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Auxiliary Staff

The Linen Room Staff organize and provide clothes for all campers. Laundress and Laundry/ Housekeeping Aides clean all camper clothing and bedding for staff and campers, and have housekeeping responsibilities for certain areas of camp. Maintenance Aides do routine repairs, grounds keeping, cleaning and camp maintenance. Secretaries work in the camp office with general clerical responsibilities and are responsible to the Administrative Assistant. To apply for an Auxiliary Position, please download an application.

Food Service Staff

The Head Cook and Assistant Cooks are responsible for the overall supervision of the kitchen. Kitchen Aides assist with preparation for meals and clean up of the kitchen/bakery. The Dining Room Supervisor is responsible for overall supervision of the Dining Room Aides and the total operation of the Dining Room. Dining Room/Camp Aides assist with preparation/serving of meals and clean up afterwards. Dining Room/Camp Aides also are assigned to help in other departments and camp activities.

Dental Cottage Staff

Complete dental care is provided for the children by summer dental staff and visiting dentists in the program. Must be licensed and professionally trained.

Health Cottage Staff

The nurses are responsible for the overall health care and medical needs of campers and staff. Positions for both Registered and Licensed Practical Nurses are available.

Activity Instructors

Activity instructors are responsible for planning and implementing classes for all units in camp, with activities appropriate for age level and abilities. Certified teachers are preferred. Waterfront staff are responsible for both guarding and instruction with positions available for Lifeguards and Water Safety Instructors. Boating, canoeing, and kayaking instructors are required to have the necessary certification in their watercraft area, and in lifeguarding. Therapists are available to answer questions regarding camper abilities and for collaboration.

Program Department Staff

The Program Staff is responsible for coordinating the daily camp schedule, evening all-camp activities, weekend programs and special events. Previous Bay Cliff staff experience is strongly preferred.

Unit Staff

Camp counselors are responsible for the 24-hour care and well-being of their assigned campers in their cabin/unit. Unit Leaders are responsible for the leadership and management of the unit.

Adaptive Paddling

Adaptive Paddling Anyone can attend this American Canoe Association adaptive paddling workshop (APW), which has been taught across the country since 1990 and at Bay Cliff since 1998. This course brings together certified instructors, recreational paddlers, and people with physical disabilities to promote recreational paddling opportunities for persons with disabilities. “When

Alumni

Every time I cross the bridge, I feel the Bay Cliff spirit that has been here since the beginning in 1934, and is still here!