CAMP SKILLS: Which of the following areas do you feel you could confidently teach to others? Check all that apply
GRADE PREFERENCE: While consideration of preference is given, ultimately you will be placed where the need is greatest
LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE [volunteer, school, work, camp, church, etc.]
EXPERIENCE IN WORKING WITH SPECIAL NEEDS Please tell us about your experiece in working with people who have special needs.
Please name three people to serve as a reference, other than friends or relatives, whom you have known for at least 6 months and who have good knowledge of your character, experience and ability. Please provide phone number and/or email address for each reference.
ONE written or online Reference Form is required for CA's, Buddies and CIT* candidates - you may either print the form below, or copy and paste the link to the online form for your reference to complete. Please make sure to ask that they include your name.
*THREE Reference Forms or online references should be submitted by Senior CIT candidates who are interested in the possibility of an internship upon completion of their program.
PRINTABLE Youth Reference Form ~or~
ONLINE Youth Reference Form - Copy link for reference to follow to the form
I understand that I am expected to attend Orientation, a Panel Interview (Dart-Lo Candidates only) and Training for CA's and Buddies.
Successful candidates will also be expected to attend Staff Training sessions that have yet to be determined.
Behavior Expectations of Counselor Assistants (CA's) and Buddies:1.Be patient, understanding and keep your temper. Be free with compliments and encouragement to campers.2.Treat all children with respect and fairness, avoiding favorites. Maintain appropriate conversations, attire and behavior at all times.
3.Discuss group issues with the counselor. Accept and offer suggestions.
4.Help campers do activities. Participate and model when appropriate.
5.Be reliable, punctual and give a weeks' notice if cancellation is necessary.
6.If you ride the bus, assist with camper management and program.
7."Unplug" when at camp. Keep cell phones/electronics in your backpack.
8.If you do not meet expectations, your parents will be contacted and expected to come get you.
I will follow the Behavior Expectations and fulfill the responsibilities outlined in the job description that will be reviewed during orientation. I understand placement is subject to session need, applicant qualifications and participation in Orientation and Training.
SENIOR CIT CANDIDATES:
JUNIOR CIT CANDIDATES:
I understand that program acceptance is contigent upon my completion of all necessary application materials and Youth Reference Form(s). I understand that my application may not be considered if it is incomplete.
I have discussed my application with my parent/guardian and agree to abide by the program guidelines as set forth by the Camp Director and designees.
Thank you for your application for the Camp Youth Leadership Program. Your application will be submitted to the Camp Director for review. If you have any questions, please email us at email@example.com or call 509-747-6191 X10.