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The Fresh Air Fund - Camp Tommy

Camp Tommy offers hiking nature and other outdoor programs designed to develop cooperation and encourage team building for boys.
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Camp Overview

Since 1877, The Fresh Air Fund has provided free summer opportunities to more than 1.8 million New York City children from low-income communities. Every summer, 3,000 campers attend one of their five overnight camps on a beautiful property 65 miles north of New York City. Each camp offers a well-rounded experience with activities ranging from photography, ceramics, robotics and creative writing to recreation, swimming and outdoor adventure. The Fresh Air Fund hires over 450 staff members from around the world to work at their camps in a variety of roles and staff members are hired to work at a specific Fresh Air Fund camp. Details about each individual camp can be found online at: www.freshair.org/summer-camping-program  

STAFF TIME OFF

Staff will receive one day and one night off during each camp session as well as time off in between camp sessions.

STAFF QUALITIES

The most admirable quality in a Fresh Air Fund staff member is a commitment to work with children from underserved communities. We are looking for applicants who have a minimum of 2 years of experience working with youth. Counselors should be flexible, energetic, patient, creative, comfortable in the outdoors, self-motivated, enjoy group living and have the ability to work as part of a team. Staff should be prepared for a challenging and rewarding summer!

A camp for development!

Learning and activities all in one:

Camp Tommy offers educational programs, such as literacy and career skills development, computer workshops, photography and music at the same time as, Camper Development, Fun Olympics, Football Clinic, Swimming and Swimming. Fun fact: Camp Tommy is named after Tommy Hilfiger for his generous support and dedication to Fresh Air children.

Camp Begins

13 to 19 Jun-18

Camp Ends

19-Aug-18

Camp Type
Boys, Lower-income campers

Location
436 Van Wyck Lake Road, Fishkill, NY 12424

Staff
Female & Male ages 18+
450 in total (150 international staff)

Camp
3000 campers
Residential cabin accommodation

Website
www.freshair.org

Camp Begins

13 to 19 Jun-18

Camp Ends

19-Aug-18

Camp Type
Boys, Lower-income campers

Location
436 Van Wyck Lake Road, Fishkill, NY 12424

Staff
Female & Male ages 18+
450 in total (150 international staff)

Camp
3000 campers
Residential cabin accommodation

Website
www.freshair.org

A camp for development!

Learning and activities all in one:

Camp Tommy offers educational programs, such as literacy and career skills development, computer workshops, photography and music at the same time as, Camper Development, Fun Olympics, Football Clinic, Swimming and Swimming. Fun fact: Camp Tommy is named after Tommy Hilfiger for his generous support and dedication to Fresh Air children.

Do you have the skills they're looking for?

We asked the camp what positions they are looking to fill at the recruitment fair. Look out for the big thumbs up!



Outfoor Adventure

​Looking to hire counsellors with Outdoor Adventure skills


Waterfront & Lifeguards

​Looking to hire counsellors with Waterfront & Lifeguarding skills


Creative & Performing Arts

​Looking to hire counsellors with Creative & Performing Arts skills


Music

​Looking to hire counsellors with Music skills

Counsellor Roles:

Here's a list of all the Counsellor Roles this camp are specifically looking to hire at the fair!

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