General Camp Counselor
This position is where the action is. Working directly with the kids in
your cabin you will learn leadership skills and responsibility while
having the time of your life. Working with a Co-counselor you will be
responsible for an average of 10 children. Your main job is general
cabin supervision and teaching skill clinics. You could be belaying at
the climbing tower, teaching drama class and going on a nature hike one
week. Playing basketball, helping at boating and playing cricket the
next. It is very
hard work but the rewards last a lifetime.
In this position you are responsible for the operation of our Air Rifle Program. You will be responsible for teaching a progressive program,
which instills self-confidence through the learning of new skills. This program
must stress safety at all times. You will maintain the equipment and
care for the range as well.
This position is
responsible for the operation of our Archery Program. You will be
responsible for teaching a progressive program which instills
self-confidence through the learning of new skills. Safety will be a top priority for you. You will maintain the equipment and care
for the range. You will also teach the
Explorer Staff good skills to pass on to their campers.
Arts and Crafts leader
Inspirational and fun Is what you'll need in this job. You will create an
atmosphere for learning, where campers can take something with them when they
leave. During the summer you will be responsible for coming up with creative projects for campers to make. You will maintain a list of supplies &
inventory for the director to purchase. After clinics you are joined with a cabin
with kids to get the whole experience.
Challenger Coordinator (10-12
In this position you will assume responsibility one of the
largest villages, or about twelve cabin-groups equaling 120 campers. Each cabin will have two
counselors for supervision. You will be responsible for supervising
counselors, writing schedules, and coordinating with other camp leaders to
facilitate a smooth running camp. The Challenger Coordinator will work closely
with the other Challenger Coordinator to create a program that is safe &
fun. Children will grow in both self-esteem and develop their character through your hard work.
– (7-9 Year olds)
You will assume responsibility for a Camp Village
of six cabins or 60 Campers. Each cabin is assigned of two counselors.
This younger village provides children with that all-important “first taste” of
camp. The counselors stay with their cabin groups, leading them through
each activity. You are responsible for writing schedules,
supervising staff, and working with other leaders to provide a smooth running
position requires attention to detail. You are responsible for the lake
waterfront & swimming pool. You organize continual training for five
to seven lifeguards and help in training all staff on safety procedures around
the water. Youwill write schedules for two areas and help run evening
activities. You work closely with other coordinators to “fill the gaps” when
more supervision is needed. It is a multifaceted position with serious
responsibilities. Candidates are preferred with experience in aquatics,
but we will train & certify the right person.
LIT / CA Coordinator
In this position you are responsible for implementing our leadership programs for
junior staff. You will need to be creative, motivating, responsible, and able
to multi-task. You will help the junior staff fulfill their
responsibilities in a caring and empowering way. You need to be organized and energetic to keep up with these outstanding young people as they learn the ropes of what makes camp work.
Mountaineers Coordinator (13-17 year olds)
You are responsible for leading our
one-week teen program. You will supervise four to six staff members and
up to 40 teens. You will write schedules, plan meals, and make reservations for day
trips and over nights out of camp. You should provide a challenging and
safe environment for our teens to grow and bond. The Mountaineers Coordinator must have a
clean driving record and be placed on camp insurance.
The Master of Fun and Games (MFG) - All Camp Activities Specialist
This position is responsible for the following:
Color Chaos – This
begins on Sunday with an exciting and original activity challenge between
counselors. Each day there will be a small chaos activity challenge and on
Wednesday: COLOR CHAOS. This involves the campers being divided into teams and
rotations of exciting and imaginative team events. This is a huge and
challenging part of the MFG position.
Responsible for implementing engaging evening activities – our all camp activities which occur 2-3 times
a week – Campfires, Super Cabin Bonanza(like a skit night!), Lord of the Rings
night, Super hero challenge, Pirate Quest – lots of themed all camp counselor
hunts that occur on Monday, Tuesday nights.
Assisting other coordinators in their day to day tasks –
scheduling, supervision and camper discipline.
This person needs to be very creative and organized and have a
passion for leading large groups of adults and children.
An attention to detail
is a must.
This position requires someone that is highly organized,
motivated and able to be on YMCA Insurance and drive camp vehicles.
The "LC" is responsible for all weekends at camp. This program
is called Hold overs. The LC
position will create and implement a schedule for Friday night and Saturday for
the 20-50 campers that are staying over for the weekend. During this time the
LC will be responsible for staff supervision, camper supervision and LAUNDRY.
This position is also responsible for Climbing Tower
maintenance and scheduling as well as coaching and training staff belayers
during staff training and where necessary throughout the summer.
During the week the LC will assist with logistics for the
Mountaineers program including driving and packing equipment and at times
assisting where necessary with supervision of staff and campers.
When time permits through the week the LC will make
themselves available for team building opportunities for cabin groups at the
low ropes course. This will be on a sign up basis and the LC will need to be
able to train staff and children in the ins and outs of teambuilding.
LC will have Tuesday night until Thursday morning off, as
their ‘weekend’, every week.
This position is responsible for taking photos and video daily of
campers at Camp Marston and Raintree Ranch. They are responsible for uploading and editing
photos/videos every evening to the Bunk one/Face book and you tube sites/folders. The position is also responsible for weekly slideshows for all camp and parents. This position
is responsible for taking, creating and storing all photos and videos
throughout the summer. The person must have an excellent knowledge/experience
with photo and video editing software and equipment and an ability to take great photos on a consistent basis.
The Bunk one position also assists with our bus run on
Sunday and Friday.