A Remarkable Place. For Remarkable People
Providing a residential camping experience for people with disabilities since 1947. Camp Summit is a one-of-a-kind camp for individuals with disabilities where the emphasis is on each campers' abilities rather than their disabilities. Traditional camp activities are adapted to each individual, provided in our barrier-free facilities, and implemented by trained, caring staff. Our campers are grouped by age, providing the opportunity to make friends within peer groups while having fun and experiencing new adventures. Camp Summit is located in Paradise, Texas, just north of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex on 460 acres of land. We are accredited by the American Camp Association and licensed as a Youth Camp in the State of Texas.
Hiring counselors for a sleep-away camp for children and adults with disabilities in Paradise, Texas. This is a 3-month seasonal position. Camp Summit is a residential or “sleep away” camp for children and adults with disabilities (ages 6-99). Camp Summit hires seasonal staff each summer and fall to fulfill a safe ratio of two campers to every one staff member. Staff members live in the cabins with the campers during their one-week stay. Many of our staff are college students pursuing fields of human interest, education, special education, special needs, etc. Camp Counselor Responsibilities: Assist campers with their personal care Engage is daily camp activities Transition campers each day through their schedule
Camp Counselor Benefits: Salary Room and board Laundry facilities Wireless internet EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME
Camp Summit is looking for candidates with the following qualities: team-player, responsible, ability to think on your feet, willing to pivot when needed, etc. Many of our staff are college students pursuing fields of human interest, education, special education, special needs, etc.
Room and Board is provided. Counselors live in the air-conditioned cabins with the campers during their stay. Lockers are provided to lock up your personal items. Laundry facilities, wireless internet, meals, and endless hammocking spots are also included.
Camp Summit is located on 460 acres of beautiful land in Texas. During your free time, you are driving distance away from the DFW metroplex to explore the city, or stay closer to camp and enjoy plenty of outdoor adventures.
Our kitchen staff provides three meals a day to our campers and staff. (Sunday dinner through Friday lunch) Staff will be responsible for their meals on Friday evening through lunch on Sunday. Our kitchen staff is able to accommodate any dietary restrictions you may have.
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