2020 SummerFun! Counselor Application
SummerFun! seeks Arlington High School students who demonstrate trainable leadership qualities and value attitude, dependability, cooperation, kindness and working with children. Teens will be assigned to classes, where they will assist the lead teacher. They will also help with recess and lunch hour.

SummerFun will be accepting applications for 3 tiers of teens:

1. COUNSELORS IN TRAINING: Rising 9th graders, volunteer position, community-service hours

2. COUNSELORS: Rising 10th and above with no prior SummerFun experience: Stipend $175/week or community-service hours

3. LEAD COUNSELORS: Rising 10th and above with 1+ season SummerFun experience: $12.75/hour

SummerFun runs for 6 weeks, June 29 - August 7 from 9:00 am-4:00 pm, Monday-Friday at Ottoson. You can apply to work 1-6 weeks. Counselors must work the full-day of each week they are assigned, there are no half-day positions.


We will notify you during the week of April 6 if we'd like to invite you for an interview. Accepted applicants must attend a mandatory training session in June.

NO PARENT INQUIRIES. Students are encouraged to stop by the Community Ed office in person if they have questions.
First Name *
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Last Name *
Your answer
Preferred email address *
IMPORTANT! This must be an address you check often as ALL notifications regarding the position will be communicated through this address.
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Phone number *
Use the best number to reach you, personally.
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Year of Graduation *
For what position are you applying? *
Did you work for SummerFun last year? *
Experience with kids *
Please describe any past experience you have working with children.
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Why are you interested in working at SummerFun *
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Ideally how many weeks would you like to work *
We will do our best to meet your request, however no one is guaranteed more than 1 week. First-time counselors are typically given 1 or 2 weeks at the most.
Your answer
Preferred weeks
Please RANK IN ORDER OF PREFERENCE the weeks you'd like to work. Do not put first choice for all of them. Note: The last two weeks are less competitive.
First Choice
Second Choice
Third Choice
Fourth Choice
Fifth Choice
Sixth Choice
Jun 29-Jul 2
July 6-10
July 13-17
July 20-24
July 27-31
August 3-7
With which age group(s) would you feel most comfortable working? *
We can't promise you'll be matched, but will do our best.
Choose all of the areas that interest you: *
Because classes vary each week, we can't promise you'll be matched in your interest area but will do our best.
Field Trips
In addition to classes at Otttoson, we have all-day field trips planned and need 1 teen for each. Most days run 9-4.
Morning & Afternoon Extended-Day
We need a few teens each day to help with the extended-day program. Open to Lead Counselors only.
Social Media Outreach
We need one or two teens each week to help with Social Media outreach to families, including Facebook, Twitter, and Website. Please let us know if you're interested and why you'd be good at this.
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Guidance Counselor *
List one teacher we can contact for a reference. *
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Do you have any allergies or medical conditions we should know about? *
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Emergency Contact *
Who should we call if you get sick or injured?
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Emergency Contact Phone *
What is the best phone number to reach that person?
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T-Shirt Size *
Additional information:
Is there anything else you'd like to add?
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