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Camp Name: YMCA Camp Tippecanoe

Camp Location: Tippecanoe, OH

Camp Description: Come and spend the summer on our 1100 acre woodland playground. Staff are needed as cabin counselors, life guards, equine, archery, sailing and nature staff. YMCA Camp Tippecanoe is located 1 hour south of Canton, OH on lake Clendening in Harrison County. Camp Tippecanoe has been impacting campers since 1958 with a heritage of I AM THIRD, good character values and making friendships. We are a traditional overnight resident camp focusing our efforts on making connections with each other. Our camp community stresses the importance of being yourself in a loving and nonjudgmental environment. Staff and campers alike come to Tippecanoe to put the stress and labels of society behind them so the real person inside can shine at camp. So come and spend the summer with us to lead by example, be a positive role model and to just be you.

Sponsoring YMCA: YMCA Camp Tippecanoe

YMCA Location: Tippecanoe, OH

Job Description and Required Certifications: Must be 18 years of age and graduated from high school. Guards & waterfront staff will live in the cabin with another counselor along with 6-10 campers. Campers are grouped by age 7-9 years, 10-12 years, 13-14 years or teens and in some cases by program. Responsible for the direct care, health and well-being of a cabin group during their stay at camp. He/she is also expected to provide instruction and create a safe atmosphere at the waterfront. Must have a vision for the summer where the CAMPER COMES FIRST! Camp Tippecanoe is seeking college students willing to be professional role models for the summer for kids ages 7 to 17. Applicants should have a love for the outdoors, a passion to make a difference in a kid’s life and playful spirit. Tippecanoe has created a culture of excellence through hiring quality staff, putting the campers first and promoting good character values. So come and spend the summer with us to lead by example, be a positive role model and to just be you.

Salary Information: Salary range is $1260 $1800 for the summer depending on the position and job experience. Housing and meals are provided for the summer. Staff must live at camp. Enjoy one evening off a week, 1-2 hours each day & 2 hours some evenings. Time off can be spent in our staff lounge with internet and phone access.

Room and Board Provided: Yes

How to Apply: Download an application at or by calling 800-922-0679.

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Contact: Scott Weigley
Off-Season Office
200 South Main Street
North Canton, OH 44720

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