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2017 Camp Dates: June 19 - September 1

Located on more than 250 beautiful wooded acres in West Bloomfield, JCC Day Camps offers spectacular summer programs for children and teens ages 2 1/2-17. JCC Day Camps is licensed by the State of Michigan, is accredited by the American Camp Association, and offers complimentary, chaperoned transportation to and from most areas in Oakland County. Learn more by exploring our offerings below! Should you have any questions, please contact us via the online form at the bottom of the page or by calling 248.432.5578.

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Traditional camp

Traditional Camp is for children ages 2-1/2 (potty trained) to 11 years old and provides your child with the best of everything summer camp has to offer!

Each program offers an amazing variety of experiences, filled with new adventures and fun, including:

  • Swim lessons 
  • Specialist-run programs, such as archery, arts and crafts, canoeing, music, nature, ropes, sports
  • Field trips
  • On-campus special events
  • Theme days

Children in all Traditional Camp programs have the opportunity to participate in Color War, Carnival Day, Theme Days and Special Events such as Israel Day, Water Day and Messy Day. We also offer a weekly pizza lunch and field trips for various age groups. 

Traditional Camp Programs (Download PDF)

K'TON TON (2 1/2 - 4 1/2)

This program gives our youngest children a day of delightful activities! Camp is held at the JCC's Sarah & Irving Pitt Child Development Center and each day includes swim lessons and traditional camp activities such as ropes, nature and music. We also offer one field trip per session.

Program Options

You may select two, three or five half or full days from the following program options:

Full day participants receive free transportation (if needed), a nut-free kosher lunch and two snacks; participants must be potty trained; children not enrolled in the year-round Child Development Center program must submit a copy of their birth certificates

MINI SESSION
June 19-23

Two Half Days: $165 ($132 for JCC members)
Two Full Days: $225 ($180 for JCC members)
Three Half Days: $215 ($172 for JCC members)
Three Full Days: $350 ($280 for JCC members)
Five Half Days: $275 ($220 for JCC members)
Five Full Days: $500 ($400 for JCC members)

Extended Care Options

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TWO WEEKS
Session 1: June 26-July 7 OR July 10-21
Session 2: July 24-August 4 OR August 7-18

Two Half Days: $325 ($260 for JCC members)
Two Full Days: $450 ($360 for JCC members)
Three Half Days: $425 ($340 for JCC members)
Three Full Days: $700 ($560 for JCC members)
Five Half Days: $550 ($440 for JCC members)
Five Full Days: $900 ($720 for JCC members)

Extended Care Options

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FOUR WEEKS
Session 1: June 26-July 21
Session 2: July 24-August 18

Two Half Days: $625 ($500 for JCC members)
Two Full Days: $910 ($728 for JCC members)
Three Half Days: $820 ($656 for JCC members)
Three Full Days: $1,240 ($992 for JCC members)
Five Half Days: $1,080 ($864 for JCC members)
Five Full Days: $1,800 ($1,440 for JCC members)

Extended Care Options

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POST CAMP 1
August 21-25

Two Half Days: $165 ($132 for JCC members)
Two Full Days: $225 ($180 for JCC members)
Three Half Days: $215 ($172 for JCC members)
Three Full Days: $350 ($280 for JCC members)
Five Half Days: $275 ($220 for JCC members)
Five Full Days: $500 ($400 for JCC members)

Extended Care Options

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CHAVERIM (entering grades K-1)

Program Options

You may select three or five full days from the following program options:

MINI SESSION
June 19-23

Three Days: $350 ($280 for JCC members)
Five Days: $500 ($400 for JCC members)

Extended Care Options

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TWO WEEKS
Session 1: June 26-July 7 OR July 10-21
Session 2: July 24-August 4 OR August 7-18

Three Days: $690 ($552 for JCC members)
Five Days: $910 ($728 for JCC members)

Extended Care Options

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FOUR WEEKS
Session 1: June 26-July 21
Session 2: July 24-August 18

Three Days: $1,350 ($1,080 for JCC members)
Five Days: $1,800 ($1,440 for JCC members)

Extended Care Options

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POST CAMP 1
August 21-25

Three Days: $350 ($280 for JCC members)
Five Days: $500 ($400 for JCC members)

