Brantwood Camp, founded in 1904, seeks a seasonal Camp Director for its residential Boys’ Camp. Brantwood is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing low-income and inner-city boys and girls between the ages of 11 and 15 the opportunity to attend summer camp in a small residential setting. The boys and girls experience camp on separate campuses. The daily operation of each campus is overseen by a Camp Director who is responsible to the Executive Director. The Camp offers 3 16-day sessions throughout the course of the summer and the employment timeline is June 19th – August 24th.
Apply by: January 5 2016
Camp/Organization: Brantwood Camp (ACA Accredited)
Location: Peterborough, NH
Type of Position: Director
•Bachelors degree •Appreciation and understanding of the mission of Brantwood Camp •Minimum of 2 years supervisory experience preferably in a camp setting •Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, orally and in writing •Experience as a leader in large group settings that includes work with children •Ability to lead others towards the positive resolution of difficult situations •Experience implementing camp programming •Knowledge of computers and the skills to efficiently operate Microsoft Office •Driver’s license, a reliable car, and the ability and willingness to travel to the Boston area and New Hampshire as necessary (approximately 6 times) during the off-season period
•Daily supervision of 65 campers and 25 staff members •Encourages positive leadership, quality programming, and ensures the health, well-being, and safety of staff and campers •Overseeing the safe and quality implementation of an existing program which consists of athletics, team-building activities, swimming, hiking, ropes course challenges, and a variety of other traditional camp activities •Evaluating staff performance •Working with the Executive Director to provide training to the staff during the staff orientation week. •Attends camp planning meetings •Monitors expenditures and budget lines •Ensures that the American Camp Association Standards and State of New Hampshire regulations are followed in all areas of Camp operations