CUBS Camp Counselor

Period of Employment: Late June-July 28, 2023

General Responsibilities:

  • Lead, guide and supervise a group of 8-12 children in sports activities from 8:30 a.m-4:30p.m. - Monday-Friday.
  • Create, implement and adapt curriculum to best meet the needs and abilities of campers.
  • Maintain a fun and engaging presence with campers throughout the entire camp day, as well as and during check-in and check-out times.
  • Assist with demonstrating sport skills and teaching rules of play, as well as participate with the campers in many activities.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Greet campers and their families at daily camp check-in.
  • 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 University.
  • Other camp duties as assigned by the CUBS Camp Director.


  • A counselor must be at least 18 years old.
  • NOTE1: NCAA bylaw, regarding the employment of prospects applies (2008/2009 NCAA Division I Manual).
  • NOTE2: NCAA bylaw Exception -- Employment After Commitment applies (2014/2015 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.