Summer Camp Jobs
Cub Creek Science Camp!
|May 31- August 8
|Staff Training Dates||May 17 - May 30|
|Pay||($2,200 - $3,200) $1000 - $2000 base + $1000 commitment bonus + $200 camp store credit|
|Housing||Housing is available from May 17 - Aug 9, at no cost.
3-4 staff per camper cabin - 16 campers per cabin
Cabins are air-conditioned with private bathrooms. Bunk beds
|Meals are available from the first day of training on May 17th - Aug 9th.
Special diets must be discussed at the time of interview to determine what accommodations are available.
Staff are expected to eat what is being served in the dining hall, and a negative attitudes about camp food is not tolerated.
While we have fresh fruit, breakfast cereal, bread, peanut butter and Macaroni and Cheese available at all meals, fresh vegitables at every lunch and dinner and a very nice salad bar with each dinner, our experience has shown us that picky eaters and those on restrictive diets such as vegans, paleo diet etc, have difficulty keeping themselves well fed over the course of a full summer.
|Number of Staff||We hire 60 Counselors / Instructors plus additional support staff.|
|Background of Staff||Our typical staff member is a college student. Staff come from across the United States and other countries. We average 350 applicants per summer and select the most creative, talented and diverse staff from these applicants.|
|Program Overview||Cub Creek Science Camp serves children between the ages of 7-17. We have 12 cabins, divided by age group. Junior campers (1st - 5th grades) and senior campers (6th - 11th grades) take part in activities separate from each other. Our male/female ratio of both campers and staff usually works out to be about 50/50. Each cabin houses 14 campers and 3-4 staff members. All staff members teach or assist activities, and we offer over 100 activity choices.|
A camp counselor can be one of the most influential role models in a child's life, we do not want a camper to confuse character with appearance. We prefer no visible tattoos, body piercings, or unnatural hair colors. Bear River Ranch is a smoke free facility, and alcohol is not allowed on the premises.
|Benefits and things to consider||Click here to read about the many benefits of working at Cub Creek Science Camp and the things you should consider before applying.|
|Hours / Breaks||
Staff work with campers during all waking hours (7:30 am - 10:30 pm). Staff who sleep in the cabins with the campers may be called on to assist campers during the night hours.
Each staff will receive a one hour break two times each day. Staff will also receive one 21 hour day off each week plus additional hours off each weekend.
Positions available at Cub Creek Science Camp
Summer Camp Counselor/ Instructor-
These team members (mostly college students) live and play with campers in their cabins and activities to ensure their safety and fun. Through teamwork, they guide campers in hands-on, curiosity guided, science related activities, that will spark their imagination, creativity and interest. They are responsible for teaching and / or assisting during activities to help campers build their knowledge and problem solving skills.
We hire individuals described as: enthusiastic, outgoing, positive, creative, bright, friendly, and caring.
Good Communication skills, some teaching experience (formal or informal) preferred, and a passion for science and/or animals and children is a must! Must be self motivated and willing to learn. Must love the outdoors, be smoke free, and able to sleep on a top bunk if necessary.
Out of Cabin Positions
Experience working with children between the ages of 7 - 17
Experience working with children and adults with developmental disabilities
Summer camp experience (preferred)
PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Distribute medications to campers and staff.
Provide first-aid on an as needed basis.
Keep an up-to-date log of all medical treatment and consultations provided at camp.
Provide protective oversight for all campers and staff.