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Camp Name: Camp Shady Brook

Camp Location: Sedalia, CO

Camp Description: YMCA Camp Shady Brook is located 90 minutes Southwest of Denver on the South Platte River, nestled in the beautiful Rocky Mountains at 6800 feet in elevation. We have an amazing summer staff of 50 talented people from all over the world to bring approximately 150 campers to camp for 10 different weeks each summer. We believe strongly in our mission and are highly selective in our staff hiring. We create a world for children as it is supposed to be: a safe, fun community of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility, specializing in giving children a memorable summer experience that will help shape the rest of their lives.

Sponsoring YMCA: Camping Services Branch YMCA

YMCA Location: Colorado Springs, CO

Job Description and Required Certifications: Serve as a two-person team in a cabin responsible for the health, safety and welfare of youth campers from the ages 6-17. Provide supervision, direction, unending enthusiasm and positive reinforcement. It is of paramount importance to be a patient, kid oriented and a positive role model. In addition to counseling duties, each cabin counselor will receive training and teach in many of the camp program areas. Prior camp or childcare experience is a requirement for this position. Counselors may assist for 1 week during the summer as maintenance/housekeeping /kitchen /office staff. Minimum Requirements: Required: Camp counselors must be 18 years of age. CPR & First Aid Certifications High School Diploma required Minimum of three months of full time or equivalent part time satisfactory and verifiable experience with school age children, and/or family programming. Preferred: • Six Months of satisfactory and verifiable experience with school age children, and/or family programming. • Previous overnight camping experience • YMCA Lifeguard Certified • One year of college completed KEY FOCUS AREAS: • Safety/Risk Management • Child/Youth Development • Leading Activities

Salary Information: Seasonal position (10 weeks) $2,040-$2,220/per season

Room and Board Provided: Yes

How to Apply: Visit our website at to complete and on-line application. Resumes will not be considered without a completed on-lone job application

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Contact: Pat Soldan

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