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Camp Cody, Activities Counselor, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 9622

Sun, May 31, 2015

 BTT Gateway Job ID 9622 
 
The Activities Counselor will plan, direct, and implement activities in his or her area of expertise and coordinate the activities into the entire camp program. 

Reports to: Program Director, Head Counselors, Camp Directors, Activity Heads. 

Responsibilities: 

Teach and stimulate the interest of staff and campers in the area of expertise. 
Create lesson plans based on increasing camper competence and skill level in activity area. 
Implement innovative and fun lesson plans and teaching techniques. 
Conduct a regular check of equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair. 
Set up activity area during staff week. 
Submit orders for supplies and equipment during staff week or when needed ensuring the timely arrival of materials. 
Conduct an initial and end of the season inventory and store all equipment properly. 
Evaluate current season and make recommendations for equipment or program changes for the next season. 
Work as a member of a team of counselors who provide guidance and support to all campers and staff. 
Plan and prepare for inter-camp sporting events and activities, when applicable. 
Assist with all-camp events, evening programs, trips. 
Complete tasks as assigned by supervisors. 

Desired Qualifications: 

Training, certification, or documented experience in the respective activity. 
Experience working with children. 
Knowledge of safety practices as applicable to the respective activity. 
Endurance and stamina needed to provide constant programming and supervision to campers. 
Ability to spend long hours teaching area of expertise. 
Positive attitude and sense of humor. 
Patience and ability to discipline campers in an appropriate way when necessary.

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