Junior Counselor Application Play Pause Unmute Mute Camp Courage Junior Counselor Application 2023The Junior Counselor program is for teens 16-18 years old who would like to further enhance their leadership skills by learning what it’s like to be a camp counselor. Please read the following information carefully: The Application deadline is April 15th, 2023. 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. The Camp Directors will determine who will be hired for the Junior Counselor Program. Placement in the program is based on qualifications and is at the discretion of the Camp Directors. Junior Counselors can receive community service hours. Our camp this year will be held from June 7th-11th. Staff is required to attend a training on June 6th as well. 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. Essential Responsibilities: Act as an appropriate role model at all times: encourage and model respect for others, camp equipment, and facilities. Travel with and oversee campers on their daily activities Manage cleanliness, safety, bedtime, and wake up time. Assist in making the camp atmosphere comfortable, fun, and safe for campers. Supervise post meal team clean up. Help facilitate evening activities. Manage campers during daily afternoon upper staff meetings. Post on Camp Courage social media consistently and ensure all content is appropriate. To apply for the position of Junior Counselor, please respond with a filled out camper application, a signed parent agreement, two references, and answers to the following questions:Email Address *First Name *Last Name *Date of Birth *Age during camp *Why do you want to be a JC 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 do you think your responsibilities will be during camp? *What skills do you have that will help you be successful as a JC? *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 fileJunior Counselor Reference Application - https://tinyurl.com/y7e74bmxReference 1 *Choose FileNo file chosenDelete uploaded fileReference 2 *Choose FileNo file chosenDelete uploaded fileSubmit ApplicationSave as DraftPlease do not fill in this field.