Summer Camp Counselor

Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: April 22, 2020

Organization: Clemson University's Youth Learning Institute

Location: Other

City: Pickens

Website: View Website

Job Type: Part Time

Wages/Salary: $440 - $580 (contingent on year in college) twice a month plus lodging and meals during camp and a sickness/accidental insurance plan

Requirements:

High School graduate, working towards college degree in Education, Parks and Recreation, Computer Science, Engineering, natural sciences, or a related field

Must have patience, understanding, flexibility, and energy to work and live with staff and campers 24 hours a day

Must demonstrate teaching skills and the ability to implement creative “hands on” teaching methods

Must be physically able to perform the tasks required to teach outdoors

Camp experience preferred

Must be willing to sacrifice, adapt, and work hard as part of a team pursuing one common goal and objective

Job Description:

Are you interested in spending your summer with kids, exploring and learning together? Do you consider yourself to be a role model, capable of leading, supervising, encouraging, and mentoring campers? Camp Voyager is a STEM technology-based camp for children aged 9-15 that also includes classic camp activities such as high and low ropes courses, evening campfires, team building and group games. Spend your morning in the woods encouraging your campers to reach new heights on our brand-new Adventure Wall. Have a great time leading activities like our Leap of Faith, Zipline, Giant Swing, and Teams Course elements. Then take it indoors for camp-wide Nerf battles, VR experiences with Oculus Quests, marathon Super Smash Bros competitions, and tournaments using our all-new DJI Robomaster robots. Every day will provide new opportunities for our campers and counselors to engage with awesome cutting-edge tech. All programs are offered in a safe, supervised environment where campers can explore new areas of interests with encouragement from trained counselors and staff. 

Principal Duties:

• Build self-esteem in campers by assisting in all components of the summer camp programs including adventure, team building, technology, basic machine building and engineering

• Lead campers in daily program classes and activities (wake-up, flagpole, meals, campfire)

• Represent Clemson University and YLI by becoming a positive role model for every camper

• Become actively involved in all program activities, leading and participating in evening recreational and instructional times as scheduled

• Perform camp counselor duties such as staying and attending to campers overnight and supervising campers while involved in classes and activities

• Assist with routine cleanup

• Set-up and maintenance of site and program areas

Schedule:
Training starts in mid-May and the first week of summer camp starts June 7th and the final day of employment is August 9th.
Contact Name:
Candice Heatherly
Contact Phone Number: 8648781103
Contact Email: ceharpe@clemson.edu
Application Process:
Interested candidates can send a resume and three references to Candice Heatherly at ceharpe@clemson.edu
Employer Address:

698 Concord Church Rd
Pickens, SC 29671
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.