Summer Camp Jobs &  Employment Opportunities

A wide variety of fun & rewarding camp job openings; camp counselor and staff positions for general populations & working with children with special needs.

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Walton's Grizzly Lodge Summer Camp
Portola, CA
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Photo 1: Walton's Grizzly Lodge Summer Camp Are you ready for an amazing summer? Are you looking for a fun, rewarding summer job that will help you gain skills, experience and confidence? Walton's Grizzly Lodge Summer Camp may be just what you are looking for. As a staff member at Walton’s you will work, play and live in a
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Camp Kinneret Summer Day Camp
Agoura Hills, CA
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Photo 1: Camp Kinneret Summer Day Camp Looking to join a supportive and fun community!? Then Camp Kinneret is the place for you! We are a summer day camp that prides itself on creating a fun, supportive environment for our campers and staff. As a staff member at Kinneret, your summer will be full of singing and activities,
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Photo 1: Camp Sequoia One of our staff will leave camp with a free cruise this summer. Could it be you? Camp Sequoia is a research-based, evidence-informed community with the focus to help our campers become the best versions of themselves. We hire the best staff from across America to work with our kids.
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Photo 1: Camp Wediko Camp Wediko is looking to hire emerging professionals who are looking to gain experience working with children and adolescents in a therapeutic camp environment. Individuals will gain experience working in an outdoor setting working with children and adolescents who have social, emoti
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Swift Nature Camp
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Photo 1: Swift Nature Camp JOIN THE SWIFT FAMILY for 2024 GUYS 2 SPOTS LEFT!!! GALS 2 SPOT LEFT!!!! At Swift Nature Camp we exemplify positive leadership by helping to create a world of people who respect each other while appreciating nature and the environment. We help children be their best, thereb
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Camp Lakota - Girl Scouts
Frazier Park, CA
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Photo 1: Camp Lakota - Girl Scouts Camp Lakota Girl Scouts Camp provides fun-fill overnight week long camps for Girl Scouts in the Greater Los Angeles area, and surrounding cities. We offer family and troop camps, as well as family and troop camping during the fall and spring. We are hiring general counselors, speciali
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GSHPA Camps: Small Valley, Archbald, Happy Valley, Furnace H...
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Photo 1: GSHPA Camps: Small Valley, Archbald, Happy Valley, Furnace Hills Girl Scouts in the Heart of PA (GSHPA) has four camps in central and northeastern PA, near Harrisburg, Lancaster, Gettysburg, and Scranton. We are hiring for 2023 summer camp staff to help girls make great memories!! If you LOVE the outdoors, working at a camp, and helping to build gi
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Camp Matoaka
Smithfield, ME
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Photo 1: Camp Matoaka Camp Matoaka is a premier girls’ overnight camp on a beautiful lake in Maine. Campers range in age from 7-15 and come from across the country. Every summer, Camp Matoaka brings together a team of mature, fun, spirited, energetic, and dedicated staff to provide our campers with unfor
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Camp Blue Ridge
Clayton, GA
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Photo 1: Camp Blue Ridge Camp Blue Ridge is a family operated, coed, activity oriented camp. Our camp and camp counselors offer campers ages 5-16 a selection of over 50 activities in the areas of athletics, aquatics, outdoor adventure and cultural arts. Our 250 acre facility includes multiple indoor and outdo
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Becket-Chimney Corners Camp YMCA
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Photo 1: Becket-Chimney Corners Camp YMCA The Food Service Director will assume responsibility for the oversight and direction of the summer camp's dining service operations to include client relations, purchasing, receiving, menu execution, staffing, employee development, payroll management, and reporting. The scheduled time
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Pennsylvania Lions Beacon Lodge Camp
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Photo 1: Pennsylvania Lions Beacon Lodge Camp Beacon Lodge is a summer camp with programs for children and adults living with special needs. Our camp encompasses 583 acres in Pennsylvania, nestled in the beautiful Appalachia Mountains along the Juniata River. Serene, wooded, unspoiled with natural beauty, and surrounded by some o
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Camp Lindenmere
Henryville, PA
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Photo 1: Camp Lindenmere Camp Lindenmere is looking for Sports, Ropes Course, Skateboarding, Rock Band, Horseback Riding, Waterfront, Science, Art Counselors & More! Located in Pennsylvania’s beautiful Pocono Mountains, Camp Lindenmere is a private, coed sleep away camp established in 1935. Our focus is
