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Summer Camp Jobs from the American Camp Association Job List for February 1, 2011

February 6th, 2011 · No Comments · ACA, Camp Jobs

Summer Camp Jobs from the American Camp Association Job List for February 1, 2011

List of Year-Round Camp Jobs from the American Camp Association from February 1, 2011. Visit the ACA Summer Camp Job Center and find out how the ACA can help you find a job or find employees.

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Alphabetical by state under the following categories:
Activity Specialist = 12
Administration = 22
Food Services = 1
Site & Facilities = 5

* New listings = 20

ACTIVITY SPECIALIST
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* TEACHER – ALABAMA
Nature’s Classroom (www.naturesclassroom.com) at Riverview, an ACA and AEE
Accredited experiential education center, is now hiring Teachers! Our
Teachers (4-year college degree required) facilitate hands-on classes in
all academic areas, lead hikes and teach environmental ethics. Activities
focus on cooperation, communication, and team-building using group
initiatives and the low challenge course. Other activities: canoeing,
night hikes, climbing tower, and high challenge course. Staff contracts
are seasonal (Spring/Fall semesters) and staff generally works 4-5 day
weeks (very little weekend work required). In addition to salary, room and
board is provided including: meals, private bedroom, training, and use of
phone, internet, and washer/dryer. Other benefits include: medical
insurance, workers compensation, and a location within a short distance of
great caving, climbing, mountain biking, hiking, and whitewater paddling.
CONTACT: Adam Goshorn 800.995.4769 or natures@hiwaay.net. (ACA
Accredited)

* COUNSELOR – ARKANSAS
Pfeifer Kiwanis Camp is accepting applications for male and female
counselors to begin immediately until July 31, 2011. Pfeifer Camp is an
educational, residential camp for at-risk youth ages 8-14. The Alternative
Classroom Experience, has won local, national, and international awards,
and was named a national Exemplary Substance Abuse Prevention Program.
AmeriCorps Counselors must live at the camp from Sunday evening through
Friday afternoon each week, are responsible for up to 10 campers in a
cabins, lead them in all camp activities, tutor in the classroom and serve
as parents, teachers, friends and mentors to their campers. Applicants 21
or older are preferred but exceptions are possible. Benefits: Living
allowance of $5,900, free room/board, one week off at Spring Break, and a
$2,675 scholarship. Call Binky at 501-821-3714 or email
binky@pfeifercamp.com (ACA accredited)

* SEASONAL COORDINATORS – MICHIGAN
Tamarack Camps is hiring Seasonal Coordinators in each of the following
areas: Adventure Education, Cultural Education, Wilderness Education from
March 14- June 10, 2011 with Summer and Fall Job Options. At least 2 yrs
of experience (3 yrs for adventure) are required. Applicants should be
able to multi task, look ahead, be flexible, and show attention to detail.
Have the desire to continuously train and educate self and others.
Comfortable Supervising and Facilitating Programs. Ensure program areas
and staff are in accordance with current standards. Coordinators will be
expected to act as a camp host and perform on-call duty. These positions
will be reporting to Program Manager and Assistant Director. Compensation
starts at $375/week based on experience. Onsite housing may be provided.
For full job descriptions contact OutdoorEducation@tamarackcamps.com To
apply send Resume and Cover letter. (ACA Accredited)

OUTDOOR EDUCATION PROGRAM STAFF – MICHIGAN
This position runs from Mar. 28-Oct. 15, 2011. Resp. include group
facilitation school programs, specialist or coordinator role on our summer
camp program team (DOE), facilitation of our National High School
Leadership Conference, and the completion of an individual project. All
team members must commit to 10 days of staff training upon arrival, which
will include facilitation training, site orientation, ARC Lifeguard/FA/CPR
certification and AYF curriculum orientation. $260-$290/week, DOE.
Benefits include housing, meals during programs, and health insurance
reimbursement. Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in any
youth-, outdoor- or education-related field; have a strong passion for
positive youth development, some experience with outdoor facilitation.
Experience with lifeguarding, ropes courses, environmental education a
plus, but not required. Mail/Email resume and cover letter to Adam
Russell, 8845 W. Garfield Road, Shelby, MI, 49455. arussell@ayf.com. (ACA
Accredited)

