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    Roughing It Day Camp: Junior Counselor Program


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day
    • Destination: United States
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: June
    • Session Length: One Week, Two Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Leadership
    • Sub-Categories: Counselors in Training, Leadership, Work Experience
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: Free
    • Accreditation: American Camp Association
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Students entering their junior or senior year of High School can become Junior counselors. Junior Counselors receive five days of advanced leadership training along-side Roughing It's team of summer camp staff. The full-day program lasts 4 or 8 weeks.

    The Benefits of Volunteering at Roughing It:

    • Help make a difference in the lives of children
    • Training program in youth leadership
    • Work for and with the very best staff
    • Earn community service hours for graduation or college applications
    • Successful Junior Counselors gain first priority at being hired for paid Roughing It positions upon graduation from high school
    • Possible promotion to counselor and other positions a full year before individuals who have not participated in the program
    • References for your future
    • Free transportation included from San Francisco, Alameda and Contra Costa Counties
    • Fun, friends, and experiences that last a lifetime