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Rock Climbing Instructor at Camp Lohikan
ROCK CLIMBING INSTRUCTORS: A detailed job description for this position is available by contacting Mitch, our staff coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Camp Lohikan hires Program Directors and Staff Instructors for the following Adventure Activities: Challenge Course, Rock Climbing, Wilderness Survival.
Program Directors are typically Outdoor Adventure Professionals.
Staff instructors are college-age individuals with extensive experience in the adventure activity either on the high school or college level.
Teaching experience is preferred but not mandatory.
Camp Lohikan is a top-rated, coed summer camp located in Lake Como, Wayne County, in the northeastern Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. Our campers range in age from 6 to 15 and come to camp from all over the world. So does our staff!
We pay the BEST salaries to recruit the BEST staff. No kidding! We know that the most important element in guaranteeing that our campers have a great summer experience is OUR STAFF!
If you have the talent to teach/work in the area of your specialty and you are an outgoing, friendly individual who will be a strong positive role model for children and you enjoy working with kids, we strongly encourage you to complete our employment application!
We pay the BEST salaries to recruit the BEST staff!
Travel allowance is available.
Tipping is permitted.
Room, board & laundry services are provided. You have no expenses!
Nights-off and days-off are scheduled throughout the summer.
High Speed Internet Access. Stay in touch with family and friends!
Pre and post-camp employment is available.
Free camp tuition is provided for children of senior staff members.
Our top caliber staff is recruited from across the US and Europe and provides a unique social experience for our counselors and supervisors.
Why not work in a noncompetitive, supportive camp environment where the emphasis is on individual attention and FUN?
For more information about Camp Lohikan click here
Working at Camp Lohikan is the experience of a lifetime. The personal growth, the rewards of working with children, the excitement of an active, diverse community and the close friendships that you form will stay with you long after the summer ends. Many staff members describe their employment at Camp Lohikan as the BEST summer of their life. You will too! Click here to read what other staff members have said about working at Camp Lohikan.
For more information about the benefits of working at Camp Lohikan click here.
TO APPLY: The best way to apply for a job is online at www.lohikan.com/staffrec.htm. You can also telephone our office at 908-470-9317 and we'll be happy to mail you our Staff Application Package. Get ready for the best summer of your life! It's easy to complete our online application. Click here!
CAMP LOHIKAN'S FACILITIES are among the most extensive in camping! They include: 1200 acres, private lake (50+ boats), heated swimming pool, 11 tennis courts w/lights, 30 horse stable on premises (w/ indoor and outdoor riding rings!), indoor and outdoor basketball courts, 4 regulation sport fields, performing arts center w/amphitheater, music recording studio, air conditioned dance studio, creative arts center w/14 workshops, gymnastics center (fully equipped plus bungee trampoline), huge indoor roller hockey rink, over 40,000 square feet of indoor activity facilities, 7 miles of trails for horseback riding, hiking & ATV's(4 wheelers), complete circus program, indoor and outdoor flying trapeze rigs, adventure program site w/35' climbing tower, 40' real rock climbing site (on camp!), 2 zip lines, high & low ropes course, huge skate park, radio broadcasting studio, modern cabins w/bathrooms and individual showers and lots more! For more information about Camp Lohikan facilities click here.
COLLEGE STUDENTS, TEACHERS,COACHES & CHILD CARE PROFESSIONALS: In addition to college-enrolled cabin counselors and activity instructors, we are searching for teachers, coaches, and child care professionals to assume a number of supervisory positions: head instructors for our 65+ daily activities, horseback riding director, tennis director, pool director, lifeguard trainer, lake director, intercamp games director, evening program director, special events director, group leaders for each of our 8 camper divisions, head counselors, transportation staff, nurses, doctors, office staff, attendance staff, maintenance staff, 1st & 2nd cooks and food service staff.
Applicants must have completed at least one year of college.
College enrolled staff members are housed in the cabins with the campers and assume counseling responsibilities in addition to instructional responsibilities during the program day.