Extended Care Options

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POST CAMP 2
August 28-September 1

Three Days: $350 ($280 for JCC members)
Five Days: $500 ($400 for JCC members)

Extended Care Options

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KESHET (entering grades 2-3)

Program Options

MINI SESSION
June 19-23

$500 ($400 for JCC members)

Extended Care Options

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TWO WEEKS
Session 1: June 26-July 7 OR July 10-21
Session 2: July 24-August 4 OR August 7-18

$910 ($728 for JCC members)

Extended Care Options

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FOUR WEEKS
Session 1: June 26-July 21
Session 2: July 24-August 18

$1,800 ($1,440 for JCC members)

Extended Care Options

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POST CAMP 1
August 21-25

$500 ($400 for JCC members)

Extended Care Options

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POST CAMP 2
August 28-September 1

$500 ($400 for JCC members) Extended Care Options

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B'YACHAD (entering grades 4-5)

Program Options

MINI SESSION
June 19-23

$500 ($400 for JCC members)

Extended Care Options

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TWO WEEKS
Session 1: June 26-July 7 OR July 10-21
Session 2: July 24-August 4 OR August 7-18

$910 ($728 for JCC members)

Extended Care Options

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FOUR WEEKS
Session 1: June 26-July 21
Session 2: July 24-August 18

$1,800 ($1,440 for JCC members)

Extended Care Options

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POST CAMP 1
August 21-25

$500 ($400 for JCC members)

Extended Care Options

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POST CAMP 2
August 28-September 1

$500 ($400 for JCC members)

Extended Care Options

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KAYITZ KEF- HEBREW IMMERSION (entering grades k-4)

kayitz kef hebrew immersion jcc metro detroit Israel always has been an important part of our summer camp. With programming, celebrations and Israeli counselors, we want to bring a fun and meaningful taste of Israel to camp.

JCC Day Camps will continue to elevate this Israel component with a unique Hebrew immersion program for campers entering grades k-4. We are proud to offer this program, now in its third year, which gives children a totally immersive Hebrew language experience!

In the immersion program, campers engage in the full schedule – swimming, sports, arts and crafts, and more – learning to understand and speak Hebrew naturally, by listening to and engaging in daily conversation with their counselors and peers. From the moment camp begins, all aspects of the day will be conducted solely in Hebrew, giving kids an opportunity to gain proficiency as they participate in the great activities that make our camp exceptional.

There are many benefits to this program. Notably, it helps children develop important learning skills and it is the perfect start for any child who will continue with a Jewish/Hebrew education, whether in a day school or Sunday school, or who wants to establish a deeper connection to Judaism.

This four-week program is offered each session and requires some Hebrew language experience.

$1,800 per session ($1,440 for JCC members)

AM Care (7:30-8:30 a.m.): $40 per week
PM Care (3:30-6 p.m.): $50 per week
(No credit will be given for days that are missed)

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The Hebrew Immersion Program at the JCC is made possible by the generous support and guidance of the Areivim Philanthropic Group.

 

TAMARACK CAMPS EXPERIENCES (entering grades 2-5)

5 DAY/4 NIGHT OVERNIGHT EXPERIENCE (July 10-14)
JCC Day Camps and Tamarack Camps will partner for a phenomenal sleepover experience. Join us for a five day and four night program at Tamarack Camps, where each day will offer something new. You can enjoy it all: from sports and horseback riding to arts and crafts and water skiing. JCC Day Camps staff will join Tamarack Camps staff to make this a week campers will never forget!

$700 ($560 for JCC members)

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WEEKEND SHABBAT EXPERIENCE (August 4-6)
Want a fabulous Shabbat experience combined with a sleepover? Join us at Tamarack Camps for a weekend filled with arts and crafts, sports, swimming, Havdalla and much more!

$250 ($200 for JCC members)

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Specialty Week-Long CAMPS

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Each week at the JCC our campers have the option to explore new skills and focus on one specific activity, sport or craft and spend a full week building skills in those areas! These camps are age-specific for campers entering grades 1-10 in the fall. (We are also offering one specialty camp for children who are entering kindergarten in the fall - "Emergency Response Camp".) 

All of our specialty camps are run by coaches, artists and professionals in their respective fields. We are also excited to announce that we are offering combined programming this summer with Tamarack Camps, including specialty camp activities and overnights at Camp Maas.