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Hidden Villa
Los Altos Hills, CA
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Photo 1: Hidden Villa Hidden Villa Summer Camp takes place on a 1600 acre wilderness preserve and operating farm in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains in Northern California. Campers range in age from Kindergarten through Twelfth grade. Our camp programs engage campers with experiences in caring fo
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Camp Mataponi
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Photo 1: Camp Mataponi Welcome to Camp Mataponi. Founded in 1910 as a traditional girl’s overnight camp, Mataponi has been proudly enriching young girls’ lives for over a century. Rich in tradition, the spirit of the girls of the past 100 summers lives on today in a warm, nurturing environment that prom
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Camp Southern Ground
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Photo 1: Camp Southern Ground Are you ready for the summer of your life?! This summer, you could have the chance to zip-line, toss pizzas, paint landscapes, swing off our high ropes course, jam out in our tree house, shoot archery and rockets, mountain bike, log roll, find your zen with some yoga, and much more
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Photo 1: Camp Starfish Are you ready for a life-changing summer, full of new experiences, personal growth and memories that will last a lifetime? Come make a difference at Camp Starfish! We are looking for resilient, patient and passionate individuals to be supportive role models and encouraging teachers
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Camp Wonderland
Sharon, MA
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Photo 1: Camp Wonderland Join us for our 100th summer at Camp Wonderland! After spending a summer at the "Happy Summer Place" you will never be the same! Wonderland is a Christian Camp that ministers to children ages 6-14 from all over the state of Massachusetts. We have a fabulous staff from across the gl
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Kennolyn Camps in California
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Photo 1: Kennolyn Camps in California Kennolyn Camps are located in California in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Our campers and staff return year after year. Many recall their experiences here as among the most meaningful in their lives. Ask them, and they’ll tell you that Kennolyn is far more than just a camp. It’s a com
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Camp Kennybrook
Monticello, NY
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Photo 1: Camp Kennybrook Camp Kennybrook is a coed traditional sleepaway camp in the Catskill Mountains of New York. We are currently looking for counselor positions in many different areas like - Water, Arts, Sports, Outdoor Adventure etc. Competitive salary, room and board included plus travel.
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Arrowhead Bible Camp
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Photo 1: Arrowhead Bible Camp Arrowhead Bible Camp has made exponential strides forward with the addition of Leadership in Disabilities (LID). We would be thrilled to have you consider joining the LID Program and making an incredible impact on the frontlines of our ministry. LID Program: Vision Our vision is
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Lake Greeley Camp
Greeley, PA
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Photo 1: Lake Greeley Camp Lake Greeley Camp is a private, residential camp nestled in the beautiful Pocono Mountains of Northeast PA on 250 picturesque acres, including our very own 50 acre lake. We are a family owned and operated camp specializing in first time campers for more than 70 years. Our modern ca
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Tyler Hill Camp
Tyler Hill, PA
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Photo 1: Tyler Hill Camp Tyler Hill Camp, a premier sleepaway camp located 2 hours from NYC is looking for Student Athletes and Physical Education Majors to fill our professional paid internship positions by joining our amazing staff for the summer of 2024. We offer professional paid internships in many fi
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Gold Arrow Camp
Lakeshore, CA
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Photo 1: Gold Arrow Camp We're looking for adventurous, fun, hard-working, and awesome young people to join us in the mountains of central California. Our campers are eagerly waiting to meet you. If you're ready for the most challenging adventure of your life, look no further than Lakeshore, California and Go
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Camps Mondamin and Green Cove
We are noncompetitive, non-regimented camps focused on fun, growth and instruction. We need people who enjoy working and living with children and have skills in: backpacking, traditional rock climbing, mountain biking, whitewater canoeing and kayaking, sailing, horseback riding (Engli
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Girl Scouts River Valleys
Minnesota, MN
