Bring your creativity and love for the outdoors to create and implement various art projects at our Camp Fire Day Camps! We’re aiming to introduce upcycling and zero-waste projects this summer. Spend the summer at Carkeek Park with kids, painting, singing silly songs, and embracing a creative mindset.
If you have a knack for ‘seeing a need and filling it’, this position is for you. Help ensure camp runs smoothly by filling in at various roles, from assisting upset campers to bringing sports equipment to the field, leading songs, or even making a run to Safeway. This role keeps you on your toes and requires a strong work ethic.
Camp Fire Day Camps need help with cooking over campfires! Alongside basic outdoor cooking skills, this position requires teaching abilities, a creative mindset, and a willingness to experiment at the start of the summer.
Develop programming for campers centered around your passion! Collaborate with the camp director to create a program budget and plan to educate youth about your interests. This could evolve as the summer progresses.
Assist in overseeing volunteer groups and mentoring the next generation of counselors, requiring previous summer camp experience. Being a charismatic leader, quick thinker, and patiently answering questions are essential.
Ensure camp operations run smoothly by filling in various roles, from consoling upset campers to managing sports equipment or leading activities. This position demands constant movement and a strong work ethic.
Assist the site director with paperwork tasks such as writing cards, contacting caregivers, checking in late campers, and handling miscellaneous duties.
Collaborate closely with the Camp Director to design and execute engaging life skills activities for small groups of youth, tailored to both your and their interests. Activities may include memorizing phone numbers, letter writing, making PB&J, and other personalized ideas.
Encourage creativity and self-expression through improv, games, skits, and music while promoting zero-waste activities at Camp Fire Day Camps.
Ideal for those studying environmental science or aspiring to be science educators. Utilize Carkeek Park’s natural setting for outdoor experiments and teach outdoor education with a passion for the outdoors and working with children.
Perfect for someone aspiring to be a P.E. teacher! Teach games and sports, encouraging physical activity among youth. Collaborate with the Camp Director to select camp favorites and incorporate your expertise.
Direct a one week day camp for children in grades K – 7 with volunteer adult and teen staff. Plan and conduct your day camp in accordance with Camp Fire philosophy, policies, standards and requirements. At least 2 prior seasons of administrative or supervisory experience in an organized camp required to apply.