Summer Programs
Staff and Employment

Training and Dates

2018 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 16 from 8am - 5:30pm
Tuesday, June 19 from 6pm - 10pm

RETURN Staff Training (On-Site)
Saturday, June 16 from 12:30pm - 5:30pm
Tuesday, June 19 from 6pm - 10pm

ONLINE Staff Training
http://www.expertonlinetraining.com/
Our pre-arrival Staff Training will be web-based for ALL 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 16th.  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 24th

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
All staff need to attend our Meet and Greet on Sunday, June 24th.

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 11, 2018
Thursday, July 12, 2018

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

Monday, June 4, 2018
ALL LIFEGUARDS

Lifeguard Training from 12:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
SPECIALTY INSTRUCTORS

Training from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. for Specialty Instructors that are teaching one-week programs.

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 10, 2018
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 11 - 22.

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

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

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