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

Camp Location: Burt Lake, MI

Camp Description: Bubbling Springs. Capture the Flag. Rise and Shine. Snowball. Hobos. Miami, Cree, Ojib, Nip, Mississauga, LIT. Family Reunion. Fiesta Night and Polar Bear. Counselor Hunt. Scatterball. Buttons. Frodo. Cannibal King. Shaving Cream. Secret Beach. Samos, Mattimiro and Rowe. Green Trees and Taps. Home. Or... 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 85-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: The Ann Arbor YMCA is seeking two Outdoor Adventure Leaders to work as part of the Wilderness Leadership Program at Camp Al-Gon-Quian in for Summer 2014! These individuals will lead all wilderness adventure trips throughout the summer camp season, from June 14-August 17: 1. One weeklong canoeing trip on the Indian River Trail in the northern lower peninsula for teens entering 9th through 12th grades 2. One weeklong hiking trip to the Fox River Pathway for teens entering 9th through 12th grades 3. One two-week canoe trip to Craig Lake State Park in the Upper Peninsula for teens entering 9th-12th grades 4. Three one-night introductory trips to the Pigeon River Forest area for campers ages 8-16 5. Three three-night, four-day outdoor adventure trips (two to the Pictured Rocks, one to South Manitou Island) for campers entering 7th through 9th grades The outdoor adventure leaders are responsible for the organization and planning for all overnight trips and safety while on the trip, as well as maintenance of all trips supplies. They will have to distribute medication and may have to administer first aid. Staff members must have extensive knowledge of trip leading and planning, safety protocol, strong decision-making skills and the ability to lead a multitude of wilderness trips. Staff training begins at camp on Saturday, June 14. Some money may be available to subsidize any certifications needed. Recommended Certifications: • Lifeguard certification (including first aid and CPR) • Wilderness First Responder or Wilderness-EMT certification or greater • Valid Chauffeur’s license (easy to obtain) • Any paddling/climbing certifications are highly encouraged but not required. EOE

Salary Information: Starting at $240/week

Room and Board Provided: Yes


How to Apply:

Apply Online: http://www.annarborymca.org/agq

Apply By Email: camping@annarborymca.org

Apply By Phone: 734-661-8051

Contact: Sarah L Kurtz McKinnon
skurtz@annarborymca.org
400 West Washington Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48103-

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