Camp Director Job Description

Camp Director Job Description

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Camp director provides leadership in the planning of educational programs at 4-H Camp Wabasso and 4-H After-School by interpreting Association and Cornell University program direction.

Camp Director Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Develop safety plans for the pool and lake with Camp Director
Develop a lifeguard duty schedule for all activity periods the pool is open
Be on site when pool is open to campers or staff
Work directly with Program Coordinator to plan appropriate lifeguard and counselor staff supervision of pool
Initiate a strict water safety program in keeping with ARC requirements
Conduct weekly skill drills with lifeguard staff
Check pool chemical levels 2 times daily and maintain records for Department of Health
Record and notify Health Director of any injury occurring at pool or waterfront
Instruct campers in ARC learn to swim program or similar program
Lifeguard during pool operation

Camp Director Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Camp Director

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Education for Camp Director

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Employers hiring for the camp director job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Education, Recreation, Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Management, Physical Education, Business, Communication, Supervision, Elementary Education

Skills for Camp Director

Desired skills for camp director include:

4-H and Positive Youth Development
Challenges and opportunities in Toronto Community Housing
Current issues
Microsoft programs
Total organization and through updating techniques and technical skills relating to the position
Ability to articulate them and inspire participation
American Camp Association guidelines and standards
Arts – familiar with basic theater and film
Basic coding using Sphero and Ozobot
Educational program design and assessment

Desired experience for camp director includes:

Ability to meet the public
Ability to plan, originate, organize, and carry out daily and special programs
Ability to communicate effectively with Camp Director, entire camp staff, campers and camp families
Experience working with youth in an outdoor camp setting
Residential Camp experience preferred
Ability to supervise and organize youth and adults

