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Camp Cayuga
PA, United States
30+ days ago
Camp Cayuga
Pennsylvania, United States
30+ days ago

Description

CERAMICS DIRECTOR:

* We’re seeking an artistically-creative mature individual to supervise our Ceramics Program, which features a broad spectrum of projects that provide campers the opportunity to artistically express themselves.

* This position requires high moral character, strong leadership & management skills, good teaching ability, an outgoing personality, and the ability to be organized & work hard.

* The Arts Staff is comprised of several Directors who are typically certified art teachers with experience managing diverse art programs, and 6-10 university-level instructors who are majoring in art and/or have documented experience teaching all levels of art expression to children of all ages.

* Instruction is geared to the camper's individual skill level, and is patient and thorough with due regard for both safety and enjoyment.

 CREATIVE ARTS PROGRAM:

Arts & crafts, pottery (throwing pots), pottery wheel operation, ceramics (glazing & firing), kiln operation, clay work (sculpting), t-shirt creations (tye dyeing, air brushing, fabric painting, & silk screening), painting (water color & acrylics), drawing, sketching (charcoal pencils), jewelry making, beading, basket weaving, lanyards & braiding, leather craft, macramé, paper mache & plaster projects, wood projects, copper enameling, block printing, needle craft, mask making, decoupage, model rocketry, nature crafts and cooking classes.

 CREATIVE ARTS FACILITIES:

* The Junior Campus Creative Arts Pavilion features a Pottery Room with 12-15 pottery wheels, a Sculpturing/Clay Work Room, a Kiln Room with 3 kilns, a Photography Room, T-Shirt Creations Room, and over 6000 square feet of indoor work space for campers to create & display their art projects. 

* The Teen Campus Art Pavilion includes a Pottery Area with 4 pottery wheels, a Kiln Room, and an art project area measuring about 1800 square feet.

* To see a complete list of the camp facilities, click here.

 JOB BENEFITS:

* FREE camp tuition for your children.

* Competitive salary & travel allowance.

* Meals, lodging, and laundry service are provided.

* Nights-off and days-off are scheduled throughout the summer.

* Staff Lounge with internet access & satellite television.

* Precamp and Postcamp employment is available.

* Accept challenging responsibilities, and gain valuable lifetime rewards.

* Make a positive impact upon the lives of our campers.

* Meet children and high-caliber staff from around the world.

* Develop strong life-long friendships.

* Only 2½ hours from New York City & Philadelphia.

* Camp Cayuga is a FUN place to spend your summer!

* To learn more about your job benefits, click here.



Requirements

CERAMICS DIRECTOR RESPONSIBILITIES:  

* Ensure top-quality instruction at all skill levels.

* Prepare a course outline including a variety of art projects from beginner to advanced levels.

* Campers enjoy themselves and experience success. 

* Manage & supervise all instructors.

* Maintain high-level safety standards.

* Care for and maintain the camp's activity equipment.

* Keep the program area clean, neat, and organized.

* Organize & monitor the 'Art Display Show' on Visiting Days in July & August.

* Genuinely enjoy living & working with kids.

* Possess a good sense of humor, and the ability to laugh!

* Conduct training sessions with instructors regarding the operation of the kiln, pottery wheels, safety regulations, etc.

* Evaluate and qualify each instructor at camp prior to the camper's arrival.

* Enforce the principles & policies, as well as the objectives & philosophy of Camp Cayuga.

* Certification in first-aid and CPR is recommended. 

 TO APPLY:  Complete the Camp Cayuga online employment application at www.campcayuga.com.  Email: staff@campcayuga.com.  Telephone: (440) 871-7749.  To learn more about applicant requirements, job benefits, and positions available, refer to the Employment Section on our website.

