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Camp Name: YMCA Camp Cullen

Camp Location: Houston, TX

Camp Description: Nestled among the tall pines on 530 acres along the shores of Lake Livingston, YMCA Camp Cullen offers boys and girls ages 7-16 the experience of a lifetime. Campers take part in a wide range of activities including water sports, horseback riding, a ropes course, nature exploration, drama and so much more! Our brand new cabins (12 for girls and 12 for boys) now feature bathrooms and showers. They are air-conditioned and heated for comfort in a variety of conditions.

Sponsoring YMCA: YMCA of the Greater Houston Area

YMCA Location: Houston, TX

Job Description and Required Certifications: Are you looking for a fun and rewarding way to spend you summer? Spend your summer in the beautiful piney woods of East Texas and on the shores of Lake Livingston in Trinity, TX, at YMCA Camp Cullen! We are seeking outgoing and responsible lifeguard counselors to work as role models for our youth summer camp. As a lifeguard counselor, you will be helping with the care of children 7-16 years of age. You also will participate and help lead camp activities at our waterfront such as canoeing, water skiing, tubing, and so much more! Applicants must have a strong swimming background, demonstrate excellent customer service and communication skills, and be dependable. Must possess or be able to obtain a YMCA or American Red Cross lifeguard, ASHI or American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, ASHI or American Red Cross Oxygen Administration and ASHI or American Red Cross First Aid. Training opportunities are available to those without certifications upon being hired. Must be 18 years old; must be able to certify in CPR and basic first aid; must be able to complete YMCA Lifeguard Training, must be able to build and maintain positive relationships with guests and staff; must be willing to live in a cabin with other staff and camp guests; must be willing to have fun all summer long.

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Room and Board Provided: Yes

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Contact: Melanie L Rouser

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