Camp Lohikan's Online Staff Application
for College Students and Graduate Students

Please note that counselor/instructor applicants must have completed at least one year of college to be considered for employment.

* Required Information

Name: *
Email: *
   
Address at School: Street: State:
  Town: Zip:
  County:    
  Country:    
 
Permanent Address: Street: State:
  Town: Zip:
  County:    
  Country:    
         
Cell Phone: 
Phone (land line): 
 
Best time to reach you: Date of birth:  
   Month/Day/Year
Height: (ft/in) Weight: (lbs) Gender: Age by July:
Married? No. of Kids: Are your kids coming with you?
    Age Sex   Age Sex
  Child 1: Child 4:
Age & Sex of Children: Child 2: Child 5:
  Child 3: Child 6:
Is your spouse interested in working at camp? If yes, please indicate what your spouse would like to do at camp:
 
Do you have a valid driver's license?
If yes, what is the state and license No.:
 
If yes, describe your experience:

 

Will you have a vehicle in camp this summer?

 

If yes, what type of vehicle will you bring?

 

Do you have a valid CDL driver's license?
If yes, please indicate the type and whether you have passenger endorsement.
If yes, what is the state and license No. for the CDL:
 
If yes, describe your CDL experience:
 
How did you learn about Camp Lohikan?
Search Engine:
 
Web Directory:
 
Other Source:
 

If you learned about Camp Lohikan though a former Staff Member, please indicate his/her name here:

 
Earliest starting date available:
Latest ending date available:
 
Do you plan on becoming a teacher?
What is your college major?
 
Do you have any dietary restrictions? If yes, please explain:
 
Do you smoke?
Can you swim?
 
Are you currently taking any RX drugs for a medical condition or recurring disease?
Do you have any condition that might limit your ability to watch over children at camp? If yes, please explain.
Please check all certifications/licenses held by you.
CPR-Adult
CPR-Infant
Lifeguard
CPR-Child
First Aid
Lifeguard Instructor Trainer
Advanced First Aid
Wilderness First Aid
First Aid Responder
EMT
 
Please indicate any other certifications you hold that might have bearing upon your camp employment.
 
Do you play a musical instrument?
If yes, which one?
Can you transpose music?
 

 

What is your compensation request for the summer season (6/22/14 - 8/21/14)?

(Please keep in mind that room, board & laundry services are provided and our camp season covers 50 work days and a one week orientation. Our camp permits staff members to accept gratuities. In the past counselors have received gratuities ranging from $300 to over $1400.)

Section 2. Program Skill Areas:

The following is a list of the activities offered at Camp Lohikan. Please check all the areas that you would feel comfortable leading and teaching.

While most of the positions we have available are Instructor positions, we do have a number General Cabin Counselor positions available in our younger boys and girls cabins. If you are interested in one of these non-instructor positions, please check the appropriate box located in the Other Section.

 
Camp Activities

Adventure Activities

Rock Climbing
Rappelling
I own climbing equipment.
High Ropes
Low Ropes
Backpacking
Outdoor Cooking
Compass Reading
Orienteering
Paintball
I own Paintball Equipment.

Circus

Circus Bike
Flying Trapeze
Unicycle
Trampoline
Tight Wire
Juggling
Spanish Web
Stilt Walking
Fire Eating
Adagio
Acrobatics
Hand Balancing
Magic

Creative Activities

Painting
Drawing
Cartooning
Calligraphy
Print Making
Stained Glass
Candle Making
Leather Work
Beading
Weaving
Macramé
Lanyards
Jewelry
Fimo
Paper Making
Basketry
Copper Enameling
Paper Mache
Glass Blowing
Puppetry
Lino/Wood Cut
Etching
Mosaics
Computer Art
Air Brush
Fabric Arts
Tie Dye
Batik
Fabric Painting
Silk-screening
Needlepoint
Sign Painting
Ceramics
Kiln Operation
Potter's Wheel
Clay Work
Sculpture
Woodworking
Router Use
Scroll Saw
35mm Photography
Dark Room
Rocketry

Music Instruction

Piano/Keyboards
Acoustic Guitar
Electric Guitar
Bass Guitar
Drums
Percussion
Singing/Vocals
Rock Band
Trumpet
Saxophone
Transpose Music
Digital Recording -
Recording Studio

 

Computer

Computer Programming
Computer Graphics
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
GIF Animation
Flash
Website Design
Website Design-Dreamweaver
Website Design-CSS

Dance

Choreography
Jazz
Ballet
Pointe
Tap
Hip-hop
Modern
Aerobics
I can supply music

Equestrian Sports

English
Dressage
Jumping
Horse Care
I have teaching experience
Stable Management

Gymnastics

Balance Beam
Uneven Bars
Parallel Bars
Vault
Rings
Floor Exercise
Bungee Trampoline

