Creative Arts Director
Date Posted: 11/15/2018
Camp Cayuga is a coed nonsectarian sleepaway camp located in the beautiful Pocono Mountains of northeast Pennsylvania. Family owned and operated since 1963, Cayuga caters to normal average children of the ages 6 to 16. Our success is directly related to the quality of our staff, who are dedicated to providing a safe, fun and nurturing environment for our campers. Each camper is under the close care and direct supervision of at least 2 cabin counselors. The youngest counselor is entering sophomore year of college. Cayuga's staff is comprised of 135 counselors and over 40 senior staff, who assist our counselors and supervise various areas of the camp's program. Our senior staff are professional educators, teachers, nurses, and coaches. The staff/camper ratio is 1 to 4. All staff attend a one-week orientation for qualifying and training prior to the campers' arrival.
QUALITY STAFF: We are seeking individuals with high moral character, who exhibit good sportsmanship, strong loyalty, honesty, and the ability to work hard to ensure a positive camp experience for our campers! If you consider yourself a good role model and have a genuine interest in working with children, we encourage you to apply. Our staff members have fun at Cayuga because they possess a good sense of humor, an outgoing personality, and good leadership abilities.
SEEKING CREATIVE ARTS DIRECTOR: We are seeking artistically-creative and talented individuals to lead our Creative Arts Program, which features a broad spectrum of activities that provide campers the opportunity to artistically express themselves. The Creative Arts Staff is comprised of four Directors (2 on each campus) who are certified art teachers with experience managing diverse art programs, and 20+ university-level instructors who are majoring in art and/or have documented experience teaching all levels of art expression to children of all ages.
CREATIVE ARTS ACTIVITIES: Arts & crafts, pottery (throwing pots), pottery wheel operation, ceramics (glazing & firing), kiln operation, clay work (sculpting), t-shirt creations (tye dyeing, air brushing, fabric painting, & silk screening), painting (water color & acrylics), drawing, sketching (charcoal pencils), jewelry making, beading, basket weaving, lanyards & braiding, leather craft, macramé, paper mache & plaster projects, wood projects, copper enameling, block printing, needle craft, mask making, decoupage, model rocketry, nature crafts, and cooking classes.
CREATIVE ARTS FACILITIES: Creative Arts Center on Junior Campus; Teen Campus Art Pavilion; Pottery room with 15 pottery wheels; Sculpting rooms with 4 kilns; and T-Shirt factory room. To see a complete list of all facilities, refer to the Facility List on our website.
JOB BENEFITS: Meet children and high-caliber staff members from around the world! Room, board, and laundry services are included. Travel allowance is provided and tips are permitted. Nights-off and days-off are scheduled throughout the summer. Staff lounge features internet access. Camp tuition credit is applied to children of senior staff members. Precamp and postcamp employment is available. Accept challenging responsibilities this summer and gain valuable lifetime rewards! Camp Cayuga is a great place to spend your summer - You’ll have the opportunity to make a positive impact upon the lives of our campers; You’ll utilize your talents & skills as an instructor; You’ll learn to be patient & understanding; You’ll learn about the summer camp business and its policies regarding safety; You’ll develop strong friendships; You’ll learn all sorts of things about kids; and You’ll also learn a great deal about yourself! The valuable rewards you will gain at Cayuga this summer will last forever! (To read comments by parents and staff members, click here.)
TO APPLY: Complete the Camp Cayuga online employment application at www.campcayuga.com. A print version of the application is also available online. For more information, contact the Cayuga Business Office at PO Box 151, Peapack, New Jersey 07977. Telephone: (908) 470-1224. Fax: (908) 470-1228. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about applicant requirements, benefits, positions available, instructions for applying, and more information, please refer to the Job Section on our website.
Salary: Depends on Experience
321 Niles Pond Road, Suite ICR
Honesdale, Pennsylvania 18431, USA
Contact: Molly Bisson at (908) 470-1224
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