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2016 Summer Sports Camp Counselor Application

Recreational Sports Youth Summer Camp is a half day summer camp for boys and girls ages 7-14. Our camp offers recreational opportunities most campers have likely never experienced. Summer Camp is scheduled June 6th – July 22nd, Monday - Friday, 7:30am-12:15pm, a mandatory staff training will be held for staff prior to the first week of camp during the week of June 1-3, 2016. Camp Staff needs to be available to work all of the following dates:

  • Staff Training: June 1 - June 3
  • Camp Session 1: June 6 - June 17
  • Camp Session 2: June 20 - July 1
  • Camp Session 3: July 11 - July 22

The Summer Camp Staff's role is to create a fun and high energy environment for our campers. The camp staff participates in all camp activities while ensuring everyone involved is PLAYING, SAFE, and HAVING FUN! Our campers in attendance range in skill level, and the staff's job is to engage all those skill levels through participation. Staff Expectations & Responsibilities include:

  • Be a contributing member of a staff of 16-18 counselors/instructors
  • Create and facilitate positive group interaction
  • Interact with and lead a group of 25-35 campers
  • Provide high energy each day of camp
  • Be ready and able to participate in a high degree of physical activity
  • Discipline camper(s) when necessary
  • Provide first aid/health care when necessary
  • Available June 1 - July 22, Monday-Friday, 7:30am-12:15pm
  • Participate, enjoy camp, and have FUN!

Each session of camp will take place at the facilities of the Texas Tech Student Rec Center.  Activities may include Archery, Rock Climbing, Swim Lessons, Team Sports, Camp Games and much more.

A typical camp day:

  • 7:30am     Staff on duty: Campers begin to be dropped off at the Rec Sports Aquatic Center
  • 8:00am     Swim Lessons start in the Aquatic Center, Staff Meeting, Camp Set-up
  • 8:45am     Campers go to the locker rooms in the Rec Center to change
  • 9:00am     1st set of activity rotations
    • Two groups have activities outside
    • Two groups have activities inside
  • 10:15am   Snack Time – All groups meet outside for snack
  • 10:30am   2nd set of activity rotation
    • Two groups have activities inside
    • Two groups have activities outside
  • 11:55am     Head outside for campers to be picked up
  • 12:15pm    Camp Ends/Staff Dismissed when the last camper is picked up

Please contact brett.d.jackson@ttu.edu or laura.w.thomas@ttu.edu or call 806-742-2945 if you have any further questions.


This form closed on April 21, 2016 12:30 AM CDT