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If counselors are not on a nightly duty, they have time off from the end of Evening Activity until curfew (1:30 AM for Counselors and 12:30AM for Counselor Assistants). I have never felt more enthusiasm in one place before. You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. This important hour allows campers to refresh, re-charge and connect with their counselors and bunkmates. Change/correct any data we have about you.

You cannot have your phone or other devices with you while you are working. Yes! The number of days off depends on how many session weeks you work (not including orientation staff training week). New York City, NY Newark (EWR) airport is the most convenient. While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. I get to make great friends from all over the world. What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.

ilc We are working with the American Camp Association and the Wayne County Camp Alliance as well as being guided by the Association of Camp Nurses, CDC & PA State government. This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website. During the time between EVAC and curfew, campers can hang out with friends and wind down from the day. Curfew is the latest time at night campers must be in their bunks by. Simple music players (that are preloaded and cannot access data or wifi) with portable speakers are fun to have around for spontaneous bunk dance parties. We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site.

Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. Our stunning lakefront property is just a stones throw from the East Coasts biggest bustling cities. activities sketch created Most of our staff are bunk counselors, which means that in addition to being an activity teacher, you are responsible for a group of 8-12 campers and live in a cabin with your group and co-counselors.

Rather than fill out a sign up sheet, Dan will announce what is open during free choice at dinner and campers can decide which activity they would like to go to after that. Below is a list and brief definition of some ILC terms that are associated with our scheduling: Primes are the first three activity periods of the day. Often campers read, relax, take naps, shower, chat, write letters,.Mail is also delivered to campers at their bunks at this time. Dont worry! She runs an excellent orientation and is assisted by Gia, our Safety Director in ensuring that all staff have gone through our policies and procedures. You will live in camp cabins for your summer contract period and meals are provided to all campers and staff in the dining hall. In addition to this, we train our staff to lookout for any signs of tick bites and have a full infirmary staff available to perform tick checks in the event we feel they are needed. aquatics The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment. I love that it's all about having fun. Bunk counselors will rotate having rest hour off as well as evenings and communicate this with their Head Counselor. Laundry is done once a week at ILC in commercial washer and dryers off the premises. Performance day occurs on the last Saturday of each session. Canteen is a short time in the evening, either before or after EVAC, in which we open up our Canteen which sells pizza, snacks, and drinks to campers. Yes, we have camp counselors who participate in the J1 Cultural Exchange Program. Staff are not allowed to wear headphones while working. The first performance starts at 10:45 AM. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline. ), No Dangerous Items. Fundamental factors to the success of our activities and the camper experience are providing well maintained spaces that entice, and employing a talented staff that engage. We have a pretty rigorous hiring process All candidates must complete a very in depth application and are interviewed by multiple directors before they are considered for employment. Yes!

Your Access to and Control Over Information EVACs are designed for specific age groups. Campers can fly on the trapeze and score a goal on the soccer field. Dedicated cabin area for our younger campers where they are supported in gaining the tools for growth and navigating personal successes, while still being able to play and be a kid. Have us delete any data we have about you.

It will notify you of the following: Information Collection, Use, and Sharing We embrace individuals with their unique talents and ideas with an open-mind and open-heart: with kindness and acceptance. Our pristine 100-acre Independent Lake provides stunning views from the entirety of our campus and invites campers to waterski, wakeboard, powerboat, paddle boat, kayak, and more. These are activities that campers sign up for at Lunch to do that afternoon. All visitors should leave camp by 6:00 PM. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone. This is the final group activity of the day. Departments have computers, tablets & music players for use during camper activities. Cars are not permitted on campgrounds beyond the front gate. It is for one full week at the beginning of your contract dates and every staff member is required to attend.

Bunk counselors are scheduled for one activity period off per day by their Department Head. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information. ILC is very inspiring to help encourage all people to reach a state of acceptance of others AND ourselves. At ILC, we celebrate diversity and promote creativity. This occurs after dinner each night. Pre-Camp opportunities also available, starting in May. As a reward, counselors can gain a breakfast or EVAC off. We take precautions to protect your information. Answers to these and other specific questions are all explained in a Staff Manual that each counselor receives prior to camp.

How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information. Campers are supervised by supportive, well-thought counselors who are totally there for them. This is so they can use each activity period on Monday to check out the activities they may want to sign up for. Express any concern you have about our use of your data. Upon arrival, park in our main parking lot (or where our staff directs you) and check in at the ILC Welcome Center. This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. (It may seem obvious but we are obligated to tell you not to bring drugs, alcohol, or weapons onto camp. Your compensation includes room and board. At times, Elkview and Lakeside will have their own specific EVACs. Free choice is the sixth and final activity period of the day. They assist head counselors and directors in making sure campers are set up for success. There are camp computers that staff can use during their time off. Most of our large cabins hold two bunks. We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. The final performance begins at 5:00 PM.

