Junior Camp Leader

Discover Science Center Junior Camp Leader 2019

Discover Science Center’s Junior Camp Leader Program is a volunteer opportunity for motivated teenagers interested in science education and leadership training. Junior Camp Leaders assist our Education Team in preparing and leading science experiments and activities, plan, organize and lead activities during free-play breaks (with guidance and oversight from our Education Team), and assist our young campers to ensure they have a great week of camp.


Our camps are located at Discover Science Center (2500 Old Alabama Rd, Suites 5 and 21, Roswell) from 8:30am-4:30pm. We also have extended hours from 8:00am-5:30pm. Our first week of camp begins Tuesday, May 28 and the last day is Friday, August 9. Junior Camp Leaders may sign up to register for as many weeks as they like for full-day or half-day sessions, and are expected to work every day for that week to maintain consistency for our campers. Full-day shifts are from 9:00am-4:00pm, and half-day shifts are either 8:30am-1:30pm or 12:00pm-5:00pm.

Junior Camp Leaders must:

  • Be at least 13 years old

  • Attend one of our 3-hour training sessions (setting expectations, locations of lab supplies and safety equipment, first aid and CPR training) prior to their first week of volunteering (May 18, 9:00am-12:00pm or June 2, 2:00pm-5:00pm)

  • Have a reliable means to get to work on time each day. 

  • Be prepared to work each shift they signed up to work.

  • Be reliable, mature, respectful, responsible, eager to learn and like to have fun.


Junior Camp Leader duties include:

  • Being a good role model for campers.

  • Assisting our Education Team with activity preparation, classroom management, activity clean-up and maintenance of center.

  • Assisting campers during activities.

  • Developing activities (games, crafts, etc) to engage campers during free-play breaks.

  • Interacting with campers to ensure they have a fun and safe week.


Junior Camp Leaders benefit from increased levels of responsibility and independence, as well as have unique science experiences and training. Volunteer hours may be used as community service hours, and we are happy to provide reference letters for Junior Camp Leaders that perform their duties well.

There are no costs or stipends associated with being a Junior Camp Leader. It is a volunteer position, however, we take their commitment seriously and expect Junior Camp Leaders fulfill the shifts for which they registered. Junior Camp Leaders should bring their own snacks, lunch and water bottle to camp each day. 

 

Location: Discover Science Center

Created by:   Tonya Shearer
 
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Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Time (EDT) Available Slot
05/28/2019 (Tue.) 8:30am - 1:30pm  

Half-Day Camp Mornings

Committing to week of 5/28-5/31/19

 
Alexandra Dzhafarov
9:00am - 4:00pm  

Full-Day Camp (2)

Committing to week of 5/28-5/31/19

 
12:00pm - 5:00pm  

Half-Day Camp Afternoons

Committing to week of 5/28-5/31/19

 
Rebbecca Gipson
06/03/2019 (Mon.) 8:30am - 1:30pm  

Half-Day Camp Mornings

Committing to week of 6/3-6/7/19

 
Christabelle Fombu
J Ncho
9:00am - 4:00pm  

Full-Day Camp (2)

Committing to week of 6/3-6/7/19

 
All slots filled
Kristen Finley
Charlotte Finley
Lauren Stinson
Eric Stinson
12:00pm - 5:00pm  

Half-Day Camp Afternoons

Committing to week of 6/3-6/7/19

 
A Reeves
Hadyn Reeves
06/10/2019 (Mon.) 8:30am - 1:30pm  

Half-Day Camp Mornings

Committing to week of 6/10-6/14/19

 
9:00am - 4:00pm  

Full-Day Camp (2)

Committing to week of 6/10-6/14/19

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Susan Willever
ryne
12:00pm - 5:00pm  

Half-Day Camp Afternoons

Committing to week of 6/10-6/14/19

 
Rebbecca Gipson
06/17/2019 (Mon.) 8:30am - 1:30pm  

Half-Day Camp Mornings

Committing to week of 6/17-6/21/19

 
Christabelle Fombu
J Ncho
9:00am - 4:00pm  

Full-Day Camp (2)

Committing to week of 6/17-6/21/19

 
All slots filled
Lisa Shanahan
Maisie Shanahan
susan willever
Ryne
12:00pm - 5:00pm  

Half-Day Camp Afternoons

Committing to week of 6/17-6/21/19

 
Rebbecca Gipson
06/24/2019 (Mon.) 8:30am - 1:30pm  

Half-Day Camp Mornings

Committing to week of 6/24-6/28/19

 
Christabelle Fombu
J Ncho
9:00am - 4:00pm  

Full-Day Camp (2)

Committing to week of 6/24-6/28/19

 
All slots filled
Sophia Horback
Reese LaPierre
12:00pm - 5:00pm  

Half-Day Camp Afternoons

Committing to week of 6/24-6/28/19

 
A Reeves
Hadyn Reeves
07/01/2019 (Mon.) 8:30am - 1:30pm  

Half-Day Camp Mornings

Committing to week of 7/1-7/5/19, no camp 7/4

 
Sophia Horback
9:00am - 4:00pm  

Full-Day Camp (2)

Committing to week of 7/1-7/5/19, no camp 7/4

 
All slots filled
Kristen Finley
Dorothy Finley
Alston Kenneth Jordan
12:00pm - 5:00pm  

Half-Day Camp Afternoons

Committing to week of 7/1-7/5/19, no camp 7/4

 
Lauren Stinson
Eric Stinson
07/08/2019 (Mon.) 8:30am - 1:30pm  

Half-Day Camp Mornings

Committing to week of 7/8-7/12/19

 
9:00am - 4:00pm  

Full-Day Camp (2)

Committing to week of 7/8-7/12/19

 
All slots filled
Sophia Horback
Susan Willever
ryne and megan
12:00pm - 5:00pm  

Half-Day Camp Afternoons

Committing to week of 7/8-7/12/19

 
A Reeves
Tristan Douglas
07/15/2019 (Mon.) 8:30am - 1:30pm  

Half-Day Camp Mornings

Committing to week of 7/15-7/19/19

 
Christabelle Fombu
J Ncho
9:00am - 4:00pm  

Full-Day Camp (2)

Committing to week of 7/15-7/19/19

 
12:00pm - 5:00pm  

Half-Day Camp Afternoons

Committing to week of 7/15-7/19/19

 
Kavitha Kuppuswamy
07/22/2019 (Mon.) 8:30am - 1:30pm  

Half-Day Camp Mornings

Committing to week of 7/22-7/26/19

 
Christabelle Fombu
J Ncho
9:00am - 4:00pm  

Full-Day Camp (2)

Committing to week of 7/22-7/26/19

 
12:00pm - 5:00pm  

Half-Day Camp Afternoons

Committing to week of 7/22-7/26/19

 
07/29/2019 (Mon.) 8:30am - 1:30pm  

Half-Day Camp Mornings

Committing to week of 7/29-8/2/19

 
9:00am - 4:00pm  

Full-Day Camp (2)

Committing to week of 7/29-8/2/19

 
All slots filled
Susan Willever (2)
ryne and megan
12:00pm - 5:00pm  

Half-Day Camp Afternoons

Committing to week of 7/29-8/2/19

 
08/05/2019 (Mon.) 8:30am - 1:30pm  

Half-Day Camp Mornings

Committing to week of 8/5 - 8/9/19

 
9:00am - 4:00pm  

Full-Day Camp (2)

Committing to week of 8/5 - 8/9/19

 
12:00pm - 5:00pm  

Half-Day Camp Afternoons

Committing to week of 8/5 - 8/9/19

 
Alexandra Dzhafarov


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