Career Services - Summer Camp Counselor


Summer Camp Counselor

Job posted on February 20, 2019

Contact Information

Organization: Youth Learning Institute

Contact Person: Lauren Gilstrap
Pickens, South Carolina



Job Description

Job Description: Camp Voyager (technology) is located at the Youth Learning Institute's Headquarters and Education Center in Pickens, South Carolina and provides opportunities to experience a wide variety of new and exciting challenges. Activities range from traditional camp programming to adventure and technology-based programming including climbing walls, high ropes courses, Lego Windstorm NXT Robotics, Ozobots, drones, NERF battles, BB8 Sphere robots, LittleBits, team building activities, XBOX 1, Wii and classic arcade games. All programs are offered in a safe, supervised environment where campers can explore new areas of interests with encouragement from trained counselors and staff (Learn more-- visit the link listed above). Principal Duties: Build self-esteem in campers by assisting in all components of the summer camp programs including adventure, team building, technology, basic doing of robotics. Lead campers in daily program classes and activities (wake-up, flagpole, meals, campfire). Represent Clemson University and YLI by becoming a positive role model for every camper. Become actively involved in all program activities, leading and participating in evening recreational and instructional times as scheduled. Perform camp counselor duties including staying and attending to campers overnight as well as supervising campers while involved in classes and activities. Assist with routine cleanup. Set-up maintenance of site and program areas. Program duties assigned by the Camp Director. Required Qualifications: Must have a high school diploma. Working towards college degree in Education, Parks and Recreation, Computer Science, Engineering, Natural Sciences or related field preferred. Must have the patience, understanding, flexibility and energy to work and live with staff and campers. Must demonstrate teaching skills and the ability to implement creative "hands on" teaching methods. Must be physically able to perform the tasks required to teach outdoors. Camp experience preferred. Must be willing to sacrifice, adapt and work hard as part of a team pursuing one common goal and objective. Salary: $440-$580 twice a month plus lodging, meals during camp and sickness/accidental insurance plan. Work Dates: May 19-August 10, 2019. Contact: If you are interested in the position, please send your resume and 3 references to Lauren Gilstrap at the email address listed above.
Application Deadline: March 1, 2019


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