OUTDOOR EDUCATION INSTRUCTORS – NEW ENGLAND
Outdoor Education: Instructor Positions Available for Nature’s Classroom
Inc. Nature’s Classroom in Charlton, Massachusetts, which operates 14
sites in New England, is currently seeking individuals to serve as group
leaders and teachers in 5-day residential program emphasizing learning,
motivation, and community awareness through nature-based experiences.
BA/BS preferred; science/math background helpful; First Aid/EMT
certification helpful; should be energetic and dedicated, able to become
involved in all aspects of the program; strong commitment to children and
learning; experience working with children desired; special interests such
as music, singing, storytelling, group dynamics helpful. Salary range for
new teachers is between $280 and $340. Room and board provided seven days
a week. Contact: beth@naturesclassroom.org, (800)433-8375,
www.naturesclassroom.org.

OUTDOOR EDUCATION NATURALIST – NEW JERSEY
Camp Mason seeks individuals for positions teaching groups of students in
outdoor, environmental and recreational activities. Duties include
planning and teaching classes to groups of students 10 – 14 yrs. old;
supervising outdoor recreation activities; assisting with curriculum
development and planning; when needed, assisting with cleaning and
preparation of camp facilities. Requirements: Degree or major in
Environmental Science, Education, or related field; must be comfortable
outdoors and familiar with outdoor recreation and natural sciences;
capable of supervising children; some knowledge of at least 3 key
curriculum subjects. First aid and CPR will be needed. $300-$320 per week
plus room and board. Evening program work pays an additional $15 per hour.
Spring season is February 28th – June 19th 2011. To apply, submit resume
and cover letter to Alison Fisk, Outdoor Center Director at
alison@campmason.org. or 23 Birch Ridge Road, Hardwick, NJ 07825. Website:
www.campmason.org. (ACA Accredited)

* LEAD EQUESTRIAN INSTRUCTOR – NEW YORK
Frost Valley YMCA is a premier, residential/day camp and year round
conference center located in the heart of the Catskill Mountains of NY.
Frost Valley YMCA is seeking an energetic individual for an exciting
career opportunity. The Lead Equestrian Instructor is responsible for
overseeing day to day operations of a satellite summer horse camp.
Qualifications include: must be 21 years of age or older; have a t least 5
years working experience in the equestrian industry, preferably teaching
lessons and caring for horses; 1-3 years of prior experience working in a
camp setting; be a strong leader and work well with a team of others;
possess a clean, valid U.S. driver’s license; certification by a
nationally recognized equine organization and First Aid and CPR desired.
This position is required to live on-site. Salary range is
$18,500-$20,500. Great benefits and room and board. Send resume and cover
letter to Linda Campbell, hr@frostvalley.org. (ACA Accredited)

* NATURALIST – NORTH CAROLINA
Camp Hanes, located outside Winston-Salem NC, seeks high-energy/
fun-loving individuals for positions teaching groups of students in
outdoor, environmental and recreational activities. Duties include
planning and teaching classes to student; supervising outdoor recreation
activities; assisting with curriculum development and planning; when
needed, assisting with cleaning and preparation of camp facilities.
Requirements: Degree or major in Environmental Science, Education, or
related field; must be comfortable outdoors and familiar with outdoor
recreation and natural sciences; capable of supervising children. $220 per
week plus housing and meals. Training begins Feb. 21st. Season runs till
Dec. 1st. To apply, submit resume to Luke Dooley, Outdoor Education
Director at l.dooley@ymcanwnc.org. (ACA Accredited)

ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR AND ROPES COURSE FACILITATOR – NORTH
CAROLINA
The Penn 4-H Center seeks dynamic instructors for our spring season:
Feb.28 -May31, 2011. Staff provide instruction for programs in
environmental science and cultural history, facilitate ground initiatives,
team challenge course and high ropes activities, and provide leadership
for our GPS-based science program. Work week normally begins at 8am on
Monday and ends at 5pm on Friday. This includes day and evening programs,
but no overnight supervisory duties. Applicants should have a Bachelors
degree in related field. Great experience may take the place of some
college classes. Individuals must have a strong love of children, an
interest in experiential education, and enthusiasm for hard work.
Compensation: $250-$270/week plus room and board on-site. To apply: send
resume, cover letter and contact info for 3 references to: Kyle
Shillinglaw, Education Director, Penn 4-H Center, 804 Cedar Lane,
Reidsville NC 27320. or email at kyle_shillinglaw@ncsu.edu, visit us on
the web at www.bjpenn4h.org. (ACA Accredited)

