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2019 TBHC History Adventure Camp Facilitator

The History Center is seeking camp facilitators for the upcoming summer camp season.

History Adventure Camp facilitators are responsible for the preparation and implementation of 5-day camps for elementary school students (age 7-11). Lessons, games, crafts, and activities will be created by the facilitator relating to each week’s predetermined theme (listed above). Facilitators will prep and lead activities 5 days from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. with a break for lunch. Availability for both camps is preferred.

Camp Dates and Themes

Swashbuckling Summer: June 10 – 14, July 8 – 12

Job Duties

  • Develop and implement interesting and engaging programs for summer camps aimed at elementary school students between ages 7-11.
  • Develop all educational materials and lessons. Preparation resources will be provided for facilitators as available.
  • Develop and prepare lessons, games, crafts, and activities for each day of the 5-day week of camp you are leading.
  • Submit detailed curriculum, supply list, and schedule to the Youth Programs Coordinator 30 days before the first day of camp.
  • Work with teen volunteers as they assist with set up, clean up, and classroom needs.
  • Prepare for and lead camp activities from 8:30 am- 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday (with some exceptions)
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

  • Ability to adapt to the changing needs of campers under your supervision
  • Ability to manage workload in varying environments
  • Independent work ethic under general direction from the Youth Programs Coordinator
  • Ability to work with all ages of campers, teen volunteers, and museum staff
  • Excellent oral and communication skills
  • Knowledge of formal and informal education techniques
  • Interest or knowledge in Florida or Tampa history is a plus
  • Ability to provide fun activities in a safe learning environment of up to 24 campers
  • Highly motivated, punctual, dependable, and organized
  • Detail oriented
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment
  • High energy with a positive attitude

Education and Experience

  • Experience teaching in an elementary school setting
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Education, History, or a related field preferred
  • Current teaching certification preferred
  • Experience in a non-formal setting, like a museum, is a plus

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to actively engage with children
  • Must be able to move quickly when necessary
  • Must be able to work in an outdoor environment in Florida
  • Must be able to move among classroom, outdoors, and gallery settings


8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday – Friday

Please e-mail, fax, or drop off resume and letter of interest WITH availability to:

Amanda Hoffman

Tampa Bay History Center

801 Old Water Street

Tampa, FL 33602

Fax: (813) 223-7021


No calls please. EOE.

801 Old Water Street, Tampa, FL 33602