Day Camp Counselors are the primary caregivers for each Day Camper.
Day Camp Counselors have the responsibility of developing and
implementing educational and recreation programs at Camp Whitcomb
Mason and are responsible for daily communication with parents/guardians.
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 successful
Completion of this term of service, AmeriCorps members are eligible
for a Segal AmeriCorps
· Assist in the direction, coordination, and organization of campers
in their group within activities and throughout the camp in order to
meet the outcomes.
· Apply basic youth development principles in working with campers
through communication, relationship development, and respect for
diversity, involvement and empowerment of youth.
· Ensure campers are properly supervised at all times.
· Be aware of, and implement safety guidelines.
· Participate in the development and implementation of program
activities for campers and staff within the mission and outcomes.
· Responsible for leading or assisting with the teaching of activities.
· Actively participate in all program areas as assigned.
· Provide for a progression of activities within the framework of
individual and group interests and abilities.
· Assist in program areas such as waterfront, nature, all camp
activities, and arts and crafts as directed.
· Maintain high standards of health and safety in all activities for
campers and staff.
· Provide the daily care of each camper within your supervision
including recognition of personal health needs.
· Ensure that campers receive their medications as directed by Health Coordinator.
· Be alert to campers and staff needs and assist them with personal
and/or health problems; discuss with camp health manager and/or camp
director when appropriate.
· Be alert to equipment and facilities to ensure utilization, proper
care, and maintenance is adhered to; report repairs needed promptly to
· Be a role model to campers and staff in your attitude and behavior.
· Follow and uphold all safety and security rules and procedures.
· Set a good example to campers and others in regard to general camp
procedures and practices including sanitation, schedule, and sportsmanship.
· Represent the camp when interacting with parents or community members.
· Provide parents appropriate feedback and information as needed for
their campers to have a successful camp experience.
· Follow safety and security protocols when campers are in public
while presenting a positive image of the camp.
· Provide supervision for campers while campers are transported to
and from camp or during scheduled field trips off camp property.
· Contribute to verbal and written evaluations and communications as requested