OUTDOOR EDUCATOR/NATURALIST – SOUTH CAROLINA
Our programs have the advantage of being located in the mountains,
midlands, and coastal areas of South Carolina. We educate children in
natural resources, forensic sciences, and marine biology. We have three
sites that we will hire instructors for, they include: Pickens Educational
Center in Pickens, SC where we teach our CSI program (forensic science),
R.M. Cooper 4-H Leadership Center in Summerton, SC where we teach our
Teaching KATE program (natural resources), and Sewee Coastal Retreat
Center in Awendaw, SC where we teach our Expedition Sewee program (marine
science). We work with students from 2nd to 8th grade and instruct in day
and night science curriculum. In addition, we also facilitate team
initiatives and games. A degree in related field and experience with
children preferred. We pay $275 ($250 non-degree) a week plus room, board,
and accidental-sickness insurance. If interested please send resumes to
Chelsey Repokis at ccalzad@clemson.edu or fax to (864) 878-5985.

* SEASONAL PROGRAM DIRECTOR – WASHINGTON
Girl Scout Camp River Ranch (RR) is seeking a motivated individual to join
our team as Program Director. This position will assist in recruiting,
hiring, training and managing staff; program development; and marketing
summer programs. RR serves 85 day campers & 175 resident campers. RR is an
ACA accredited camp located in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains on
435 acres. RR is 25 min from the Redmond/Bellevue area & 45 min from
Seattle. The ideal candidate possesses a Bachelor’s degree and has a
minimum of two years senior staff experience at a residential or day camp
program. Must be creative, comfortable in front of large groups, detailed
oriented, able to interact and relate well to all populations, have
excellent communication skills and experience in Word, Excel, MS Access
and Power Point. A valid driver’s license is required. Position is from
mid-March – September. Submit cover letter and resume to
jennifertd@girlscoutsww.org or visit
http://www.girlscoutsww.org/aboutus/jobs. (ACA Accredited)

* DAY CAMP DIRECTOR – WASHINGTON
Girl Scout Camp River Ranch is seeking a motivated individual to join our
team as River Ranch Day Camp (RRDC) Director. This position will assist in
recruiting, hiring, training and managing staff; program development; &
marketing summer programs. RRDC serves 85 day campers a week running
alongside River Ranch Resident Camp, 175 campers. RRDC is an ACA
accredited camp located in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains on 400+
acres. We are 25 min from the Redmond/Bellevue area & 45 min from downtown
Seattle. The ideal candidate possesses a Bachelor’s degree and has a
minimum of two years senior staff experience at a residential or day camp
program. Must be able to interact and relate well to all populations, have
excellent communication skills and experience in Word, Excel, MS Access
and Power Point. A valid driver’s license is required. Position is from
mid-March – September. Submit cover letter and resume to
jennifertd@girlscoutsww.org or visit
http://www.girlscoutsww.org/aboutus/jobs. (ACA Accredited)

ADMINISTRATION
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RETREAT COORDINATOR INTERN – CALIFORNIA
The Retreat Coordinator Intern is responsible for all aspects of the
weekend retreat business at Alpine Meadows. This includes all
communication and coordination leading up to the weekends, overseeing the
execution of the weekends and conducting follow up with groups after the
weekends. The ideal candidate would be detail oriented, personable,
service minded, have the ability to trouble shoot and be able to manage
large groups of both guests and staff. The position begins March 1st. We
are hoping to find a person who has skills that would compliment our
summer camp program making this a year round position. Pay is $250/week.
Room and board are included. Alpine Meadows is located in the San
Bernardino Mts. of Southern California. We are about 2 hours from LA & San
Diego. To apply, send a resume to Beth Sonne at
beth@alpinemeadowsretreats.com and include a brief introduction about
yourself. We are an ACA accredited camp. (ACA Accredited)

* FACILITIES DIRECTOR – CALIFORNIA
Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Facilities Director
is responsible for providing direction, leadership and direct service to
facility operations primarily at Camp Loma Mar with some support also of
Camp Ravencliff. The Facilities Director organizes and actively
participates in the maintenance, servicing, and repair of buildings, camp
facilities, grounds and equipment. He/she is responsible for direct
repairs, improvements and preventative maintenances; is a liaison with
service providers and vendors; manages parts and materials procurement and
inventory; oversees new construction and/or maintenance performed by
internal or contracted services; develops and manages the preventative
maintenance programs for camp; supervises maintenance staff at either
location; and ensures safety measures and protocols are followed at all
times. www.ymcaeastbay.org Email cover letter and
resumecampjobs@ymcaeastbay.org FAX (925)455-7977. (ACA Accredited)

* RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMS COORDINATOR – CALIFORNIA
Sierra Nevada Journeys is looking for a Residential Programs Coordinator
(RPC) with experience overseeing environmental education programs. The RPC
is responsible for assisting the Director of Residential Programs in
managing Sierra Nevada Journeys campus based programs. The RPC position
will be a multi-seasonal position starting in March and running through
the end of October. The RPC would be directly supervised by Residential
Education Director. Become a part of a staff that is committed to
providing outstanding outdoor education. Please send resume, cover letter
and a completed Sierra Nevada Journeys Application to
adam@sierranevadajourneys.org. Qualifications: 2-4 years experience
directing environmental education/ outdoor school programs, The ability to
take the initiative. Room and board provided during employment,
Competitive Salary. For complete job description please visit
www.sierranevadajourneys.org. (ACA Accredited)

* VILLAGE LEADER – CALIFORNIA
Small camp (90 campers), extremely successful, nonprofit, longest staff
training in the country (3.5 weeks), & extensive development before camp
and during it. Camp Augusta offers over 130 different activities, numerous
unique evening programs, creative cabin activities, and innovative
“Playstation” period. We operate on a structure of flat hierarchy,
consensus and intention with every action. Our website has over 310 pages
of information. Village Leaders must possess excellent communication,
grammar and organizational skills. Village leaders are the primary support
system for counselors, responsible for overseeing the campers’ & staff
experience. Village Leaders are lynchpins in the community for
camper/counselor/village life. They are core members of the leadership
team. Position is from late May-August, but can include April through
October as well, perhaps longer. Camp Augusta is in Nevada City, CA. Look
forward to hearing from you! randall@campaugusta.org www.campaugusta.org.

* DAY CAMPS COORDINATOR – CALIFORNIA
The Diabetic Youth Foundation (www.dyf.org) of Concord, Cali. seeks a Day
Camps Coordinator (Feb.-Sept.). This may evolve into a year-round
position. The Day Camps Coordinator is responsible for developing,
organizing and managing multiple aspects of the brand new Day Camps
program for children with type-1 diabetes. DYF requires a self-starter,
someone who wants to help build the program from the ground up, and is
passionate about working in a team environment. Other requirements:
Minimum BA or BS degree from accredited college or university; two plus
years directing/working with educational and/or recreational programs;
experience working in a key leadership position in child-centered
environment; ability to work in a dynamic organization that values a
collaborative approach; excellent public speaking and writing skills;
willingness to work some evenings and weekends. For more information or to
apply please contact/send resume with cover letter to
kramschuster@dyf.org. (ACA Accredited)

PROGRAM SPECIALIST – CALIFORNIA
Oversee an effective resident camp program (Camp Whispering Oaks), older
girl cluster program, backpacking program and other council sponsored
programs. Responsible for overseeing resident camp staff and program
volunteers. Implements and directs programs and secures appropriate
locations in compliance with Girl Scouts of The USA (GSUSA), Council,
American Camp Association (ACA), state, local and federal laws, policies
and procedures. Oversees year-round programming at Camp Whispering Oaks,
including recruiting training, supervising and evaluating resident camp
staff to define and provide a fun and safe camp experience. Maintains and
reviews records and reports, develops assessments and evaluations for
camping program. Completes end of camp season evaluations and summary
recommendations for future camp operations. REQUIREMENTS: ACA camp
director certification, at least 25 years of age. Live at camp June to
August. Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Education.
careers@sdgirlscouts.org. (ACA Accredited)

ASSISTANT OUTDOOR CENTER DIRECTOR-WEEKEND PROGRAMS – CONNECTICUT
Camp Jewell YMCA is looking for a motivated, dynamic, team player to
direct year-round weekend programming. Responsibilities include promotion,
scheduling and organization of group contracts for Conference, Retreat,
Recreation, Teambuilding and Parent/Child programs, as well as supervision
and training of up to 40 seasonal program staff. Position includes a
significant leadership role in Camp Jewell’s summer camp program. This job
requires excellent organizational and communication skills, creativity,
and significant experience in camping, recreation or outdoor education.
Bachelor’s degree preferred. Requirements: •Experience in camp, outdoor
center, environmental education, recreation and/or ropes course
programming; •Experience in developing and implementing a variety of
youth, adult, and/or family programs preferred. •Excellent oral and
written communication skills. •Creativity, excellent organizational
skills, willing to be a team player. Contact katie.jilek@ghymca.org. (ACA
Accredited)

