As the Summer Day Camp Program Director, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of our day camp program. You will play a key role in creating a positive and inclusive camp environment, managing staff, and planning and executing a diverse array of activities. Your leadership will contribute to the success and growth of our camp while ensuring the safety and well-being of all campers.
Develop and implement a well-rounded camp program that includes sports, arts and crafts, outdoor adventures, and educational activities.
Collaborate with camp leadership to set program goals, objectives, and schedules.
Recruit, hire, train, and supervise staff members.
Provide ongoing guidance, feedback, and support to staff to ensure a positive camp experience for campers.
Foster a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere for all campers.
Interact with campers, address concerns, and ensure their needs are met.
Lead by example, encouraging participation and enthusiasm among staff and campers.
Implement and enforce camp safety policies and procedures.
Conduct regular safety checks and drills.
Respond effectively to emergencies and incidents as they arise.
Go West Camps is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and inclusion and are committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for all staff and campers. Join our team and help us create unforgettable memories and experiences for the next generation of adventurers!
Start Date: March 1st, 2024
Salary and Benefits:
Annual salary $55,000
10 personal days per calendar year (can be used as sick days or vacation days)
Personal days are in addition to government holidays
This position includes health, dental and vision insurance and retirement benefits
Previous experience supervising staff required.
Knowledge of child development and ability to work with children.
Current CPR and First Aid certifications.
Must have a current driver’s license, and driver eligible.
Meets Colorado Department of Early Childhood director qualifications.
Previous experience working with children required.
Previous experience supervising others required.
College degree in outdoor education or related field is preferred.
About Go West Camps
We are Colorado Springs premier summer day camp for kids 5-15 years old. We use adventure activities like mountain biking, paddle boarding, farming, art and more to help kids learn valuable life skills.