• Provide safe and fun outdoor experiences activities that foster competence, stewardship, and joy in the natural world under the guidance of American Camp Association standards.
• Maintain all emergency and risk management policies and procedures for risk-reduction.
• Role model positive adult roles and responsibilities while in residence, and all summer in the community.
• Willingness to live and work in a residential setting for an extended period of time including days, evening, and some weekends.
• Hold current First Aid &CPR certification from a recognized provider with, at a minimum, 50% of course time to include in-person instruction, hands-on practice, and skills assessment under the direct supervision of a certified instructor.
• Participate in staff orientation, on-going training, and group and individual meetings throughout the summer.
• Demonstrated skills and interest in working with children.
• Ability to lift 50 pounds.
• Health & Fitness: Possesses adequate vision, hearing acuity, physical ability, strength, and stamina to perform the required responsibilities of activities through hilly, unpaved terrain and the rigorous physical endurance to maintain constant supervision of campers, including but not limited to prolonged standing, bending, stooping, walking long distances, hiking, climbing, and stretching
• Physical ability to respond to situations requiring first aid and assist campers in an emergency
• Exposure to the outdoor conditions, including, but not limited to rain, sun, variable temperatures, and other weather conditions,
• Rustic, residential camp setting with limited access to breaks, personal electronics, electricity and heating,
• Shared sleeping, shower, and eating facilities.
2014 Staff Positions