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Teva (Nature) / Garden Programming Specialist
Feb. 17, 2010


  • Training and experience commensurate with needs of teva(nature)/gardening activities. Teaching experience in that activity area desired.
  • Strong enthusiasm for and broad-based knowledge of assigned specialty.
  • Ability to follow defined teaching requirements, developing own methods of presentation to chanichim.


  • Lead and coordinate outdoor education and gardening programming for all age groups. Maintain daily record of activity lesson plan.
  • Work with supervisor, department head, and Education director on intergrating Jewish Education into each activity.
  • When assigned, plan and lead age-appropriate unit evening programs, incorporating your area(s) of expertise.
  • Work with Teva Supervisor and Overnight staff on incorporating nature education into hikes and overnights.
  • Communicate and work with the summer gardener to develop and care for camp's garden. Develop programming to involve campers in the garden throughout the summer.
  • 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.

Supervisor: Teva Supervisor / Chavaya Department Head

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