CUBS Camp Counselor

Period of Employment: Mid June-August 13, 2021

General Responsibilities:

  • Lead, guide and supervise a group of 8-10 children in sports activities from 8:30am-4:30pm - Monday-Friday.
  • Assist with camp registration/check-in and interaction with parents.
  • Assist with demonstrating sport skills and teaching rules of play.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Man a table or station at camper registration.
  • Supervise and oversee camper safety during daily sports activities, swimming and lunches. Each counselor will be responsible for the supervision of approximately ten campers.
  • Assume responsibility for the safety and physical care of campers.
  • Enforce the health and safety regulations of the New York State Dept. of Health and Cornell Camps and Clinics.
  • Report all health needs of participants to appropriate medical staff.
  • Other camp duties as assigned by the CUBS Camp Director.


  • A counselor must be at least 18 years old.
  • NOTE 1: NCAA bylaw 13.2.4, regarding employment of prospective student-athletes.

  • NOTE 2: NCAA bylaw, regarding after completion of senior year (2020/2021 NCAA Division I Manual)

  • High School and/or college sports experience.
  • Experience working with or supervising children.
  • Must be able to work independently and act responsibly. Ability to enforce camp rules and regulations while supervising youth athletes.
  • One year of college and past experience in camp counseling preferred.