The Amazing Camp War Eagle Counselor position is an integral part of camp and is for those who are willing to have fun with, live with, and love campers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The Camp War Eagle Counselor must meet the following qualifications:
Counselor duties include, but are not limited to the following:
- Counselors must love kids
- Counselors must have a skill related to an activity taught at Camp War Eagle.
- Counselors must be positive, upbeat, wholesome, Christian role models.
- Counselors must be willing to have fun!!!
- Directly responsible for 10-12 campers in a cabin, as well as other supervisory responsibilities for campers throughout the day.
- Teaching in one or several areas of the Camp War Eagle program.
- Coaching a team in competition every day.
- Supervising an area of camp during Mish Mash (campers’ free time), as well as spending time with campers when not on duty.
- Supervising activities during Special Events in the evening program, as well as participating in the Special Event activities with campers.
- Leading a nightly cabin devotional provided by Camp War Eagle.
- Devotional—There are several opportunities for personal spiritual growth and worship, including Time-Out, Camp War Eagle’s staff-only worship, & multiple opportunities for staff bible studies.
- Living arrangements—Counselors will reside in a cabin with 10-12 campers and one or two co-counselors.
- Time off—Counselors have one day off during two week sessions, which begins at lunch time and concludes after tribal competition (approx. 10 am) the following day. Counselors will also have a day off in between the change over of each session, which begins at approximately 1:00 pm and concludes at 10 am the next day. Counselors will also have every other lunch period and every other evening (after 10:30 pm or cabin devotionals) off. Lunch off and evening off apply only to Mon-Thurs.
- Orientation—All staff are paid for this fun, exciting, information-packed, eight day period during which everyone is oriented to Camp War Eagle and their specific roles and responsibilities. Counselors will be a part of an orientation group and will also participate in additional staff certification programs.
- SWAT—All Counselors who are hired for 6 or more weeks may spend up to two weeks as a member of the Camp War Eagle S.W.A.T. Team (Servants Working All Together). This experience strives to provide (1) an opportunity to develop a more servant-hearted attitude as you work with fellow counselors in Camp support activities, (2) an opportunity for personal and spiritual growth through an in-depth biblical study of servant hood, and (3) an opportunity to charge or recharge your mental, emotional, and spiritual batteries to better enable you to serve your campers during other sessions. Final determination as to placement on the S.W.A.T. Team is at the sole discretion of the Camp War Eagle staff.