Education: Science Based Internship

Duration & Time Commitment

  • May 14th – August 11th
  • Hours: Monday – Friday, 9am – 3pm
  • Opportunity to work events and birthday parties on the weekends during our season

Mission of Position

This position is a creatively open project. We are looking for someone who wants to implement a new program for our camp to do science experiments with the campers. You would have the creative freedom to choose the projects for the campers and you will have a new project each week. They can be interactive or demonstrative depending on the type of project and will ideally incorporate environmental aspects with the projects you choose.

Qualifications

  • A self-motivated individual who is able to work cooperatively with other interns, staff, campers, and parents
  • Must be enrolled in college
  • Must have effective communication and organizational skills
  • Must be able to create different projects to span across different age groups
  • Preference given to Education & Science based majors

Duties Include

  • Having a group of campers each week
  • Overseeing supplies needed throughout the summer
  • Preparing and cleaning up project space each day
  • Creating a new project each week for the campers
  • Being able to engage and supervise the campers during activity
  • Having a week long build-up to the Friday Showcase, occurs after Talent Show
  • Meeting with administrator each week to go over the current week and what the plan will be for the week ahead
  • Submitting a short description of your week’s activity to the PR intern to be included in the newsletter

Goals

  • To further engage our campers in a new activity
  • To allow an opportunity for the intern to test different activities/experiments at different levels to see what works and what can be improved upon
  • To show the importance of science and how they can play a part in learning and understanding from the world around them
  • To allow the campers and intern to work together towards a project that can be shared with everyone during the Friday Showcase
  • To allow the intern an opportunity to make a measured and real impact on Camp Hi-Ho