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Imagine becoming a Camp Counselor, Activities Counselor, or another member of our Camp SAY team. These positions are currently available at Camp SAY (located in Hendersonville, North Carolina)

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Bunk Counselor – actively support, encourage, and engage all campers socially, emotionally, and physically (help with conflict resolution, self-confidence, strong communication; be a positive role model/mentor/great listener; show patience, enthusiasm, creativity, flexibility, generosity, etc.); live with and be responsible for a group of 6-12 campers, with a co-counselor (create a positive, unified, safe space in the bunk, help to wake up and get ready, help go to bed, help stay organized, eat all meals together in the dining hall, etc.); lead/support various camp activities throughout the day, including sports, performing/creative arts, adventure/outdoor activities, group-bonding activities, and more.

Activities Counselor – actively support, encourage, and engage all campers socially, emotionally, and physically (help with conflict resolution, self-confidence, strong communication; be a positive role model/mentor/great listener; show patience, enthusiasm, creativity, flexibility, generosity, etc.); lead/support various camp activities throughout the day, including sports, performing/creative arts, adventure/outdoor activities, group-bonding activities, and more.

Teaching Artist – lead/support various creative/performing arts activities under the support and guidance of the Artistic Director; work with small groups of campers (2-4 per group) to create original pieces to share/perform on Visiting Day; tap into the campers’ imaginations and help them share their voices and ideas with the world; be responsible for transcribing the campers’ original ideas into script formats, staging and rehearsing the pieces, completing tech sheets, and communicating effectively with the Artistic Director.

Driver – drive campers and staff members around the camp site (on mostly gravel roads/paths); bring campers to different activities, deliver supplies/materials to different activities, help directors and/or the photographer/blogger visit different activity locations quickly; drive campers and staff members to and from the hospital and other non-emergency medical locations; drop off and pick up campers and staff members at the airport (both local airports and the Charlotte International Airport, about 2 hours away); drive into town to pick up supplies or other materials for camp.

Support Staff – support the leadership staff, office staff, and activities staff with various tasks and activities; may include setting up for evening activities, helping with transitions between activities, arranging/organizing supplies in the office, etc.

Nanny – create a stimulating, nurturing, and safe environment for the young children of Camp Directors and other staff members during the day; supervise the children’s activities at all times; plan and provide age-appropriate activities while also allowing children to engage in camp-wide activities; and work closely with Camp Directors and parents.

Nurse – provide all necessary health care and promote good health; ensure that the clinic is kept clean and stocked with appropriate supplies and medications; keep clear, accurate, and concise records on all campers and staff; conduct initial and final health checks; keep a daily medical log and maintain and document the camper/staff chart; dispense and keep a record of daily medications administered; keep track of patients requiring follow-up visits for medical care; observe at all times all areas of camp to ensure optimum levels of health and safety for campers and staff; determine if and when a camper/staff member should be taken to the hospital or other medical location.

Photographer/Blogger – take high quality photographs (and videos) of campers and activities around camp; upload, edit, and sort through photographs and videos; post several times per day on the camp blog, ensuring that all campers have at least one picture up every 2 days.

AV/DJ – help to infuse more music throughout the camp experience; set up equipment, such as microphones, speakers, video screens, projectors, recording equipment, connecting wires and cables, sound and mixing boards, stage lights, etc.; test equipment before an event or activity; monitor sound feeds to ensure quality; diagnose and correct media system problems; work with staff to ensure proper handling and installation of all equipment; help to set the mood and elevate the fun at camp at meals, during transitions, and throughout activities and special events.

Click here to apply for a position today.

If you have any questions, please contact Camp SAY Director, Meg Hart: 828-393-4244 or meg@say.org

 

 

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