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Everything we do at Ohio Dreams leads up to one simple truth: It's all about the campers experience.

At the front line of this goal is our staff.  We hold our staff to the highest of standards and in return they hold us to the same standards, creating an environment that pushes the envelope for the progression of campers, staff and Ohio Dreams alike.

Staff Principles

  1. I am here first and foremost to provide campers and their families with the best experience possible
  2. I am here to maintain the reputation and facilities of Ohio Dreams
  3. I am here to progress alongside friends, family and campers both in sport and professionally.

Positions and Descriptions

Please click here to see which positions are available and our Staff Schedule Page so you have a full understanding of your job description.

Paid Positions


Sport Specific Instructor

Being an instructor at Ohio Dreams is probably the most important job we have. No matter what kind of experience we show our campers the rest of the time they are with us the first thing parents will ask is how was the instructor, did you learn a lot? If the answer from the camper is no we have failed at our responsibility. If you don’t have an eagerness to help kids learn than this is not a position for you.

You will be responsible for coaching campers, and must be able to relate to campers of all ages. Must be able to maintain a high level of energy and keep things fun throughout instruction and activity periods.  Must be able to maintain the schedule created by Ohio Dreams.

Responsible for campers at all times of camper instruction, camper break periods and Camper free time.

Work with Junior Instructors to ensure a great camper experience.

  • Time Commitment:
    • BMX Race: June 7 - July 22
    • Scooter:  June 7 - July 22
    • Ski: June 7 - July 22
    • Skateboard: June 18 - July 8
    • Snowboard: June 18 - July 1
    • BMX Freestyle: July 2 - July 22
  • Age Requirement: 18+
  • Weekend Duties: Instructors are required to perform Saturday Chores and are on schedule until after lunch.  Instructors may leave property if they wish, but nobody under 18 is allowed to leave property with an instructor.  Instructors are encouraged to join in the planned weekend activities.  
  • Vehicle Restrictions: Instructors will be required to turn in vehicle keys and are required to be onsite at all times unless it is an “off weekend”
  • Rate: Year One $100/wk, Year Two $125/wk, Year 3 $150/wk
  • Additional Benefit:  Instructors have access to full use of facilities during off time.

Instructors will be sent a training manual specific for their sport which will include a quick test.  They must pass the test before their contract is considered to be active.

Instructors needed for:  Skateboard - BMX Freestyle - BMX Race - Scooter - Ski - Snowboard

Please download the full Job Description and Schedule for Instructors and read it before completing the online application.

Full Instructor Description and Schedule

Online Application


Adventure Camp Positions

The following two positions will instruct all aspects of Adventure Camp.

These Instructors are not overnight Counselors and will not have overnight duties.

  • Time Commitment: June 7 - July 22
  • Age Requirement:  18+ for paid Instructors.  16-17 for Junior Instructors.

All Sports Instructor

An All Sport Instructor must have enough knowledge of the following sports to be able to instruct them to campers who have potentially never done these sports.  Ohio Dreams will provide additional training for each sport if you have at least a basic understanding of each sport.  Ohio Dreams will also provide the Lesson Plans and the Class Structure for each.

Sports to be Instructed:

  • Intro to Skateboarding
  • Intro to Mountain Biking
  • Intro to Scootering
  • Intro to BMX Racing
  • Intro to BMX Freestyle

Outdoor Adventure Instructor

  • Outdoor Adventure Instructors will be responsible for the instruction of:
  • Archery
  • Hiking/Outdoor Education
  • Canoeing
  • Orienteering / Obstacle Course
  • Fishing

Online Application


Counselor

Counselors are responsible for the health and well-being of Campers when Campers are not in instruction periods.  This includes staying in the dorms with campers, overseeing general pool time, planning and participation in evening activities and walking with campers to and from the lodging/cafeteria side of camp from the sports side of camp.

Counselors do not have to be highly proficient in a sport that is offered by Ohio Dreams, however in their free time counselors have access to the best facilities in the world to perfect their trade.  

  • Time Commitment: 6.5 weeks
  • Age Requirement: 18+
  • Weekend Duties: Counselors are required to work three out of 6 weekends with stay-over campers
  • Rate: Year One $100/wk, Year Two $125/wk, Year 3 $150/wk
  • Additional Benefit:  Counselors have access to full use of facilities during off time.

Please download the full Job Description and Schedule for Counselors and read it before completing the online application.

Full Counselor Description and Schedule

Online Application


Lifeguard

Description: Lifeguards are responsible for the safety and cleanliness of the pool area on weekdays along with Saturday Mornings and Sunday Afternoons in exchange for room and board and of course the ability to ride/skate during all free time at camp.  Staff under the age of 18 may not leave camp except with parents or designated camp staff for a camp activity.  

  • Time Commitment: 6.5 weeks
  • Age Requirement: 16+
  • Weekdays
  • Weekend Duties: Saturday Mornings and Sunday Afternoons.  All staff who drives their own car to camp will be required to turn in vehicle keys and are required to be onsite at all times unless it is an “off day or weekend”
  • Rate: $150/wk
  • Additional Benefit:  Full use of facilities during off time.

Please download the full Job Description and Schedule for Lifeguards and read it before completing the online application.

Full Lifeguard Description and Schedule

Online Application


Lead Photographer

Photographers are responsible for capturing the excitment of camp in a single frame.  They must be highly organized and proficient in all lighting situations. Photographers must be able to capture the context of the moment in each picture, not just camper.  Photos will be used for purchase by campers families and for future media.  Photographers are responsible for their own equipment.

