Program Specialist

The Program Specialist will perform a variety of tasks in a summer camp setting including merit badge instruction, recreation activities, arts and crafts, sports, games, campfire performances, camping, and hobbies.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.


  • Oversees the daily operations of assigned program facilities.
  • Plans and leads activities such as merit badge instruction, arts, crafts, sports, games, camping, and hobbies.
  • Enforces camp rules and regulations and ensures safety at program facilities.
  • Performs first aid following prescribed procedures and contacts emergency medical personnel when required by the situation.
  • Demonstrates use of program equipment and teaches participants the principles, techniques, and safety procedures for each activity.
  • Greets new arrivals and introduces them to other campers; explains camp and facility rules.
  • Reports camper complaints to leadership and works to resolve issues.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to learn and enforce the camp’s safety and operating rules.
  • Must attend staff meetings and orientation during the summer season.

Education and Experience:

  • At least 15 years of age
  • Previous experience working with children preferred.
  • Must be a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America, pass reference checks and background screenings, which include fingerprint check and sex offender registry check.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to swim and pass a swim test.
  • Able to participate in games, sports, and physical activities including water-based games and activities.
  • Able to maintain attention and high level of energy or excitement for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to spend majority the of time outdoors and tolerate a variety of weather conditions.

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