Camp Program Director

Job Description

Position Summary

Schedules, coordinates, and oversees general counselors for the program areas. Conducts weekly discussions to ensure staff are performing at or above expectations. Assists the Assistant Camp Director with the general counselors as needed. Plans and organizes camper badge recognitions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in writing curriculum and ensuring that staff facilitate proper programming
  • Directly supervise staff in all program activities
  • Train staff on and monitor proper use of program equipment
  • Conduct initial and end of season inventory and ensure proper storage of program equipment
  • Oversee and maintain inventory of program equipment and repair as needed or report repairs that are needed
  • Conduct a daily review of program areas and equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair
  • Coordinate and evaluate all lesson plans in program areas
  • Review lesson plans with the Camp Director and Assistant Camp Director to ensure a safe and quality program
  • Conduct mid-summer and end of summer evaluations for activity staff in a timely manner
  • Coordinate orders for camp program equipment and supplies and ensure proper program supply inventories are maintained
  • Responsible for organizing and redistributing rosters to staff in a timely manner for all elective activity sessions
  • Responsible for the campers’ program schedules
  • Review and approve units’ evening schedules
  • Maintain all records of the resident camp’s programs
  • Maintain records of badges, who has earned specific patches/badges, and inventory of badges/patches remaining
  • Design and/or coordinate the development of resource boxes which provide camp program themes and rainy day activities
  • Evaluate current season camp program and make suggestions for next year’s season via an end of season report
  • Support the check-in and check-out process
  • Participate in “all-camp” activities
  • Ensure staff are modeling the mission of Girl Scouting
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Skills & Qualifications

  • Prior training and experience in camp program activities
  • Minimum 21 years of age
  • Prior knowledge of program management preferred
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office or similar software
  • Must hold current CPR/First Aid certifications or be able to pass the training at camp
  • Attend and complete pre-camp training; as a result: ability to communicate and train staff and campers in safety regulations and emergency procedures
  • Ability to supervise program staff, make schedule assignments, and order supplies and equipment
  • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity
  • Ability to communicate and work with people of all ages and skill levels
  • Ability to plan and facilitate an activity
  • Ability to live and work in the outdoors in conditions including but not limited to loud noises, heat, rain and cool temperatures.
  • Ability to walk a mile over uneven terrain
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision
  • Physical strength to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Enthusiasm, a sense of humor, patience, and self-control
  • Must be a team player
  • Follow uniform standards and policies
  • Ability to work weekends throughout the camp season
  • Must pass the required background check

To Apply

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Camp Small Valley, Halifax, Pennsylvania
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