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Specialty Camps (by Camp)

Action Camp (grades 3-8) | Amazing Archaeologist (grades 1-6) | Aquatics (grades 1-6) | Archery/Advanced Archery (grades 2-7; 4-9) | Architectural Clay (grades 4-10) | Art Extravaganza (grades 2-8) | Baseball (grades 2-6) | Basketball (grades 1-8) | Bats, Bugs and Butterflies (grades 1-6) | The Berman Summer Stock (Theatre Camp) (grades 3-10) | The Berman Juniors (Theatre Camp) (grades 1-3) | Bubbie's Kitchen (grades 1-8) | Cake Decorating (grades 4-10) | Cartooning (grades 1-9) | Chopped (grades 4-10) | Cookie Creation (grades 1-8) | Cupcake Wars (grades 1-8) | Edible Art (grades 1-8) | Emergency Response Camp (grades K-2) | Farm to Table (grades 3-9) | Glass Fusing Fun (grades 4-10) | Glass Suncatchers and Chimes (grades 5-10) | Golfing (grades 4-9) | Gym/Cheerleading (grades 1-6) | Horseback Riding/Advanced Horseback Riding (grades 3-9; 5-9) | Inline Hockey (grades 1-6) | Kayak/Paddleboarding (grades 3-8) | Legoland (grades 1-8) | Let's Get Physical (grades 1-6) | Maccabi (grades 1-8) | Mad Scientist (grades 1-6) | Magical Miniatures (grades 4-9) | Minecraft (grades 3-9) | Mosaic Art (grades 4-9) | Nature Inspired Ceramics (grades 3-10) | NFL Flag Football (grades 3-8) | Ooey Gooey (grades 1-6) | Painting on Canvas (grades 3-9) | Party Planning 101 (grades 1-8) | Ready, Set, Go Again (grades 3-10) | Restaurant Camp (grades 1-8) | Ropes (grades 3-8) | S.T.E.A.M. (grades 4-10) | Soccer (grades 2-7) | Splash (grades 4-6) | Star Wars (grades 1-6) | Sweet Shop (grades 1-8) | Take Me Out to the Ballparks (grades 3-10) | Taste of Weekly Camps (grades 3-8) | Tennis (grades 2-8) | Teva (Nature Camp) (grades 2-7) | Watersports at Tamarack (grades 2-7) | Young Wizards (grades 1-6)

***GRADE GOING INTO IN FALL 2017***

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Specialty Camps (by Week)

June 19-23 | June 26-30 | July 3-7 | July 10-14 | July 17-21 | July 24-28 | July 31-August 4 | August 7-11 | August 14-18 | August 21-25

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The Berman Summer Stock + The Berman Juniors (Theatre Camps)

THE BERMAN SUMMER STOCK
July 24 - August 11 (3 week camp) | Grades 3-10

Whether a beginner or an experienced performer, each camper is showcased in acting, singing and/or dance solos, as well as scene work for large and small groups. All elements focus on the child’s strengths, skills and areas of interest. A day may include games, terms, history stories, talent shows, auditions and experience onstage and backstage. This three-week camp will culminate with a full-scale production!

$1,400 ($1,120 for JCC members)

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THE BERMAN JUNIORS
August 7-11 | Grades 1-3

You’re never too young to shine! In this great camp, children will learn all about acting, singing and dancing on stage, then appear in a full-scale production with older campers in the three-week camp! The play will be showing at The Berman Center for the Performing Arts.

$445 ($356 for JCC members)

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travel camps

If your child is ready for new friends, new experiences and adventures of a lifetime, our Travel Camps are certain to fit the bill! Combining the incredible facilities and programming of our campus with the best venues in the area, the JCC's Travel Camps feature weekly visits to amazing local destinations such as Joe Dumars Fieldhouse, CJ Barrymore’s, AirTime Trampoline & Game Park, and Comerica Park!

Our Travel Camps are divided into two groups: Trekkers (for campers entering grades 6-7 in the fall) and Teen Tour (for campers entering grades 8-9 in the fall).  

Trekkers (entering grades 6-7)

Traditional camp activities combined with visits to local destinations. Includes an overnight at Tamarack Camps.