 40+ LEADERSHIP POSITIONS:

Camp Cayuga is actively supervised by the Camp Directors and over 40 Senior Staff members, who are professional educators, school teachers, coaches, guidance counselors, and the like.  We are seeking mature individuals to fulfill various supervisory and directorship positions including:  Division Directors, Head Counselors, Program Directors, Athletic Directors, Tennis Director (USTA pro), Intercamp Tournament Directors, Trip Directors, Evening Entertainment Directors, Special Event Directors, Activity Supervisors, Horsemanship Director, Pool Directors, Lake Director, Adventure & Wilderness Director, Flying Trapeze Director, Circus Director, Creative Arts Directors, Performing Arts Director, Health Supervisor & Medical Staff, Maintenance Director, Transportation Director, Food Service Manager and Chefs, and Office Personnel. 

* To see a complete list of all positions available, click here.

 60+ ACTIVITY INSTRUCTOR POSITIONS:

We are seeking multi-talented enthusiastic individuals who can provide quality instruction from beginner to advanced levels in two or more activities.  Instruction is geared to the camper's individual skill level, and is patient and thorough with due regard for both safety and enjoyment. 

LAND SPORTS ACTIVITIES:  Aerobics, archery, badminton, baseball, basketball, bubble soccer, cheerleading, dodgeball, exercise and fitness, extreme bungee jumping, fencing, field hockey, floor hockey, flag football, frisbee, gaga, golf, gymnastics, horseback riding, inline skating, jogging, judo, karate, kickball, lacrosse, martial arts, newcomb, paintball, ping-pong, riflery, roller hockey, rugby, skateboarding, soccer, softball, tennis, tetherball, t-ball, touch football, track meets, video game room, volleyball, weight training, and wrestling. 

WATER SPORTS ACTIVITIES:  American Red Cross swim instruction, recreational swimming, competitive swimming, water ballet, water polo, water volleyball, water basketball, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, row boating, pedal boats, paddle boards, windsurfing, fishing, tubing, intercamp swim meets, scuba diving clinics, polar bear club, and canoe/rafting trips. 

CREATIVE ARTS ACTIVITIES:  Arts & crafts, pottery (throwing pots), pottery wheel operation, ceramics (glazing & firing), kiln operation, clay work (sculpting), t-shirt creations (tye dyeing, air brushing, fabric painting, & silk screening), painting (water color & acrylics), drawing, sketching (charcoal pencils), jewelry making, beading, basket weaving, lanyards & braiding, leather craft, macramé, paper mache & plaster projects, wood projects, copper enameling, block printing, needle craft, mask making, decoupage, model rocketry, nature crafts and cooking classes. 

PERFORMING ARTS ACTIVITIES:  Drama (acting, improvisation, set design & construction), music (guitar & keyboards), singing and chorus, dance (ballet, social, jazz, tap, modern), yoga, zumba, aerobics, theatre productions, talent shows, trips to local theatres.

EQUESTRIAN ACTIVITIES:  Horseback Riding instruction in English & Western styles from beginner to advanced levels, trail rides, horse jumping, intracamp horse shows, intercamp horse shows, evening trail rides, horseback overnights, horse-care instruction, and petting zoo (miniature horse, goats, calf, bunnies, etc). 

ADVENTURE & WILDERNESS ACTIVITIES:  High and low ropes course, rock climbing, rappelling, zip line, ATV Honda quad riding, mountain biking, nature hikes, compass reading, cabin cookouts, overnight camping, petting zoo, backpacking trips, canoe/rafting trips, survival clinics, and more.  

TRAPEZE & CIRCUS ACTIVITIES:  High-flying trapeze, 2 low-flying single trapeze rigs, spanish web, silks, lyra, cradle, trapeze performances, intercamp trapeze competitions, and circus acts including diabolo, juggling, plate spinning, devil sticks, unicycling, acrobatics, clowning, rolling globe, and stilt walking. 

MEDIA ARTS ACTIVITIES:  Radio DJ broadcasting, music DJ, video camera filming, photography, and camp newspaper. 

* To see a complete list of all positions available, click here.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 62852163
  • Location:
    Pennsylvania, United States
  • Position Title: Ceramics Directors
  • Company Name For Job: Camp Cayuga
  • Job Function: Assistant Director
  • Entry Level: Yes
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
  • Min Experience: 1-2 Years
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