Overview

Camp Bob Cooper is located in Summerton, SC on a 110-acre peninsula on beautiful Lake Marion and is home to one of South Carolina’s best-known camp, conference and retreat locations. Camp Bob Cooper is home to two camps each summer. Along with those camps, CBC hosts multiple rental groups and summer partners who utilize the camp activities throughout the summer weeks.

4-H Camp provides an opportunity to experience new and exciting activities in a traditional camp atmosphere. Activities include climbing wall, archery, canoeing, swimming, boating, and many other activities that are offered in a safe, supervised environment where campers can explore new areas of interest with encouragement from training counselors and staff.

Camp Wildlife is a ride, shoot, and swim camp where campers learn about hunting and fishing techniques, wildlife ecology, ATVs, outdoor survival skills and shooting sporting (shotgun, rifle, and archery).

Duties include:
-Supervise staff and campers in all waterfront activities including but not limited to swimming, boating, kayaking, slides, boat rides, beach front games and fishing.
-Initiate a strict water safety program in keeping with the American Camp Association Standards.
-Test and classify swimming abilities of camp staff and campers. Utilize staff abilities to the best advantage in carrying out the waterfront program.
-Know, understand, and consistently apply safety rules, polices, and guidelines for the waterfront area.
-Report any loses or damage to equipment to the Waterfront Coordinator.
-Provide for the proper care and maintenance of all waterfront equipment, boat, kayaks and canoes, and boat shed equipment.
-Assist the Program Director with other camp programming as needed.
-Assist with the clean-up of the total camp at the conclusion of each week of summer.
-Assume responsibility for the inventory of supplies and equipment, providing for proper care, cleaning, storage, and control.
-Assist and share in other responsibilities and duties as assigned.

*All training will be provided, including Lifeguard certification from the American Red Cross.

Qualifications:
-Must be 18 years of age.
-Must have a High School Degree and be working towards a college degree.
-Lifeguarding experience preferred.
-Must be willing to sacrifice, adapt, and work hard as part of a team pursuing one common goal and objective.

Salary: $440-$600 twice a month plus lodging, meals during camp and a sickness/accidental insurance plan.

Contact: If you are interested in the position, please send your resume and three references to Candice Heatherly at [email protected] Please have resume and references submitted by March 1st.

Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information.

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Application Instructions

Send resume to [email protected] by 3/1/22.