2017 Trekkers Calendar

MINI SESSION
June 19-23

$550 ($440 for JCC members)

AM Care (7:30-8:30 a.m.): $40 per week
PM Care (3:30-6 p.m.): $50 per week
(No credit will be given for days that are missed)

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FOUR WEEKS
Session 1: June 26-July 21
Session 2: July 24-August 18

$2,000 ($1,600 for JCC members)

AM Care (7:30-8:30 a.m.): $40 per week
PM Care (3:30-6 p.m.): $50 per week
(No credit will be given for days that are missed)

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Teen Tour (entering grades 8-9)

Traditional camp activities combined with visits to local destinations. Includes an overnight at Tamarack Camps. The first four-week session includes a three-day white water rafting overnight trip to the Ohiopyle State Park; the second four-week session features a zip-line canopy tour.

2017 Teen Tour Calendar

MINI SESSION
June 19-23

$550 ($440 for JCC members)

AM Care (7:30-8:30 a.m.): $40 per week
PM Care (3:30-6 p.m.): $50 per week
(No credit will be given for days that are missed)

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FOUR WEEKS
Session 1: June 26-July 21
Session 2: July 24-August 18

$2,060 ($1,648 for JCC members)

AM Care (7:30-8:30 a.m.): $40 per week
PM Care (3:30-6 p.m.): $50 per week
(No credit will be given for days that are missed)

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sPecial needs camps

2017 Dates: June 19 - August 18

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Kids All Together (KAT) (ages 2 1/2 - 14)

KAT gives children with special needs the opportunity to participate in activities at summer camp. With support from an inclusion counselor, every child has the chance to swim, enjoy arts and crafts, and play sports alongside typically developing peers. The KAT program, which has been recognized by the Autism Society of America-Oakland County as a model for inclusion, began with two campers and now regularly includes more than 30.

Space is limited for KAT so an annual lottery is held for children who are interested in participating.

Four Weeks: Traditional Camp pricing + $375 Inclusion Counselor fee

*Please note: You must register for 4 consecutive weeks if an inclusion counselor is required
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Special Needs Adventure Program (SNAP) (entering grades 5-12; ages 18-26)

SNAP is for older campers who wish to continue participating in summer camp fun. SNAP combines camp fun with off-campus adventures. It is divided into three groups: Explorers (grades 5-8); Voyagers (grades 9-12); and Adventurers (ages 18-26). Throughout the week, campers go on field trips to destinations such as the Detroit Zoo, DIA, Zap Zone and local parks, as well as participate in on-campus activities.

Four Weeks: $2,100 ($1,680 for JCC members)
One Week: $650 ($520 for JCC members)

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Young Adults All Together (ages 15-26)

Young Adults All Together offers campers the opportunity to enjoy summer fun while learning life skills. Two days per week are spent volunteering for various local organizations, with trained staff serving as job coaches; two days are for exploring the community and enjoying camp fun; and one day is for developing “soft skills” such as budgeting, nutrition, and personal safety.

Four Weeks: $2,100 ($1,680 for JCC members)

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The JCC's Special Needs department is an Extended School Year provider. For more information about summer and year-round programs, please visit jccdet.org/specialneeds or call 248.432.5457.

who we are

The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit was established in 1926, and our first summer day camp was held just three years later. Ever since, JCC Summer Day Camps have presented the area’s finest programs, with diverse offerings that are infused with Jewish values of care and respect. To support our mission of inclusion, we welcome everyone in the community to participate in our summer camp programs regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, ability or financial status.

Located on more than 250 beautiful wooded acres in West Bloomfield, our summer camp includes indoor and outdoor pools, a fishing and boating pond, nature trails, a ropes challenge course, a 600-seat professional theatre, a full gym, an interactive children’s museum, an art gallery, inline hockey center, playgrounds for all ages, air-conditioned facilities, a library and gaga pits!

  • Licensed by the State of Michigan and accredited by the American Camp Association (honors awarded only after a camp has undergone a rigorous evaluation that guarantees compliance with up to 300 safety, health and program quality standards, and agrees to regular, independent audits.)

  • Open to children of all backgrounds and abilities, ages 2 1/2 (potty trained) to 14

  • AM and PM care available (7:30-8:30 a.m. and 3:30-6 p.m.)