* ASSISTANT DIRECTOR – MAINE
Premier residential summer camp in Belgrade Lakes Region of Maine seeks
highly experience candidate with New England quality camp back ground.
Please email resume and letter of introduction to joel@golfcamp.com, study
www.golfcamp.com and then call me at 207 465 3226 when this seems like the
place for you. Looking for a career minded person who knows they love,
Maine, camping, recruiting, programming and improving an already great
program. (ACA Accredited)

DIRECTOR OF CAMP DEVELOPMENT – MINNESOTA
The Director of Development is responsible for the development and
implementation of initiatives in strategic alignment with business
objectives and brand strategy to drive measurable results by engaging
current and future consumers/campers and camp alumni. Additionally
responsible for leading the strategy, development and execution of
marketing, advertising, branding, promotion and strategic partnerships,
that addresses opportunities, resulting in marketing programs that enhance
consumer/camper utilization, media relations, and increased camp stay
sales. You will be responsible for marketing of the camp to
consumers/campers, advertisers, marketing companies, as well as acting as
a liaison to the surrounding consumers/campers, business community,
seeking out both existing and untapped markets to expand the camp’s
business. For a full description of responsibilities or to submit your
cover letter and resume, please contact Cathy at
cathy.thompson@grandviewlodge.com or call 218-963-8729. (ACA Accredited)

* CAMP DIRECTOR – MISSOURI
Under the direction of the Director of Programs, the Director of Camp
Lakewood contributes to the overall goals and objectives of the YMCA of
the Ozarks by insuring the proper daily operations and programs of Camp
Lakewood’s Resident Camp and Outdoor Education. Camp Lakewood is an ACA
accredited facility located in Missouri’s Eastern Ozarks and is situated
on a 360-acre lake surrounded by 5,200 acres of forest-covered hills with
three ropes courses, traditional summer program and excellent support
staff and departments. Located 90 minutes south of St. Louis. Meals and
housing are included. Salary: $40,000 plus benefits, including 8%
retirement. Send resumes to Denise Harbison, Human Resource Director, YMCA
of the Ozarks, 13528 State Highway AA, Potosi MO 63664. Or email them to
dharbison@ymcastlouis.org. Fax to 573-436-1202. Resumes until February 15,
2011. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D. The YMCA welcomes a diverse
workforce. All Job Offers are Contingent upon Applicant Passing Criminal
History Screening. Must pass E-Verify check. (ACA Accredited)

CAMPING SERVICES MANAGER – MISSOURI
Camping Services Manager/Camp Director – St. Louis, Missouri. Experienced,
creative, enthusiastic camp director wanted to develop, implement and
manage a developing Girl Scout resident camp program and oversee council
volunteer-led Day Camp program for Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri. Our
Camping Services Manager will act as on-site resident camp director and
live at the camp, near Troy, MO, on-site for approximately 10 weeks to
train staff and oversee program implementation; oversee the day camp
registration process; serve as primary resource person for day camp
programming; and plan budgets for areas of accountability. Bachelor’s
degree or equivalent experience in camp operations is required. Must have
strong ability to motivate both volunteers and seasonal employees to work
together as team members. Send resume and salary expectations to: Jean
Anton, Human Resources at janton@girlscoutsem.org (preferred) or online at
www.girlscoutsem.org. Equal Opportunity Employer (ACA Accredited)

CAMP DIRECTOR – NEW JERSEY
The YMCA of Western Monmouth County is seeking an enthusiastic and
passionate camping professional to provide leadership to our Y day camp
located in Millstone, NJ. The Camp Director is responsible for the
creation, administration and coordination of camp programming as well
marketing and promotion. Responsibilities also include pre and post
seasonal operations. Bachelor’s degree in recreation, environmental
education or related field. 4+ years in camping, conference camping or
outdoor education preferred. Full time position with medical and
retirement benefits. For more info, or to submit resume, contact
camp@topanemus.org by January 30, 2011. (ACA Accredited)