Rest assured, the friends, connections and bonds that are made at summer camp will create ever lasting memories. Updated schedules for each session will be emailed to camper families. There is a different daily sheet for every day so campers can sign up for different activities everyday. We have a staff lounge area with lockers for you to keep these items and use them in this area (which has wifi) during your time off. Please see our Sample Performance Day Schedule below so you can get an idea of what the day looks like. Newark, NJ. Independent Lake Camp is and will continue to be treated, monitored, and certified with a public health certification by Ivy Oaks Analytics for Mosquito Control, Tick Control and Poison Ivy Control. Rest hour is the hour before dinner where campers return to their bunks. *if the staff dates dont fit with your summer plans, please email us and we can work with you. This picturesque lakeside dining area provides a space for the essential summer experience- outdoor BBQs! From hanging out at rest hour & taking turns cleaning the bunk, to having a blast at evening activity & sharing stories with your bestie at night, bunk life is something that every kid should experience. But dont worry, there is music playing in pretty much every area of camp. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data. We are an AND camp. This is to encourage them to try a variety of activities. The spirit of the camp makes me feel like a real person. As an ACA Accredited Camp, we perform background checks on all staff members & all counselors are also fingerprinted by a service that comes to camp before campers arrive. Please do not arrive before 10:00 AM as our campers and staff are busy preparing for the big day. With our flexible 2- to 8- week session options and empowering camper-chosen programming, campers are given the ability to soar, concentrate their interests in their 3 goal oriented Primes and try something new in the encouraging and playful space of Dailies and Free Choice. to ship an order. During each session, there are EVACs created for the entire camp community.

We all benefit from having a camp community comprised of many cultures. Used daily for morning yoga, band practice, pound fit classes, afternoon DJ sessions, and evening dance parties. Many of the terms we use may seem foreign to new campers. Campers choose their primes at dinner on the first Monday of each session. Campers are allowed to change their primes up until the first Wednesday night dinner of the session. Camp taught me to be happy about who I am. This error message is only visible to WordPress admins. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. ).

Each camper can get a snack and drink for free each night. Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy. This orientation is run by our Director Tricia, who has a Masters in Education from University of Pennsylvania and years of experience as a teacher, principal, and college professor. At ILC, we celebrate, foster and welcome your creative AND sporty AND artsy AND inquisitive AND musical AND adventurous AND silly sides! Each bunk is comprised of 6 to 12 campers with 2 to 4 counselors, depending on the age of the campers. EVAC stands for Evening Activity. They can record a song and slay a dragon in a role-playing game. All staff hires verify that no drugs are used & we reserve the right to drug test staff at any point during their employment. These are activities that campers do everyday, usually working toward culminating project, exhibition or performance finale to be shared on performance day. Each cabin has electric outlets, large banks of storage space, and indoor plumbing with a bathroom containing at least 3 toilet stalls, 3 single showers, and 4 sinks. The closest hospital is about 20 minutes away from camp. Counselors are given various days off throughout the summer. She is a member of the ACA, an amazing person, and a mother of three. Specifically: This facility is certified with implementing preventative public health measures for the reduction of tick populations, mosquito populations, and poisonous plant species in recreation areas. Commercial Public Health Control LICENSE 905993. Campers are not allowed to sign up for 3 primes in any one department. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website: Security Westchester County, NY I watched complete beginners walk into the rock shop and come out rockstars. No Cars on camp (Park in the parking lot. Nurses live on site and are available to treat campers and distribute any needed medications. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. See our document on Special Event Days & Trips for more specifics. We have a team of staff members that help campers who are homesick or need a little extra support. Many of our performance based classes will get to show-off here on performance day- musicians, DJs, singers, dancers, improv and monologue actors, comedians, and even LARPers (Live Action Role Players). ILC conducts a thorough and mandatory staff orientation for a week before the summer starts. Dailies are the two afternoon activity periods of the day. There are days each session where holidays are celebrated (4th of July, Bastille Day), Evening Activity competitions extend throughout the day (ILC Olympics, Battle of the Bunks), or we continue some fun camp traditions (Love Letter Day, Twin Day)! You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for https at the beginning of the address of the Web page. It is on this day that campers get to show off what they have worked on for the past two or three weeks in their primes. The outdoor beach stage was specially built to showcase our campers in front of the beautiful lake setting.