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Camp Name: Camp Jorn YMCA

Camp Location: Manitowish Waters, WI

Camp Description: Camp Jorn is located in the beautiful north woods of Wisconsin and sits on over 70 acres overlooking Rest Lake, surrounded by the Northern Highland State Forest. We offer traditional camp experiences for children 8yrs-16yrs. Our mission is for all who engage in Camp Jorn YMCA experiences to recognize and develop value in themselves and in the world around them. At camp, we want our campers to get a chance to unplug from the world and learn what it means to be caring, honest, respectful, responsible, and grow as a person. We have been operating since 1953, and are celebrating our 60th anniversary this year! We welcome you to join our CJ family.

Sponsoring YMCA: Camp Jorn YMCA Inc.

YMCA Location: Manitowish Waters, WI

Job Description and Required Certifications: Counselors are responsible for campers while they are at Camp Jorn YMCA. For each session, campers are in cabin groups of 8-10. At Camp Jorn, counselors are paired with another counselor or a Junior Counselor for each session. Counselors are responsible for identifying and meeting camper needs while following camp programs and schedule. They supervise all assigned aspects of the campers' day including morning wake-up/flag raising, cabin clean-up, meal times, rest hour, cabin activities, evening activities, and after-hour duty as assigned. Counselors also teach and help with morning classes (crafts, archery, biking, basketball, dance, drama, air riflery, fishing, canoeing/kayaking, etc...) based on their experience and knowledge of the particular class. At Camp Jorn, most cabins go on an overnight camping trip, which the counselors lead in accordance with tripping program guidelines. Requirements: Minimum 18 years of age or High School Graduate or equivalent. Desire and ability to work with children outdoors. Ability to relate to one's peer group and accept supervision and guideance. Ability to supervise and guide Junior Counselor. Ability to teach specific camp activities. Ability to lead overnight camping trips. Current CPR & First Aid certifications - Lifeguard and other certifications a plus. Enthusiastic, Flexible, and Team Orientated individual committed to modeling and teaching values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility, and Personal Growth.

Salary Information: Weekly rate based on experience and qualifications. Starting at $230/wk from June - Mid August, room & board included.

Room and Board Provided: Yes

How to Apply: Please fill out the online application found on the staff page (link below) and provide 3 references - form also found on the staff page.

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Apply By Phone: 715-543-8808

Contact: Dennis J Lipp
1164 N Friberg Ave
Fergus Falls, MN 56537-1580

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