Arts & Crafts Specialist (Seasonal)


  • Involvement in the total camp program with willingness to help in all areas as needed, including dining room, campfire programs, children with problems, evening programs, etc.
  • Promote observance of the spiritual emphasis of the program and the moral and ethical code affecting campers and staff.
  • Attend and contribute at staff meetings.
  • Responsible for sharing with the Camp Directors all matters of concern relating to the total welfare of the camp
  • Responsible to observe set curfew.
  • Setup Arts & Craft area during staff orientation.
  • Teach staff their responsibilities in activities during full staff development.
  • Teach and monitor proper use of equipment.
  • Organize and administer a fun and meaningful arts and crafts program.
  • Conduct initial and end-of-season inventory, and store equipment for safety.
  • Create check-out and return system for craft supplies.
  • Check equipment and make (or file for) repairs.
  • Conduct daily check of program area and equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.
  • Write lesson plans for Arts and Craft program, displaying creativity and innovation in programming. Use Arts and Crafts as a way to teach spiritual lessons.
  • Help campers when doing an activity or craft to progress from beginner to advanced levels.
  • Plan and direct art design for camp-wide drama programs including plays, puppet shows, talent shows, welcome skits, skit nights etc.
  • Assist with overall camp activities regarding creative arts.
  • Submit orders for equipment and supplies at end of season.
  • Work in partnership with the Program Assistant to create and maintain camp bulletin board coinciding with the weekly theme.
  • Assist in packing all materials and supplies at end of season.
  • Write an evaluative brief at the end of the session to include areas of concern to be addressed for next camping season. Make recommendations for equipment, supplies, and program.
  • Offer assistance and support to all program areas as assigned.
  • Assist Program Director and Assistant Program Director in planning and preparation for total camp activities.
  • Assist with preparation of tabernacle and other buildings for opening and closing days, Sundays,
  • and other special programs. Preparation includes cleaning, moving chairs, sweeping, and
  • vacuuming.
  • Sit at camper tables or monitor bathrooms in the dining hall as assigned on a rotating
  • basis.
  • Spend one night each session serving night duty for a cabin.
  • Assist with the registration and departure of campers.
  • Take part in evening programs as assigned by Program Director.
  • Arrive at least ten minutes early to scheduled activity periods, evening programs, evening
  • recreation, meetings, etc., to assist or lead in set-up or preparation of programs.
  • Attend and participate in weekly program staff meetings.
  • Clean living area daily.
  • Work as a team player.
  • Committed to the development of campers
  • and
  • Willing to work with all staff members regardless of their positions
  • Maintain a high level of interaction with campers and staff.
  • Be a constructive member of the staff contributing in every way possible to the health, harmony,
  • and happiness of the Star Lake Camp family.
  • Pray that each camper comes to know Christ as Savior.
  • Attend weekly staff Bible studies. These take place one evening per session.
  • Attend Sunday morning staff worship.
  • Voice criticisms to the Program Director first.
  • Be in accord with camp aims and policies, being loyal to camp at all times.
  • Assist where needed for the benefit of the campers and the smooth operation of the camp.
  • Respond positively to the direction of the Program Director when he/she makes schedule changes.
  • Ability to participate fully in the total camp program
  • Ability to communicate and work with groups of various ages and skills levels, and provide
  • necessary instruction to campers and/or staff.
  • Physical ability to respond appropriately and quickly to situations requiring first aid.
  • Cognitive and communicative abilities to plan and conduct activities that achieve camper
  • development objectives.
  • Ability to identify and respond to hazards. Must be able to assist campers in emergency (fire,
  • evacuation, illness, or injury).
  • Respond immediately to assigned area in the event of a missing camper alarm.


  • A personal relationship with Jesus Christ and a desire to share your faith with others
  • College student or at least 19 years of age
  • Training and experience in teaching child-orientated arts and crafts (documented)
  • Ability to set up demonstration area and program, and to teach skills to staff and campers of all ages
  • Desire and ability to work with children and adults outdoors
  • Self-motivated, responsible an independent worker, and organized
  • Ability to relate to one s peer group
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability to adapt to camp setting
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control

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