Summer Camp Counselor in NY Berkshires 2020

Camp Pontiac

Camp Pontiac

Summer Camp Counselor in NY Berkshires 2020

Copake, NY
Internship
Paid
  • Responsibilities
    • We have two kinds of counselors: general counselors and specialists.
    • All our counselors are assigned to a specific age group with whom they live in the cabins, eat meals and attend special events and evening activities.
    • Specialists spend their five daytime activity periods at their specialty (e.g., lifeguards are at the waterfront, tennis specialists instruct on the courts, etc.).
    • General counselors accompany their age group of campers from period to period and participate with them in the various activities that Pontiac offers.
    • Regardless of position, though, our primary responsibility is the health, safety and happiness of our campers!
  • Qualifications
    • Camp Pontiac is interested in speaking with those candidates who have attended at least one year of college.
    • We hire candidates who played on a varsity high school team and/or college varsity, junior varsity or club team.
    • Child care experience and/or college majors including elementary ed, secondary ed, special ed or physical ed is a plus.
  • Compensation
    $2300 - $3000 plus travel
  • Benefits

    room & board included

  • Industry
    Other
  • Fun Fact
    Rick & Ken Etra are identical twins who, aside from owning Camp Pontiac, share a medical practice specializing in ear, nose and throat.
  • About Us
    Welcome to Camp Pontiac! Prospective parents often ask us what makes our camp unique. Since we have the privilege of caring for the thing that’s most important in a parent’s world, we make it our mission to deliver unparalleled health, safety and emotional care. Walk around Camp Pontiac and you’ll quickly notice a mature and sensitive staff who love children, an excellent facility that we will always work to improve upon and diverse programming that affords our campers the opportunity to participate in what they love while taking on new experiences and challenges that they never even knew existed.