PROGRAM DIRECTOR – NEW YORK
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Franklin and St. Lawrence Counties seek a
full-time 4-H Youth Development Educator to serve as Program Director at
4-H Camp Overlook. An individual with vision, energy and program
experience needed to assist this well established seasonal camp facility
transition into a year-round educational center with an emphasis on
environmental science, adventure education and experiential learning.
Responsibilities: Primary duties include the development and delivery of
all educational programs; marketing and recruitment of schools, visiting
groups, and campers; supervision of seasonal instructors and summer camp
staff. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Youth Development,
Experiential Education, Outdoor/Environmental Education or related field
and at least 2 years experience in non-formal education or residential
camp setting. Compensation: $30K -35K, full benefits and potential
housing. EOE. Send resume and cover letter to Bernadette Gonyea, CCE of
Franklin County, 355 West Main Street, Suite 150, Malone, NY 12953 or
bmg27@cornell.edu by February 15.

RESIDENT CAMP DIRECTOR – OHIO
Stepping Stone is seeking a motivated, energetic, & organized individual
to lead its Resident Program in continued excellence and growth. Desire to
ensure that individuals of all ages, with disabilities, are treated with
dignity and respect in an environment that offers purposeful and engaging
programs. An understanding of the uniqueness of a Residential schedule,
the ability to be flexible is necessary. Nights/weekend are a mandatory.
Director must develop strong working relationships with the families of
those we serve. Staff development/retention will be a goal. An
understanding of the importance of accurate documentation is crucial.
Compensation: housing, excellent benefits, and competitive salary. Past
experience as a camp leader, degree in Therapeutic Rec, Special Ed, or
related field, clean driving record, background/drug test. Immediate
opening. Please visit steppingstonescenter.org for information and to
download an application. Forward application to t.rossssc@gmail.com. (ACA
Accredited)

* CAMP DIRECTOR – OREGON
Seeking an experienced Camp Director for the year round management of Camp
Namanu a Camp Fire USA camp located near Portland, OR. The position is
responsible for oversight and supervision of both resident and day camp
programs including off season programs that occur at the camp facility.
He/she will build a strong community through camper recruitment, program
development, and hiring and supervising staff. Budget development and
management, marketing, and planning for improvements and growth are
essential skills required for the position. Please review our website for
a full job description and requirements www.portlandcampfire.org
Interested and qualified candidates, please submit a cover and resume via
email to ksummers@portlandcampfire.org. Please no phone calls. EOE. (ACA
Accredited)

* OUTDOOR CENTER DIRECTOR – PENNSYLVANIA
The Camp Kresge Outdoor Center Director is responsible for implementing
the mission, goals, and values of a YMCA within the community. This
involves all aspects of building an outstanding staff (recruiting, hiring,
and training), developing and working with an involved volunteer board of
directors, and establishing the YMCA’s Camp Kresge Outdoor Center as an
important force for local community development. The director is also
responsible for growing the participant base, managing a tight budget,
improving the operating performance of the facility, and achieving local
fundraising objectives. Salary Information: $35,000 – $45,000 based on
education and experience. Year round housing provided on location and
required as part of the year round job responsibilities. Benefits include
housing, meals, retirement, health care, vacation and personal time. To
apply, e-mail application to jim.thomas@wbymca.org or send resume to WB
Family YMCA, 40 W. Northampton Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701. (ACA
Accredited)

* PROGRAM SUPERVISOR – TEXAS
Camp For All is accepting applications for a Program supervisor. Located
near Burton, Texas, we are barrier free camp that provides life changing
experiences for children and adults with challenging illnesses or special
needs and their families throughout the year. We are looking for a
versatile individual with camp programming and scheduling experience for
children and adults with special needs and challenging illnesses. The
Program Supervisor will insure the efficient operation of Camp programs
through thorough review, creative development and detail implementation of
program policies and procedures. They will recruit, hire, train, supervise
and evaluate seasonal program staff. The position requires a minimum of a
bachelor’s degree with a preference in special education, therapeutic
recreation or similar degree; a minimum of 2 years in camp programming is
also expected. Send resumes to sokeefe@campforall.org, www.campforall.org.
(ACA Accredited)