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Photo 1: Girl Scouts River Valleys Our campers treasure the relationships and sense of community they develop with staff. Likewise, working at one of River Valleys’ Girl Scout Camps is a unique experience that will have a positive impact on you for the rest of your life. Your passion can make a difference in the live
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Camp Horseshoe
Rhinelander, WI
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Photo 1: Camp Horseshoe Join us for a fun-filled, action-packed summer! Camp Horseshoe, one of Wisconsin's premier residential camps, is a spirited, sports-oriented boys camp that emphasizes participation, healthy competition, and a well-rounded summer experience. Camp Horseshoe is known for its state-of-
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Camp Skylemar
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Photo 1: Camp Skylemar Camp Skylemar seeks college students, recent graduates, teachers, coaches, and nurses who want to be collaborative leaders while teaching, coaching, and mentoring kids. Our mission is to make a positive impact in the world, one child at a time. At Skylemar, you will be a hero and l
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Photo 1: Mayhew Join us for the opportunity to: -Make a meaningful difference in the lives of some very deserving boys -Develop practical & effective skills for working with youth -Challenge your own limitations and grow in more ways than you ever thought possible -Experience life on a pri
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Camp Lee Mar
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Photo 1: Camp Lee Mar Would you like to have an experience you will never forget? A summer at Camp Lee Mar may be the most rewarding and challenging summer of your life. Camp Lee Mar is a coed overnight camp for children and teenagers with mild and moderate developmental challenges. Camp Lee
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Camp Towanda
Honesdale, PA
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Photo 1: Camp Towanda Camp Towanda is hiring enthusiastic, outgoing and dedicated staff to work with children ages 7-17, both as General Counselors and Specialty staff. Both General Counselors and Specialty staff live in the bunks with campers. We offer paid professional internships! General Counselors
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Camp Laurel South
Casco, ME
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Photo 1: Camp Laurel South Laurel South is among the most prestigious, well respected camps in the country. It's based on the premise that each child is unique and passionate about different interests. We offer quality instruction designed to allow children to participate in activities they love, while also all
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Pali Adventures
Running Springs, CA
Being a counselor at a residential summer camp is unlike any job you have had, or any job you will ever have. As a counselor at Pali, your job is to oversee all aspects of camper life. You will be responsible for planning, coordinating, and executing activities for campers and helpi
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Highland Lakes Camp and Conference Center
Spicewood, TX
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Photo 1: Highland Lakes Camp and Conference Center Highland Lakes Camp works to Transform Lives, Impact Generations and Change the World for Jesus Christ through the unique experience of camp ministry. We are hiring for 8 different positions, in search of 80 summer staff for the summer. Our available positions are Health Tech, Recreat
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Easterseals WA - Camp Stand By Me
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Photo 1: Easterseals WA - Camp Stand By Me Summer is coming fast and positions are filling! Room & Board provided! We are an ACA-accredited camp serving people with a wide range of disabilities. We run a year-round Weekend Respite Program and a Full-Summer Camp Program. We are looking for Counselors, Cabin Leaders, Assistan
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True Friends
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Photo 1: True Friends True Friends Summer Camp is an overnight camp provides opportunities for children and adults (ages 5 to 105) to enjoy and benefit from an outdoor, recreational, and leisure experience during summer season in Minnesota. Activities are specially designed to meet the needs and abilit
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Harand Camp of the Theatre Arts
Kenosha, WI
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Photo 1: Harand Camp of the Theatre Arts Harand Camp of the Theatre Arts, an established musical theater and activities camp for children 7-18, is looking for Camp Counselors (age 18+) for its 68th Season (June 13 – August 1, 2023). Strong applicants should have previous experience working with kids and the ability to teac
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Stepping Stones, Inc.
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Photo 1: Stepping Stones, Inc. Stepping Stones works creatively to fill gaps and meet unmet needs for programs serving children, teens and adults with disabilities. This has been the hallmark of the agency since its inception as Greater Cincinnati’s first summer camp for children with disabilities in 1963. Since
