Hindu Youth Summer Camp - Organized by Sadhu Vaswani Center  New Jersey, USA

  Counselor Information

Youth,17 years or older, are eligible to apply as camp counselors. Counselor position requires a firm 3-week commitment (Monday July 2, 2018 to Saturday July 21, 2018). The first week consists of valuable leadership training that prepares counselors as role models for the campers; following this training are the exciting 2 weeks of the camp itself.

Eligibility criteria includes prior HYSC experience as camper, CIT or counselor, knowledge of Hindu Heritage, Red Cross certification and other relevant skills.

Younger candidates my be considered if they have attended camp for 5 years or more and on a case-by-case basis.

For further information contact Prakash Tewani: ptewani@aol.com or admin: counselor@hinduyouthcamp.org .


Counselor Application
Two-Step application
• Step 1
Complete the online application  (including essay for first time applicants  and questionnaire for returning applicants)
    - Upload Picture or Email picture in jpeg format with filename LastName_FirstName 
    - Email recommendation letter from a non-family member to counselor@hinduyouthcamp.org  ( first time applicants only)

• Step 2 : Download and complete the following 
    - R
elease form
    - Medical form

Mail completed Medical and Release forms, passport sized picture,  copy of front and back of health insurance card and  recommendation letter for first time applicants (if not emailed) to:

Hindu Youth Summer Camp
C/0 Sadhu Vaswani Center
Attn: Komal Kalvani
494 Durie Ave
Closter, NJ 07624

Interview will be scheduled upon receipt of all of the above.Without all of the above items your application will be kept on the waiting list.

Counselor Application Deadline:February 28, 2018

Note: Candidates who complete both steps 1 and 2 of the application before December 15, 2017 and get accepted, will receive a$100 bonus in their stipend.


  What to Bring
Please review: What to Bring List

  Counselor in Training (CIT) Program
A limited number of 15 and 16 year old campers are selected in the CIT program. The CIT program allows campers to take on some camp responsibilities and participate in special activities. CIT campers become preferred candidates for counselors in the future. CIT campers are awarded community service credit.
Younger candidates my be considered for CIT positions if they have attended camp for 2 years or more and on a case-by-case basis.

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