Summer Camp Counselor

SUMMER CAMP 
COUNSELOR

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Texas Wake Academy is a place for you to become a part of something bigger than yourself. We believe the lake is a place for children to get outdoors, grow in confidence, and improve their wakeboarding & wake surfing skills along the way. You will work alongside equally committed individuals who love the lake and are passionate about helping children grow. You will get to be a role model, a coach, and a friend, all while creating an unforgettable summer experience on the lake!

Wakeboard Coach

Job Description

We expect our counselors to…
Wakesurf Coach
  • Be a positive role model to groups of campers of different ages

  • Make a fool of themself for the sake of making a kid smile

  • Observe camper behavior, and assess its appropriateness, enforcing the necessary behavior-management techniques, safety policies, and emergency procedures

  • Communicate actively with parents of campers during drop off and pick up

  • Lead games and provide water sports instruction to campers of all skill levels

  • Be a responsible boat driver, in addition to completing daily tasks such as fueling and cleaning the boat

Summer at a Glance

Summer Dates
  • We dedicate May 23rd through May 27th for staff training. During this time you will learn our coaching & driving methods as well as how to properly dock and trailer the boat. We will practice our behavior-management techniques, safety policies, and emergency procedures. All while getting to know the team!

  • Our summer season consists of 11 weeks of camps, 8 weeks on Lake LBJ and 3 weeks on Lake Travis. In Addition private lessons run from May 28th through August 14th.

Typical Week
  • A typical week will consist of a 30 to 40 hour work week. You will alternate with team members between weekends off vs weekdays off.

  • A typical day runs from 8 am to 4 pm, though private lesson times may vary. The first and last 30 minutes of the day consist of trailering, cleaning, and fueling the boat. You can find our camp daily schedule here.

Compensation
  • Enjoy free daily lunch

  • You will be compensated $10 to $15 an hour plus tips

  • We love to get on the water too, enjoy riding time with our team before or after work

Counselor Qualifications

We would love for you to join our team if you…
  • LOVE WORKING WITH CHILDREN and desire to positively influence their lives 

  • Possess excellent character, integrity, patience, and adaptability

  • Exhibit enthusiasm and sense of humor

  • Have experience driving boats and coaching water sports

  • Are able to work in summer heat for several hours at a time

  • Accept supervision and guidance

  • Are First aid and CPR Certified (Training available)

  • Have completed high school or are over 18 years old

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