Activity Specialist at Camp Wicosuta
At this moment we are especially seeking staff for our challenge course, our outdoor adventure program, the waterfront, and tennis. You can learn more about our program below.
Our philosophy is based on providing the "3 C's": Confidence, Competence & Community. Our goal is for every camper to walk away feeling confident in herself, and competent in her abilities in any number of areas. We teach these skills in a physically and emotionally safe community in which our campers are challenged to move past their self-set limits.
As a camp counselor at Wico, you will live in a cabin with 6-12 campers and instruct in the activity area of your expertise. We are seeking instructors with a comprehensive background, as well as the ability to easily adapt and modify lesson plans for various age groups.
Activity Areas at Wicosuta:
Athletics: Archery, Basketball, Field Hockey, Fitness (Aerobics, Yoga, Pilates, Circuit Training), Golf, Gymnastics, Horseback Riding, Ice Skating, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball
Waterfront: Canoeing, Boat Driving, Kayaking, Life Guarding, Sailing, Tubing, Wakeboarding, Windsurfing, Waterskiing
Pool: WSIs, Lifeguards, Swim Instruction, Water Aerobics, Junior Lifeguard
Creative Arts: Arts & Crafts, Beading, Book-Making, Ceramics, Cooking, Dance (Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz, Modern), Drama (Acting, Performance, Stagecraft, Theater), Drawing, Painting, Photography, Pottery, Sewing,
Outdoor Specialist: Camping, Climbing Wall, High/Low Ropes Elements, Hiking, Initiative Games, Nature, Orienteering, Tripping
Must be available: June 18, 2019 - August 19, 2019
Stipend includes: Salary, Travel Allowance, and Room and Board
Enjoy your time off: Staff Lounge with WiFi and TV, days off options to Boston, Burlington, Hanover, & Maine
To find out more about spending a summer working at Wico visit our website at www.campwicosuta.com. If you are interested in working with us apply directly online. If you have any questions you can email [email protected] or call 800-846-9426/914-946-0927Responsibilities:Our counselors are role models and take pride in building Wico’s 3 Cs. Counselors are at least 19 years old and have completed one year of college or university. Their energy, enthusiasm, support and teamwork create an atmosphere in which campers learn, grow and achieve. Therefore, we require our counselors to be educators who are skilled and passionate in their activity area; and above all, focused on the safety, fun and growth of each camper.
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