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Camp Keff
Foster City, CA
Want to be a part of a creative, energetic, and dedicated team this summer? Love providing kids with a positive, safe, and memorable summer experience? Submit Your Application Today! Many Positions Available including: Camp Counselors, STEM Specialist, Songleader, Supply Coordinator
ToweringPines (boys) Woodland (girls) Eagle River, Wisconsin
Gain experience in the skills necessary to be competitive in the job market. Communication, Leadership, Problem Solving, Teamwork, Flexibility, Project Management PLUS have a fun & rewarding summer while Making a Difference in the lives of children. The counselor's job: -
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UNC School of the Arts
Winston-Salem, NC
UNC School of the Arts is public educational institution in Winston Salem, NC that offers a conservatory arts training program for high school students, and undergraduate and graduate students. We are looking for Resident Counselors and Activity Coordinators to help supervise and man
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Camp Tecumseh
Pittstown, NJ
Want to make a difference in a child's life this summer while growing spiritually and having tons of fun? Then you need to work at the Salvation Army's Camp Tecumseh. Located in beautiful Hunterdon County New Jersey, Camp Tecumseh offers all the activities of summer camp in a safe en
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Camp Courageous is an American Camping Association Accredited Camp, consistently receiving a score of 100% for decades. It is the camp’s desire to be the very best at everything it does. Camp Courageous strives to provide the best possible experience for campers through being at t
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Soar is a high adventure summer camp that focuses on building our campers self confidence through activities such as rock climbing, backpacking, and white water rafting. Groups are 8 campers and 2 staff. Staff will love with and supervise campers at all times while focusing assisting
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River Way Ranch Camp
Sanger, CA
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Photo 1: River Way Ranch Camp It's all about our culture! River Way Ranch Camp is an award-winning Residential Summer camp for children. Family owned and operated since 1967, River Way bonds staff together like family and provides an environment that feels like home away from home. River Way is located in the foot
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Island Lake Camp
Starrucca, PA
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Photo 1: Island Lake Camp Located in Pennsylvania’s beautiful Pocono Mountains, Island Lake Camp is a coed sleep-away camp established in 1986. We feature a 4-week and a 3-week session for our campers who range in age from 7-17. At Island Lake, we emphasize individualized programming to allow each camper to
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Colvig Silver Camps
Durango, CO
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Photo 1: Colvig Silver Camps Colvig Silver Camps is seeking qualified, enthusiastic staff for this coming summer! Positions include Head Counselors, Assistant Counselors, Program Coordinators, Pathfinding Instructors, Expedition Coordinator, Climbing Instructor, Arts & Crafts Coordinator, Wrangler, Assistant Wra
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Quinipet Camp & Retreat Center
Shelter Island Heights, NY
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Photo 1: Quinipet Camp & Retreat Center Quinipet Camp & Retreat Center located on the beautiful Shelter Island in New York is hiring! Quinipet is seeking individuals that are excited to make a difference in a young person’s life while having a great time making friends at a stunning beachfront location. Quinipet offers
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Camp ASCCA
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Photo 1: Camp ASCCA Summer Employment - Counselors Camp ASCCA offers a summer camp program for children and adults with intellectual and/or physical disabilities. We will be looking for staff that have high moral character, love for the outdoors, an enthusiasm for life and an interest in working with
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Camp Easterseals Virginia
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Photo 1: Camp Easterseals Virginia Looking for what could be the best summer of your life? Easterseals in Virginia can help you find it! Join our dedicated team this summer at Camp Easterseals. Camp Easterseals is a residential camping program serving children and adults with disabilities. We are looking for ca
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Photo 1: Camp Alsing Camp Alsing is an overnight summer camp in Maine for young people, ages 9-22, with social communication challenges. We help campers expand their boundaries in a traditional camp environment. At Alsing, we have high expectations of our “Coaches”, and in return, we commit to pro
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Evans Creek Retreat
