Camp Counselors Needed for Camp Cosmos (LCO)

  • Goleta, CA, US

If you are passionate about science, enthusiastic about education or simply want to gain experience in communication and outreach, you could be C.I.T material! We're accepting applications now! Don't miss out. To apply to join the C.I.T program or for more information, contact us at campcosmos@lcogt.net

http://lcogt.net/campcosmos/cit-programme/

Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network (LCOGT) is hosting Camp Cosmos this July, an event for kids aged 8-12 years. The campers will enjoy a week of exciting activities covering space science, technology, engineering and computing. And you can help!

Our C.I.T. (Counselor-In-Training) program is designed to give teens the tools to become a leader, a space ambassador and a camp instructor! Your time as a C.I.T. are eligble as Community Service Volunteer hours!

Apply to be a Counselor-in-Training and open the door a summer of exploring the Universe, tinkering with new technology, developing leadership skills and providing young children with a positive role model!

Joining the Camp Cosmos C.I.T. program means working collaboratively with peers, instructors, and children who share an enthusiasm for exploring the world around us.

This is an unpaid position, but with plenty of amazing perks and opportunities to grow!

When & Where:

Apply for one or two five-day sessions this summer. The camp will take place at the LCOGT headquarters, located at: 6740 Cortona Drive, Suite 102, Goleta, CA 93117

Session 1: July 11--July 15, 08:30-16:30pm

Session 2: July 18--July 22, 08:30-16:30pm

Requirements:

-Aged 15-17 years

-Available for the entire session to which you apply

-Interest in working with children, space science, technology and being creative

-Ability to be a cooperative member of a team

-Desire to learn and improve on leadership and communication skills through workshops and hands-on challenges

Benefits:

-Access to cutting-edge science and technology

-Letters of recommendation for successful participants

-Transferable experience

-Priority consideration for future opportunities

Duties and Responsibilites:

-Assist in the daily operations of camp activities for campers aged 8-12 years.

-Act as a positive role model.

-Ensure safety.

-Assist camp staff.

-Actively participate in the camp schedule, including: daily activities, games, crafts, etc.

-Assist in upholding all camp and facility rules and policies.

If you are passionate about science, enthusiastic about education or simply want to gain experience in communication and outreach, you could be C.I.T material! We're accepting applications now! Don't miss out. To apply to join the C.I.T program or for more information, contact us at campcosmos@lcogt.net

http://lcogt.net/campcosmos/cit-programme/

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  • 6740 Cortona Drive
    Suite 102
    Goleta, CA, US 93117
    See Map
  • Start and end dates:

    July 11th to July 15th and July 18th to July 22nd
  • Duration:

    Less than 3 months
  • Time commitment:

    Full time (30-40 hours/week)
  • Times of day:

    Mornings Afternoons
  • Days of week:

    Weekdays
  • Schedule:

    Fixed schedule
  • Extra details:

    Training provided

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