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Recreation Coordinator

Number of Staff Required: 3
May be asked to help with dish washing: Yes


Position Outline

Enhance the camp experience through the preparation and execution of activities such as games, sports, canoeing, swimming, and archery. ??A great opportunity to teach campers the thrill of physical activity and competition while maintaining positive attitudes and relationships.

Main Responsibilities

  • Oversee rotary times every afternoon (Monday - Thursday) with 2 or 3 cabins at a time.
  • Arrange/oversee a variety of activities for the afternoon schedule that may include such options as canoeing, craft, swimming, ropes course, archery, slip and slide, tubing, etc.)
  • Find creative ways to assemble six teams at the Sunday evening Rec. Time. Campers will participate in team events all week with these teams. (approx. 10-15 campers per team plus one counselor per team as team leader)
  • Maintain the Team scoreboards and keep track of points for events and memory verses and update scores every day.
  • Organize a Thursday evening "Wide Game" (i.e. Capture the flag etc.) where all campers participate.
  • Assumes all other duties and assignments deemed appropriate by the Camp Director and Program Director.
  • Aid program staff during activities and be an active part of all camp activities.
  • Jr. High & Junior Camps
  • Run evening rec. times (Monday & Thursday) at Jr. High and Junior Camps in which teams can compete for points. (i.e. Relays etc.)
  • Teen Camp
  • Organize Rec. times for morning and after supper to include games/competitions for teams to earn points.

Qualifications

  • Be at least 16 years of age for Jr. High and Junior Camp
  • Be at least 19 years of age for Teen Camp.
  • Interested in developing personal leadership skills.
  • Organized with good communication skills.
  • Possess strong leadership skills.
  • Emotionally mature, willing to accept responsibility.
  • Exhibit the ability to place the needs of the campers and the camp above their own.
  • Team player that can relate positively to all staff, volunteers and campers.
  • Be in good health, vitality and physical stamina.