· Involvement in the total camp program with willingness to help in all areas as needed, including dining room, campfire programs, children with problems, evening programs, etc.
· Promote observance of the spiritual emphasis of the program and the moral and ethical code affecting campers and staff.
· Attend and contribute at staff meetings.
· Responsible for sharing with the Camp Directors all matters of concern relating to the total welfare of the camp
· Responsible to observe set curfew.
· Setup Arts & Craft area during staff orientation.
· Teach staff their responsibilities in activities during full staff development.
· Teach and monitor proper use of equipment.
· Organize and administer a fun and meaningful arts and crafts program.
· Conduct initial and end-of-season inventory, and store equipment for safety.
· Create check-out and return system for craft supplies.
· Check equipment and make (or file for) repairs.
· Conduct daily check of program area and equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.
· Write lesson plans for Arts and Craft program, displaying creativity and innovation in programming. Use Arts and Crafts as a way to teach spiritual lessons.
· Help campers when doing an activity or craft to progress from beginner to advanced levels.
· Plan and direct art design for camp-wide drama programs including plays, puppet shows, talent shows, welcome skits, skit nights etc.
· Assist with overall camp activities regarding creative arts.
· Submit orders for equipment and supplies at end of season.
· Work in partnership with the Program Assistant to create and maintain camp bulletin board coinciding with the weekly theme.
· Assist in packing all materials and supplies at end of season.
· Write an evaluative brief at the end of the session to include areas of concern to be addressed for next camping season. Make recommendations for equipment, supplies, and program.
· Offer assistance and support to all program areas as assigned.
· Assist Program Director and Assistant Program Director in planning and preparation for total –camp activities.
· Assist with preparation of tabernacle and other buildings for opening and closing days, Sundays,
and other special programs. Preparation includes cleaning, moving chairs, sweeping, and
· Sit at camper tables or monitor bathrooms in the dining hall as assigned on a rotating
· Spend one night each session serving night duty for a cabin.
· Assist with the registration and departure of campers.
· Take part in evening programs as assigned by Program Director.
· Arrive at least ten minutes early to scheduled activity periods, evening programs, evening
· recreation, meetings, etc., to assist or lead in set-up or preparation of programs.
· Attend and participate in weekly program staff meetings.
· Clean living area daily.
· Work as a team player.
· Committed to the development of campers spiritually, physically, educationally, emotionally,
· Willing to work with all staff members regardless of their positions
· Maintain a high level of interaction with campers and staff.
· Be a constructive member of the staff contributing in every way possible to the health, harmony,
and happiness of the Star Lake Camp family.
· Pray that each camper comes to know Christ as Savior.
· Attend weekly staff Bible studies. These take place one evening per session.
· Attend Sunday morning staff worship.
· Voice criticisms to the Program Director first.
· Be in accord with camp aims and policies, being loyal to camp at all times.
· Assist where needed for the benefit of the campers and the smooth operation of the camp.
· Respond positively to the direction of the Program Director when he/she makes schedule changes.
· Ability to participate fully in the total camp program*
· Ability to communicate and work with groups of various ages and skills levels, and provide
necessary instruction to campers and/or staff.
· Physical ability to respond appropriately and quickly to situations requiring first aid.
· Cognitive and communicative abilities to plan and conduct activities that achieve camper
· Ability to identify and respond to hazards. Must be able to assist campers in emergency (fire,
evacuation, illness, or injury).
· Respond immediately to assigned area in the event of a missing camper alarm.
· A personal relationship with Jesus Christ and a desire to share your faith with others
· College student or at least 19 years of age
· Training and experience in teaching child-orientated arts and crafts (documented)
· Ability to set up demonstration area and program, and to teach skills to staff and campers of all ages
· Desire and ability to work with children and adults outdoors
· Self-motivated, responsible an independent worker, and organized
· Ability to relate to one’s peer group
· Ability to accept guidance and supervision
· Good character, integrity, and adaptability to adapt to camp setting
· Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control