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In observance of Rosh Hashanah, we will close on Friday, September 18 at 3pm. We will be closed on Saturday, September 19 and Sunday, September 20 and will re-open at 6am on Monday, September 21. For any reservation issues, please call the Fitness Desk Monday beginning at 6am.

Camp Jacobson – Head Specialist(s)

SPECIAL ACTIVITIES INCLUDE (but are not limited to)

  • Adventure: Rock wall, euro bungee, zip line, ropes course, go-karts
  • Creative Arts: Arts & crafts, music, dance, drama, PHL (Positive Healthy Living)
  • Sports: Baseball, basketball, soccer, hockey, flag football, kickball, wiffleball, archery, tennis, swimming, lacrosse, gymnastics


  • Applicants must be available to work from 8:15am-4:15pm, Mondays through Fridays, for the full camp season, June 29–August 21 (camp closed on July 3)
  • Must have a desire to work with campers ages 3-13
  • Training and experience in teaching all aspects of the specialty program
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification is required


  • Create the curriculum for your specialty area to be approved by Camp Administration
  • Develop and deliver a quality program that is appropriate for the age and abilities of the campers
  • Submit a complete supply list to be approved by Camp Administration prior to ordering
  • Inventory and organize your supplies prior to the start of camp
  • Clean up and pack up inventory and label all supplies remaining at the end of the season. Submit a list of supplies to Camp Administration
  • Be prepared as each group arrives and run your activity in a smooth and timely fashion. Make it fun!
  • Lead the counselors and CITs with enthusiasm and make sure that staff works cooperatively with you
  • Assist in other camp activities including special events, theme days, arrival, and departure
  • Be prepared to run and/or assist with rainy day and hot day programs
  • Assist in the management and care of facilities and equipment in specialty program areas
  • Ensure that campers and staff know and follow safety procedures of the specialty activities
  • Attend pre-camp staff training and orientation sessions
  • Have fun and be enthusiastic!
  • Other duties as assigned by Camp Administration

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