Camp Counselor

Crafts to cannonballs, silly songs to science experiments at the Kish YMCA Summer Camp kids will have an amazing experience.

Sponsoring YMCA

Kishwaukee Family YMCA Inc.


Sycamore, IL 60178-0466

Camp Information

Kishwaukee Family
2500 W. Bethany Road
Sycamore, IL 60178

Camp Description

The Kishwaukee Family YMCA strives to enrich the Spirit, Mind, and Body of all our participants. In the camp program, we use character development, crafts, active and non-active games, along with a variety of other activities to build strong children both physically and mentally. Strong children are just one piece of the YMCA’s goal of strong children, families, and communities. At camp, we believe that by building strong children we are also helping build stronger families and communities.

Job Description

Supervises a group of children in a seasonal day camp (May through August) Provides a nurturing, fun, dynamic experience for children focused on the YMCA Core Values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Previous experience working with children, preferably in a day camp setting
  • Ability to engage with diverse populations
  • CPR/AED and First Training, DCFS Mandated Reporter, Child Abuse Prevention, Blood Borne Pathogen, and all other program-specific trainings completed within the first 30 days of hire.

Essential Functions

  • Supervise groups of children, program spaces, and all activities.
  • Plan and implements daily program activities that are age, developmentally appropriate, and consistent with YMCA values.
  • Attend and participants in family nights, program activities, staff meetings, and trainings.
  • Mandatory staff training will include an overnight staff retreat at Camp Benson in May.
  • Available positions include:Preschool Camp, Camp Power, Kishwaukee Family YMCA Day Camp.


$10.00 - $13.00

Room and board provided


How to Apply

Apply by Email

Apply by Mail to:

Dionne Horne
2500 W Bethany Rd.
Sycamore, IL 60178-0466

Resumes Accepted Until

April 24, 2020

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