
  11. Carry and communicate with a walkie-talkie, particularly in emergencies
  12. Ensure that counselors and campers know and follow safety and educational procedures during camp programs
  13. Interact with parents when issues arise with campers or parents have questions.
  14. These are not the only duties to be performed. Some duties may be reassigned and other duties may be assigned as required.

To apply, send these completed forms to the camp office.