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Camp Name: Camp Wiyaka

Camp Location: Richmond, NH

Camp Description: Located on Sandy Pond, Camp Wiyaka is a wonderful place for children ages 7 – 15 to spend a week (or two or five) exploring, discovering, and creating lasting friendships. There are over 60 acres of woods and fields and a 23 acre lake. Our 2013 staff season runs from late June to mid-August which includes Lifeguard Training (optional) and a Staff Orientation week prior to camper’s arrival. Our resident camp can accommodate about 70 campers per week, and our daily schedule allows the children to participate in traditional camp offerings such as swimming, boating, doing arts and crafts, archery, playing sports and games, learning about nature, and more. Nightly sing-along campfires, family style meals, and platform tents have been a part of Camp Wiyaka tradition since 1921. Please see our website at for more information.

Sponsoring YMCA: Camp Wiyaka YMCA

YMCA Location: Athol, MA

Job Description and Required Certifications: The Assistant Waterfront Director is responsible for leading and supervising fun, age + ability appropriate programs and activities for campers. It is the responsibility of the Assistant Waterfront Director to help maintain a safe, sanitary, and organized environment for waterfront activities as well as all storage facilities used in connection to waterfront activities or equipment. It is the responsibility of the Assistant Waterfront Director to ensure the safety of campers within the waterfront space. At the start of each week, the Assistant Waterfront Director will aid in the assessment of campers swimming abilities and assign tags that will create restrictions on area of swim and boats checked out. The Assistant Waterfront Director is a member of the senior staff team, and as such, is responsible for assisting to lead general camp activities, camper safety, and basic maintenance of the facility. The Assistant Waterfront Director must be at least 18 years old, hold current lifeguard, CPR, AED, and First Aid certification for adults and children (that will remain valid throughout the season), and Swim Instuctor certification is desired but not required.

Salary Information: $250 - $275 per week

Room and Board Provided: Yes

How to Apply: Visit our website – – to find an application. Employment applications (and resume if desired) can be mailed or faxed (978 249 4009) to the Athol Area YMCA, or emailed to Address questions to Camp Director, Kate Wesolowski - 978 249 3305 (ex 21 if prompted),

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Apply By Phone: 978-249-3305

Contact: Kate Wesolowski
ATHOL, MA 01331

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