Day Camp Coordinator - Weber/Davis, UT

The Day Camp Coordinator creates a supportive, positive atmosphere, and provides a quality experience to both youth and their families.
Job Description

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Day Camp Coordinator at the YMCA of Northern Utah maintains a supportive, positive atmosphere that welcomes and respects all individuals, promotes the potential of all youth, and provides a quality experience to both youth and their families. The position is responsible for supporting and empowering staff to provide a safe, engaging day camp program for the duration of summer.

  • High school diploma or equivalent; one year or more of college preferred.
  • Meets minimum age standards as established by state law and/or the Y.
  • CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications required.
  • Previous experience supervising staff.
  • Previous experience in camp program development.



Essential Functions
  • Work with the Regional Director to develop camp summer schedule, weekly schedules, activities and records for all areas of camp program and facilities.
  • Ensure lesson plans are prepared and implemented to meet camp outcomes and the abilities of the campers. 
  • Develop and implement weekly theme activities which utilize and engage camp staff and campers.
  • Prepare and support the delivery of progressive program activities to Day Camp Counselors and activities. Coordinate all camp program and campfire activities with other staff.
  • Implement camper recognition program and develop additional recognition programs as needed.
  • Provides opportunities for youth to lead, problem-solve, and make decisions and choices within the program and provides daily opportunities for youth to reflect on and respond to their experiences.
  • Models relationship-building skills in all interactions; develops and maintains collaborative relationships with staff, youth parents and other community stakeholders.
  • Assist in the management and care of the physical facilities and all program equipment.