Land Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Lacrosse
Roller Hockey
I own Roller Hockey Equip.
Floor Hockey
Soccer
Tennis
USTA Certified
Field Hockey
Softball
Volleyball
Track & Field
Football
Cheerleading
Archery
Golf
Mountain Biking
Mountain Bike Repair
Cricket
Riflery
I am NRA Certified
Martial Arts
Karate
Judo
Fencing
Boxing
Wrestling
Weights and Conditioning
Skateboarding
Inline Skating
Mountain Boarding
Snow Boarding
Frisbee
Dirt Bikes/Motorcycles
ATV 4 Wheelers

Media Arts

Radio-DJ
DJ - Parties/Dance/Events
I own DJ equipment.
Newspaper
Digital Photography
Digital Camera Use
Video Production
Video Camera Use
I own a Digital Camcorder
I own a Digital Camera
Creative Writing
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel
Video Editing
Video Editing-Adobe Premiere
Video Editing-Final Cut Pro
I know DVD authoring
Digital Recording -
Recording Studio

Other

General Cabin Counselor
Chess
ESL Tutoring
Campfire Program
Campfire Songs
Campfire Stories
I can lead Campfire Songs
Cooking
SAT Prep
Animal Care
Rabbit Care
Goat Care

Theater Arts

Directing
Script Writing
Improvisation
Acting Technique
Mime
Singing
I can supply scripts

Tech Theater

Stage craft
Costuming
Makeup
Set Design
Set Construction
Technical Video Production
Stage Lighting
Recording
Sound

Water Sports

Swim Instruction
Certified Lifeguard
Canoeing
Canoe Trip Leader
Sailing
Waterskiing
Windsurfing
Motor boat driver
Fishing
Jet Skiing
I hold a Jet Skiing License
Snorkeling
Kayaking

Other Skills

Camp Support
Food Service

Cooking - Chef
Kitchen Management
Salad Prep
Pot Washing

Miscellaneous

Van Driver
School Bus Driver
Mini-School Bus Driver
CDL - License
Office Work
Telephone Answering
Janitorial
Campfire Program
Trip Leader
Academic Tutoring
Jewish Services
Hebrew Tutoring
Housekeeping
Baby Sitting

Maintenance

Electrical
Carpentry
Painting
Small Engine Repair
ATV repairs
Mt. Bike repairs
Landscaping
Chain Saw Use
Lawn Mowing

Backhoe

Medical Staff
Nursing-RN
Nursing-LPN
Nursing-EMT
Physician-MD

Other Certifications:

 
Which activities are you most qualified to teach? Please describe your personal experiences, qualifications, proficiencies, awards won and certifications earned in those areas.
What is your First Choice?
What is your Second Choice?
What is your Third Choice?
Is there anything else you'd like to do?
List any courses that you have taken that would relate to working with children.
What do you think are the most important aspects to being a good counselor?
What contributions do you think you can make to camp and to the children?
What qualities / characteristics do you feel you possess which will make you an effective counselor?
Kindness is very important at Camp Lohikan. A camp staffed with role models who exemplify kindness on a daily basis creates an ideal environment for children and adults to thrive. Can you give us an example of a simple act of kindness you performed recently?
With what age group would you prefer to bunk?
Section 3. Education:
College Major Years as of June Degrees Granted
 
Section 4. Character References:
Please list names and telephone numbers of 3 people (Not Relatives!) who have knowledge of your abilities, experience and character.
Reference 1
   
Name:
Daytime Phone:
Address:
Evening Phone:
City:
Relationship:
State:
   
Zip Code:
   
 
Reference 2
   
Name:
Daytime Phone:
Address:
Evening Phone:
City:
Relationship:
State:
   
Zip Code:
   
 
Reference 3
 
Name:
Daytime Phone:
Address:
Evening Phone:
City:
Relationship:
State:
 
Zip Code:
 
 
Section 5. Previous Camp Employment:
Camp Director Reference 1:
Name:
Camp Name:
Address:
Job Held:
City:
Phone:
State:
Start Date:
Zip Code:
End Date:
 
Camp Director Reference 2:
Name:
Camp Name:
Address:
Job Held:
City:
Phone:
State:
Start Date:
Zip Code:
End Date:
 
Camp Director Reference 3:
Name:
Camp Name:
Address:
Job Held:
City:
Phone:
State:
Start Date:
Zip Code:
End Date:
 
Section 6. Other Past Employment: If you have not worked at a camp before, please list your employment for the past 3 summers or years.
Date Employer & Phone No. City State Nature of Work
 
Have you ever been convicted of child abuse or a sexual abuse offense?
 
Have you ever been accused or convicted of a felony or misdemeanor? If yes, please explain:
 

The statements made in this application are true, complete and correct. I understand that any misrepresentation of information shall be considered sufficient reason for withdrawal of an application with Camp Lohikan.

I hereby authorize Camp Lohikan or its authorized representatives bearing this release or copy thereof to obtain any information pertaining to my employment, military, credit, criminal, driving record, workers compensation claims, or educational records, including but not limited to information concerning academic achievement, attendance, disciplinary actions, criminal or civil court records, credit and driving history, character, work habits, performance, experience and reasons for termination of past employment. I hereby direct you to release such information at the request of Lohikan or its representatives.

By electronic submission of this application to Camp Lohikan, I understand and agree to the conditions set forth above.