Applicants must be individuals with high moral character and a strong work ethic. Working in camp and counseling children is hard work! We expect our staff members to be excellent role models for our campers.
Previous experience working with children is preferred. The capacity to provide warm, mature guidance is most important.
Camp Lohikan is a non-smoking camp.
Depending upon the specialty position, certification, if available, may be required. In any event, staff members applying for an instructor position must have extensive personal experience participating in the activity, must have demonstrated expertise in the activity, and ideally, should have experience teaching the activity.
As a condition of employment applicants must pass Camp Lohikan's pre-offer and post-offer staff screening processes which include: reference checks, criminal background checks, sex-offender registry check and other staff screening checks deemed appropriate.
STAFF START DATE: June 19, 2011. Staff End Date: August 20, 2011
400+ SUMMER POSITIONS: Camp Lohikan is currently recruiting college students, teachers, coaches, medical professionals and other support personnel for over 400 summer camp staff positions available at Camp Lohikan, Lake Greeley Camp and Camp Cayuga. All 3 summer camps are top-rated, coed residential summer camps located in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania.
OTHER POSITIONS INCLUDE: Teen Counselors, General Cabin Counselors, Instructors for All Arts, Sports and Adventure Activities including: Quad Riding, Dirt Bike Riding, Backpacking, Mt. Biking, Camping/Campcraft, Hiking, Paintball, Mt.Biking, Ropes Course, Survival Skills, Spy Camp, Trip Leader, Climbing Wall/Tower, Ceramics, Crafts, Drawing/Painting, Jewelry Making, Photography, Pottery, Digital Video Editing, Woodworking, Computers, Skateboarding, Bungee Trampoline, Mt.Boarding, Fishing, Radio Broadcasting, Dee Jay, Rocketry, Web Design and Graphics, Acting/Directing, Dance - Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, Cheerleading, Music - General, Piano, Guitar, Drums, Rock Band, Singing, Technical, Aerobics, Archery, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Fitness/Weight Training, Floor Hockey, Football, Games, Golf, Gymnastics, Horseback Riding, Roller Hockey, Inline Skating, Lacrosse, Martial Arts, Riflery, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling, Boat Driver, Canoeing, Kayaking, Lifeguard (LGT), Sailing, Scuba/Snorkeling, Swimming, Water Safety Instructor (WSI), Water Skiing, Windsurfing, and Jet Skiing. We are also searching for an Athletic Director, Media Arts Director, Computer Specialist, Drivers, CDL Drivers, Janitor/Housekeeping, Maintenance, Landscape, Office Staff, Academic Tutors, Webmaster, Camp Photographer, Head Counselors, Division Directors, Evening Program & Special Events Staff, Trip Leaders, Group Leaders, Off-Camp Excursion Heads, Doctor, Nurse - LPN, Nurse - RN, Health Center Administrator, Health Care Assistants, Head Cook, Food Service Director, Dining Hall Manager, and Assistant Cooks. Please note that Camp Lohikan is a nonsmoking camp.
APPLY ONLINE at http://www.lohikan.com/staffrec.htm for IMMEDIATE RESPONSE.
CAMP LOHIKAN IN THE POCONO MTS.
All Arts, Sports & Adventure! 65+ Daily Activities, Weekly Special Events, Camp Trips, Inter-Camp Games and an different Fun Evening Activity every night of the summer! For more details click here.
Since 1957 Camp Lohikan has been owned and operated by the Buynak Family. For 55 summers the Buynak Family and Camp Lohikan's dedicated staff have provided campers with a safe, caring environment to make new friends, professional instruction to learn new skills and sharpen old ones, and a friendly camp atmosphere where FUN happens all the time! We have a great summer planned and we invite you to join us in the FUN!