ASSISTANT CAMP DIRECTOR – PROGRAM – TEXAS
Camp Summit seeks a full time assistant camp director. This dynamic
individual will develop and implement year round camping programs for
campers aged 6-99 years. Duties include hiring, coordinating & supervising
our year round program staff. We provide residential camping experiences
for children and adults who are developmentally delayed, physically
challenged, deaf/blind multi-handicapped or multi-disabled with a wide
variety and differing levels of disabilities from mild to profound.
Requirements: A bachelor’s degree in related field; Knowledge of people
with disabilities is desired, but not required; Strong supervisory skills;
Excellent organizational & multi-tasking abilities; Ability to work
effectively with a diverse group; Ropes & Lifeguard certification or
willing to be trained. To be considered, please send a cover letter with
salary requirements and resume to l.braziel@campsummittx.org. Only someone
who wants to grow, who is dedicated & passionate need apply. (ACA
Accredited)

ADVISOR – CAMPS & ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS – TEXAS
The Advisor – Camps & Enrichment Programs will focus on promoting
proactive risk management strategies for University sponsored Camps &
Enrichment Programs. The position leads the development, implementation
and assessment of resources and services for camp and enrichment program
sponsors, facilitates the review process for program applications and
advises program sponsors in the development of program planning and risk
management strategies. This position develops and facilitates
developmental workshops and advises a student organization based on
departmental needs and priorities. To apply for this position, please
visit http://tamujobs.tamu.edu (NOV#110327) and submit an application
on-line through the Department of Employee Services. Texas A&M University
is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong
commitment to racial, cultural, and ethnic diversity. The University
actively seeks and encourages application from men and women of all races
and ethnic backgrounds.

FAMILY CAMP MANAGER(S) – VERMONT
A small family camp in northern VT is seeking full-time manager(s) to take
over for the current managers who are retiring after 20+ years. Since its
inception 120 years ago, there have been only 6 couples who have managed
the camp, which is open for 9 weeks each summer, with some special events
off-season. Many families have attended annually for years, creating a
close-knit vacation community. The position requires supervising 20-30
camp staff during summer months; general knowledge of property management,
maintenance and repair; handling all provisioning for the camp; strong
accounting and computer skills; and ability to conduct both the day-to-day
business operations and the year-round running of the camp. Projected
start date late 2011/early 2012. A house and household expenses are
provided. Salary commensurate with experience. For a detailed job
description and application(s), please contact Hannah Morgan at
hmorgan@rochester.rr.com. Accepting applications until 03/15/11.

ASSISTANT CAMP DIRECTOR/DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS – VIRGINIA
Works with Director of Programs to plan, implement and manage our vibrant
summer theatre camp. Primary duties include marketing, registration,
financial record-keeping, oversight of 20-person staff, and communicating
with parents and campers. Ideal candidate: BA in Theatre, Arts Management,
or equivalent; highly organized, energetic, able to multi-task,
prioritize, initiate and collaborate; excellent communication skills;
experience in camps/camping; clean driver’s license and reliable vehicle.
Bonus points for: CDL, knowledge of diesel mechanics, stage management,
QuickBooks. Traveling Players Ensemble’s summer camp (June 20 to August
12) is a day camp with campouts every Thursday. Occasional weekend and
evening work is required to fulfill some duties. Compensation:
$350-$400/week. Available: May 1 to August 20, 2011. Possible continued
employment after the summer. Email cover letter/résumé to
jeharrison@travelingplayers.org. More info: travelingplayers.org;
703-987-1712.

PROGRAM DIRECTOR – WASHINGTON
Camp Killoqua seeks a Program Director responsible for the management and
hosting of user and retreat groups, coordinating an after-school program
and managing several program areas for the summer day and resident camp
program. Camp Killoqua is a Camp Fire USA camp located near Stanwood, WA.
Requirements: bachelor’s degree, residential summer camp and supervisory
experience. Waterfront and challenge course certification preferred.
Benefits include a home on the site. Please send cover letter and resume
to cjohnson@campfireusasnohomish.org. For more information visit
www.campfireusasnohomish.org. or call (425) 258-5437. (ACA Accredited)

FOOD SERVICES
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* HEAD CHEF & WATERFRONT DIRECTOR – CONNECTICUT
Private Resident Camp in Northwest Connecticut seeking Head Chef from
mid-June to late August. Experience with ordering and working a camp
kitchen strongly preferred. Also seeking a Waterfront Director to run the
lake and pool activities. Experience as a Waterfront Director or Assistant
Director required. If interested, please email resume to
info@greenwoodtrails.com or fax to 516-483-7271. (ACA Accredited)

