Peninsula Young Writers seeks active, responsible employees who wish to share their love of creative writing and literature with summer campers, ages 8-14.
Further develop your counseling and tutoring skills while working with youth in five-day creative writing workshops.
Summer Camp Counselors work closely with the Camp Director to:
Employment hours and dates: Hired for one full-day session or two half-day sessions. Must be available for a two-week period from June 11 - July 13, 2017. Must also be available during May for orientation and training session to be scheduled. Competitive stipend offered.
Application deadline February 18, 2018.
Teens ages 14-16 are invited to learn about teaching as a volunteer in a supportive, engaging environment.
Counselor-in-Training volunteers will work closely with the Camp Director and more experienced counselors in the many facets of running a successful summer camp program. Duties include, but are not limited to:
Please send a letter of interest to Beth Harrison. Include your available and preferred dates. Camp sessions are: June 11-15, June 18-22, June 25-29, and July 9-13. (All candidates should be available for at least two weeks during the camp season to allow scheduling.)
Include a paragraph explaining why this volunteer opportunity is of particular interest and any special skills or experience you bring to camp. You will be contacted for a telephone or personal interview and you will be asked for a letter of reference from a teacher or another non-family member adult who knows you well.
Deadline for application is March 9, 2018. Positions may be filled before that date if enough qualified candidates apply.
The successful Counselor-in-Training will receive a letter certifying the completion of volunteer hours, a letter of reference and a camp t-shirt.
I like the camp because I like making up a story and decorating the cover of my book.