Copper Cannon Camp - Hiking Through White Mountain National Forest

Positions

We’re excited that you are thinking about becoming a part of the Copper Cannon Family!

Here are some of the positions you can apply for if you are wanting to work for Copper Cannon this summer! Room and board is provided.

ALL POSITIONS
Responsibilities: Be positive role models for campers, parents and staff during on and off time. Be a supportive, constructive member of a camp community. Be devoted to ensuring the safety and growth of campers. Be dedicated to bringing out the best in yourself and others.

Minimum Qualifications: Maturity, understanding, patience, enthusiasm and a desire to have the best summer of your life! Current first aid and CPR certifications preferred, or available during staff training as well.

JUNIOR COUNSELOR
Responsibilities: Work closely with senior staff to provide constructive, responsible leadership and guidance for a cabin group of 6-7 children in grades 4-7. Be a positive role model living with campers in a cabin. Junior Counselors might be expected to lead a cabin of campers on their own.

Minimum Qualifications: Age 17 and the completion of a Leadership in Training (LIT) or Counselor in Training (CIT) program.

COUNSELOR
(approx. 10-12 spots per summer)
Responsibilities: Work closely with other staff to provide constructive, responsible leadership and guidance for a cabin group of 6-7 children in grades 4-7. Be a positive role model living with campers in a cabin. Develop camper character and positive values, foster cabin community, encourage group leadership and develop stewardship; give instruction in camp program areas based on interest and skills.

Minimum Qualifications: Age 18+; experience with child leadership and or related activities required. Completion of a Counselor in Training (CIT) program preferred. One year of college preferred.
Knowledge of: cabin leadership, camper psychology, child behavior
Ability to: positively motivate campers; perform duties as assigned; relate well to parents, campers and other staff, perform duties as specified in job description and by supervisor.

HILL DIRECTOR
(approx. 2 spots per summer)
Responsibilities: In addition to normal counselor duties, work with camp directors to organize and implement overall camp programs. This will include all aspects from scheduling, programming, health and safety, to evaluating staff. Take active leadership role in pre-camp training.

Requirements: Age 20+; previous camp experience or equivalent. Knowledge of/practical experience in: cabin leadership, camper psychology, peer leadership and supervision; staff management and motivation.
Ability to: train, motivate, support, share insights and ideas with, and supervise counselors, organize, facilitate, and evaluate camp unit and other events, support and connect with campers, perform duties as specified in job description and by supervisor.

FOOD SERVICE SPECIALIST
(2 positions)
Responsibilities: Provide food service for approximately 75 people per meal. This includes, but not limited to, menu planning, ordering, meal prep and cleanup. FSS monitors budgets, inventory and food quality. Prepare records and reports concerning the Summer Food Service Program as needed.

Requirements: Age 20+
Knowledge of/practical experience in food service and or catering and be detail oriented.
Ability to: be able to work independently with little or no supervision, perform duties as assigned; relate well to parents, campers and other staff, perform duties as specified in job description and by supervisor.

ACTIVITY SPECIALIST
Nature Director / Arts and Crafts Director
(2 positions)
Responsibilities: Actively supervise and maintain safe, enjoyable, age-appropriate programs and events. Support and assist cabin staff in providing high-quality progressive instruction in program area.
Assist Directors in planning, organizing, facilitating and documenting classes. Primary instructor in program area. Take leadership role during staff orientation and summer camp season, and be active in camp programs and activities. Monitor program area equipment and supplies, organize and refill as necessary.

Requirements: Knowledge of/practical experience in: typical summer camp programming, peer leadership and supervision; staff management and motivation.
Ability to: train, support, share insights and ideas with staff; organize, facilitate, and evaluate program area and other camp events; positively support and connect with campers; provide progressive instruction in skills classes; perform duties as specified in job description and by supervisor.

CAMP NURSE
Responsibilities: The nurse is responsible for the overall health and safety of the camp population. This includes providing basic first aid, make certain medications are safeguarded and administered, and keeps accurate records. The nurse will coordinate doctor’s visits as needed and communicate with camper parents concerning medical issues.

Requirements: Registered nurse or physician assistant (P.A.) licensed in the state of New Hampshire.

Camp Address

Mailing: P.O. Box 124 Franconia, NH 03580 Physical: 231 Gale River Rd Bethlehem, NH 03574
Chance of Rain
Tuesday 05/30 40%
Chance of Rain
Considerable cloudiness. Occasional rain showers this afternoon. Thunder possible. High 62F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

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