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Summer Camp Employment Opportunities



Open Positions

Science Activity Director for Day Camp

Science - The Science Activity Director for Day Camp will be responsible for creating hands-on, interactive and thought-provoking activities for grades 1-6. They will lead campers through an inquiry-based discovery method involving instructor demonstrations and take-home projects that will illustrate how science affects the world around us. Applicants must show strong leadership during day-to-day activities whether it is camper or counselor directed. Applicants are responsible for creating and implementing their own lesson plans and must relate to the theme of the week. Scientific knowledge, enthusiasm and organization are key components for this position. Applicants will be required to work carline each day. 21+

The Literacy Activity Director for Day Camp

Literacy - The Literacy Activity Director for Day Camp will be responsible for working with campers in grades 1 - 6 on their literacy skills. This will be achieved through interactive games and exercises that focus on reading, writing, speaking and comprehension. Applicants must show strong leadership during day-to-day activities whether it is camper or counselor directed. Applicants are responsible for creating and implementing their own lesson plans and must relate to the theme of the week.. Teaching experience preferred and strong organization and communication skills are a must. Applicants will be required to work carline each day. 21+

STEM Activity Director

STEM - The STEM Activity Director must have appropriate knowledge of STEM activities and lessons. This includes iPad games, projects, as well interactive, and hands-on learning lessons. They must be able to direct a group of campers in grades 1-6. Applicants must show strong leadership during day-to-day activities whether it is camper or counselor directed. Applicants are responsible for creating and implementing their own lesson plans and must relate to the theme of the week. Education background preferred, 21+. Applicants will be required to work carline each day.

Creative Movement Activity Director

Creative Movement - The Creative Movement Activity Director should have an understanding of performing arts and how to demonstrate to and interact with children in grades 1 - 6. They will be responsible for creating and maintaining the curriculum and set-up of the program. The Creative Movement Activity Director should be able to lead interactive activities through instructor demonstrations and fun-filled skits and performances. Activities should reflect the theme of the week, whether that be through performances or lessons. A Performing Arts background and communication are key components for this position. Applicants will be required to work carline each day.

Challenge Activity Director

Challenge - The Challenge Activity Director for Day Camp will be responsible for planning and implementing engaging activities for campers grades 1-6.The ideal candidate should be comfortable facilitating team-building, critical thinking and cooperative game activities. They must be able to coordinate these activities while still maintaining control of the activity without hindering the process of group thinking and teamwork. Applicants must show strong leadership during day-to-day activities whether it is camper or counselor directed. They are responsible for creating and implementing their own lesson plans and must relate to the theme of the week. Applicants will be required to work carline each day.

Nature/Wilderness Activity Director

Nature/Wilderness- The Nature/Wilderness Activity Director for Day Camp will be responsible for planning and implementing engaging activities for campers ages 6 through 12. The ideal candidate would be capable of facilitating activities such as canoeing, fishing, wildlife discovery, archery, and first-aid. Safety practices and a knowledge of the material should result in campers being able to identify different plants, insects and wildlife and how to respect the environment around them. Applicants must show strong leadership during day-to-day activities whether it is camper or counselor directed. They are responsible for creating and implementing their own lesson plans and must relate to the theme of the week. Applicants will be required to work carline each day.

Leadership and Citizenship activity director

Leadership/Citizenship - The Leadership and Citizenship activity director will be responsible for implementing activities that will be engaging and thought provoking to our older campers. This activity is to help the campers understand and gain the skills necessary to become a great leader in their community, schools, at home or to their peers. Applicants must show strong leadership themselves, and during day-to-day activities whether it is camper or counselor directed. They are responsible for creating and implementing their own lesson plans and must relate to the theme of the week. Applicants will be required to work carline each day.

Wilderness and Survival Assistant

Wilderness and Survival Assistant - 21+ - The Wilderness and Survival assistant must have a familiarity and genuine interest and participation in outdoor activities. They show an eagerness to expand on outdoor knowledge and passion for teaching it to others. Experience in working with children is essential. Applicants must have a valid driver's license as well as a clean driving record in order to drive the school vans. They will be required to work carline each day.

Art Quest Sr. Lead Teacher

The Art Quest Sr. Teacher will be responsible for teaching campers in grades 3 through 6. They must be able to create curriculums based on the theme of each week as well as create a list of materials for each class size. Applicants must be 21+ and be proficient in teaching children different art concepts while also being able to demonstrate each project. Different tasks may be assigned.

Art Quest Sr. and Jr Assistant

Art Quest Assistants will report to the Art Quest Teachers and the Art Quest Director. Applicants must have excellent organizational skills and have experience working with campers grades 1 through 6. They are responsible for watching the campers during breaks, lunch and swimming as well as assisting with carline in the morning and afternoon. They must be comfortable with receiving direction and have an understanding and passion for art as well as be able to demonstrate different projects to the campers. Additional tasks may be assigned.

Clay and Pottery Assistant

Clay and Pottery Assistant - The Clay and Pottery Assistant will report to the Clay and Pottery Teacher and the Art Quest Director. Applicants must have excellent organizational skills and have experience working with campers grades 3 through 6. They are responsible for watching the campers during breaks, lunch and swimming as well as assisting with carline in the morning and afternoon and classroom activities. They must be comfortable with receiving direction and have an understanding and passion for art as well as be able to demonstrate different projects to the campers. Additional tasks may be assigned.

Applicants must submit a professional résumé and any other materials indicated in the position description.

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Email: summer@gacamp.org

Equal Opportunity Employment

Germantown Academy believes that equal opportunity in all aspects of employment supports the mission of the school and the successful attainment of our strategic objectives. It is the policy of Germantown Academy to provide equal opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, creed, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status, and to seek candidates who will further diversify our community. GA will take positive action to ensure fulfillment of this policy in all areas, including hiring, placement, promotion or transfer, recruitment, employment ads, salary and other compensation, and selection for training and development opportunities.

For more information about hiring policies and practices, contact Rachel Elwood, Director of Human Resources, 267-405-7222 or EMAIL.