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TASC Summer Camp Chaperone Information

You're invited to be a chaperone at the 2017 TASC Summer Leadership Camp!

Complete the online camp chaperone application
(Deadline is April 25)

Camp dates: June 5-9, 2017
Cumberland University
1 Cumberland Dr.
Lebanon, TN 37087
Map and driving directions

Mandatory chaperone meeting on June 5 at Cumberland University. Details will be sent to all chaperones.

Camp Coordinators: Stacey Hinchman and Ashley Sudduth

Who

Any student council advisor or school employee may apply to serve as a 2017 Leadership Camp Chaperone. Priority will be given to student council advisors. Applicants for chaperone must be available to stay the entire week of camp as well as attend an Advisors' meeting the first day of camp.

Stipend

$400.00 for the week.

Job Responsibilities

If selected to serve as a camp chaperone, your job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

Residence Hall Management:
Includes getting to know the campers in your cabin (names, special needs, etc), calling roll at night, and making sure campers keep the cabin areas clean.

Camp Gofer:
Includes running errands to Wal-Mart, picking up pizza, and assistance when needed.

General Helper:
Includes taking supplies to counselors, overseeing a pair of counselors to ensure they are performing to standards, replenishing supplies, serving as camp judge for events, helping keep points, working the concession stand, supervising at the pool, and correcting campers when necessary, etc.

Typical Day

The typical day for a camp chaperone is extremely exhausting.  Breakfast begins every morning by 7:00 a.m.  The chaperone must make sure all campers are awake and prepared for the day.  Chaperones are then responsible for various tasks ranging from the tasks listed above.  Each day chaperones have a meeting to discuss the day’s events and preparations.  Nightly, chaperones are responsible for roll call in assigned cabins to ensure all campers are accounted for.  Chaperones are also responsible for enforcing lights out and curfew at midnight each night.  Chaperones must be able to work long hours with less than normal sleep time all while keeping a positive attitude!

Application Process

  • Complete the online application by April 25, 2017.
  • You will be notified once your application has been received and accepted.

Questions? Email Camp Coordinators Stacey Hinchman or Ashley Sudduth. Thank you!