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 9 month position begins in-person March 1st with a possible remote start mid-February and runs through late November
Compensation is $17 – $19 per hour. 9-month staff are eligible for 100% paid health insurance, gear stipend 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