Evans Creek is a coed camp serving people with special needs, ages 9-65. Camp philosophy is based in a culture of acceptance and affirmation, supporting a belief that every individual is a unique creation, loved by God and deserving of quality care. The number one goal of camp is cr
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Mission Creek Camp & Retreat Center
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Photo 1: Mission Creek Camp & Retreat Center Mission Creek Camp is a camp for ALL abilities but focuses on children and adults with disabilities. We are looking to add a variety of staff to our camp this summer including counselors, lead counselors, dishwashers, someone to run the snack shop, a camp nurse! Compensation will vary
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Camp Akeela
Thetford Center, VT (WI)
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Photo 1: Camp Akeela Camp Akeela Vermont and Wisconsin are overnight summer camps for boys and girls ages 9 - 18. Akeela campers are seeking a fun-filled, traditional camp experience that supports their social growth. Our campers, who are typically described as bright and creative, struggle to make socia
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Civitan is a non-profit organization committed to leading Arizona in the provision of unmatched, innovative, accessible, and affordable services for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our corporate office is based in Phoenix, Arizona and our camp, Ca
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CAMP CAYUGA in the Pocono Mountains
Honesdale-Pocono Mountains, PA
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Photo 1: CAMP CAYUGA in the Pocono Mountains Competitive salary, travel allowance, meals, lodging, and laundry service are provided. We pay top dollar! FREE CAMP TUITION for senior staff members ($10,000+ value). Counselors generally collect tips totaling $400 to $1500. Only 2½ from NYC and Philly. DESCRIPTION OF CAMP CA
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Catalina Island Camps
Avalon, CA
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Photo 1: Catalina Island Camps Catalina Island Camps (CIC) is located on the remote west end of Catalina Island at Howlands Landing. Founded in 1922 as a resident summer camp for boys, we now provide our unique island experience to boys and girls entering 2nd through 10th grade. The success of CIC is due, in lar
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Camp Birchwood for Girls & Birchwood Wilderness Camp for Boy...
Laporte (girls) & Boundary Waters (boys), MN
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Photo 1: Camp Birchwood for Girls & Birchwood Wilderness Camp for Boys Do you want to go away for a while and do something that MATTERS? Do you want a job that is MEANINGFUL? Do you want to do something MORE this summer? Do you want to make a DIFFERENCE? Camp Birchwood for Girls and Birchwood Wilderness Camp are amongst MN's finest camps. We are looking
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Camp Marimeta for Girls
Eagle River, WI
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Photo 1: Camp Marimeta for Girls Camp Marimeta is more than a camp..."It's a Feeling". Look into working in an environment like no other! A place that you become more than just an employee... you become a part of the family! FUN,EXCITEMENT, LAUGHTER AND FRIENDSHIPS THAT LAST A LIFETIME! CALL US... APPLY NOW.. We are
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Camp Anne and Harriman Lodge
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Photo 1: Camp Anne and Harriman Lodge INFORMATION ABOUT THE CHALLENGE!! Camp Anne and Harriman Lodge serve campers with developmental disabilities and mental retardation and hire over 320 summer employees for a wide variety of jobs. Staff come from over 20 countries and share their life experiences to make life fuller
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Camp Sabra
Lake of the Ozarks, MO
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Photo 1: Camp Sabra Camp Sabra is a fun and beautiful place to spend your summer. If you like working with kids, water skiing, sailing, zip lining, swimming, ceramics and much more then work with us. We are looking for qualified staff looking to impact the lives of children and for a great time. You mus
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Aspen Camp of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
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Photo 1: Aspen Camp of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Aspen Camp of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing: A recreational and experiential educational program for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people around the world.Located in the Snowmass Valley, along the Snowmass Creek, Aspen Camp of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing can be your next summer adventur
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Camp Menominee
Eagle River, WI
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Photo 1: Camp Menominee We are in the beautiful Northwoods of Eagle River, WI. Take a look, you will see how beautiful it really is! Nice living quarters for you on our lake, very competitive pay, plenty of time off, and a great, casual work environment. You will be happy you spent your summer at Camp Men
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Benefits of working at summer camp

