Cabin Leader Application Play Pause Unmute Mute Camp Courage Cabin Leader Application 2023Who we are: Camp Courage is not a “cancer camp” where cancer is the focus; it’s a place where kids can be kids. Yes, they share this unfortunate disease, but that’s not what defines them, and it’s not what defines Camp Courage. We put cancer on the back burner, immersing kids in a week of outdoor adventures and fun. Activities include fishing in an on-site pond, a zip-line, the Big Swing, high ropes course, archery, boating, camp crafts, and hiking. Camp Courage is housed at the Balarat Outdoor Education Center near Jamestown Colorado, about 50 miles northwest of Denver. The Application deadline is April 15th, 2023. The Cabin Leader position is for people 20-22 years old who would like to be a part of Camp Courage and manage our Junior Counselor program. Our camp this year will be held from June 7th-11th. Staff is required to attend a training on July 6th as well. Responsibilities: Travel with and oversee JCs as they carry out all of their daily activities with campers Manage cabin life. Manage the quality of JC interactions with campers and ensure they are acting as appropriate role models at all times. Facilitate daily JC check ins during breakfast. Assist in making the camp atmosphere comfortable and safe for both campers and JCs. Encourage and model respect for others, camp equipment, and facilities. Ensure campers go to sleep and wake up on time. Supervise post meal clean up. Help facilitate evening activities. Manage JCs and campers during daily afternoon upper staff meetings. Ensure JC's posts on Camp social media are consistent and appropriate. Provide behavior management techniques & intervention for campers where necessary Desired Qualifications: Previous experience working with kids Ability to provide supervision and guidance to counselors Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, self-control, flexibility Conflict management CPR/First Aid/Lifeguard The Application deadline is April 15th, 2022. All parts of the application, including at least two references, must be received by this date. Applications received without at least two references will not be considered. Cabin Leaders can receive community service hours.Email Address *First Name *Last Name *Date of Birth *Age during camp *Why do you want to be a Cabin Leader and what do you hope to gain from the program? *Camp Courage is a camp for kids dealing with the challenges of pediatric cancer. Do you have a personal connection to this cause? *What skills do you have that will help you be successful as a Cabin Leader? *Give an example of a situation where you have taken a leadership role. Describe the situation and the outcome of your leadership. *What is your T Shirt Size? *SelectXSSMLXLXXLCOVID-19 Vaccination Card. Please upload your vaccine card. *Choose FileNo file chosenDelete uploaded fileCover Letter *Choose FileNo file chosenDelete uploaded fileResume *Choose FileNo file chosenDelete uploaded fileReference 1 *Choose FileNo file chosenDelete uploaded fileReference 2 *Choose FileNo file chosenDelete uploaded fileSubmit ApplicationSave as DraftPlease do not fill in this field.