Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter and Utah State University Extension 4-H offer opportunities for responsible and excited teens to be summer camp counselors. Teen Counselors lead campers in activities and help with set-up and clean-up. It's a great way to gain leadership and teaching experience, build your resume, earn money, and have fun!
There are two differnt camp counselor positions available in summer 2013.
Counselor-in-Training - Teens in Grades 9-12 in Fall 2013 and Younger than 16
Teens in grades 9-12 that are under the age of 16 can apply to be a Counselor-in-Training (CIT). CITs serve as junior camp counselors. They help with camp set up and clean up, help supervise campers, help lead activities, etc. CITs will earn $2.40 per hour towards a life skills incentive. They will not be paid outright, but rather earn money towards the purchase of something that furthers an interest, hobby, or skill of theirs. More information about the CIT position and Life Skills Incentive are available in the application packet below.
To apply to be a Counselor-in-Training, you must submit the application below by 5:00 pm on Monday, April 22nd. Applications can be dropped off at the EcoCenter during open hours (Wednesday-Saturday 10 am-4 pm) or can be mailed to Sally Upton at 1258 Center Drive, Park City, UT 84098.
Teen Camp Counselor - Teens in Grades 9-12 in Fall 2013 and 16 or older, or Teens that Graduated from High School in Spring 2013
Teens in grades 9-12 that are 16 or older can apply to be Camp Counselors. Camp Counselors perform similar tasks as CITs, but are expected to take on more responsibility in terms of set up and clean up, supervising campers, leading activities, etc. Camp Counselors will serve as mentors to CITs. Camp Counselors will earn $8.00 per hour.
To apply to be a Camp Counselor, you must apply through the Utah State University Human Resources Employment page. Click here to access the employment page at USU. To get to the Camp Counselor position:
- Click on "search postings" in the upper left corner of the screen
- Next to "position title" select "Teen Camp Counselor, Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, Park City, UT".
- Click "Search"
- Click on "View" under the position title
This application will require you to submit a resume and the names and contact information for three references. It will also require you to select the camp dates you would be available to work. You can preview the camp dates on our summer camp webpage.
*Neither CITs nor Camp Counselors will work a full summer schedule. Hours per week and weeks worked throughout the summer will vary as counselors and CITs will be scheduled to work various camps - they will not be scheduled to work every camp.
For questions contact: Sally Upton at 435-797-8938 or email@example.com.