Arts SpecialistAt Young Judaea Sprout Westchester Day Camp

Posted Mar 15, 2022 Job Length Summer

Description

Young Judaea Sprout Westchester Day Camp – Art Specialist

Young Judaea Sprout Westchester blends together 40 years of camping experience of Young Judaea Sprout Lake to create an unprecedented Jewish day camping experience in Northern Westchester. Children entering Pre-K through 6th grade have an opportunity to build a positive sense of self and Jewish identity while having fun and engaging in a wide variety of great programming. Families will form community through weekly Shabbat gatherings during the summer at camp and be reconnected year-round in Jewish activities at our local site.

Located in Croton on Hudson, on a majestic 26-acre site overlooking a beautiful reservoir, our site includes two swimming pools, a waterfront for boating, arts and crafts with ceramics, cooking studio, sports fields, garden and nature center, two ropes courses, archery, karate, petting zoo and plenty of outdoor space for socially distanced fun!

All of our Specialists build their own informal Jewish education curricula based on weekly Jewish value themes.

We are looking for a creative, energetic, nurturing Art Specialist to create and teach Arts and Crafts to children entering Pre-K through 6th grade.

Responsibilities

-Create fun, age-appropriate activities that engage campers and help them develop new skills
-Create and execute weekly projects experimenting with new and different mediums
-Run Art lessons with groups of 12-14 campers
-Incorporate Jewish values, Hebrew and/or Israel education into activities whenever possible (assistance is provided if you do not have experience in this area)

Compensation

TBD

Requirements

Requirements

-At least 2 years’ experience creating and teaching art to children entering Pre-K through 6th grade
-Experience attending or working at a summer camp
-Enthusiasm and the willingness to be silly

Camp runs Monday - Friday from June 27 – August 18 with a week of staff training after school on weekdays and on Sunday, June 26th. The camp day is 8:15 am – 4:15pm.

How to Apply

Learn more at www.sproutwestchester.org or contact Hila Sabin at hila@sproutwestchester.org or (914) 514-9302

Contact Information

Camp Name

Young Judaea Sprout Westchester Day Camp

Job Title

Arts Specialist

Camp Address

500 Yorktown Road, Croton-On-Hudson, NY, 10520, United States