  • FREE, chaperoned transportation to and from most areas in Oakland County

  • Discounts for JCC members 

  • Need-based financial assistance

Core Values

FRIENDSHIP

The closeness children share as they play and learn together helps them develop compassion, make friendships that last a lifetime and learn to work with many different kinds of people.

ACTIVITY

With swimming and hikes in the woods, sports and games, summer camp means being active, which is vital for mental, physical and spiritual well-being.

CONFIDENCE

At camp there’s no competition (except the friendly kind), no homework, tests, or pressure to get good grades, allowing kids to develop confidence and become empowered to face new challenges and situations.

EXPLORING TALENTS

JCC Day Camps allow kids the chance to do what they love, working with professional staff from every field who help them develop existing talents and learn new skills.

INDEPENDENCE

Camp is a structured environment where children learn to think for themselves and make good choices.

JEWISH VALUES

While each JCC summer day camp has its own culture and program, we share a commitment to bringing to life the values of the JCC movement. Chesed (compassion), kehillah (community), tikkun olam (repairing the world), ruach(spirit) and hachnassat orchim (welcoming guests) are woven into the fabric of our camp communities.

STAFF

Every member of our team is trained in CPR and First Aid, and many staff members – including unit heads and senior counselors – are returning from last year.

meet the team

Liam Grandidge - Assistant Director, JCC Day Camps

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Liam is responsible for daily camp operations, programming and managing vendors.

A native of Manchester, England, Liam joined the JCC in November 2014 as Camp Program Coordinator. Prior to the JCC, Liam's camp experience included four summers as a counselor at Willoway Day Camp. It was there that he developed a passion for summer camp. When the opportunity came about to work year round at the JCC Day Camps, Liam jumped at the prospect. "I couldn't think of a better job," he says.

Liam can be reached at lgrandidge@jccdet.org or 248.432.5497.

Jennifer Morgan - Assistant Director, JCC Day Camps

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Jenny started her camp journey when she was 7 years old at Tamarack Camps and has been a part of the camping world ever since. Most recently, Jenny was the summer site director at the JCC Day Camp in Cleveland. Prior to that, she worked in Los Angeles as a youth and camp director at Temple Akiba, running both their day and resident camps.

Jenny thinks of camp as her home away from home and she is thrilled to be a part of the JCC Day Camps team.

Jenny can be reached at jmorgan@jccdet.org or 248.432.5428.

Kelly Guilds - Program Coordinator, Department of Special Needs

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Kelly is responsible for all program activities within the JCC's Department of Special Needs.

Prior to the JCC, Kelly was a paraprofessional in the Waterford School District where she worked with students diagnosed with Autism on social, communication and behavioral issues to help them navigate daily school life activities.

Kelly believes in working closely with parents and giving children every opportunity to be strong, independent thinkers.

Kelly can be reached at kguilds@jccdet.org or 248.432.5457.

Terrie Miller - Office Manager

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Terrie is responsible for the overall management of the camp office. She does it all--working with our vendors, overseeing payroll, and helping with summer staff paperwork. She loves interacting with all of the camp families and she looks forward to the summer when she can get out of the office and see the campers engaged in activities.

Terrie can be reached at tmiller@jccdet.org or 248.432.5469.

Karen Siegel - Day Camp Registrar

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Karen is responsible for managing the overall enrollment process for campers. In addition, she oversees the collection of all camp forms, manages financial transactions and maintains the camper registration database.

Karen can be reached at ksiegel@jccdet.org or 248.432.5456.

 

Work for Us

Want to be a part of our excellent camp team? The JCC has amazing summer job opportunities to work with campers and make a difference in a child’s life. We are looking for compassionate, nurturing, enthusiastic and hardworking individuals to help foster a safe, positive and fun day camping experience.

To be considered for any of the open positions below, please send a cover letter and resume to camp@jccdet.org

Unit Head (21+)

• Supervise staff and campers with in your unit on a daily basis
• Teach young staff to foster positive youth development
• Work closely with parents and families • Model program participation and appropriate interaction with children
• Coordinate staff training, daily meetings and oversee staff the evaluation process

Essential Functions: Ability to instruct, supervise, and motivate employees; ability to demonstrate sensitivity to the age group of campers; implement positive behavioral management techniques; knowledge of several activity skill areas; ability to communicate with campers, staff and parents; strength and endurance to work long hours in warm weather. Adaptability, creativity, enthusiasm, sense of humor, self-control, and patience. Participate in all camp activities, field trips, themes days and overnights.

