Program Director - Summer Resident Camp

Girl Scouts San Diego
4720 Boulder Creek Road
Julian, CA 92036
United States

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Experience Required
Employment Type
Summer Camp - Overnight
Work Schedule
Sleep-Away Camp
Some Travel

Job Description
Every summer girls arrive at Girl Scouts San Diego summer camps in Julian, CA excited for new adventures, fun, and making lifelong memories.

The Program Directorcontributes to the camper experience through supervision, coordination, and evaluation of camp staff as they plan, lead and implement onsite and offsite camp programs and activities for girls 7-17 years of age. Ensuring a safe, creative, educational and fun experience for all campers and staff is a key focus of this role.


  • Coordinate all camp program and campfire activities with unit directors and other camp staff.
  • Provide general supervision of camp staff in their daily and weekly work, ensuring staff coordinate age appropriate programs and activities.
  • Coordinate, plan and facilitate camp-wide events for campers and staff to include, but not limited to, special days, meals, ceremonies, all-camp events and campfires.
  • Collaborate with camp staff to ensure use of facilities, equipment and supplies meet program goals and comply with all safety and camp policies and procedures.
  • Assist with oversight of camp operations, including dining hall operations, to ensure procedures are followed and fosters an environment of consistent order to campers and staff; oversight of community chores (kapers) to ensure all units are participating fairly.
  • Collaborate with unit director and program specialist to ensure supplies, equipment and activities for off-camp trips comply with policies and procedures.
  • Work with camp director to develop staff recognition program; ensure development of assigned staff.
  • Complete, submit and collect paperwork, reports, records and evaluations in a timely manner.
  • Attending and facilitating meetings, training sessions, etc.
  • Observing and enforcing all health and safety precautions, ensuring compliance with all council and camp safety policies and procedures.
Job Requirements
*At least one (1) year experience in a supervisory role.
*Must be at least 21 years of age.
*At least one (1) year experience working with girls ages 5-17 through camp, teaching, or related experience, highly desired.
*At least one season of leading or assisting in the logistical coordination of specialty trips.
*Must be able to build and maintain positive, professional, working relationships with staff, volunteers, campers and parents.
*Current First Aid/CPR certification.
*Must submit health history record prior to first day of work.
*Valid drivers’ license, proof of insurance and access to reliable transportation. Daily and/or occasional travel may be required. Must be comfortable driving narrow, winding mountain roads with passengers in mini or cargo vans.
*Willingness to accept the beliefs and principles of the Girl Scout Movement and acceptance of the relevant and compelling benefits of Girl Scouting.
*Willing and able to live on-site during the 2019 camp season (June 7 - August 18).
Girl Scouts San Diego
Human Resources
1231 Upas Street
San Diego CA 92103
United States
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