As a Lead Camp Counselor, you’ll be spending your time:
-Leading a group of 2-3 staff members and 20-32 children in games, hikes, skill-based activities, river and creek explorations, storytelling, songs, building forts, whittling, and crafts;
-Mentoring and coaching Counselors, Junior Counselors, and Counselors-in-Training;
-Communicating with Schoolhouse staff and camp parents;
-Modeling Schoolhouse values;
-Ensuring the physical and emotional safety of participants;
-Working with your supervisor to develop camp schedules and activities, maintaining and preparing supplies, creating reports, and other office tasks as needed.
-The year-round position begins in-person March 1st with a possible remote start mid-February.
Compensation is $17 – $19 per hour. Year-round staff are eligible for 100% paid health insurance, gear stipend, professional development, PTO and paid holidays.
About Schoolhouse of Wonder
Founded in 1989, Schoolhouse of Wonder’s mission is to create kind, curious, and confident kids through nature-based outdoor adventures. We seek to achieve this mission through year-round, outdoor day camps, curriculum-aligned field trips, and leadership training for teenagers.
These core values guide our behavior and help us make decisions.
* We model and teach self-awareness and empathy
* We celebrate individuality; Different is just different
* Everyone deserves to be witnessed, heard and respected
* In nature, we’re all students
* Life should be filled with adventures and a sense of wonder
* We send every kid home dirty, tired and happy