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Counselor Application

Counselor applications are due by May 31

 

Counselor Job Description

By the nature of its responsibility and the influence on campers, a counselor is one of the most important persons at camp.The guiding list of a counselor’s responsibilities will ensure productive and fun weeks at camp for all.

Counselors:
  1. Are to report to camp on Sunday by noon
  2. Are assigned to his/her own group
  3. Will sleep in the same room with his/her group
  4. Ensure that campers attend scheduled classes and all other activities
  5. Attend church services with campers and ensure that they are on time
  6. Supervise campers’ behavior in church
  7. Counsel campers; if a problem arises, consult with the camp director, camp chairman, or camp co-chairman
  8. Will not use verbal or physical punishment at any time
  9. Set an example of Christian behavior for the campers
  10. May leave the premises only to accompany and supervise campers on field trips
  11. Attend meetings called by the coordinator or priests
  12. Will be required to meet for a mandatory orientation (date to be provided) prior to camp with the Camp staff
  13. Must comply with the established dress code

 

Counselor Attire

NOTE: Counselors in attire deemed inappropriate by a staff member will be required to change.  If they do not oblige they will be sent home.

Church Attire – Modest and Appropriate

Male Counselor

  • Khaki pants or dress slacks
  • Collared dress shirt or polo
  • Dress shoes or loafers
  • NO t-shirts, jeans or gym shoes

Female Counselor

  • Dresses or skirts at the knee or longer
  • Sweater to cover shoulders (no bare shoulders)
  • Sensible shoes; no gym shoes
  • NO pants or shorts
  • NO spaghetti straps, tops that reveal navel/midriff area

 

Daily Clothing

  • T-shirts
    • No halter tops
    • No tops that reveal navel/midriff area
  • Shorts (appropriate length)
    • No shorts above mid-thigh
    • No short shorts or daisy dukes, etc.
    • No writing on the backside of shorts or pants
    • No vulgarity or profanity on any article of clothing
  • Jeans or sweatpants
  • Sweatshirt or light jacket
  • Undergarments
  • Pajamas and bathrobe
  • Socks
  • Gym shoes / running shoes
  • Sandals, slippers or flip-flops
  • Church shoes
  • Rain jacket or poncho
  • Swim apparel (modest one piece swimsuit for female counselors;  appropriate swim trunks for male counselors)

Bed & Bath

  • Sheets: fitted and flat (twin size)
  • Pillow and pillow case
  • Blanket
  • Towels: bath, hand, washcloth, beach towel

Bathroom

  • Brush & comb
  • Shampoo / conditioner
  • Soap / bodywash
  • Toothbrush / toothpaste
  • Deodorant
  • Razor / shaving gear (if shaving)
  • Kleenex

Miscellaneous

  • Sunscreen
  • Bug spray
  • Flashlight