SITE & FACILITIES
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* RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMS FACULTY – CALIFORNIA
Sierra Nevada Journeys is looking for professional instructors with
experience working with students. Residential Programs Faculty will be a
multi-seasonal position starting in March and running through the end of
October. All of our classes are hands-on science based. RPF will be
responsible for leading a trail group of 12-15 students through a variety
of classes for the week as well as facilitating large and small group
activities, leading meals, and running a few night programs. The RPF would
be directly supervised by Residential Education Director. Become a part of
a staff that is committed to providing outstanding outdoor education.
Please send resume, cover letter and a completed Sierra Nevada Journeys
Application (which can be found on our web site
www.sierranevadajourneys.org) to adam@sierranevadajourneys.org. For full
job description please visit www.sierranevadajourneys.org. (ACA
Accredited)

PROFESSIONAL OUTDOOR INSTRUCTOR AND RETREAT SPECIALIST – INDIANA
Professional Outdoor Instructors and Retreat Specialist- still hiring for
February – November 2011 for instructors and 1-2 year full-time commitment
for Retreat Specialist Position. Bradford Woods Indiana University’s
Outdoor Center – one of the nation’s premiere facilities offering
programming in environmental and adventure education, therapeutic
recreation, equine therapy through our new academy, and retreats.
Instructors are cross-trained in all program area, but focus primarily on
environmental and adventure education. This field position offers a great
way to move more permanently into the industry with a ten-month position.
Candidates able to complete the entire contract are given preference;
however, shorter options including internships are available. Retreat
Specialist Position also available. Please submit cover letter, resume and
application (found on the website) www.bradwoods.org. For more
information, contact Melanie mjwills@indiana.edu or 765-342-2915. (ACA
Accredited)

* CAMP RANGER – MISSOURI
The Camp Ranger is responsible for maintaining the property at Camp
Prairie Schooner in Kansas City, Mo. He/she maintains the camp property
and manages property risks and natural hazards by performing building,
grounds and equipment maintenance. Serves as a representative of the
council to girls, adult volunteers, visitors, and the local community.
Requires HS or equivalent and a valid driver’s license with a satisfactory
driving record. Knowledge of basic carpentry, electrical, plumbing,
mechanical systems, land and grounds maintenance. Residence is provided
and employee must live on site. All residents of the household over the
age of 18 must pass a criminal background check. Application Instructions:
Email resume to katewottring@girlscoutsksmo.org or mail to Girl Scouts of
NE Kansas And NW Missouri – 8383 Blue Parkway Drive -Kansas City, MO
64133. EOE (ACA Accredited)

* ASSISTANT PROPERTY MANAGER – OREGON
Seeking an experienced Assistant Property Manager for Camp Namanu, a Camp
Fire USA camp located near Portland, OR. The position assists the Property
Manager with regular camp maintenance, work weekends when groups are on
site and will be the main point of contact and facilitator for rental
groups and on site youth programming. Candidates must be willing to do all
facets of camp facility maintenance and have a basic level of
understanding of mechanics, repair, and camp risk-management practices.
Minimum qualifications also include ability to move around 552 acres of
camp, experience in providing recreational youth activities, willingness
to live on site when hosting renters and an overall ability to take
initiative and be a strong problem solver. Please review our website for a
full job description and requirements www.portlandcampfire.org Interested
and qualified candidates, please submit a cover and resume via email to
ksummers@portlandcampfire.org. Please no phone calls. EOE (ACA
Accredited)

CARETAKER/FACILITY MANAGER – PENNSYLVANIA
Camp Galil, a not-for-profit overnight camp celebrating its 65th summer in
2011, is looking for an experienced Caretaker/Facility Manager for its 63
acre site in Bucks County, PA. The Caretaker/Facility Manager is
responsible for the upkeep, maintenance and improvement of camp’s
buildings and grounds and equipment. The successful candidate will be
skilled in carpentry, plumbing, electric, and swimming pool maintenance.
We are looking for someone who is able to work independently and
efficiently as part of a team, is flexible, has a sense of humor and good
communication skills, and enjoys working with youth. Preference will be
given for prior experience in a summer camp environment. Please send
letter of interest and resume to sharon@campgalil.org. (ACA Accredited)

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