Responsible for the care and well-being of campers ranging from ages 4-17 depending on program (overnight or day camp) with 10-12 campers in their cabin group.
1 Participate in all activities with campers each day.
2 Attend and participate in staff meetings each day and on Sundays.
3 Put the needs of the campers before your own needs/desires.
4 Show love to all campers while they are at camp.
5 Make sure campers are following through on daily responsibilities like personal hygiene.
6 Work alongside & support other staff you come in contact with throughout the day.
7 Discipline according to the Behavior Management Policy to protect the interest of campers, staff and the camp.
8 Share the gospel message & give each camper the opportunity to accept it (NEVER coerce or force a camper into making spiritual decisions).
9 Assist campers at the activities on the schedule each day and help to clean up after each activity.
10 Assist campers in keeping up with the gear they bring, helping to maintain a minimum amount of Lost & Found. At the end of chapel each day, will go through the items gathered there and see if any of them belong to their campers.
11 Help campers keep the campgrounds clean by teaching them about the “Leave No Trace” concept.
12 Arrive and depart from scheduled events on time.
13 Assist Leadership Staff during evening activities, including campfires.
14 Assist campers in maintaining a balanced account at Snack Shack. Actively supervise and engage campers during Snack Shack rotations.
15 Greet camper families with great enthusiasm when they arrive at camp/bus stop.
16 Greet with great enthusiasm the bus when it arrives with campers from Detroit.
17 Balance the group dynamics in the cabin to protect each child’s emotional safety.
18 Effectively utilize spontaneous “teachable moments”.
19 Facilitate a cabin devotional each day.
20 Be intentional about getting to know each camper in your group each week in order to find out about all areas of their life, with an emphasis on their spiritual condition.
21 Participate in skits and worship at Chapel as needed. Actively supervise and engage campers during Chapel.
22 Encourage & build up the excitement of the summer theme, clean cabins and cabin competitions each week.
23 Assist and engage with campers during cabin clean up. Maintain a clean & organized area each day even if you’re not in cabin with campers.
24 Complete camper paperwork/staff evaluations as asked by the end of the week.
25 Be an example of true Christian character and conduct.
1. Pre-camp reading/videos as assigned
2. Wildwood Staff Training