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Summer Camp Counselor - MF

Company: Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital
Location: Harrisonburg
Posted on: January 16, 2023

Job Description:

Looking for a fun meaningful job this summer?Make a difference in a camper's life and empower them to make decisions, become independent, and be proud of who they are. All while encouraging them and participating alongside them in activities like archery, crafts, hiking, climbing, and more! That's what we do each summer at Camp May Flather! If you're passionate about youth development and enjoy the outdoors, then Girl Scouts Nation's Capital sleep-away camps may be for you!Multiple Opportunities!Unit Counselors - Assists the Unit Leader with planning and implementation of activities. Responsible for the direct daily supervision of girls in the living unit and program areas. Participates alongside campers in activities such as swimming, climbing, hiking, and target sports. Salaries start at $350 for residential staff.Lifeguards - Assists with the implementation of the aquatic program at the pool as a lifeguard. Leads canoeing trips at nearby lakes. Assists with unit programming in the evening when the pool is closed. Training is provided, but candidates should be comfortable in the water and able to pass the lifeguarding course prerequisites. Salaries start at $405 for residential staff.Kitchen Assistants - Assist the Kitchen Manager and Cook(s) with food preparation and service. Cleans food preparation areas and equipment. Salaries start at $350 for residential staff.More- additional positions include arts & crafts counselor, adventure counselor, inclusion specialist, and health center staff. For a full list of positions, visit Start dates vary between May 26 and June 9, the summer season ends August 13. We can be flexible with staff who need to start late or aren't available the whole summer.Is this you?Passionate about girl leadershipExcellent with girls, ages 10-17, and equally skilled at working with adults of all agesSensitive to people of other cultures and all abilitiesCollaborativeLove being outdoors and willing to work outdoors in the heat, humidity, and rainPrepared to live on-site during employment in rustic cabin accommodations (no electricity, internet, or flushing toilets)Aren't bothered by dirt, bugs, or sunscreen Looking for a summer jobSome of the PerksRoom, board, and laundry facilities providedPaid pre-camp training and professional developmentFree certification in CPR/First Aid and other activities dependent on position (lifeguarding, archery, etc.)Networking opportunities and a chance to work with staff from across the country and worldCollege credit/internship (We'll work with you to fulfill requirements.)Ample time offSkill development in leadership, communication, problem-solving, behavior management, creativity, and moreA summer outdoors in the woods without screens!Memories and friendships to last a lifetimeThe opportunity to create a positive impact on the youth of todayAbout Camp May FlatherCamp May Flather offers girls in grades 4-11 the opportunity to experience outdoor adventure and discover a new sense of self-confidence. Located a 3-hour drive southwest of Washington, DC, in the scenic George Washington National Forest in Mount Solon, VA, May Flather has been operating as a sleepaway camp since 1930!While at May Flather, campers choose from a ton of amazing activities, including hiking, backpacking, climbing a natural wall or man-made tower, target sports, and swimming in the pool. May Flather is owned and operated by Girl Scouts Nation's Capital, the largest Girl Scout council in the country. This summer, following our enhanced health and safety guidelines, girls will enjoy both new and old camp traditions such as campfires, wish sticks, theme days, and celebrating 110 years of girl scouting!For more information and other sleep-away camp employment opportunities, go to For May Flather specific information visit Have questions before applying? Contact camp director Emily "Sparrow" Reece at or text .

Keywords: Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital, Harrisonburg , Summer Camp Counselor - MF, Other , Harrisonburg, Virginia

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