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Ropes Specialist
Feb. 17, 2010


  • Training and experience commensurate with needs of the ropes course (Tower, Swing, Low Ropes, Team Facilitation). Teaching experience in that activity area desired. ALL ROPES SPECIALISTS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH IN-SERVICE TRAINING BEFORE BEGINNING THE SUMMER.
  • Strong enthusiasm for and broad-based knowledge of assigned specialty.
  • Ability to follow defined teaching requirements, developing own methods of presentation to chanichim.


  • Help to lead and plan daily activities on the ropes course.
  • Work with supervisor, department head, and Education director on integrating Jewish Education into each activity.
  • When assigned, plan and lead age-appropriate unit evening programs, incorporating your area(s) of expertise.
  • Be available for cabin activities as requested by counselors.
  • Prepare and lead Shabbat afternoon activities.
  • Act as general resource for other Camp activities relating to your specialty.
  • When time permits, participate in other Camp programming as is practical. Specialists should be with assigned units when they do not have direct programming responsibilities -- especially at meals, song sessions, services, and evening programs. Sitting with cabins and interacting with chanichim is a must.
  • Exercise good judgment and safety consciousness at all times. Act as role-model for safety with chanichim.
  • Attend in-camp training sessions and staff meetings as required.

This position is in-cabin.

Supervisor: Ropes Supervisor

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