In addition to the trainings you will attend during staff week, Camp Cory offers several trainings free of charge during pre-season. Several of these trainings provide you with official certifications and/or the ability to earn bonuses on top of your weekly salary.
- If you do not have your CPR/First Aid for the Professional Rescuer and cannot attend any of the Camp Cory provided trainings, you need to get the training on your own at your own cost. If you need help finding a course in the Rochester area, contact Blake Van Horn at firstname.lastname@example.org. The same thing goes for Lifeguard training only this is not a required course.
- Camp provides housing and meals during training time at no cost.
- Unless otherwise indicated, trainings will be located at YMCA Camp Cory and start at 9 am.
High Ropes Training
This training allows individuals to work in High Ropes and is highly encouraged for all staff. All individuals who sign up for the supervisor training in May need to have previous ropes experience and be at least 18 years of age.
CPR/First Aid Training
This certification is mandatory for all staff. If you are signing up for the lifeguard training at Camp Cory, you do not need to sign up for CPR/First Aid as well. It is included in the lifeguard certification.
All classes include CPR/First Aid and the Waterfront Lifeguard module. You should not sign up for the Recert class unless you have a current LG certification.
All specialists need to attend this training.