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Camp Name: Ann Arbor YMCA Camp Al-Gon-Quian

Camp Location: Burt Lake, MI

Camp Description: Camp Al-Gon-Quian is the Ann Arbor YMCA’s overnight camp for campers ages 6 through 16. Offering traditional camp programs of one to two weeks throughout the summer and some seasonal programs, Camp Al-Gon-Quian has become a home away from home for many of our campers throughout our 87-year history. The camp is located on Burt Lake in Northern Michigan, just east of Petoskey and about a four-hour drive north of Ann Arbor. Our 150-acre campus is a combination of forest, playing fields, original and updated buildings, breathtaking shoreline and even a natural spring.

Sponsoring YMCA: Ann Arbor YMCA

YMCA Location: Ann Arbor, MI

Job Description and Required Certifications: These individuals will lead all sailing programs throughout the summer season at this residential children’s camp on Burt Lake in Northern Michigan. This includes: Ensuring a safe environment for the campers and staff at all times; Co-management of sailboat fleet of three Laser Picos and four Hunters; Orchestration of daily sailing lessons – 2 hours in the morning and 2 in the afternoon – for young sailors ages 8-16; Also live and work as a cabin counselor, directly interacting with a group of girls or boys and being a strong role model. Staff members must have sailing knowledge & experience, understand safety protocol, strong decisionmaking skills, kid skills and the ability to work with a variety of individuals. Staff training begins at camp on Saturday, June 15. Some funding may be available to subsidize any certifications needed. Certifications and Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years old by 6/22/2013; Lifeguarding certification (YMCA preferred, includes first aid and CPR); US Sailing Instructor certification preferred

Salary Information: Base Stipend: $205/week base including room and board The position officially runs from 6/15/13-8/25/13

Room and Board Provided: Yes

How to Apply: send resume to Sarah Kurtz, camp director, at or call 734-661-8051

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Apply By Phone: 734-661-8051

Contact: Sarah L Kurtz McKinnon
400 West Washington Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48103-

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