JUNIOR PROGRAM (age 9 and younger) Ė STRUCTURED - Junior campers travel as a cabin group with their cabin counselor to activities designed for their age group. Certain activity sites offer electives which allow the juniors choice in their programming while still maintaining cabin counselor supervision. Counselors for junior cabins are specially chosen for their warmth, experience and ability to work with younger campers. Typically, three counselors are assigned to every junior cabin. Child care professionals supervise each junior division and watch over the camper's hygiene, health care and well-being. For more information regarding the junior program click here.
INTER/SENIOR PROGRAM (age 10 and older) Ė INDIVIDUALIZED - Older campers get to choose all of their activities at Lohikan. Activities are chosen on a weekly basis and adjusted daily. Itís individualized scheduling at its finest! You can adjust your schedule to travel with friends or specialize in as many activities as you want. The choice is yours! And your activity choices are guaranteed! EVERY DAY! For more information about Lohikan's elective program click here.
Regardless of age or program format, particular attention is paid to camper supervision and safety throughout the day. Program activities are instructed with appropriate emphasis on skill development and FUN!
FIRST-TIME CAMPER PROGRAM: First-time campers are our specialty! We have a comprehensive program (before, during, and after the camp season) designed to make the first-time camp experience an easy and successful endeavor. We even offer first-time camping families a Great Camp Guarantee which provides for a tuition refund if the camper leaves camp early. Risk free camping is here! For more details click here.
TEEN PROGRAM: The individualized format of our daily program is ideal for teens. In addition to the free choice program format, activities are coed for teenagers. Evening activities and special events are operated by division. Senior division events are geared for our oldest campers like: Senior Beach Parties, DJ Disco Extravaganzas, Senior Socials, Senior Trips, Senior Tiki Bivouac, Senior Snack Bar & Game Room, Senior Experiment Week, Lohikanís Camp-A-Palooza Concerts, and lots more! Teenagers who age out of the program can continue their camp experiences by joining Lohikan's Junior Staff Mentoring Program. Participants in the Leadership Training Program are guaranteed a counselor staff position at camp after 2 summers of leadership training. Thatís summer job security!
65+ DAILY ACTIVITIES: More than 65 activities are offered every day! Horseback Riding (Ride Every Day Program - FREE!), Jet Skiing, Paintball, Water Skiing, ATV-Quads, Honda Dirt Bikes, Circus Arts, Flying Trapeze, Rock Band, USTA Tennis, Bungee Trampoline, Gymnastics, Skate Park, Volleyball, Wake Boarding, Scuba Diving, Tarzan Lake Swing, Rave Water Trampoline, Dance, Drama, Music (Guitar, Bass, Keyboards, Drums, Voice), Tech Theater, Golf, Basketball, All Field Sports (Lacrosse, Soccer, Baseball, Softball, Football, Field Hockey), Roller Hockey, Backpacking, High & Low Ropes, Rock Climbing, Zip Lines, Mt. Cycling, Outdoor Living Skills, Creative Arts (14 arts and crafts workshops), Woodworking, Ceramics, Pottery, Rocketry, Chess, Radio Broadcasting, Video Production, Photography, Culinary Arts, Computers, Email (Campers can email home every day!), All Water Sports, Swimming (recreational and instructional), Sailing, Windsurfing, Canoeing, Lake Water Slide, Track & Field, Fitness Training, Martial Arts, Wrestling, Mt. Boarding, Archery, Riflery, Cheerleading, Fishing. Additional activities include Delaware Canoe trips, Rafting trips. Horseback Overnights, Trips to Amusement Parks, Inter-Camp Games, and lots more! For more details click here.
INSTRUCTION: All activities are headed and instructed by professionals and supported by a staff of college-enrolled instructors who are certified in their field of specialty. Beginner through advanced skill levels are accommodated and, in certain activities, private lessons are available, i.e., tennis, equitation, music. In addition to instructional classes, recreational time is provided in all activities.
