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Camp Chi Pacific Northwest Trip Counselors (Summer 2018)
JCC Chicago
30 S. Wells St.
Chicago, IL 60606

Principal Responsibilities:

JCC Camp Chi's Pacific Northwest (PNW) trip is a five-week adventure that begins at camp in Wisconsin and heads by bus to the Pacific Northwest for an amazing experience that includes camping, hiking, rafting, biking and many other outdoor activities. PNW Trip Counselors are responsible for leading and managing this adventure trip, while providing campers with a safe and rewarding summer.



July 1-7: Training
July 8-August 10: Trip

Minimum Qualifications:

KEY ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS (Physical Requirements):


Applicants must be at least 21 years old with experience working in an outdoor camping environment; wilderness survival skills, experience cooking in the outdoors a must; experience and a genuine interest in working with teens highly preferred. Strong organizations skills, patience, imagination and enthusiasm are a must!

The ideal candidates will work successfully in a team environment and independently, communicate well with teenagers, demonstrate sound judgment and good character. Candidates must demonstrate the visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to the environment and any potential hazards related to trip activities.

Agency Information:

JCC Camp Chi is one of the Midwest's premier resident camps. Each summer, Chi serves 1,200+ boys and girls in 4th-11th grade through two-, four- and eight-week camp sessions. Set on 600 acres near the Wisconsin Dells, Chi offers the best facilities and over 30 specialty activities that aim to build campers' skills and boost self-esteem.