Summer Scholars Counselor Application

Dates: June 17-22, 2018 (Orientation Meeting June 16, 12 pm noon, Emory & Henry College)

Salary: $300 (Room & Board Included)

Counselor Application

Counselors work directly with camp directors and have the following responsibilities:

  • Supervise 10-12 children (grades 6-9 or 10-12) 24 hours/day. 
  • Accompany students to meals, classes, scheduled activities, field trips, and special events.
  • Plan and lead afternoon and evening recreational /social activities for small groups of students.
  • Participate in all orientation and exit activities.
  • Follow and reinforce all non-negotiable rules and program policies.

What does a typical day look like and what is the time commitment?

Counselors are employed from Saturday, June 16, 2018, until Friday, June 22, 2018. A mandatory orientation session will be held on Saturday, June 16, beginning at 12 pm noon on the campus of Emory & Henry College. Following the departure of students on Friday, June 22, counselors will meet to conclude details of the program. 

7:45-8:30 am: Breakfast; Van Dyke

9-11 am: Project; Assigned Classrooms

11:30 am-12 pm: Lunch; Van Dyke

12:15-2:15 pm: Project; Assigned Classrooms

2:15-3:15 pm: Supervised Free Time- campers must check in with counselor          

3:15-4:45 pm: Recreation; Assigned locations

5-6 pm: Dinner; Van Dyke

6:30- 7:30 pm: Night Classes; assigned classrooms

7:45-9:15 pm: Evening Activity         

9:45 pm: Hall Meetings; Assigned Halls

10:45 pm: Lights out

Counselor Application Process:

Applications can be submitted online at the online form below.

  • January 25-April 21, 2018: Counselor Applications Accepted
  • April 21, 2018: Acceptance Letters and Contracts Sent by Email
  • May 1, 2018: Contracts Due

Individuals interested in serving as a counselor should submit this application no later than April 21. If you have any questions, please contact Jordan Graham, Director of the Summer Scholars Program.