News about the upcoming summer and other general information from Davey, Diane, Lindsey, and Phil.
2016 Junior Counselors that are interested in priority consideration for a paid position for summer 2017 should complete the Staff Application by 1/31/17. Please drop it off/mail it to camp/fax/scan and email it to email@example.com.
Some of the positions that we need more good candidates to fill are posted online. (Just because the position is posted, doesn’t mean we don’t have candidates already.)
The Senior Leadership Team (Section Directors and Year-Round Directors) met to determine the Leadership Team (Unit Leaders) for next summer. Offers will go out the week of the 30th.
The Year-Round Director Team will be meeting tomorrow to place returning staff candidates in positions for 2017. Offers will go out the week of the 30th.
Interested in priority consideration for a position for summer 2017 should complete the Returning Staff Application by 1/15/17. Several reminders have gone out about this, so check your email; or email Davey for a link to the electronic form. firstname.lastname@example.org
This month, the Senior Leadership Team (Section Directors and Year-Round Directors) will be meeting to determine the Leadership Team (Unit Leaders). We have many excellent returning staff and amazing applicants to consider! We will have 12 ULs this summer:
One Mini Camp Unit Leader
Two Berkshires Unit Leaders
Two Himalayan Unit Leaders
Two Andes Unit Leaders
One Appalachian Unit Leader (NEW position)
One CIT Unit Leader
Two Rockies Unit Leaders
One Program Unit Leader (NEW position)
It is my pleasure to announce the Section Directors for 2017!
Nick Tuosto Mini Camp, Berkshires, Himalayas
Andy McInerney Andes, Appalachias, CITs
Julia Schwartz Rockies, Program
Annaliese Zerafa Camp 5
Staff from Summer 2016…
Have been sent an email inviting them to apply for positions for Summer 2017. If you didn’t get that email, please call Davey or Diane in the office for instruction.
Junior Counselors becoming Counselors in 2017, and job candidates that didn’t work at camp last summer…
Applications for NEW paid staff members can be found here: http://bit.ly/2gFb6IB and will be accepted from January 1 – 31, 2017 with interviews in February and March.
Has joined the year-round staff team as Director of Programs.
New options for children in rising grades 7 & 8…
This summer, children can enroll in the Big Camp Appalachian Village for grades 7 & 8. Like kids in the Andes village, they will take one field trip a week and the rest of the time will swim, zip line, do archery, etc. at Main Camp.
New options for CITs moving up in 2017…
This summer, CITs can apply to be Junior Counselors OR Junior Specialists. By choosing the Junior Specialist track, 15 year olds will commit to 6 weeks of job training with Arts’n’Crafts, Nature, Adventure, Archery, Cooking, or Y-Tech specialists.
Membership Fees that used to apply to parents at time of registration…
Has been eliminated.
Sessions for Lego & Minecraft Camps will be 1 week long this summer instead of 2 weeks
Swim lessons are now INCLUDED as part of the program for all children under the age of 8 (Mini Camp, Berkshires)
Weeks 7 & 8 we are offering a Dance Camp for children age 4 through grade 5.