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Science/Chug Specialist & Counselor – West

The Science/Chug Specialist & Counselor will:

  • get to share their deep passions for science and technology with campers in a unique and engaging way by creating their own lessons and activities, allowing their imaginations to fly as they inspire campers to explore their own interests
  • Serve as a teacher of an elective area – create and lead multiple chuggim (electives) in a science/technology or related field. This includes working with the Program Director and Assistant Director to create the lesson plans and goals and ensure campers are achieving the intended outcomes
  • Create an environment where campers and staff value their creativity and abilities
  • Specialty areas include but are not limited to: Chemistry, 3D Design & Printing, Rubik’s Cube Solving, Flight / RC Airplanes / Drones, Magic, Programming & Coding, Medical Biology, Cryptology, Dungeons and Dragons, LARPing, Rocketry, Food Science, Virtual Worlds (using Minecraft), Arduino Programming, Digital Music, Computers and hardware, Special Effects Make-up

As a counselor, this person will:

  • Create, assist, and enthusiastically participate in other camp programming, including hall activities, Shabbat programming, and other bonding activities
  • Be a positive Jewish role model who enjoy being with, and providing guidance to, children
  • Partnering with other counselors to ensure full camper supervision during all scheduled activity blocks, meals, free time, rest hour, shower-time, night-time activities and after lights-out
  • Have a well-developed sense of responsibility with good judgment and common sense because they have a significant impact on each camper’s summer experience
  • Be directly responsible for all campers living in the dorms and have day-to-day involvement with each camper as an individual and with the entire group
  • Ensuring that all campers exercise good hygiene and health practices including but not limited to daily showers, healthy eating habits and hydration, visits to nurse for daily medication (when necessary) and wearing and using proper attire for prolonged, outdoor activities
  • See that every individual camper makes friends, becomes acclimated to life at camp, helps campers develop their passion for science and technology, and allows them to integrate into the total camp community
  • Live in the dorms on camper floors and supervise children at all hours of the day including regular nighttime on duty hours


Click here to apply for the Science/Chug Specialist & Counselor position now!

Author: rshapiro

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