Summer Camp Counselor
Basic Requirements: The main responsibility of a Camp Counselor is to be an available, understanding, and compassionate companion for the campers who leads them closer to Christ through their love and actions. A Camp Counselor is assigned several campers to supervise during the entire week of camp. The ability level of each camper determines the amount of care Camp Counselors will need to provide. Generally, Camp Counselors monitor and assist Campers with their personal hygiene, eating and participation in activities. Camp activities include: campfires, hayrides, dancing, swimming, boating, fishing, talent shows, games, celebrations with God, group discussions, crafts, and even practicing a play (with costumes, sets and dance routines) to perform at the end of the week! Camp Counselors are present with the campers most of the day as well as at night while sleeping in community dormitories. Staff free time is worked into the schedule daily. Staff has weekends (Friday afternoon -Sunday morning) off!
Training or Requirements: No experience is necessary to be a Camp Counselor, though previous camp experiences are appreciated and helpful in the position. A Camp Counselor must demonstrate patience, tolerance, and a caring nature when working with other-abled adults over the age of 18. Additional training is provided in the required orientation held an hour and a half before each camp worked. 18+ years old, First Aid and CPR certified/trained.
Benefits: Optional $450 stipend per week of camp for overnight staff plus housing & meals.