North Wind Farm Day Camp Activity Leader


This position will serve as the North Wind Farm Day Camp Activity Leader for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of St. Lawrence County. The North Wind Farm Day Camp is located at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Learning Farm in Canton, New York. The primary responsibilities of this position will include, but not be limited to: assisting in the delivery of quality educational and recreational camp programs that are safe, fun, and encourage kids to grow and learn in a supportive environment; assist with providing overall supervision for the camp program; lead compliance with all camp policies and procedures that protect camper and staff health and safety; take corrective actions to reduce risks and insure safe camp management; assist in administering the daily schedule effectively, balancing activities and daily routines and adjusting for weather-related or other issues; assist in staff guidance and understanding of program activities, supplies, and counselor responsibilities during activities.


  • Must be at least 21 years of age, as per NY DOH regulations.
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards (DMV and criminal background checks).
  • One (1) year of past camp leadership or equivalent leadership experience.
  • Successful completion of Farm Day Camp staff training.
  • Special requirements and/or training may be needed to meet NYS Department of Health regulations to teach a specific class.
  • Desire and ability to work with and provide supervision for youth of all age and skill levels.
  • Ability to interact with the public in a professional manner.
  • Ability to organize, prepare, and lead activities and classes.
  • Ability to accept supervision and guidance.
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control.
  • Ability to conduct themselves in a professional and mature manner in all situations.
  • First Aid and CPR certification preferred but not required or the ability to obtain certification.

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    To Apply please send resume and 3 professional references to

    Application Deadline: Friday, March 29th, 2024.
  • Contact

    Badra Rouhi
    Finance & Personnel Manager
    315-379-9192 ext 225

    Last updated February 12, 2024