ADVENTURE COUNSELOR
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Camp Name: Camp Combe YMCA

Camp Location: Putnam Valley, NY

Camp Description: Camp Combe is a YMCA camp located in Putnam Valley, NY. Our camp is set in the Hudson Highlands, about an hour north of New York City.

Sponsoring YMCA: YMCA of Central & Northern Westchester Inc.

YMCA Location: White Plains, NY

Job Description and Required Certifications: PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: We are looking for dynamic personalities to become counselors for our adventure trip program. This program takes teen ages 11-15 on 3 day and 5 day wilderness camping trips. TRIPS: Cape Cod Maine White Water Rafting MA White Water Kayaking Adirondack White Water Rafting Adirondack Bike & Hike Lake George Sailing MA Horseback Riding MA Aerial Adventure (Hiking & High Ropes) RESPONSIBILITIES: Counselors will be responsible for the supervision of campers during the trip under the guidance of the trip leader. It is crucial that our counselors are able to make decisions regarding the safety of the group. Effective communication with trip leaders is essential as trip leaders are responsible for continued communication with office staff at Camp Combe, monitoring the health and morale of the group, and safely facilitating all activities that take place during the trip. QUALIFICATIONS: 18+ -College student or grad preferred -Clean driving record -Previous work in summer camp setting -WFA or other first aid -Skills in any below are a plus: backpacking, mountain biking, canoe river travel, white water rafting, sailing, belaying and rock climbing, outdoor cooking

Salary Information: $350-400 a week. Dates of Employment: 6/12/14- 8/23/14. Weekends free and some weekday evenings, housing available, 1 hour by train to NYC, 15 mins to the Appalachian Trail.

Room and Board Provided: No


How to Apply:

Apply Online: http://www.campcombe.org

Apply By Email: mbumbolow@ymca-cnw.org

Apply By Phone: 845-526-0808

Contact: MaryBeth DeSario

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