Seeking energetic, passionate individuals who love to work with kids! Our counselors facilitate an unforgettable summer experience for campers ages 8-17 through activity, team bonding, and lots of fun!
Competitive applicants will be passionate about working with children, able to think quickly to different situations, has strong leadership, and be comfortable living and working in a small, close-knit community. NO SCIENCE BACKGROUND EXPERIENCE NECCESARY!
- Learn the names and likes/dislikes of your campers. Be knowledgeable about the needs of campers including special diets, eating habits, etc.
- Assure the cleanliness of dorms and areas daily.
- Counsel campers when necessary.
- Create a cohesive bond within camper group.
- Supervise and participate in recreation programs, keeping control of the group.
- Adhere to safety rules and company policies and procedures for the well being of the campers and staff.
- Assist groups with programs. This may include lifeguarding, conducting hikes or other recreational activities during all recreational periods.
- Assist with meal supervision of food services, including set up and clean up. Sit with the campers during meals.
- Assist with group arrival and departure procedures as assigned.
- Be able to respond to emergency situations when necessary.
- Other duties as assigned by Camp Director, Assistant Camp Director or Head Counselor.
- Training will begin the first week of June and contracts will go through beginning of August
- Compensation is $350/week plus room and board. Counselors must be willing to undergo a pre-employment background check and random drug testing.
- AstroCamp is a unique physical science education center and summer camp located in the San Jacinto mountains of Southern California. We are located on a forested 90-acre campus adjacent to a national forest, minutes away from access to world-class hiking, rock climbing, and mountain biking.
- Our science curriculum is built around hands-on lab experiences featuring lasers, explosions, and more. Summer campers spend some evening sessions looking into deep space at our state-of-the-art telescope arrays and others having a blast at social events.
- Our adventure programs take advantage of on-site rock wall and ropes course facilities as well as our natural surroundings. Our diverse selection of elective classes also includes subjects ranging from arts & crafts to robotics, CSI, blacksmithing, Dungeons and Dragons, and beyond.
Check us out online: www.astrocampsummer.org