Day Camp Staffing Needs

Do you love KIDS? Do you have a heart for KIDS’ ministry? Are you a life guard who loves KIDS, looking to pick up some extra hours this summer? Or a musician who loves worshiping with KIDS? Do you want to have an extra special summer spending time with some extra special KIDS at Strong Tower Ranch? Are you age 15+? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, then please read on! If you are interested or have questions, please email daycamp@stranch.org.

2020 DAY CAMP DATES:  June 8-12     June 22-26     July 13-17     July 27-31

Training Dates in 2020 – Required Training for Group Leaders (Sheriffs & Deputies), Wranglers is held only on two Saturdays, from Noon till 6 pm. Dinner is provided at 6pm. Sheriffs and Deputies need to attend before the week they serve. Others are welcome to attend if they have never attended an STR training.

Training Dates:      June 6        July 11          

Stewardship: All leaders help support the mission of STR by giving $20 once per season. This includes one STR shirt. Extra shirts are $10 each (lunch and snacks provided).

Times on duty for camp leaders:

Full time leaders – 8am-4:45pm, M-Th, 8am-6pm Fri (Picnic from 6-9)

Part time leaders – time & days depends on the position

Opportunities to Serve before each week of camp:

Transportation Coordinator – Using camper locations and online mapping,  contact families & organize routes to get campers to camp and back home –

Food purchasing and menu preparation with Food Service Manager.

Property beautification and preparation.

Opportunities to Serve during a week of camp:

Nurse (can split days with another nurse; full time 8-4)

Lifeguard (must be certified; part time; paid, 3 swim sessions with break for lunch; if need to be recertified, and classes are available, STR will cover cost) –

Waterfront coordinator – prepare boats, paddles, life vests before each week of camp and during each day of camp, assisting with water use activities and swim/boating times, instructing campers in the proper use of PFD’s and boats –

Kitchen assistants (part time 9-3, split days with others; need 5, 2-3 just to help serve lunches 11:00-1:30)

Transportation before & after camp (part time; 2 teams of 2 drivers each take STR van to bring campers to camp in morning and take home in afternoon, 7-9am & 3:30-5:30pm)

Transportation during camp – for groups to go to their activities (drive van with wagon)

Tractor driver for camper hay ride during that activity (see updated schedule) and camper transport to arena/volunteer transport to lakeside on Friday 3:40-5:30.

Activity Leaders (part time; zip line, obstacle course, games, fishing, hike, crafts, archery, bb guns, arts & crafts)

Group Leaders/Sheriffs (full time; 10 leaders)  –

Group Assistants/Deputies (full time; 20 assistants) –

Group Support Staff (full time; 10) –

Group Mentors (Full time; 10)  Parent or Grandparent who goes with a group everywhere and assists leaders (Sheriffs & Deputies) in their roles, being available for spiritual and practical guidance, helping in whatever capacity to achieve the goal. –

Bible Teachers (part time; need 2-3 each day for 2 sessions each; lessons provided) –

Creation Teachers (part time; 2 each day for 2-3 sessions each; lessons provided) –

After camp clean up (part time 4-5 pm M-Th, 6-7:30 pm Fri, 4 people)

Friday Picnic set up, serve, clean up (part time 4:30-8 pm Fri, 4 people)

Hydration coordinator (part time; fill & deliver water coolers on site in personal truck, before camp each morning and clean and put away after camp/prep for next day with ice; if available all day, refill coolers as needed during the day)

Thank you to all who are serving to make this possible!

 

How Do I sign up to fill a position?

New and returning leaders, read the statement of faith and policies, then fill out the Day Camp Volunteer Application.