Program Area Directors report to the Camp Director. Desired qualifications are that applicants be at least 21 years of age and have advanced certification and/or experience in their specific field. The CJL program staff live in platform tents within "Olympus," our adult-only unit. All program staff is also expected to help with office duties, as needed.
The Crafts Director is responsible for planning and carrying out craft programming, embodying creativity and imagination. Outlining and enforcing measures for craft safety is a primary concern. They are also in charge of inventorying existing equipment and presenting requisitions for necessary equipment before camp opens and during camp sessions.
The Horseback Director is responsible for overseeing a team of three to four Horseback Assistants and a barn of twelve horses. They must plan and carry out horseback riding programming, including at least two rides per week, per camper, weather permitting. This necessitates dividing the campers into groups based on skill level and experience. Outlining and enforcing measures for horseback safety is a primary concern in addition to taking care of the horses and barn equipment.
Lake (small craft) Director
The Lake Director oversees all programming at the lake, including canoeing, sailing, kayaking and paddleboarding. They are required to have their Lifeguard Certification. Outlining and enforcing safety measures is a primary concern. In addition to inventorying and maintaining equipment, they are responsible for teaching lake classes and coordinating all trips and activities related to boating. They will also work with the Pool Director to coordinate safety and guard at the Swimming Hole during unit or camp-wide visits.
The Pool Director oversees all programming at the pool, including swimming and diving. They are required to have their Lifeguard Certification. Outlining and enforcing safety measures is a primary concern. In addition to inventorying and maintaining equipment, they are also responsible for the upkeep of the pool and monitoring chemical levels. They will also work with the Lake Director to coordinate safety and guard at the Swimming Hole during unit or camp-wide visits.
Project Adventure Director/Challenge Course Facilitator
The Project Adventure Director oversees all challenge course programming, including the low ropes elements, the climbing wall, and the six high ropes elements. They lead a two-week leadership and teamwork course for our older campers. Certification in Project Adventure or Challenge Course Facilitation is required, as safety of campers and staff is the primary concern.