The Benefits Of Working At a Summer Camp.

You may ask yourself "Why work at a summer camp as a counselor?". Not only will you have fun and make lifelong memories, more importantly, you will learn how to: be a team player, solve conflicts and problems, assume responsibility for others, and develop a solid work ethic; all practical skills in demand by most employers. Above all, you will have the opportunity to make a difference in young people's lives.


Acquire Direct Experience In The Field Of Child Care / Education


For young adults seeking to pursue a career in education, child care, or other youth related fields, spending the summer working as a camp counselor provides an excellent platform and opportunity to amass invaluable hands on interactive experience working with kids in a real world setting.

As a counselor, you will be charged with the highest of responsibilities in so far as overseeing the safety, general well being, and monitoring of most of the day to day activities and facets of a camper's daily life.

You may become more adept at teaching a particular activity or skill set; whether it involves instruction with respect to outdoor recreation, sports, academics, the arts, etc. Do you possess a specific skill or unique perspective you'd like to teach or impart upon campers?

Accrue social skills related to working with children as a leader and role model. Learn effective communication techniques and leadership skills, solve and mediate conflicts, and how to best distill the importance of being a team player to young people.
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Acquire Basic Skills Relevant To Many Work Fields


Employers in a wide range of fields are inclined to look favorably upon a resume reflecting experience as a camp counselor in so far as you having acquired a general foundation of leadership, team building, and administrative skills - applicable to a wide and general range of workplace environments.

As a camp counselor, you will invariably glean new time management skills (or sharpen your existing ones). Camp staff are charged with the responsibility of monitoring campers in most every facet of their daily routine. At times, kids might view requisites of daily life through a different "lens" than adults; whereby counselors might need to be creative and resourceful in order to insure campers are able to move to and from various activities and programming demands throughout the course of an "action packed" day. Along these lines, counselors are tasked with what might be considered more challenging time management issues vs. an average workplace environment comprised of adults who are theoretically already familiar with said demands.

In a similar light, simply by nature of co-existing in a communal setting involving a wide range of activities and events - you will likely be thrust into situations that involve planning and organization, public speaking, teamwork building, and conflict resolution.

Opportunity For Personal Growth And Reflection


Camp directors will rarely mince words during the hiring process with respect to the nature of the job being demanding, involving long hours, and at times being very exhausting - both physically and emotionally. At the same time, the potential exists to achieve immense satisfaction and fulfillment as a result of having made a difference in young people's lives.

Young adults who embark upon a summer as a camp counselor as their first job often "come out the other end" with a great sense of accomplishment and have found it to have been an opportunity to mature as an individual as well as adopt new attitudes, perspective, and greater sense of direction within their own lives. Upon internalizing one's capacity as a role model, a camp counselor may feel more compelled to maintain a positive outlook and world view throughout other areas of one's life; perhaps creating an impetus for greater self examination to learn about, confront, and resolve issues one may have experienced growing up as a child by way of positive interactions with youth.

Summer camp also presents an opportunity for a counselor to fully immerse oneself in having fun, learning new things, and perhaps being a little "wacky" at times; providing a platform to embody a positive attitude that can easily permeate the larger camp community in a contagious manner.

Go analog. Work in an outdoor environment or natural setting and disconnect from an ever increasing number of electronic devices and virtual connections. Modern life in the digital age has the potential to exact a toll from our psyche as human beings. While internships within an office setting might have their own respective value, the absence of electronic clutter & severing constant contact with the virtual world might serve as an organic stimulant for you to more closely "re-connect" with: people, the natural environment, and most importantly - that special spirit within you as a unique and authentic individual.

Establish and nurture lifelong friendships with co-counselors from a wide variety of backgrounds and locations; who often return summer after summer as part of an evolving network of friends and colleagues.

The seasonal timing of summer camp works out exceptionally well for college and university students - who's school year closely mirrors that of campers who attend grade school; providing a seasonal employment opportunity with very little in the way of conflicting or overlapping demands. Another thing to keep in mind, not all camps entail "roughing it" in tents or minimalist cabins; in fact, there exists a very wide spectrum of facilities and amenities offered to campers and staff.

Take some time and view many of the summer camp jobs listed on the Camp Channel Job Board (above), or read more about summer camp jobs:

Camp Jobs: Differentiating Camp Director Positions
Summer Camp Jobs: What To Expect For Compensation
Late Season Options & Strategies For Finding Summer Camp Jobs
Finding A Summer Camp Job



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