Day Camp Counselors

For high school volunteers, day camp is a unique experience meant to expose our staff to the challenges of full-time counseling while providing some hours off for rest, reflection, and mentoring. Our Day Camp Counselors work with K5-3rd grade campers under the supervision of their Day Camp Director and serve as support staff after 5 pm. 

 
 
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One Week of Service 

Our Day Camp staff are challenged through a condensed week of fast-paced service working with K5-3rd grade campers from 9 am to 5 pm. Evenings are spent serving as support staff for the rest of the camps through kitchen crew, grounds cleanup, and general maintenance. These five days of service prepare our Day Camp counselors for the round-the-clock work our senior staff are tasked with over our summer programs. Day camp is intended to be a stepping-stone position for high-school staff as they learn to take on the roles and responsibility of our full-time staff.


Build Leadership Skills

Our Day Camp staff experience the unique challenge of crafting the schedule for their campers each day (under the supervision of the Day Camp director). Day Camp counselors lead chapels, games, and other activities throughout the day, and even throughout the evening as they work alongside our senior staff. Our Day Camp program is uniquely structured to develop staff as servant leaders characterized by humility, initiative, and a rock-solid work ethic. 

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Mentorship

Day Camp Counselors also experience unique mentoring opportunities underneath their Day Camp Director and other senior staff. Free evenings on campus provides opportunities for fellowship, prayer, and Bible study. Our Day Camp program provides opportunities for personal and spiritual growth throughout the five day week. 

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