Counselors

 We are looking forward to another wonderful year of Nature Camp at Tauxemont. In order for Nature Camp at Tauxemont Cooperative Preschool to succeed we rely on youth counselor volunteers. We hope you are having a good school year and are looking forward to summer. 

Important Dates

  • April 6th - Return completed Counselor Application and Health Forms
  • May (Early) - Counselor week assignments sent out by email
    • Remember: call or email to confirm your assigned week(s)
  • Thursday June 7th - Mandatory Counselor Training (7:00 - 9:00 pm)
    • Alternate session will be held Sunday June 10th, 2:00 - 5:00 pm

Before Applying

Review the following:

  

  • Counselors must be entering the 7th grade or older and enjoy working with children ages 3 ½ through 8 years.
  • Morning Camp Counselor volunteer hours are Monday 8:00 am to 12:30 pm and Tuesday thru Friday 8:30 am to 12:30 pm (camper hours are 9:00 to 11:45 am).
  • Afternoon Camp Counselor volunteer hours are Monday 12:00 pm to 4:15 pm and Tuesday thru Friday 12:30 pm to 4:15 pm (camper hours are 12:45 to 3:30 pm).
  • There are five morning sessions and two afternoon sessions of camp. Please plan to attend your full week(s) assigned.
  • You will work in teams of two or three supervising groups of about ten children as they move from activity to activity, and assisting with crafts, hiking, games, etc. 
  • Be willing to perform assignments to open and close camp each day. These assignments include setting up for the day and cleaning up at the end of the day. It is a lot of work and a lot of fun.
  • Counselors over the age of 18 are required to have a Criminal Background Check.
  • You must attend an early evening mandatory training meeting either June 7th, 7:00 – 9:00 pm or June 10th, 2:00 – 5:00 pm.

Counselor Forms

Counselor Application Form (pdf)

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Counselor Health Form (pdf)

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Counselor Letter (pdf)

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