Hero Leader Counselor: Role-MODELS not Role-Players (20+)
What Does a Hero Leader Do?:
- Counselors are in charge of leading groups of campers throughout their experiences and activities.
- Responsibilities include getting campers ready for the day, leading game missions out into the world, reflecting on experiences with campers, meal monitoring, and engaging with campers out of game during down moments.
- Hero Leaders are expected to have an in-game character that can function as a guide to the heroes and can be provided for you.
- Helps campers stay on schedule for routines and guides during adventure time
- Entertains, engages, and supports up to 12 campers in an adventuring party
- Supports running STEAM modules for their group
- Supports other hero leaders and logistics/backstage team
- Plays characters/monsters as needed
- Engages in behavior management, dorm duties, and transitioning between activities
- Role-models good conduct for campers and co-counselors
For junior counselors: more focus on playing characters and supporting backstage for first year
Who Makes a Good Hero Leader?:
- Teachers, Coaches, Camp counselors
- Self-professed nerds and geeks
- Someone who likes working with neuro-diverse, LBGTQ+, and neurotypical youth in equal parts
- Someone who plays outside and enjoys puzzles, escape rooms, and role-playing games
What Does the Position Pay?:
- For junior counselors, $310 - $350 / week (based on experience) for eight weeks plus room and board
- For counselors, $410 - $450 / week (based on experience) for up to nine weeks plus room and board