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Important 2017 Dates
THE SUMMER DATES: May 19-Aug 3.
Camp for Counselors - clinics: Begin on or around Monday, May 15
You can increase your income and fun from camp by
joining us for FAMILY CAMP (3 full days). Sign up early.
These are great and fun events. We would love to have you!
KAHDALEA & CHOSATONGA SPIRIT
We strive to provide an ideal setting for young men & women to grow to their fullest potential in the important areas of spiritual, physical, mental and social development. A strong emphasis is placed on Christian character-building in our interdenominational worship programs. Inspirational campfires, Sunday morning church services and other special times comprise the religious aspect of camp. Our greatest ministry is having a staff with a true and deep commitment to God, a desire to please Him and to grow in our faith. Faith is “caught” when campers see a committed staff walking out their faith in day to day life. We invite our staff to model their faith with joy and enthusiasm.
Service to others, unselfishness, courage, loyalty, integrity, respect, friendliness, honesty, and fine sportsmanship these are values we hold high. These are goals toward which every counselor should strive.
Camp is designed to provide a growth experience in a wilderness setting. The resources of nature and human personalities are used to enrich a balanced program of fun, adventure, education and inspiration. This growth involves not only skills, physical growth, mental growth and intellectual achievements, but growth also in general maturity. Emphasis is placed on the development of good attitudes, self confidence, self reliance, resourcefulness, social graces, a sense of values, moral convictions, religious faith, and a Christian way of life.
A standard contract is for nine weeks of camp.
CLINICS AND ORIENTATION (Prerequisites)
Plan to be here for specialty clinics then Friday, May 19 at 8:30 AM for In-Camp Clinics.
Wednesday Morning, Aug. 2, the end of camp
& then there is Family Camp. A Great fun session.
S P E C I A L I N - C A M P S K I L L S C L I N I C S
May 19, 8:30 AM for 2-day Canoe Basics & Try Outs
May 19, 8:30 AM - 5-day Clinics for Wilderness, Riding,
Rock Climbing, Canoe, and Arts & Crafts
May 19, 9:00 AM for 2-day Wilderness Basics (for non-wilderness staff)
Clinics are like camp for staff!
First-time staff and those interested in trying out for
wilderness, rock climbing, canoeing, riding,
or arts & crafts must be here for the clinics. Talk to us.
OPPORTUNITIES & TRAINING
Opportunities in these activities are filled as applications are received:
You might also have other talents that might be fun in a camp setting. We wouild love to hear about them. Please, let us know!
Experience in one of these fields is very helpful and is preferred. We, however, offer training in many of the activities. Red Cross certifications in swimming, First-aid, Wilderness First-aid, Canoeing, or NRA certification, etc. are also helpful and First Aid is necessary for out of camp trip leaders. We also need cooks and other food service help, office help, drivers and other support personnel.
Counselors must be 18 years of age and have completed one year of college, unless they've completed our in-camp training. Counselors are usually hired for the standard camp length of nine weeks with clinics and orientation as prerequisites for most first year counselors.
LOCATION, SIZE & SESSIONS
Kahdalea & Chosatonga lie in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina, a region that's awesome for summer life outdoors. The camps occupy separate facilities about one mile apart. Kahdalea's capacity is about 160 and Chosatonga's is about 80.
We are not your usual camp with lots of one or two week sessions. Our sessions are three and a half and five and a half weeks long. It's great for teaching quality activities, getting to know the kids and for building rich friendships.
Each camp has its own lakes, clear bubbling streams, springs, hiking trails, at an elevation of 3000 feet. The camps are bordered on Pisgah National Forest—unlimited acres of beautiful mountain woodlands. Our address is below.
TRANSPORTATION TO CAMP
The camp has no responsibility for travel arrangements to or from camp but we can help you out with advise and opportunities to carpool. Travel arrangements should be made well in advance of opening and closing.
LEAVES AND SALARY
Remuneration begins at $1300 and includes meals, lodging, laundry and workers compensation insurance for the season. Staff usually gets a full 24 hour day off weekly and 3! days off between sessions.
We are so pleased that you are interested in Kahdalea & Chosatonga.
Camp is rewarding but hard work. We believe you'll love it!
"It is only in the sincere gift of self that man can find himself."
Arts & Crafts
Marksmanship: Riflery & Archery
Cooks & more
Camps Kahdalea & Chosatonga
2500 Morgan Mill Road
Brevard, North Carolina 28712
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Operations on National Forest System Lands are authorized under Special Use Permit by Pisgah National Forest