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Camp Counselors

Each summer we hire outstanding young adults to assist us with our summer camps. Join us for an exciting, fun-filled summer at the beach!

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma
  • Enjoy working with youth in a recreation, leadership and educational environment
  • Outstanding work ethic
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Positive attitude
  • All applicants must pass a background check

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee recreational areas and activities
  • Conduct leadership programs
  • Facilities maintenance

Dates of Employment: Counselors will be expected to work the following weeks:   

May 29:  All Counselors Must Be Checked In By 8:00am
May 29 – June 3: C.O.A.S.T. (MANDATORY)
(Counselor Orientation and Skills Training)
June  5 – 9  : Staff Week OR FFA State Convention (note:  some counselors will be released to work at the SC FFA State Convention)
June 12 - 16: Week 1 FFA Camp
June 19 - 23: Week 2 FFA Camp
June 26 – 30: Week 3 FFA Camp
July 31 – Aug. 4: FFA Leadership Week
Additional weeks may be available for those who are interested

Salary and Experience:

Work Week: Each work week begins on the first day of the scheduled  FFA Camp week at 7:00 am and ends the last day of the scheduled FFA Camp week at 5:00 pm.  Each work day will last until the evening activities are over.

(This position is a salary position; therefore some weekend work time may come into effect.)

Salary - $230 per week

Housing – All counselors will be provided housing.    Counselors are welcome to stay at the camp during weekends or return home (if there are no camps).  If they return home, they must return to the camp, no later than Sunday afternoon. 

Meals – all meals will be provided to counselors during their stay.

Experience - No experience is required to be a Summer Staff Team member, although experience working with youth is a plus.    Those with experience and / or certification in areas association with camp activities (lifeguard, kayaking, paintball, archery, high ROPES, Low ROPES) will be given priority.   However, each area of the camping program has a training program, which will be conducted for the ones operating those areas.

Facility Information:

The SC FFA Center is located in North Myrtle Beach overlooking the marsh of Little River Neck.

Staff Training: 

C.O.A.S.T. (Counselor Orientation and Skills Training) will be conducted during the week of May 29- June  3. This is a mandatory training for all staff.   It will cover all aspects of becoming a counselor, from each recreation area to first responder courses. 

Staff Week: 

During Staff week, assignments will be made.   In addition, staff will work to ensure that the facilities are ready for the coming weeks of camp.  This is the same week as the FFA State Convention.   Some counselors may be excused from staff week to assist with conducting the FFA Convention. 

Areas of Operation & Assignments:

  • High Element Challenge Course
  • Low Element Challenge Course
  • Paint Ball
  • Kayaking
  • Pool / Water sports
  • Camp Store
  • Group Activities
  • Nightlife Participation
  • Camper Supervision

Application

Please follow the link below to apply. The deadline to apply is March 3, 2017.

SC FFA Center Counselor Application 2017