Camp Director Examples

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Camp Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of camp director. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for camp director
  • Develop health and safety procedures with the Camp Director
  • Create a daily meal plans for approximately 550 campers and staff
  • Other duties as assigned by Camp Director
  • Engage volunteers at all levels
  • Manage and steward Executive Leadership Committee to increase corporate revenue and sponsorships
  • Investigate and develop new walk sites as appropriate
  • Assist with annual chapter events as assigned, MWOY, Regatta
  • Insure proper set-up and organization of waterfront area and equipment
  • Provide orientation for campers on waterfront area, procedures and safety guidelines upon arrival at camp
  • Assess 4-H camper swim levels upon their arrival at 4-H Camp Owahta and assign 4-H campers to appropriate American Red Cross swim class levels
Qualifications for camp director
  • Current Lifeguard Certificate
  • Current CPR for the Professional Rescuer
  • Current Water Safety Instructor Certification preferred
  • Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Nurse, Physician’s Assistant or Medical Doctor and licensed to practice in the State of New York
  • Current First Aid Responding to Emergencies & CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification
  • Experience or background with youth
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Camp Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a camp director. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for camp director
  • Monitor beach front, swim area, and water quality daily, and secure waterfront when not in use
  • Supervise all waterfront activities, including swimming, canoeing, boating, kayaking, fishing, and sailing
  • Maintain all emergency/safety equipment, insure compliance with all safety procedures described in New York State Department of Health regulations for resident camp beach front/bathing areas, and maintain daily New York State Department of Health Beach Reports
  • Coordinate all non-instructional programs and special events that occur within the waterfront area
  • Insure proper monitoring of waterfront area during recreational swimming, and assist in lifeguarding responsibilities as needed
  • Assist in the development and coordination of all waterfront activities to be carried out by waterfront staff/lifeguards
  • Develop a "Buddy Board" system to ensure accountability for all 4-H campers and staff at the waterfront
  • Report all incidents or injuries occurring at the waterfront to the 4-H Camp Director and/or 4-H Health Coordinator, and assist in the completion of appropriate incident reports in a timely manner
  • Coordinate lifeguarding assignments
  • Assist in coordinating/assigning swim instructors to classes
Qualifications for camp director
  • C Level National US Soccer Coaching License or equivalent
  • Keep daily attendance of campers and staff involved in waterfront activities
  • Complete all required paperwork regarding swimming instruction, and insure that records are submitted to the American Red Cross office
  • Assist in inventory, pre and post season, and maintain materials and equipment needed for classes
  • Evaluate effectiveness of instruction/instructors
  • Evaluate 4-H camper swim levels at the end of each session or upon completion of swim class/requirements
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Camp Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of camp director. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for camp director
  • Attend camp orientation program
  • Assist in the daily upkeep of camp facilities
  • Through direct efforts and appropriate delegation, lead the Department efforts to efficiently comply University HR, payroll, financial, and medical waiver requirements
  • Direct Camp Operations as it relates to annual completion of Camp Manual, Camp Operating Plan, Camp Wrap, and other administrative requirements for internal audit compliance and operational efficiencies
  • Perform completion of all general ledger accounting, reconciliation, and financial statement requirements related to camp counseling camps on budget planning
  • Acquire understanding of all components of camp software system to provide counseling and directions to Sport Camp Directors and to reconcile to the University general ledger
  • Coordinate all activities during the camp
  • Keep accurate records of attendance and activity during camps, drop offs, pick ups and early check outs
  • Supervise all faculty and staff on campus in contact with students at all times
  • Assist the Director in the overall management of reinvestment initiatives
Qualifications for camp director
  • Must have Lifeguard Supervision and Management Certificate
  • Must have current Water Safety Instructor and Lifeguarding Certifications (will help will re-certifications if necessary)
  • Must have current First Aid and CPR Certifications (will train if necessary)
  • Must have training and experience in waterfront activities and management
  • Must be able to meet the travel requirements of the position
  • Must be willing and able to stay at 4-H Camp Owahta (including overnights) the entire time Camp is in session
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Camp Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of camp director. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for camp director
  • Assist with the development of internal policies as they relate to external affairs
  • Assist with the preparation of written organizational responses to requests from the County or other stakeholder groups as assigned
  • Attend Advisory Board meetings and required meetings with stakeholders as assigned
  • Monitor compliance with specific regulatory or contractual obligations as assigned and identify any areas of concern to the Director
  • Participate in the outcome measurement activities of the organization
  • Share feedback from stakeholder groups with the Director
  • Support a corporate culture of commitment to customer service (internally and externally), accountability, and public health interest
  • Work with the Director and other Community Care staff to define, develop and implement programs and services to further the mission and goals of the HealthChoices Program
  • Work with the Director to monitor the management of other HealthChoices-funded behavioral health services
  • Assist in the overall camp evaluation process to ensure parent/camper satisfaction
Qualifications for camp director
  • Demonstrated ability to schedule and supervise staff
  • Desire and demonstrated ability to work with children
  • Demonstrated ability to relate to one's peer group
  • 2 - 3 years experience in recreation and summer camps
  • Two year experience with business management/operations, including accounting, revenue and expense reconciliation, payroll, procurement, or budgeting
  • Associates or Bachelors degree in Education required
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Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a camp director. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for camp director
  • Make recommendations for program changes and additions
  • In cooperation with the Association Team Leader jointly develop and pursue a professional development plan and operating budget
  • Plan, coordinate, and teach Aggie Camp curriculum and activities
  • Supervise Aggie Camp summer program youth counselors
  • Maintain a safe, clean environment for youth
  • Supervise youth and implement appropriate risk management strategies
  • Build suitable relationships with youth and their parents/guardians
  • Camp registration and information
  • Camp set-up
  • Camp management
Qualifications for camp director
  • Ability to work with the School Age children on a daily basis
  • Ability to work through the end of August
  • Minimum of 7 years of professional non-profit fundraising experience, with a clear record of achievement in a complex, mission-driven organization
  • Demonstrated success in fundraising specifically with major donors
  • Experience and ability to partner with strong and active volunteer leaders is critical, as is the ability to work successfully with a large network of passionate volunteers
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, production methods, human behavior and performance, and coordination of people and resources

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