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Camp Shemesh is a Jewish day camp for kids entering grades one through six. We nurture a culture of environmental stewardship, leadership and self-expression through arts, sports, gardening, field trips, music and more! Camp runs from June 29 through July 31 (no camp on July 3), with staff training held the week of June 22-26. Hours are approximately 8 am to 4:30 pm daily. Staff members are selected for their experience working with children, their leadership capabilities, their unique talents, and their enthusiasm for providing a fun and meaningful Jewish summer camp experience.
Required Qualifications: Pass CORI and SORI background check, Provide 3 references.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with a variety of ages in formal or informal settings
Counselors are the primary caregivers for each camper, and guide campers in their personal growth and development. You will facilitate daily activities that help campers grow and learn new skills and safely step outside of their comfort zones. You will assist in planning and coordinating activities and are expected to be positive role models for campers and other staff. You will provide support and feedback to Junior Counselors and attend daily staff meetings. Counselors must be available for the entire camp season.
Junior Counselors (entering grade 10 & up)
You will work collaboratively with, and support camp staff to be the primary caregivers for each camper, and guide campers in their personal growth and development. Junior counselors are also responsible for assisting with planning, coordinating, and teaching camp activities. Junior Counselors are strongly encouraged to commit to the entire camp season.