Summer Camp Art Counselor
Camp Walt Whitman is seeking an art teacher for the summer. Plan, develop, and carry out lessons for campers aged 8-15.
This is an opportunity to be creative and create amazing projects for the children to do and showcase to families and the rest of camp. You will need to maintain an organized and inviting art studio while accommodating the many and varied levels of artistic abilities of our campers. To be successful in this role, you will be someone who is energetic, organized, well prepared, and flexible. Our art program offers a wide variety of resources and activities for campers to engage in. The walls of our art studio are blanketed in watercolor paintings, paper-maché masks and silk-screened t-shirts. Those who work in our art studio create projects that challenge our campers' creativity. Along with daily activity periods, our art instructors will have the opportunity to teach more extensive projects during our week-long SIG periods and offer assistance and supervision during elective periods. Our art studio also provides assistance with creating sets for our theater productions and other special events.
Dates: June 12th – August 11th, 2023
Salary + travel stipend + room & board
*internship opportunities available - just ask so we can work with your school to match internship criteria!
*Some educational institutions require prior approval before the start of an internship. It is the responsibility of the student to check with their institution to be sure they meet any requirements before they accept a position.
WHAT YOU WILL GAIN
Communication, time management, teamwork, creativity, flexibility, work ethic, adaptability, flexibility, interpersonal skills, problem solving, independence, initiative, and much more!
ABOUT CAMP WALT WHITMAN
Camp Walt Whitman is a premier, co-ed, traditional sleep-away camp located in the beautiful White Mountains of New Hampshire. With over 400 campers and 200 staff, Camp Walt Whitman is an incredible place to meet people from all over the world in a warm, welcoming, and inclusive community. We work together to provide our campers with a positive and powerful experience that will last a lifetime, all while having a ton of fun and gaining valuable skills in leadership and communication along the way.