Camp Summerset

Info for Staff


You help make Camp Summerset amazing for our campers!



Our 2018 summer programs have ended. Check back in January 2019 to apply for positions at Camp Summerset 2019.



Counselor

Ages: 18 and older

Counselors have always been an vital part of Camp Summerset.   You are part of why our campers return year after year.   Our expectations are high, so please come join us!

New Counselor Training

If this will be your first year as a Camp Summerset Counselor, we want to make sure it is a great one, both for you and for our campers.   Prior to the start of camp, new counselors will receive mentoring in in how to be an effective counselor under the guidance of Mrs. Heather Bradley, veteran teacher, school counselor, and inspirational coach.  

Training will consist of discussions, role-play, guided practice, as well as self-awareness sessions and team-building activities and games.   New counselors will learn how to help and encourage campers, deal with different behaviors, as well as work with teachers.   As Camp has grown and matured, so too have our expectations of our counselors.   This is your opportunity to build skills that will enable you to be successful at Camp Summerset and beyond.





Counselor In Training (CIT)

Ages: 16-17

Counselors in Training have always been an important part of Camp Summerset.   Due to state regulations, our Counselors must be 18 years of age or older.   Consequently, starting in 2017, Camp Summerset Counselors in Training must be 16 years of age or older.   Counselors in Training will receive service hours.

CIT Training

An essential class for a young adult’s success as a Camp Summerset Counselor in Training, this new class has been required for all CITs since 2015.   Taught by veteran teacher, school counselor, and inspirational coach Heather Bradley.   Under Mrs. Bradley’s guidance, CITs will spend time observing Camp teachers and classes and then receive direct instruction in how to be an effective counselor.  

Training will consist of discussions, role-play, guided practice, as well as self-awareness sessions and team-building activities and games.   CITs will learn how to help and encourage campers, deal with different behaviors, as well as work with counselors and professional staff, and will actively work in classrooms and with campers as their training progresses.   As Camp Summerset has grown and matured, so too have our expectations of CITs.   This is your opportunity to build skills that will enable you to be successful at Camp Summerset and beyond.

Note: This class takes place during Session 1 and is required for any CIT who would like to work at Camp Summerset this year.   CITs must commit to working all of Session 1.   As part of the application process, parents of Camp Summerset CITs are required to provide written approval and a signed waiver in order for CITs to work with Camp Summerset.