2017 Summer Camp Counselor Information

 
ALL SUMMER CAMP STAFF (paid AND/OR volunteer)
MUST ATTEND COUNSELOR BOOT CAMP.
Applications must be received by Friday, May 12th.

Counselor Boot Camp June 12-14, 2017
9 AM - 4 PM

Program Training for Unit Managers June 15-17, 2017
9 AM - 4 PM
CNC&F Auditorium


Every day bring a sack lunch and a water bottle
Be prepared to get in the water
Do NOT wear open sandals, flip flops or crocs

 

Questions: Contact Stephanie Colvard or call 830-249-4616.
If you are interested in applying, please download the application below.
 

Counselor In Training (CIT)
Age 13-15

This is a volunteer position that provides on-the-job counselor training. You must enjoy working with children ages 5-12 years of age and have a general love of nature. A willingness to work as a team, follow directions and learn as you go is a must! Attendance to planning meetings is required. Reliable transportation is required. All volunteer hours can be applied to service learning requirements for school and scouts. This position will report to Unit Managers.

Junior Counselor
​Age 16-17
This is a paid contract position as second in command of camper groups. You must enjoy working with children ages 5-12 years of age and have a general love of nature. This position requires patience, flexibility and high energy. Previous experience working in a camp environment or day care is preferred. Attendance at planning meetings is required. Reliable transportation is required. This position is high in responsibility and overseeing young children. This position will report to Unit Managers.

Unit Managers
Age 18 and Up

This is a paid contract position as a unit manager who will oversee junior counselors and C.I.T’s. You must enjoy working with children ages 5-12 and teenagers 13-17. This position requires good organization, attention to details, and good oral/written communication skills. Attendance to planning meetings is required. Reliable transportation is required. Previous experience working in a camp environment or child care is required. This position is high in responsibility and management of multiple people and activities. Knowledge of state licensing protocol is required as is emergency and safety plans. This position will report to the Assistant Camp Director.

Waterfront Manager (Certified Life Guard)
Age 16 and Up

This is a paid contract position as manager of water related activities at the creek. You must have a current life guard certification and enjoy working outside in a moving water environment. This position is high in responsibility and overseeing young children ages 5-12. The Waterfront Manger is responsible for the set up and break down of all water front activities. This position will report to the Assistant Camp Director.

 

TRAINING INCLUDES:
First Aid, CPR, Child Safety, Managing Child Behavior, Waterfront Safety, Teambuilding and Group Dynamics, Camp Programs and Schedules, Cibolo Nature Center and Farm Policies and Procedures, Risk Management, and Texas State Requirements for Camp Certification.