Waterfront Director - Camp Counselor

28952 438TH LANE
PALISADE, MN 56469

Position is PaidPosition is an Internship
LONG LAKE CONSERVATION CENTER

Waterfront Director/Camp Counselor for LLCC's summer camp (Conservation Leadership School [CLS]). CLS is Minnesota's original conservation education summer camp (30+ years), and a leader in conservation/environmental education. Tadpole day camp provides camp experience to youngsters in grades 1-4. Junior Naturalist first year sessions serves 9-15 year-old youths. Advanced Ecology and Wilderness River Canoe Expedition sessions serve returning campers who are 12-16 years old.

Where:

LLCC is located near Palisade, in north-central Minnesota. In the heart of Aitkin County, [a popular recreation area], LLCC is part of the “north woods”. LLCC is located 135 miles north of the Twin Cities, 75 miles west of Duluth, and 50 miles northeast of Brainerd.

When:

From approximately June 30 through August 21, 2004.

Waterfront director responsibilities:

* oversee and instruct waterfront activities such as swimming, canoeing, classes, and games, whenever campers are at the waterfront
* serve as lifeguard and coordinate swimming safety tests and buddy checks.
* while not needed at the waterfront during his or her scheduled shift, the waterfront director will help out by supervising, organizing, and assisting campers in other activities.
* other organizational and preparation duties will be assigned.

Qualifications:

* at least a high school graduate/college-age young adult
* lifeguard certification and experience.
* ability to enjoy and work with adolescents is essential
* love of the outdoors.
* prior summer camp experience very desirable.

Compensation:

The pay is $200/week for the summer. In addition, LLCC will provide you with room and board during your summer employment.




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