Revival in the Redwoods – Counselors

Revival in the Redwoods 2017, counselors
Revival in the Redwoods 2017, counselors

Counselors are an integral part of Revival in the Redwoods. As a Counselor, it is your job to ensure the spiritual, social, and physical well being of each camper; to ensure each camper is cared for and given opportunities to develop and grow in a safe and secure environment.

Counselors will report to the Counselor Coordinator and the Camp Director(s). There will be a mandatory overnight counselor training, on Saturday, May 19th 6pm- Sunday, May 20st 11:30am.   We will go over small group curriculum, camp schedule, play games, eat food and have fun!

Counselor Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the camp schedule, make smooth and timely transitions through the day
  • Participate alongside your campers – lead by example
  • Demonstrate creativity, energy, vision, and self-initiative
  • Read and an adhere to camp policies and schedule
  • Report and direct all camper (or your own) injuries/illnesses to the camp mom
  • Supervise campers at all times when under your direct care
  • Motivate campers to participate and try new activities
  • Praise campers for doing good things while challenging and motivating other campers in the process
  • Ensure campers get enough to eat, drink, rest, sleep, and shower
  • Settle camper disputes and disagreements in a Christian manner; ask for help when needed
  • Assist with camp cleaning, cooking, and maintenance tasks when needed
  • Lead a small group according to the established curriculum
  • Mentor campers by helping them understand their worth, value, and spiritual strengths
  • Lead afternoon activities (swimming hole, hike, etc…)
  • Assist volunteer leaders as needed

Counselor Camp starts Sunday, July 22nd!

Revival in the Redwoods 2017
Revival in the Redwoods 2017

Applications to be a counselor are due on March 19, 2018. Download an application now – New Counselor Application or Returning Counselor Application.

If you are selected to be a Counselor at Revival in the Redwoods. We will still need you to fill out the registration form, medical form, and release of liability. Cost of Camp for the Counselors is $175. You will also receive 96 community service hours, Please submit your filled out community service forms by the end of September 2018.