All room, board and on-site expenses covered. Travel allowances to be discussed.
Raquette Lake Girls Camp is seeking a Head of Gymnastics to live, work and play with us at one of the finest residential summer camps in America. The Head of Gymnastics will be a member of our senior staff and the position comes with appropriate compensation, all expenses covered, private housing, and time off.
Responsibilities would be to organize and structure several periods a day of gymnastics for age groups ranging from 7-15 years old. You would provide instruction on all forms of traditional apparatus, play with the girls, motivate the lazy and challenge the committed. You would have a staff of skilled counselors to assist you. You would also be an integral member of the camp senior staff, participating in all aspects of camp life.
DATES: June 14 - August 9, 2023
WHO ARE YOU: Experienced in coaching gymnastics. Experienced in working with children. Camping experience helpful.
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITY To run a developmental program that encourages all children to do their best, work cooperatively and build a sense of accomplishment and high self-esteem.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES Oversee program Train and make sure counselors are teaching correctly and are consistent Make certain attendance is taken Keep records on each child and ensure that all participate Be aware of any and all problems Safety- Make certain all areas have spotters and the gym is safe Plan mini gymnastic meets for campers and look into an inter camp if possible Plan Team Week events and be there to supervise Coordinate with other activity heads
SALARY: Starting compensation begins at $4500 and will increase based on experience. Room and board are included and travel allowances are also available.
BENEFITS: Our dates provide an excellent match to most high school and collegiate schedules, allowing you to seamlessly build Raquette Lake employment into your schedule. Build your coaching resume working with multiple age levels at a nationally-recognized summer camp. Excellent wifi/Internet service in private accommodations. We can discuss camp opportunities for your children, if necessary.
If this sounds interesting to you, please go to raquettelake.com, complete an application in the Staff section and we will reach out to set up an online interview, or email us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org to start the ball rolling.
Operating continuously since 1916, Raquette Lake Camps is a traditional sleep-away camp located in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York. The separate Boys Camp & Girls Camp are family-owned/operated and offers campers a nurturing environment and the finest in programs and facilities. Our campers range in age from 6 - 15 years old and attend camp for a full 7-week session.
Raquette Lake Camps are separate boys and girls camps located on opposite sides of stunning Raquette Lake, one of the Adirondack Fulton chain of lakes. Both camps are nestled against the shores, meaning that the lake is never out of view, never far away. Our remoteness provides a peaceful backdrop for campers and counselors to relax, play and get away from the hectic fast-paced world.