Camp Geronimo 2019

Week 3: Jul 29th - August 2nd

Camp Geronimo is a summer day camp offered to children with disabilities between the ages of 6 and 12 years old. The camp gives children the opportunity to engage in animal-assisted activities, meet new friends, get to know The Barn's animals and participate in activities designed to build communication and sensory integration skills. Camp Geronimo is directed by a licensed physical therapist, and provides a one-to-one counselor to child ratio. If you would like to have fun while making a difference in the lives of some amazing children, volunteering for Camp Geronimo would be a great opportunity for you! We rely heavily on the support of volunteers to make sure that every child is appropriately supported and safe at Camp Geronimo. The positions we have available are as follows:

Counselor (18+)- A counselor will work one on one with a camper. They will engage in camp activities with their camper while assisting them in achieving their individual goals. The minimum commitment is one week from 8 am - 3 pm. Camp counselors must complete a PA State Police Criminal Record Check, and must also have their PA Child Abuse Clearance. 

If interested, sign up below and complete our application and required forms.

Physical Aspects of the Position:

  • Ability to verbally communicate and work with youth with social skill and some physical challenges.
  • Must be able to assist campers in an emergency and possess strength and endurance to maintain constant supervision of campers.
  • Endurance including prolonged standing, some bending, stooping and walking.

Assistant Counselor (ages 13 -17)- An assistant counselor will be paired with a counselor, and will help by assisting in all activities.  Assistant Counselors will also help our Director and Camp Staff with art, photography, games and other activities.  Counselors under the age of 18 do not need their clearances on file.

If interested, sign up below and complete our application and required forms.

If you have any questions, or would like more information you can contact The Barn's Program Manager, Ann Nowoswiat, at [email protected], or call 610-793-1037. We hope you will be able to join us for a fun and rewarding opportunity at Camp Geronimo!

Date: 07/29/2019 (Mon.)

Time: 8:00am - 3:00pm EDT

Location: 360 Locust Grove Road, West Chester PA 19382
360 Locust Grove Rd, West Chester, PA 19382

Created by:   Janie Hollinshead
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Available Slot

Camp Counselor (8)

Ages 18 +

6 of 8 slots filled
Elisabeth DiAngelis
Isha Trasi
Audrey Coughenour
Kaitlyn Murray
Shreya Verma
Stephen Zarycranski

Assistant Counselor (10)

Ages 13 - 17

All slots filled
Grace Morrison
Liam Kitchen
Zane Kitchen
Shreya Verma
Tejis Ranganath
age 16 1/2. Served as camp counselor at Wipeout camp at willowdale chapel
Melany Rojas
KIM Alvarez
Maya Ranganath
15 y/o and served as camp counselor at Wipeout camp
Sam Mattis
Vaishnavi Kusumba
Vaishnavi Kusumba

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