MountainCamp – A UU Summer Experience
Are you interested in changing the life of a youth by being a positive Unitarian Universalist role model? Do you want to motivate and inspire a camper to be the best that they can be? If you are, then you may be a good fit for a Summer Staff position for MountainCamp 2017! MountainCamp is one of several youth programs offered by The Mountain Retreat and Learning Centers Inc. At The Mountain, each camper is treated with respect, kindness, and consideration; we celebrate their individual gifts. A balance is maintained between establishing structure and boundaries to keep youth safe and creating opportunities for them to “test their wings.” MountainCamp fosters belonging and acceptance.
During MountainCamp, several opportunities for rewarding experiences and possibilities for personal growth exist. Salaries run from $145 to $250 per week, dependant on position and experience, plus room and board.
Counselors and Program Staff
- Cabin Counselors
- Music Leader
- Promotions and Archive Counselor
- Outdoor Adventure Staff
- Arts and Crafts Staff
- Kitchen Staff
Program Leads (must be 21 years of age or older and meet qualifications):
- Outdoor Adventure Lead
- Aquatics Lead
- Social Justice Lead
- Religious Education Lead
- Appalachian Studies Lead
- Counselor in Training Mentor
- ASCENDER Mentor
- Camp Coordinators
Training for the Program Leads starts on June 1st, and training for Cabin Counselors will begin on June 4th. Our first campers will arrive on June 11th. Summer camp ends for most staff on July 8th. Some staff will be invited to work Senior High camp and Family Camp based on summer performance and needs of MountainCamp. Employment will end on July 30th.
There are only a limited number of positions available for qualified individuals, apply as soon as possible.