  • Time Commitment: 6.5 weeks
  • Age Requirement: 16
  • Responsible for Photo Interns
  • Responsible for Website uploads and Social Media Posts
  • Minimum of 25 usable photos a day will be uploaded to the website.
  • Media Team will receive posting schedules and guidelines to be followed 
  • Rate: $150/wk

Online Application (TBA)


Lead Video Media

Videographers are responsible for highlighting all the fun and excitement and editing it into videos that can be used for weekly updates, featured campers and future media use.  You must be highly organized and capable of editing material quickly. Videographers / editors are responsible for their own equipment.

  • Time Commitment: 2-4 weeks 
  • A Minimum of 2 - 15 second edits are required each day.
  • A 45 -60 Second Sport Highlight (commercial) video (7 videos) for each sport will be required to be completed by the end of the 5th week of camp.
  • Age Requirement: 16
  • Rate: $150/wk

Online Application


Counter Staff

Counter staff works in the snackbar in the lounge for a 5.5.hr shift on weekdays along with Saturday Mornings and Sunday Afternoons. Counter Staff will be responsible for the sales, restocking, inventory and cleaning of the Lounge area..  

  • Time Commitment: 6.5 weeks
  • Age Requirement: 18+
  • Weekend Duties: Saturday Mornings and Sunday Afternoons.  
  • Rate: $100/week
  • Additional Benefit:  Full use of facilities during off time.

Please download the full Job Description and Schedule for Counter Staff and read it before completing the online application.

Full Counter Staff Description and Schedule

Online Application


Driver

The camp driver will be responsible for all airport runs and transportation of campers with minor injuries to the Urgent Care or Hospital. This is a job at Ohio Dreams that we take very seriously, you must have great people skills and be very organized and responsible.  This position is ideally suited for someone that wishes to ride and/or train all summer as there will be large amounts of downtime.

  • Time Requirement: 6.5 weeks
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Clean driving record
  • Driver will always use an Ohio Dreams Camp Vehicle.
  • Driver will live on site
  • Rate: $150/wk  

Hours:  

  • Saturday Morning Airport Runs
  • Saturday Group Activities
  • Sunday Airport Runs
  • On call all week for injured campers
  • Must be within 15 minutes of office at all times
  • Must always give office the whereabouts of location in the chance cell service does not work

Online Application

Unpaid Positions


Unpaid Positions at Ohio Dreams are a dream come true for any teenager involved in action sports.  We have created a schedule that allows staff to exchange work each day in return for lodging, meals and the remainder of the day to have unlimited access to our facilities to train, practice, ride, ski or just hang out.  This is the best way to experience Ohio Dreams and truly live your passion.  

The minimum age for all Unpaid Positions at Ohio Dreams is 16.  (although there may be a few exceptions made for highly responsible and motivated 15 year old previous campers)


Jr. Instructor

Junior Instructors are mostly hand picked from previous campers who have shown great levels of determination, progression and maturity.  Junior Instructors are not paid but get to spend their entire summer learning the ins and outs of our programs and growing in a manner that will help them succeed in their sport and professional lives.  Jr. Instructors are treated as campers with the increased responsibilities of assisting Instructors.

Jr. Instructor is a 2-3 week program depending on the sport.

Online Application


Dirt Crew

Maintaining the grounds and dirt riding areas for a 5.5.hr shift on weekdays along with Saturay Mornings and Sunday Afternoons in exchange for room and board and of course the ability to ride/skate during all freetime at camp.  Staff under the age of 18 may not leave camp except with parents or designated camp staff for a camp activity.  

  • Time Commitment: 6.5 weeks
  • Age Requirement: 16+
  • Weekend Duties: Saturday Mornings and Sunday Afternoons.  
  • Rate: Room and Board
  • Additional Benefit:  Full use of facilities during off time.

Please download the full Job Description and Schedule for Dirt Crew and read it before completing the online application.

Full Dirt Crew Description and Schedule

Online Application


Park Crew

Maintaining the cleanliness of the indoor park and lounge/office/bathroom area for a 5.5.hr shift on weekdays along with Saturday Mornings and Sunday Afternoons in exchange for room and board and of course the ability to ride/skate during all freetime at camp.  Staff under the age of 18 may not leave camp except with parents or designated camp staff for a camp activity.  

  • Time Commitment: 6.5 weeks
  • Age Requirement: 16+
  • Weekend Duties: Saturday Mornings and Sunday Afternoons.  
  • Rate: Room and Board
  • Additional Benefit:  Full use of facilities during off time

Please download the full Job Description and Schedule for Park Crew and read it before completing the online application.

Full Park Crew Description and Schedule

Online Application


Mechanic

Mechanics work in the pro shop in the lounge for a 5.5.hr shift on weekdays along with Saturday Mornings and Sunday Afternoons in exchange for room and board and of course the ability to ride/skate during all freetime at camp.  Mechanics will be maintaining and repairing high-end bicycles, scooters and skateboards. Staff under the age of 18 may not leave camp except with parents or designated camp staff for a camp activity.  

  • Time Commitment: 6.5 weeks
  • Experience required: 1 year in bike or scooter shop.
  • Age Requirement: 16+
  • Weekend Duties: Saturday Mornings and Sunday Afternoons.  
  • Rate: Room and Board
  • Additional Benefit:  Full use of facilities during off time.

Please download the full Job Description and Schedule for Mechanics and read it before completing the online application.

Full Mechanics Description and Schedule

Online Application


Interns

We have great opportunities to help grow your future in the media and business world.  Ohio Dreams is a great way to add quality, real world content to your portfolio.

We have intern positions available in our Media Department.  Interns will post blog updates, help with photo and video responsibilities and learn about the impact of social media and advertising on Action Sports.

Online Application

 

 

 

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