Summer Programs
Staff and Employment

Training and Dates

2019 Staff Training

Staff training takes place approximately one week before camp begins.  This orientation is designed to bring us together as a team, and help each staff member familiarize themself with the procedures, policies and values of camp.  Attendance is required. 

Information covered in staff training includes some of these topics: a typical day, expectations, diversity, camp purpose/mission, health information, emergency procedures, developmental stages of children, problem solving strategies, and all pool staff are trained in swim instruction and guarding policies and procedures.

NEW Staff Training (On-Site)
Saturday, June 15 from 8am - 5:30pm
Tuesday, June 18 from 5:30pm - 9:30pm

RETURN Staff Training (On-Site)
Saturday, June 15 from 8am - 1:30pm
Tuesday, June 18 from 5:30pm - 9:30pm

ONLINE Staff Training
http://www.expertonlinetraining.com/
Our pre-arrival Staff Training will be web-based for NEW staff.  The LOGIN information will be emailed in May.  This online portion of Staff Training (video training modules, quizzes, and camp resources) will be due before June 15th.  Notifications and reminders about the online training will be e-mailed.

Late Hire Training
Staff that are hired after the staff training dates will have an on-site interview and training with the Assistant Director, and must complete the online training.  Late hires are assigned to work with experienced returning staff members who are able to act as mentors. 


Meet & Greet on Sunday June 23

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
All staff need to attend our Meet and Greet on Sunday, June 23.

Campers and their families will drop-in from 1pm - 3pm to tour the facility, pick up their activity schedule, and visit with counselors and staff.

Family Evening

Time: 4:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Thursday, July 11, 2019

A fun night for camp families! Our camp hosts this family night to provide camp families the opportunity to meet their child's counselors, friends, and have fun together.

Position - Specific Training Dates

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
SPECIALTY INSTRUCTORS & SPECIALTY COUNSELORS

Training from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. for Specialty Instructors and counselors that are teaching and assisting with the one-week specialty programs.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
FLOATERS & 1:1 SUPPORT COUNSELORS


Saturday in June
ROPES INSTRUCTORS

Training date is TBD. This training takes place on-site with Project Adventure. The time of this training will be from 9am - 3pm for Ropes Course Instructors.  There might be openings for other staff to attend this training, so let us know if you are interested!

Sunday, June 9, 2019 (Tentative)
RISING STAR STAFF

Training time is TBD.  This 2-hour training is for staff that are working 1 or 2 weeks of our Rising Star Sports program from June 10 - 21.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
FLOATER STAFF & 1:1 SUPPORT COUNSELORS

Training from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

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