The Program Specialist-Outdoor Living Skills is responsible for
developing and implementing the Adventure Based Learning Program
during summer camp. The Adventure Based Learning program
involves a high and low ropes course. This is a seasonal
AmeriCorps members agree to complete a term of National
Service; as they support Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater
Milwaukee programming and receive a set living allowance. Upon
completion of this term of service, AmeriCorps members are
eligible for a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award.
When on duty, account for the location of all youth for
which you have direct responsibility.
Only use discipline techniques approved by the Camp
Whitcomb/ Mason Behavior Management
Plan and trainings.
Seek immediate medical help for any sick or injured youth.
Report medical emergencies as designated by the Camp
Whitcomb/ Mason Emergency Action
Attend all meals and sit with youth during meals.
Act as a positive role model while at the pool, waterfront,
archery range or other high risk
program area. Only use techniques which are safe and
appropriate. Provide careful supervision
of youth during these times.
Develop ropes and challenge course programs which utilize
low and high element challenges.
Ensure all programming is developmentally appropriate for
the age group you are working with.
Ensure all youth taking part in the Ropes and Challenge
Course are using equipment sized for
their height and weight when participating in high element
Utilize a wide range of resources available to you,
including but not limited to backpacks,
portable stoves, campfires scars, tents, outdoor rock wall,
low elements, games and initiatives
equipment, matches, wood, rain gear, canoes, PFD’s,
paddles, bows, arrows, waders and ropes.
Facilitate programs with an experiential education style
while utilizing a natural and logical