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Camp Counselor Application Form (Spring and Summer 2017)
Thank you for your interest in joining us this spring and / or summer at Camp Community Arts. Camp Community Arts will take place over four, two-week camps. We ask that our Camp Counselors commit to at least one full camp session. Please complete this form to share your interest and availability with our staff. We will review all submissions and reach out as our team gears up for the summer!

Camp Community Arts provides Summer (ages 5 - 14) and Winter and Spring art camps (ages 3 - 10). Camp Community Arts is a fun and engaging camp-like experience that includes field trips, swimming, and developing creative skills and self-expression in a supportive community setting.

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Please let us know what Camp you are interested in being considered for. For our summer camp, we ask that our Camp Counselors commit to at least one full camp. Please select the camps that you are available to help out with. You may select more than one camp.
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Please select the times that are you available as a camp counselor during camp days.
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We offer our families the option for morning care and after care. Are you available to work for any of these options? You may select more than one option.
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Please check all areas of interest you'd like us to consider when arranging camp placements.
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Have you worked in our winter, spring, or summer camps as a camp counselor previously?
Have you attended our summer camps as a camper in the past?
If you are applying for a Spring Camp Counselor position, you must attend one interview date and the Camp Counselor training. Please check each box to confirm that you can attend one interview date and the counselor training dates (if offered a position).
If you are applying for a Summer Camp Counselor position, you must attend one interview date and the Camp Counselor training. Please check each box to confirm that you can attend one interview date and the counselor training dates (if offered a position).
Thank you for your interest!
Camp Community Arts
Camp Counselors Job Description (Spring/Summer 2017)

About Center for Community Arts
For over 40 years the City of Walnut Creek's Center for Community Arts (Formerly Civic Arts Education), a division of the City of Walnut Creek’s Arts Recreation and Community Services Department, has been a regional center of arts learning — promoting new visions, supporting exploration, stimulating creative thought and encouraging self-expression. We bring high-quality visual and performing arts instruction and educational experiences to participants of all ages. Last year more than 8,000 adults, youth and children enjoyed beginning through professional level classes and programs at Civic Park, Heather Farms, and Shadelands Art Center campuses, as well as area schools.

Camp Community Arts (CCA) of Center for Community Arts provides Summer, Winter, and Spring art camps for youth, ages 5-14. Camp Community Arts is a fun and engaging camp-like experience that includes field trips, swimming, and developing creative skills and self-expression in a supportive community setting.

Job Description
Camp Counselors, Camp Community Arts
Camp Community Arts (CCA) is hiring Camp Counselors (ages 15-22) for Spring and Summer Camps 2017. Spring Camp runs April 3-7 and Summer Camp runs for eight weeks, from June 19 - August 11, 2017, and is divided into four sessions, broken down into two-week increments.

Camp 1: June 19 – June 20
Camp 2: July 3 – July 14
Camp 3: July 17 – July 28
Camp 4: July 31 – August 11

Examples of possible Summer Camp offerings are:
• Theater and Performance Art, youth
• Visual Art, youth
• Mixed Media Art, youth
• Photography and Digital Arts, youth
• Jewelry, youth
• Dance, youth
• Music, youth
• Eco-Arts and Maker Arts, youth

Key duties of Camp Counselors include, but are not limited to:
• Assisting Campers during morning care, after care, lunch, classes, and fieldtrips
• Assisting Teaching Artists during art classes
• Assisting CCA staff and parents with checking in Campers during drop-offs and pick ups
• Chaperoning Campers between classes and during fieldtrips
• Occasionally co-/leading teambuilding and other creative activities
• Communicating needs and questions among Campers, teachers, parents, and staff

Ideal candidates:
• Enjoy working with kids ages 3-14
• Are patient and flexible
• Appreciate arts and creativity
• Are excellent communicators with strong verbal and written skills
• Are responsible and work well with others
• Are interested in developing leadership and professional growth experience
• Experience working with summer camps, youth, and/or arts is a plus

Hours and Compensation
The Camp Counselor position is a seasonal, paid hourly position. Work hours for this position include classes, fieldtrips, meetings, open houses, and community events. Hours for this position will vary depending on the needs of the program.

All Camp Counselors must attend the Camp Counselor group interviews and counselor training.

Group interviews for Spring Camp: March 1st and 2nd
Counselor training for Spring Camp: Week of March 27th-31st

Group interviews for Summer Camp: April 23rd and 24th
Counselor training for Summer Camp: Week of June 12th -16th

Deadline to apply:
Spring Camp: Tuesday Feb. 21st, 2017 by 5:00p
Summer Camp: Friday April 7th, 2017 by 5:00p

Please visit our Camp Community arts webpage at: www.communityarts.org

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