2017
Camp Dates

Month Long Sessions

First Term:
June 11-July 11

Second Term:
July 14-Aug 13


Sanborn Junior

First Term:
June 11-June 25
Second Term:
June 27-July 11
Third Term:
July 14-July 28
Fourth Term:
July 30-Aug 13

Big Spring Counselor:

Open to men 2 years out of high school — traditionally college sophomores and older. This position is residential and is all about working, teaching and living with children and creating a respectful community.

Benefits:

$2300.00, lodging, meals, laundry, and the opportunity to influence the lives of children in the out-of-doors.

General Responsibilities Include:

Being a responsible, dedicated role model to the campers and other staff; providing organized, punctual and intentional leadership, creativity, direction and supervision during activities, trips and around the camp; utilizing the Sanborn mission statement as a framework for your work as a Youth Development Professional; taking ownership for your personal attitude, behavior and knowledge building; working with other staff members to provide a quality experience for all members of the camp community; and adjusting one's personal habits to the philosophy, policies and ideals of the camp including a comprehensive understanding of and respect for our time-off/alcohol policies and procedures.

Specific Responsibilities Include:
  • Living, working with and having charge of a group of campers
  • Assisting and/or leading on or off-camp trips, activities, programs and special events.
  • Being responsible for table supervision at meals.
  • Providing tent or cabin coverage for other counselors and staff as needed — occasionally requiring you to spend the night in another tent.
  • Writing weekly letters to parents on campers' wellbeing and maintaining up-to-date documentation on camper growth.
  • Being flexible, in response to current and emergency situations and to shifts in responsibilities when camp is underway.
  • Actively participating in Counselor-in-Dishroom (CID) assignments (preparing the kitchen/lodge for meals and cleaning up afterwards on a rotational basis).

If this position matches your interests and qualifications, please follow this link to our online staff application. Thank you for your interest in joining our team!