Wolf Ridge
 

Summer Camp Director Positions


A team of 4 directors and supervisors work together to manage the Summer Camp Counselors and Assistant Trip Leaders, schedule activities, assign dorms rooms, arrange for overnights and work with outside groups. The team supports and mentors staff, assisting with behavior management and instructing classes as needed.  Minimum age 21.

director of health services

Camper Health

  • Set-up and breakdown of the Health Center
  • Ensure health and safety of campers and staff
  • Collect & organize camper & staff medical forms
  • Collect and administer medications (prescribed and over-the-counter)
  • Providing first aid for minor injuries and illnesses
  • Attending to home sickness & dehydration
  • Accompany sick/injured campers or staff to the hospital or to medical appointments
  • On-call 24 hours, 5 to 6 days a week while camp is in session

Record Keeping

  • Maintain accurate and detailed health logs & incident reports

Health Communication

  • Communicate with parents/guardians
  • Keeping open communication with Camp Director
  • Communicating specific camper health needs (allergies, special diets) to appropriate staff
  • Communicate with local medics / hospital if needed

Daily Camp Management

  • Participate in camp activities and events
  • Assist in the implementation of staff training
  • Other duties as needed

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • Proof of CPR and first aid training, and a minimum of one year’s experience in providing health care for children
  • Friendly, happy, with a good sense of humor (laughter can be the best medicine)
  • Take the initiative to see problems, find solutions, and make recommendations as it relates to 
your area of responsibility
  • Responsible, detail oriented and hard-working
  • Minimum age 21

 

director of counselors

Staff Supervision & Training

  • Assist Camp Director with the training and management of counselors and assistant trip leaders; including staff orientation and training
  • Provide overall supervision of campers and staff while reporting to camp director
  • Continually observe and evaluate all counselors and assistant trip leaders on a weekly basis
  • Provide ongoing training for counselors and assistant trip leaders throughout the summer

Program & Camper Management

  • Assist with the management of campers
  • Work with the Director of Programming to ensure summer programming needs are met
  • Attend administrative staff meetings
  • Maintain clear and positive written and verbal communication with all camp staff
  • Maintain the daily schedule during summer camp programs
  • Implement program and activities for campers and provide leadership for counselors and assistant trip leaders during daily sessions
  • Participate as a member of the camp staff team to deliver and supervise evening programs, special events, overnights, and other all-camp activities and camp functions
  • Work evening and night duty
  • Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities, providing support and guidance to those 
assigned as leaders
  • Other duties to be assigned as needed

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • Proof of CPR and first aid training, and a minimum of one year’s experience in supervising staff
  • Willingness to receive lifeguarding and/or wilderness water safety certification
  • Display enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control; and be in good physical and emotional health
  • Take the initiative to see problems, find solutions, and make recommendations as it relates to 
your area of responsibility
  • Responsible, hard-working and detail oriented
  • Minimum age 21

 

director of programming - youth camp

Program Creation & Scheduling

  • Ensure lesson plans are prepared and implemented that meet camp outcomes, the abilities of the campers and are fun
  • Ensure staff are prepared to teach predetermined activities
  • Coordinate all camp program and campfire activities with other staff
  • Create program and activity schedules
  • Work with the Director of Counseling to develop and supervise staff schedule for programs and activities
  • Able to make responsible decisions and judgments about programming in the Director’s absence
  • Able to lead large groups of kids in camp games, activities and crafts
  • Take the Initiative to see problems, find solutions, and make recommendations as it relates to 
your area of responsibility

Risk Management

  • Ensure that camp staff and campers know and follow safety and educational procedures during camp programs
  • Provide guidelines for programs utilizing camp equipment
  • Assist in the management and care of the physical facilities and equipment in all program areas
  • Oversee daily checks of area and equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair
  • Ensure that program areas are kept fee of hazards and debris

Camp Reporting & Evaluation

  • Collect and evaluate records; report and evaluate camp program and activity areas
  • Work with the Director of Counselors to supervise and evaluate counselors in the development and implementation all facets of camp program activities
  • Evaluate the success of the program and the development of the campers’ abilities and skills in various program activities

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • Proof of CPR and first aid training, and a minimum of one year’s summer camp experience.
  • Willingness to receive lifeguarding and/or wilderness water safety certification
  • Display enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control; and be in good physical and emotional health
  • Take the initiative to see problems, find solutions, and make recommendations as it relates to 
your area of responsibility
  • Maintain a professional appearance; and possess good character, integrity, and flexibility
  • Responsible, hard-working and detail oriented
  • Minimum age 21

director of programming - family camp

Information coming soon

to apply

To apply for a position, please complete an online application.