- Ability to relate to one’s peer group
- Ability to work in a non-competitive environment
- Ability to accept guidance and supervision
- Ability to assist in teaching a variety of activities
- Ability to lead the instruction of an established Camp Northwood activity
- Good character, integrity, and adaptability
- Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control
- One year of undergraduate studies or at least 19 years of age
Camp Directors, Assistant Directors
- Prepare for, and actively participate in staff training, meetings, and supervisory conferences.
- Set a good example for campers and staff including, cleanliness, punctuality, sharing clean-up and chores, sportsmanship and table manners
- Encourage respect for personal property, camp equipment and facilities.
- Learn the strengths and weaknesses of each camper in primary cabin placement.
- Help each camper meet the goals established by the camp for camper development.
- Provide opportunities for discussion of individual or group problems or concerns.
- Recognize and respond to opportunities for:
- individual and group problem solving
- social development
- ego development through individual and group success
- Visual and Auditory acuity to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the Camp Northwood program.
- Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures.
- Physical, cognitive and communication abilities to coordinate cabin activities in order to achieve camper developmental objectives.