Camp Overnight Counselor

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  • 18-Feb-2021 to 18-Apr-2021 (EST)
  • Pine Tree Camps
  • Boca Raton, FL, USA
  • Part Time
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    Pine Tree Camps at Lynn University is one the best summer camps around. As the only American Camp Association accredited day and overnight camp in Boca Raton, Pine Tree Camps promotes growth and fun in an environment that's fully committed to the latest standards in health and safety. Pine Tree Camps offers a variety of programs for campers ages 5 to 14 ranging from traditional skill-building camps, to sports camps, overnight camps and camp counselor training programs. Pine Tree Camps provides unmatched personal attention that cultivates a strong sense of personal achievement in every camper. Our campers have fun, make friends, taste independence and enjoy traditional camp games and activities while making friendships that last a lifetime.

    Kampus Kampers is Pine Tree Camps' sleepover camp for children ages 6 to 13. With a camper-to-counselor ratio of 5-1, Kampus Kampers stay on Lynn University's campus Monday through Friday, receive breakfast, lunch and dinner, and take part in both daytime camp programming and evening activities. From campfires and pool parties, Kampus Kampers develop a strong sense of personal achievement while they taste independence in our safe environment.

    Pine Tree Camps is an American Camp Association accredited camp.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Daytime (8:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.) ' position depends on qualifications.

    Group Counselor - work with co-counselor supervising a group of 16 children (ages 5 - 14)

      Resolve conflicts, monitor for campers having problems, make campers feel part of the group, anticipate problemsEnsure schedule is followed, leading games and assisting at activities1 counselor from each group is required to swim with campers each day
    Instructors - groups of about 16 campers (ages 5 to 14) will rotate through your activity

    Pool staff - alternate lifeguarding, swim instruction, monitoring water activities

    Nighttime: (3:00 p.m. to 8:45 a.m.)

      Room counselors stay in a room with 3 to 6 campers (ages 6 to 13).Supervise and participate in activities such as games, enforcing rules, refereeing, demonstrating, cheerleadingEnsure campers are on time, in the right spot, dressed properly, and with everything they needEnsure everyone feels part of the groupHelp campers make friendsSettle campers for the nightResolve conflictsRecognize sick, sad, self-conscious campers

    Minimum Qualifications

      Candidates must be at least 18 years oldCompleted 1 year of college Experience caring for childrenMust be available for all 6 weeks of camp plus a week of camp training before camp begins 6/14 - 7/31Work from 7:30 a.m. Monday to 6:00 p.m. Friday, weekends offAn hour and a half break each day
    Accreditation and equal opportunity

    Lynn University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, pregnancy, parenting status, veteran status or retirement status in its activities and programs. In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Lynn University does not discriminate on the basis of sex. Inquiries concerning the application of the non-discrimination policy may be directed to the Lynn University Compliance Officer/Title IX Coordinator at 3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33431, [email protected], or +1 561-237-7727; or to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.

    Lynn University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master's and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call +1 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lynn University. 2020 Lynn University

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    Job No:
    Posted: 2/20/2021
    Application Due: 5/21/2021
    Work Type: Part Time