You guys, I don’t know how to break this to you, but this school year is almost over. I know this is devastating news. What are you going to do with all of that extra time that you normally spend conjugating foreign verbs and creating PowerPoint presentations?
For SCT, the end of school means the beginning of summer camp, which is our all-time favoritest-favorite thing to do. For eight glorious weeks, kids and teens get to focus on simply being here and enjoying a fully-immersive theatre experience without the added pressure of homework assignments, test prep, or matching socks. We adore getting to watch our students relax and enjoy their summers, with an absolutely 0% chance of sunburn.
One of the best events we offer during the summer is our Junior Counselor program for rising 9th-12th graders. High school students get to act as production assistants during camps, and in return, earn tuition to attend the teen camp. Pretty sweet deal, right? Junior Counselors work hard at each camp session, assisting younger students, facilitating theatre games, and providing production assistance; everything from sewing costumes to hot gluing props to building and painting scenery. Oh, and they get to pick theme days and dress up to come to “work.”
Rising 9th-12th graders need to apply for the program by filling out a JC application form and having it signed by a parent or guardian. If accepted into our program, JCs must attend a mandatory training session, and be available to work an entire session of camp, including the show weekend. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask them! Over the years, our JCs have repeatedly told us that they look forward to working summer camps more than almost anything else during the year. So…what are you waiting for?