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Hiking & Trips Supervisor
Oct. 14, 2011


  • Training and experience commensurate with needs of Hiking and overnight trip activities.  
  • Teaching experience in that activity area desired.
  • Strong enthusiasm for and broad-based knowledge of assigned specialty.
  • Ability to creatively plan & schedule programs and activities, and to maximize the skills & talents of staff members.
  • Ability to follow defined teaching requirements, developing own methods of presentation to chanichim.
  • Ability to teach Jewish concepts to camp community.
  • Ability to work well with and supervise Specialists.
  • Ability to give & take constructive criticism.
  • Experience working with youth in both formal and informal settings.
  • Prior camping experience.
  • Energetic, creative, organized and good people skills.
  • Wilderness First Aid certification. Prior experience with trips and/or outdoor education.


  • Supervise the hiking & trip staff in leading and coordinating activities for all age groups. Maintain daily record of activity lesson plan.
  • Coordinate and plan details for on and off-site trip.
  • Coordinate all activities of the area and elevate all aspects of the hiking & trip program at camp.
  • Maintain all standards for the activity area - ACA, Snohomish County, etc.
  • When assigned, plan and lead age-appropriate unit evening programs, incorporating your area(s) of expertise.
  • Whenever possible, incorporate staff members in program planning and leadership. Prepare requisitions in timely manner. Ensure that all site & supply arrangements are made.
  • Prepare cabin activities to be led by a member of hiking & trip staff
  • 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 programs
  • Play an active role in helping to shape the vision for Jewish education at camp.
  • Whether as a leader, supervisor, a mentor, a participants, or perhaps all four at once; play a role in all aspects of camp life, actively seeking to bring Judaism to life.

Supervisor: Chavaya Department Head

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