Camp Canadensis, a traditional sleep away camp in the Pocono Mountains, is looking for an Athletic Director. We are a 7-week experience to over 500 campers, ages 7-16. The commitment for this job would go from June 15 - August 15.
Our Athletic Director...
1. Serves as the chief supervisor in the following departments: Baseball, Softball, Basketball, Flag Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, and Volleyball. This pertains to staff management, activity / curriculum development, inventory and facility oversight.
2. Helps activity directors plan and implement the curriculum during structured activity periods and elective periods. The program goals are to provide a safe, instructive and fun program that progressively teaches skills over the course of the summer.
3. Implements the Camp Canadensis Sports philosophy as it pertains to:
(A) Divisional Clinics: should teach skills and drills and make use of all available staff. Running stations allows for maximum participation and differentiated instruction based on ability.
(B) Sports Electives: are a level above a clinic and should offer higher quality instruction.
(C) Divisional Leagues: require participation from everyone, and should be fun!
(D) Super Leagues: should give campers a variety of ways to play more competitive organized sports within camp.
(E) Inter Camp Games: opportunities should be available to all interested campers. Campers who sign up make a commitment to the team, and in return should receive fair play time.
4. Organizes and oversees our camp's Color War Activity, a 5-day competition that includes a majority of athletic competition.
5. Has an Assistant Athletic Director to carry out tasks.
All applicants should have a love for athletics as well as a passion for working with youth. Previous managerial experience is a plus. Applicants should possess strong communication, organizational and social skills. They also need to be able to fill the time commitment from June 15 - August 15.
Additional Salary Information: In additional to salary, the position includes room / board, all meals and laundry.
About Camp Canadensis
Camp Canadensis is a 7 week, co-ed, residential camp located in the Pocono Mountains of Northeast Pennsylvania (about 90 miles from New York City and 90 miles from Philadelphia). This summer, we will have 500+ campers, ages 7-16 years old. We hire over 265 people from all over the world to work as part of our amazing staff.