• Junior Camp Counselor

    Bay Harbor Yacht Club
    Job Description
     Job Description
    The Camp Counselor is responsible for planning, leading, and implementing core and non-core programs and experiences for children in a small group setting.  They will also be responsible for the general safety and development, growth, and skill achievement of the participants in his/her group.  The incumbent will provide high quality outdoor educational and recreational experiences for participants that focus on the BHYC core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility, and teamwork. 

     
    • Help write and implement a weekly schedule for your camp group.
    • Organize and lead a variety of small and large group activities each week.  Activities may include crafts, nature, songs, games, opening and closing ceremonies, swimming, archery, canoeing, Family Night, etc.  This includes time spent on the bus.
    • Identify and respond to camper behavior issues.
    • Ensure that the site is kept clean, organized, and free of litter.
    • Communicate with parents about participant’s experiences and report concerns to Camp Leadership.
    • Assist in maintaining accurate program records including incident reports, logbook documentation, and daily attendance.
    • Know and understand ALL emergency procedures associated with the camp program.
    • Know, enforce, and follow all safety guidelines associated with the camp and all program areas.  This includes but is not limited to being responsible for your campers’ safety and their whereabouts at all times. 
    • Help guide Junior Campers
    • to have a deeper understanding of leadership and counseling skills.
    • If applicable, maintain constant surveillance of the pool area/body of water, know/review all emergency procedures and respond to emergency situations immediately. Attend monthly in-service training.
    • See camp specific addendum for program details.
    Requirements
    • Qualifications: Required
    • Upon hire, completion of BHYC provided First Aid and BLS certification.
    • Education classes or experience in camp, youth programs, recreation, working with children, or in a related field
    • Ability to lead, plan, organize, and implement and participate in program activities.
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