SPECIAL SUMMER CLINICS: Clinics are specially scheduled and staffed, concentrated instructional programs designed to focus the camper's attention and time on improving a specific set of skills. Certain clinics are an outgrowth of programs already operating on a daily basis but offered to provide campers, with strong interest, an opportunity to become immersed in the activity (3-4 hours per day) with the purpose of producing more advanced skills in a relatively short period of time. Other clinics feature programs and activities (skill development) not offered in the camp's daily activity line-up. In addition to building skills and self confidence and just being fun, the Clinics Program adds diversity to the summer camp program and are very popular with many of our campers. This summer's clinics include: Spy Camp, Rock Band Camp, The Equestrian Clinic, Paintball Camp, Hip Hop Clinic, Cheerleading Camp, DJ Clinic, Competitive Tennis Clinic, High-5 Basketball Clinic, Golf Clinic, Culinary Arts, and Skate X-Games Clinic. For more information about Lohikan's Clinic's Programs click here.
CAMP STAFF: When it comes down to it, camp staff is what a successful camp is all about. A great camp experience is only possible with great camp staff. This is where we shine! Our 50+ senior staff members are adult professionals who assume supervisory responsibilities in camp and at least 90% return every summer. Our in-cabin counselors are college-enrolled staff members. Over 50% return every summer. Ninety percent of our staff are Americans who are recruited from all over the United States for their skills, experience and ability to work with children. All staff members are interviewed, references contacted and criminal background checks performed annually. During our pre-camp orientation period staff members are certified in safety procedures, qualified for instructional responsibilities and trained in skills to provide nurturing guidance to children in the camp setting.
CAMP MISSION: Our mission is to provide the staff, the program and the nurturing camp environment that will improve the camper's artistic, athletic and social skills and, with support and positive recognition, develop in the camper a greater self-esteem and self-confidence.
MEDICAL STAFF: A camp physician is in residence the entire summer. In addition to the camp doctor, 5 registered nurses and 3 assistants staff the camp health center which is open 24 hours a day. For more information about Lohikan's medical care click here.
CAMP FACILITIES: Camp Lohikan is situated on 1200 acres and located high in the northeast Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. The campsite is surrounded by preserved forested landscape and overlooks picturesque streams, a private lake and miles of mountain vistas. The mountain air at a quarter mile above sea level is clean and dry. Summer days are typically warm and the nights are cool. Itís the ideal location for summer camp!
Lohikanís program facilities are among the best and include: a private lake with 50+ boats, heated swimming pool, on-premises 30 horse stable, over 7 miles of horse trails, indoor and outdoor riding rings, 11 court tennis center equipped with lights, indoor and outdoor basketball courts (with lights, NBA style glass backboards, breakaway rims, adjustable goals), indoor roller hockey rink, awesome skate park, over 40,000 sq. ft. of indoor activity facilities, 1200 private acres, 2 paintball fields (with lights for night games), 6 regulation sports fields, batting cage, performing arts building with main stage (professionally equipped), circus arts center with indoor and outdoor flying trapeze, amphitheater, creative arts center with 14 workshops, woodworking building, ceramics/pottery building, dance studio, music department with rehearsal rooms and recording studios, sand volleyball court, archery & riflery ranges, pitch and putt golf course, fitness center, outdoor challenge course with a 40í climbing tower, 2 zip lines and 16 high and low rope elements, 42í real rock face climbing site on camp, 1/4 mile quad track, 7 miles of quad trails (on camp), gymnastics center (with springboard floor), bungee trampoline (4 trampolines), photography studio, radio broadcasting studio, video production studio, computer and email center, snack shop & video game room, wrestling pavilion, martial arts center, downhill mountain boarding trails, modern cabins (with all the amenities), and lots more! Click here for more details.
You have to visit the camp to truly appreciate the comprehensive facilities and the natural beauty of the site. And you're invited! Tours are available year-round!
I thank you for your interest in Camp Lohikan and look forward to hearing from you. Feel free to call me with your questions at 1-800-488-4321. - Mark Buynak, Camp Director
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