Senior Counselors: Age 18+
Senior Counselors have usually worked at a camp for several years, are very well trained, and have excelled in areas most desired by The Great thou Art Camp for its Counselors: exceptional attitude, hardworking, patient, fun-loving, polite, diplomatic, team player, supportive to the camp and its staff, professional approach to working with parents and children and a love of children and the arts.
Senior Counselors are often paired with less experienced counselors to assist with their training.
All Senior Counselors are required to attend a general orientation as specified prior to beginning work at The Great thou Art Camp or other The Great thou Art Camp and class events. Orientation is paid at $12.50 per hour.
Position pays $13.50 per hour.
All Senior Counselor assignments are based on expected enrollment and may be subject to change at the discretion of The Great thou Art Camp.
Senior Counselors are required to have a background check and need to take “Safe Church” – this is done online and at home.
Counselor Applications are available February 18, 2019. Application deadline is May 13, 2019
Please click the link below to download the counselor application:
2019 2-1 Application Camp Counselors.doc
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Junior and Senior Counselors may be placed in any of the following roles depending upon experience and need:
Color Counselors are assigned to any of the groups at The Great thou Art Camp:
Blue Hummingbirds: Kindergarten
Green Sparrows: 1st – 2nd Grade
Red Robins: 3rd – 4th Grade
Gold Finches: 5th – 6th Grade
During studio time, color counselors assist in an assigned art studio. Both Junior and Senior Counselors serve as Color Counselors.
Studio Counselors have particular expertise in one or more artistic areas of interest/media to the extent that they are able to effectively assist an artist implement projects with campers. They often assist the artist in preparation for daily art projects; however, their work is primarily concentrated within normal counselor hours.
Junior and Senior Counselors may serve as Studio Counselors.
Important note: Color Counselors and Studio Counselors are peers in the camp and may be assigned in one or the other role at different times depending on need and availability of positions.
Statement of Non-Discrimination
The Great thou Art Camp does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or creed, gender, gender expression, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and termination of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. The Great thou Art Camp is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of its staff, volunteers, program attendees and their families.
Background checks are required for all staff age 18 and above. A Safe Church certificate is required of those age 16 and above. This can be taken online at home.