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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 a Sailing Instructor for Camp Al-Gon-Quian for Summer 2014! 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: 1. Ensuring a safe environment for the campers and staff at all times. 2. Management of sailboat fleet of three Laser Picos and four Hunters 3. Orchestration of daily lesson plans – 2 hours in the morning and 2 in the afternoon—for young sailors ages 8-16 4. 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 decision-making skills, kids skills and the ability to work with a variety of individuals. Staff training begins at camp on Saturday, June 14. Some funding may be available to subsidize and certifications needed. Certifications and Qualifications: • Must be 18 years old by 6/21/2014 • Lifeguarding Certification o (includes first aid and CPR) • US sailing instructor certification preferred

Salary Information: $215/week base

Room and Board Provided: Yes

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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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