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Junior Staff

Junior Staff

Junior Staff youth leadership program is available for teens age 15 to 17.

DO YOU HAVE IT?
There are two big things that really make a difference for campers. First off, the community here is like a magic potion for personal growth. Just being around all that positivity makes a world of difference.
Secondly, campers quickly realize that this place is like a second home, and they wanna be a part of it. It's welcoming, it's fun, and they love it!
So, it's no surprise that a lot of our teens want to become part of our staff. And the first step on the staff journey is joining our Junior Staff Youth Leadership Program. This is the pathway to becoming a Senior Staff, Program Leader, maybe even a Program Director some day!
If you're someone who's willing to give back, live positively, and be a role model for others, then this program is gonna be an awesome journey for you. And guess what? If you get accepted, there's no fee to join the Junior Staff Youth leadership program! So, what are you waiting for?

Junior Staff  (Teen Leadership Program)

This position is open to candidates 15 years of age or older. The minimum commitment for this role is two weeks, which includes one week of classic style training and a minimum of one week in residential camp.
 

Responsibilities

 
Camper Care: As a Junior Staffer, you'll be assigned to a specific camper group section. In this role, you'll support the Senior Staff as part of a team, helping campers with their daily needs and schedules.
 
Program Areas: 
You'll also be assigned to a Program Area, where you'll assist in teaching and supervising activities such as Waterfront, Horses, Adventure Challenge, Crafts, Boating, Land Games, Drama, Ukulele, Digital Photography, Woodworking, Sailing, Fishing, Aquatics, and more. You could also be assigned to an operational program area like the Trading Post, Work Crew, Kitchen, Special Events, or Dining Hall.
 

Benefits

  • Leadership Training: Develop leadership skills through hands-on experience and living amongst the campers.
  • Outdoor Skills: Learn new outdoor skills and activities immersed in our 400 acres of land.
  • Group Management: Gain experience in managing and working with groups.
  • Planning and Problem-Solving: Develop planning and problem-solving skills through everyday experiences and trying new things in a controlled environment
  • Personal Growth: Experience personal growth and friendships that will benefit you for life.
  • Scheduled Off Time: Enjoy scheduled off time throughout the day and After Taps Privileges.
  • Pathway to Senior Staff: This role serves as the pathway to Senior Staff and Director responsibilities.
  • Resume Enhancement: This experience can be a valuable addition to your resume.
  • Community Service: Each week of volunteering counts towards 80 hours of community service.

 Teen Leadership Program Information

 Junior Staff FAQ

Junior Staff  Forms

Below are links to everything needed to apply for Junior Staff at Camp Anokijig       

Junior Staff Application 

Parent Approval Form For Junior Staff

Reference Check For Junior Staff

After Application is complete, Parent Approval is complete, and you receive Weeks Confirmation.

Confirmation, Cancellation, Change Request Form