Job Descriptions

Counselor

Age 16 and older are eligible to apply. Counselors spend the day with their bunk groups, supervising, modeling participation, and supporting campers at all activities. Counselors have the opportunity to work extended-hours child care.

Activity Specialist

Trained professional who has experience leading youth programs in their activity.  Will lead groups of up to 35 students (with counselor help) for 45 minute periods.

  • Sports (Generalist)
  • Tumble/Gymnastics
  • Soccer Coach (Part-time)
  • Basketball Coach (Part-time)
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Ceramics
  • Jewelry & Glass Art
  • Drama
  • Yoga
  • Martial Arts
  • Dance
  • Cooking
  • Music/Song Leader
  • Nature
  • Science and Discovery
Lifeguard/Swim Instructor

American Red Cross trained in Lifeguarding, CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers (CPR needs yearly renewal), and First Aid for Professional Rescuer (2-year renewal).  Will be leading personal swim instruction with campers, lifeguarding free-swim, helping keep the pool area well maintained, and will also have general camp duties as needed. Lifeguards must be in the pool during instruction with campers.

Swim Instruction Leaders (Preschool and Elementary Ages)

Each pool will have a WSI or equivalent instructor who will supervise lessons. One instructor will focus on preschool aged swimmers, and the other instructor will teach elementary aged swimmers.

This position coaches high school and college aged lifeguards to be instructors as well. There can be 5 lessons going on at the same time, where you will be one of the teachers. It is our goal to have intimate ratios of 1 instructor to 3 or 4 campers.

Camp Nurse and Allergy Specialist

The camp nurse (RN) is responsible for treating minor injuries, dispensing medication, supervising allergy needs, overseeing all medical issues and emergencies on site, insuring proper medical records are kept, communicating with parents, and ensuring health and safety of campers and staff according to American Camping Association and Health Department rules and regulations.

This position is a job share -- 4 of 8 weeks-- for this summer.  Valid NY state nursing license and American Red Cross’s Responding to Emergency certification (course can be taken in the early spring).

Office Administrator (part-time in the spring and full-time during the summer)

Answer phone calls, maintains attendance records, coordinate transportation reports, make copies, respond to emails, responsible for internal communications (such as flyers) and daily camp operations (data processing, updating documents, and assisting directors as needed). Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel programs.

Photographer/Videographer

Has experience in photography and videography and knows how to edit photos and video. Will be responsible for adding daily photo updates to the website for parents (by bunks), and will help with newsletter, website, and other public relations needs related to photography. This person should be able to be physically active most of the day.

Social Media & PR Intern

Responsible for daily parent update, weekly newsletter, website blog, and other forms of social media. Partners with photographer to edit and organize photos so that photos are organized and presented by bunk groups.

Unit Heads

Works with multiple groups, supporting counselors, dealing with difficult situations, and being the parent contact. Unit Heads are aged 21 and older and have multiple years of experience in camping or educational settings. You need to be a role model and able to provide customer service with parents.

Program Director

Extensive camping experience required. Supervises specialists and activities. Responsible for all camp-wide programming. Preferred degree in elementary or early childhood education, and is creative.

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