Shady Creek Summer Camp: Staff Applications

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Staff Applications

Resident Camp Cabin Leader

Dates

Staff Training: Friday, July 1 – Sunday, July 3

Session One: Monday, July 11 – Saturday, July 16

Session Two: Sunday, July 24 – Friday, July 29

 

Requirements

  • Livescan
  • TB test
  • Complete health form
  • Attend staff training weekend and be available for entire sessions
  • Before staff training weekend, complete online trainings
  • Entering 11th grade and older

 

Job Description

The Cabin Leader position is a volunteer position, much like being a Shady Creek Cabin Leader during the school year, but with more opportunities to lead. Cabin Leaders supervise groups in cabins and throughout activities. They are responsible for leading recreation activities, attending activities with their campers lead by Program Leaders, serving as watchers at the pool, facilitating community discussions with campers, planning and executing cabin-choice activities, and working with all staff to make camp magical.

Cabin Leaders need to be energetic, engaged with campers, positive role models, demonstrate respect to all, and authentically always put the needs of kids first. They need to work hard, take initiative, and celebrate success. They need to know when to be goofy and when to be responsible.

Cabin leaders work around the clock, and receive a long morning or afternoon break, and a short evening break on regular program days.

Cabin Leader Application

Resident Camp Program Leader

Dates

Staff Training: Friday, July 1 – Sunday, July 3

Session One: Monday, July 11 – Saturday, July 16

Session Two: Sunday, July 24 – Friday, July 29

Requirements

  • Livescan
  • TB test
  • Complete health form
  • Attend staff training weekend and be available for entire sessions
  • Before staff training weekend, complete online trainings
  • Minimum age of 18

Job Description

The Program Leader position is a paid position. Program Leaders are responsible for leading specialized programming, such as picnic hikes, low ropes course, shelter building, raptor center, and evening programs. They consistently demonstrate leadership and are mentors and role models to Cabin Leaders as well as to campers.

Program Leaders need to be are natural teachers, engaged with campers, skilled at facilitation, positive role models, demonstrate respect to all, and authentically always put the needs of kids first. They need to work hard, take initiative, and celebrate success. They need to know when to be goofy and when to be responsible. They need to represent a high caliber of work ethic and dedication to camp programming.

Program leaders earn minimum wage and work no more than eight hours each day, forty hours each week.

 Program Leader Application

 

Day Camp Volunteer Leader

Dates

Monday, June 27 – Friday, July 1

 

Requirements

  • Entering 9th – 12th grade
  • Complete health form
  • Must be under the age of 18

Job description
Volunteer Leaders are enthusiastic and positive role models. Leaders attend day camp for free and receive leadership training on the first day of day camp. Leaders supervise campers and help to lead and facilitate activities. They enjoy working with children, enjoy the outdoors, have a positive attitude, and know when to be goofy and when to be responsible.

 Day Camp Leader Application

Lifeguard

Dates

Monday, June 27 – Friday, July 1

Staff Training: Friday, July 1 – Sunday, July 3 (TBD)

Session One Full Days: Tuesday, July 12 – Friday, July 15

Session Two Full Days: Monday, July 25 – Thursday, July 28

Requirements

  • Current lifeguard certification
  • Minimum age of 18
  • Livescan
  • TB test
  • Complete health form

Job Description
Lifeguards supervise safety during time at the pool. They are responsible for training other staff on proper watching techniques, conducting swim tests, and enforcing pool rules.

Lifeguards work a daily afternoon shift during day and resident camp, and one evening shift during resident camp sessions.

To apply, please fill out Program Leader application, state your intention on the application to work as a lifeguard, and send a photo or PDF of current lifeguard certification to kcaseyshadycreek@gmail.com

 Lifeguard/Program Leader Application

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