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Program Staff facilitate the FUN! They will be trained/certified on our high ropes course and zip line, as well as lifeguarding. They will also be cross-trained in other program areas, including canoeing, archery, cooking, science, fishing, and more! Program Staff guide child and adult-aged campers through experiences they never thought possible, adapting each activity so that ALL campers, regardless of ability level, can participate to their fullest potential and are 100% included, 100% empowered. Program Staff will get to develop meaningful relationships with campers as they lead them through new and exciting adventures! Program Staff also create the MAGIC! This role requires heaping amounts of enthusiasm and creativity, as we often involve characters and costuming, accents and performances, whatever means necessary to create epic moments and ultimately, a camp experience full of wonder and excitement

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COUNSELORS

Counselors are the soul of camp. They set the tone for how great a campers experience will be by facilitating friendships and adventures in an enthusiastic, compassionate manner. Counselors will be assigned 1-4 campers, depending on their individual needs, and will be by their campers’ sides, guiding them throughout their day and utilizing strategies to promote positive behaviors and choices. They will offer support during activities, mealtimes, and transitions. Counselors will assist campers, to whatever varying degree necessary, with the daily aspects of personal care (showering, changing, toileting, eating, dressing, transferring, etc.). Counselors get to be a camper’s best friend as they navigate making new friends, developing life skills, and trying new things. 

 

 

The Intervention Specialist is devoted to being the support system for campers and counselors. Through observation and interaction, they ensure the needs of each camper are being met and that they feel safe and supported to challenge themselves, try new things, and develop meaningful life skills. This role will think outside the box to generate ideas and strategies to equip counselors to develop and promote positive behaviors and choices within campers, successful transitions, effective sensory solutions, and maximum participation in camp life. The Intervention Specialist has advanced knowledge of camper care, positive behavioral strategies, effective communication and conflict resolution.

The Program Specialist assists the Program Manager in the development and supervision of all activity areas, across both our Day Camp and Family Retreat programming. They will be trained/certified not only in specialty program areas (high ropes course, zip line, lifeguarding), but cross-trained across all program areas, including canoeing, archery, fishing, cooking, science, arts and crafts, and many more! They serve as immediate support for Program Staff, ensuring the mission of Timber Pointe is infused into the experiences of campers, families, and staff members. This role maintains a critical and creative eye across multiple domains, implementing schedules while bringing magic and imagination to life through every aspect of the camp experience.

These positions are filled for Summer 2021.

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Questions?

Reach out to our Program Manager, Lydia Gartner, at LGartner@eastersealsci.com

THE BEST SUMMER OF YOUR LIFE STARTS HERE

20 Timber Pointe Lane | Hudson, IL 61748 | TPOC@eastersealsci.com | Tel: 309-365-8021 | Fax: 309-365-8934

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