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Camp Name: YMCA Camp Tippecanoe

Camp Location: Tippecanoe, OH

Camp Description: 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. Come and let the real person inside can shine at camp.

Sponsoring YMCA: YMCA Camp Tippecanoe

YMCA Location: Tippecanoe, OH

Job Description and Required Certifications: Must be 21+ years of age with 2 years of camp or equivalent experience. Earn $210/week + room & board. Health & Safety Director (HSD) will live in assigned village with campers as a support counselor in a cabin. HSD immediate responsibility is for the daily direct care, health & well-being of the entire staff and campers. HSD works directly with Camp Director and Camp Registered Nurse each week to ensure proper safety and care in the camp community. HSD will disburse medications to campers per Camp Registered Nurses instructions each week. HSD must have advanced first aid, CPR for youth & adult, AED and Oxygen certifications. Responsible for first aid inventory through out camp as well as maintenance and cleanliness of Nurses Station. Must have a proven track record of success, initiative, ability to make connections and a can do positive attitude. LDD is a part of the leadership team, takes an active part in total camp supervision and is the first to arrive as well as the last to leave. Must have a vision for the summer where OTHERS COME FIRST and a Servant Leadership mentality. See job description for full details of position. Be a part of a team of excellence that has been shaping the lives of youth for over 50 years. 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

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