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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 – Junior Counselor

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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).
  • Incoming High School Junior.
  • Desire to work with campers ages 3-13. 
  • Prior experience working with children is preferred. 
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification required for junior counselors placed in Travel Camp.

 

SPECIFIC TASKS

  • Participate in daily activities with campers, including instructional and recreational swim periods.
  • Care for and supervise campers, including identifying and meeting the needs of individual campers.
  • Interact with campers – be actively engaged with campers at ALL times and at all activities including lunch, downtime, swim periods, arrival and departure.
  • Work with group leader and other staff members to accomplish goals of camp.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of programs including rainy day activities, special events and division programs.
  • Assist with leading activities including lunch, swim, Clubs and special events.
  • Attend staff meetings, pre-camp orientations, late-night/overnight programs and field trips as required.
  • Provide opportunities for group interaction, problem solving and decision making.
  • Help campers develop positive attitudes toward cooperation, concern for others (adults and campers) and taking responsibility.
  • Carry out established roles in enforcing safety regulations and in implementing emergency procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned by Camp Administration.

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