YMCA Camp Pepin is now accepting Staff applications for 2012! Please make sure you have all of the necessary paperwork completed before you submit your application.
Note: the Employment forms are in PDF format, which requires the FREE Adobe Reader. Get it here.
Camp Pepin hosts around 110 campers (boys and girls, grades 2-12) for 8 weeks (Sunday-Friday) throughout the summer (mid-June through mid-August). ram Director, WaterfrontDirector, Boating Director, Challenge Course Director, Leadership Director, Target Sports Director, Trail Director, and Arts & Crafts Director. When program staff are not with the campers, they live in staff lodging.
All staff receive housing and meals at no cost while camp is in session, and are also trained in First Aid, CPR, and optional Lifeguarding for free. All of our staff members also have scheduled time off during the week and on weekends, and frequently take advantage of either enjoying the many outdoor activities in the area (such as climbing the bluffs, biking to one of the local villages, or canoeing the Mississippi), or going to one of the nearby attractions (such as visiting the Mall of America, watching a baseball game, or attending one of the many local summertime festivals).
Here's how to apply:
1.) Get to know us.
- Please read the About Us page to familiarize yourself with C
Resident Counselors work together in pairs when supervising cabin groups of up to 10 campers each and live in cabins with the campers. They also guide campers in activities that include canoeing, kayaking, swimming, rugby, archery, riflery, nature, horseback riding, theater, arts and crafts, high ropes, the climbing tower, and adventure trips.
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2.) Find out what you'd like to do at camp.
- Review the Staff Positions to help you determine which jobs you would be interested in and would qualify for.
3.) Submit three (3) references.
- Download three (3) copies of the Reference Form and give each of them (along with a stamped envelope addressed to Camp Pepin) to three people - excluding family members - that can speak about your character. (Former employers, teachers, and pastors all make good references.) OR,
- Have each of your three references complete and submit the Online Reference on your behalf.
4.) Submit your application.*
- Download and complete the Application Form, and send it back to us so that it arrives around the same time as your Reference
- Complete and submit the Online Application.
*Staff that have previously worked at Camp Pepin within the last year may submit either the downloadable Returning Staff Application Form or the Online Returning Staff Application to be considered for rehire.
When your completed Application and three References have been submitted, your application packet is considered complete, and we will contact you to set up a phone interview. You will be notified shortly thereafter of your status so that you may begin planning for the summer.
Staff that are hired seasonally will be emailed an Employment Agreement and will need to complete and submit the hiring forms that are appropriate to their position in the Employment Packet. They will also want to browse through the Camp Pepin Employee Manual before they arrive to become acquainted with procedures and policies that will be important to them.
If you have any questions about the application materials, any available staff positions, or about Camp Pepin in general, please contact the Camp Director . You are also invited to have the Camp Director take you on a tour so that you have a better idea of what camp is like. We look forward to hearing from you soon!
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