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Unit Assistant

• Supervise as staff and campers with in your unit on a daily basis
• Oversee the daily operations of your unit to uphold and further develop a quality program
• Teach young staff to foster positive youth development
• Work closely with your unit head, to provide any necessary support to the unit
• Model program participation and appropriate interaction with children

Essential Functions: Ability to instruct, supervise, and motivate unit; ability to demonstrate sensitivity to the age group of campers; implement positive behavioral management techniques; knowledge of several activity skill areas; ability to communicate with campers and staff; strength and endurance to work long hours in warm weather. Adaptability, creativity, enthusiasm, sense of humor, self-control, and patience. Participate in all camp activities, field trips, themes days and overnights, report and maintain strong communication with unit head.

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Specialist

Essential Functions: Ability to create an age appropriate curriculum in your area of expertise based on a nine week session. Lead scheduled activity periods throughout each day. Assist in camp wide theme days/activities; supervise campers' participation. Interact appropriately with campers in a variety of situations; appropriately model behavior and use positive behavior management techniques; possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers. Adaptability, creativity, enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control. Specialists will be required to join Traditional camp for their overnights, assisting in the programming and supervision of the campers. You will be assigned a unit head to work with for the summer and assist them during lunch, snack time and camper departure.

Specialists will be required to submit lesson plans to the camp directors before camp starts.

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General Counselor - Traditional Camp

Essential Functions: Ability to lead small group activities; supervise campers' participation in all activities; interact appropriately with campers in a variety of situations; appropriately model behavior and use positive behavior management techniques; possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers. Adaptability, creativity, enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control. All staff are required to swim with the campers during instruction and free swim. Traditional camp staff will be required to stay for the camper overnight once a session.

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General Counselor - Specialty Camp

Essential Functions: Ability to lead small group activities; supervise campers' participation in all activities; interact appropriately with campers in a variety of situations; appropriately model behavior and use positive behavior management techniques; possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers. Adaptability, creativity, enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control. All staff are required to swim with the campers during instruction and free swim. Traditional camp staff will be required to stay for the camper overnight once a session. A specialty camp counselor must be flexible as your role will change week by week as you are assigned to different specialty camps.

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Unit Head - Special Needs (21+)

• Supervise staff and campers within your unit on a daily basis
• Teach staff to foster positive development
• Work closely with parents and families
• Model program participation and appropriate interaction with campers
• Coordinate staff training, daily meetings and oversee the staff evaluation process

Essential Functions: Ability to instruct, supervise, and motivate employees; ability to demonstrate sensitivity to the special needs of campers; implement positive behavioral management techniques; ability to communicate with campers, staff and parents; strength and endurance to work long hours in warm weather. Adaptability, creativity, enthusiasm, sense of humor, self-control, and patience. Participate in all camp activities, field trips, and overnights.

Apply

Unit Assistant - Special Needs

• Supervise staff and campers within your unit on a daily basis
• Oversee the daily operations of your unit to uphold and further develop a quality
• Teach staff to foster positive camper development
• Work closely with your unit head to provide any necessary support to the unit
• Model program participation and appropriate interaction with campers

Essential Functions: Ability to instruct, supervise, and motivate employees; ability to demonstrate sensitivity to the special needs of campers; implement positive behavioral management techniques; ability to communicate with campers, staff and parents; strength and endurance to work long hours in warm weather. Adaptability, creativity, enthusiasm, sense of humor, self-control, and patience. Participate in all camp activities, field trips, and overnights; report and maintain strong communication with unit head.

Apply

General Counselor - Special Needs

Essential Functions: Ability to lead small group activities; supervise campers' participation in all activities; interact appropriately with campers in a variety of situations; appropriately model behavior and use positive behavior management techniques; possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers. Adaptability, creativity, enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control. All staff are required to swim with the campers during instruction and free swim. Traditional camp staff will be required to stay for the camper overnight once a session.

Apply

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