Thank you for your interest in a staff and/or volunteer position at Lions Camp Merrick in Nanjemoy, Maryland. Our camp is among the very best in the Mid-Atlantic region and our Lions Camp Merrick/Glyndon Diabetes Programs are second to none.
All Staff and CIT Training: June 16-20, 2020. CIT’s leave Friday the 19th and return Sunday, July 5 in time for Staff meeting.
Program Staff : Ropes Training will be June 10 to 12, 2020. The exact dates for Archery, Canoe and Life Guard training have not been set and will be posted as soon as possible.
If you have any questions regarding staffing and/or volunteer opportunities available at Lions Camp Merrick, please contact the Camp Administrator at 301-870-5858 or by e-mail at Info@lionscampmerrick.org or by writing to PO Box 56, Nanjemoy, MD 20662.
Please note: All staff must have first aide and CPR certifications that are current for the summer session. These certifications are offered during your training at Lions Camp Merrick.
Following is a table to give you an idea of the types of jobs that we have available for the summer:
|Experience/ Certification||General Duties|
|Program Director||21||Leadership Experience in camping, recreation or a related field.||Implement a quality camper program, supervise and assist staff, lead special interest activities, enforce policies and procedures.|
|Nurses||21||Experience or interest in pediatric nursing. License required. First Aid and CPR.||Carry out a program for camp health and safety, responsible for first aid and medications.|
|Dietician||21||Course or training in the area of special dietary needs.||Planning all special diets, assist in food prep., and other related kitchen duties.|
|Swimming Instructor||18||Experience in instructional and swim program supervision. WSI, Lifeguard, pool operator, First Aid, and CPR certifications.||Perform pool maintenance and develop a program of swim instruction and a safe general swim program.|
|Lifeguard||18||Certified in Lifeguard, CPR and First Aid.||Perform pool maintenance and provide a safe general swim program.|
|Canoe Instructor||18||Experience with small water craft such as rowboats, canoes, kayaks, and sailboards. First Aid, CPR, Canoe Instructor and WSI.||Teach basic small water craft skills, and develop a safe and enjoyable boating program.|
|Archery||18||Experience or training in archery and archery certification.||Teach a safe and enjoyable archery program.|
|Challenge Course Instructor||18||Experience or training in Challenge Course instruction, certification. First Aid and CPR.||Operate the high and low challenge course and climbing wall in a safe and effective manner.|
|Arts and Crafts Instructor||18||Experience in a wide variety of crafts activities.||Teach basic craft and nature craft skills.|
|Nature Program Instructor||18||Experience or training in nature lore and outdoor education activities. CPR and First Aid certificate. Interest in camping and knowledge about camping equipment.||Teach environmental education and nature lore, assist development of the nature center and nature program. Organize and pack food and equipment for campouts and trips.|
|Counselors||18||Experience or training in working with children.||Leadership and guidance of 5-7 campers in a cabin group on a weekly basis.|
|Counselor In Training (CIT)||17||To gain experience or training in working with children.||To gain experience with leadership and guidance of 5-7 campers in a cabin group on a weekly basis.|
|Housekeeping||18||Food preparation, and willing to provide general facility clean up.||Assist in food preparation, serving and general kitchen, dining hall and camp cleaning.|
|Health Assistant||20||Certification or interest in health care. First Aid and CPR certifications.||Assist nurses in providing health care services to campers.|
The application forms for your summer employment at Lions Camp Merrick are available here for download. The forms are in PDF format. You may then read, print, fill it out and then email or attach to an e-mail and return to LCM. Mail to:Lions Camp Merrick P.O. Box 56 Nanjemoy, MD 20662
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