The Bauercrest tradition runs deep and many of our campers aspire to become members of the staff to serve the next generation of campers. The vast majority of our bunk counselors are experienced Bauercrest men, many with 5-15 years of experience here on the Hill with many hand-selected based upon performance from our internal Counselor Intern and Counselor-in-Training programs. We also hire counselors from Israel, the U.K., and Australia, weaving different cultures and prospectives and into the fabric of our community. Our leadership team consists of professional teachers, coaches, and counselors with diverse backgrounds, strengths, and skills to make sure we have the best team to deliver our program to the fullest for our campers. Bauercrest is able to have a 3:1 ratio of campers to staff so each camper has plenty of support all summer.
All of our staff attend a week-long training session before the summer begins, filled with workshops and challenges delivered by professional trainers and alumni, so each staff member understands the importance of being a professional role model here at Bauercrest. We lead trainings on a variety of topics, including mental health, proper coaching, child development in certain age groups, group dynamics, bullying, abuse prevention, and much more. Each staff member is also certified in CPR and First Aid to support our medical coverage all over camp in any situation.
Our staff are the heart of what we do here at Bauercrest. With their energy, enthusiasm, and dedication to Bauercrest, they deliver an impactful, valuable, and insanely fun experience all summer long!