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Camp Cayuga

Located: Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania

Position Available: Activity Instructors

Salary Range: Competitive Salary & Travel Allowance

Type: Residential Coed Summer Camp

Contact: staff@campcayuga.com

Website: http://www.campcayuga.com

  • TRADITIONAL, private, coed, nonsectarian, sleepaway camp for children ages 6-16. Over 60 daily activities! Diverse population from 26 states and 17 countries. Comprehensive facilities. Separate Teen Campus. Same family ownership since 1962. Staff/camper ratio is better than 1:4. ACA accredited. Less than 3 hrs from NYC and Philadelphia.
  • MULTI-TALENTED individuals with high moral character, who exhibit good sportsmanship; a genuine interest in working with kids; and the ability to work hard from morning to nightfall to ensure a positive camp experience for each camper! Need to provide quality instruction from beginner to advanced levels. Certification is preferred.
  • INSTRUCTORS needed for 60 land & water sports: Horseback Riding, Rock Climbing, Trapeze, Circus, Skateboarding, Archery, Riflery, ATVs, Paintball, Martial Arts, Fencing, Pottery, Ceramics, Music, Cheerleading, Dance, Mountain Biking, Zip Line, Lifeguards, Swimming. See our website for a complete list of instructor positions.
  • BENEFITS: Good salary, travel allowance, room & board, and laundry service. Tips are permitted. Staff lounge features internet access. Meet kids and work with high-caliber staff from around the world. Accept challenging responsibilities this summer, and gain valuable lifetime rewards! Free camp tuition for staff with children.

Camp Walden

Located: Diamond Point, New York

Position Available: Camp Counselor

Salary Range: $2150 and up

Type: Residential Coed Summer Camp

Contact: info@campwalden-ny.com

Website: http://www.campwalden-ny.com

  • General counselors will be responsible for caring for and mentoring children aged 7-16. Participating with them in daily camp activities.

Camp Starfish

Located: Rindge, New Hampshire

Position Available: Waterfront and Program Instructors

Salary Range: Starting at $2,200 for the summer

Type: Residential coed summer camp

Contact: info@campstarfish.org

Website: http://www.campstarfish.org

  • Waterfront Staff: Lifeguard/CPR/First Aid Training included - Ensure safety in and around the waterfront area at all times - Teach individual 1:1 swim lessons - Help and support campers who may require additional time, explanation, extra attention or assistance
  • Program Staff: Athletics, Boating (x2), High Ropes (x2), Learning Center (STEM), Martial Arts, Music, Outdore Exploration, Outdoor Cooking, and Woodworking
  • Benefits: Room, Board, Meals, and Laundry included! Paid Time Off! Travel stipend available for staff traveling over 250 miles
  • Professional Development Opportunities Available including: internships, fellowships, certifications, and course credit

Echo Hill Camp

Located: Worton, Maryland

Position Available: Camp Counselor

Salary Range: $2000+

Type: Residential Coed Summer Camp

Contact: info@echohillcamp.com

Website: http://www.echohillcamp.com

  • Epically fun & meaningful job on the Chesapeake Bay. Invaluable networking opportunity & cultural exchange with peers from around the world!
  • Echo Hill is on Maryland's Eastern Shore within reach of Washington DC, Philadelphia, & NYC.
  • Counselor positions may earn internship, college credit and/or fulfill field hours.
  • Ready for the most unforgettable summer of your life?

Palisades Country Day Camp

Located: Closter, New Jersey

Position Available: Head Counselor

Salary Range: Competitive pay

Type: Coed Day Camp

Contact: pcdcoffice@palisadescountryday.com

Website: http://www.palisadescountryday.com

  • Must be 21 years or older
  • Experience working with children between the ages of 2 - 8 years old preferred. Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Works well with a team of others in a group setting. Staff training days required.
  • Activities include: Swimming, Arts & Crafts, Ceramics, Sports, Music, Enrichment Programs, theme days, and much more

Palisades Country Day Camp

Located: Closter, New Jersey

Position Available: Assistant Counselor

Salary Range: Competitive pay

Type: Coed Day Camp

Contact: pcdcoffice@palisadescountryday.com

Website: http://www.palisadescountryday.com

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Experience working with children between the ages of 2 - 8 years old preferred. Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Works well with a team of others in a group setting. Staff training days required.
  • Activities include: Swimming, Arts & Crafts, Ceramics, Sports, Music, Enrichment Programs, theme days, and much more

Pok-O-MacCready Camps

Located: Willsboro, New York --- Northeast USA --- Adirondack Park

Position Available: Waterfront Director

Salary Range: $500/week

Type: Coed Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions

Contact: camp@pokomac.com

Website: http://www.pokomac.com

  • Live on and work of the summer on Long Pond in New York State's Adirondack Park!
  • We are seeking an experienced waterfront supervisor to manage our swim area and teach swimming lessons.
  • Must have, or be willing to obtain, Progressive Swim Instructor and Lifeguard Management certifications.
  • Room and board included, June 1 - August 22, 2023.

Camp Cobbossee for Boys

Located: Monmouth, Maine

Position Available: Swimming

Salary Range: $2,000 and up, plus travel

Type: Residential boys' sports camp

Contact: info@cobbossee.com

Website: http://www.campcobbossee.com

  • We are located in the heart of Maine, and we are looking for responsible, mature and fun staff to serve in a dual role both as a bunk counselor and activity counselor.
  • Room & Board, Laundry, Travel expenses. Have fun, coach kids in different activities, make money, while spending the summer in a beautiful setting
  • We are a half season all boys summer camp (2 sessions/summer) with facilities including an indoor basketball facility, new baseball fields, soccer fields, lacrosse field, tennis courts (clay and hard), wood shop, waterfront with speed boats, canoes, sailboats & kayaks, climbing wall, ropes course.
  • Our goal every summer is to give our campers great skill instruction, fun, tradition, community living and friendships. Positions Available: Sports Counselors- Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Hockey, Lacrosse, Team Handball, Water-ski, Swim, Sail, Rock Climb, Camp/Hike. Plus, Camp Nurses (RNs), Secretaries

Camp Cheerio YMCA

Located: High Point, North Carolina

Position Available: Climbing, Equestrian, and Aquatics Directors

Salary Range: $225 and up depending on experience

Type: Residential camp with separate girls' and coed sessions

Contact: director@campcheerio.org

Website: http://www.campcheerio.org

  • Beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina and Virginia!
  • Free Room/Board and Laundry, too!
  • Looking for dedicated and enthusiastic staff to make a positive difference in the life of a child.

Camp Laurel South

Located: Casco, Maine

Position Available: Counselor

Salary Range: Competitive

Type: Residential coed summer camp

Contact: fun@camplaurelsouth.com

Website: http://www.camplaurelsouth.com

  • Spend the summer of a lifetime in Maine! Camp Laurel South is located near Portland Maine in the heart of the Sebago Lakes Region. The camp's 2500 feet of private shoreline along sparkling Crescent Lake features a magnificent natural sandy beach and access to more than 3 miles of exceptionally clear waters.
  • Our staff is made up of mostly college students, young teachers, and coaches from throughout the United States. We represent over 29 states and 9 countries in our staff, all drawn together by the strong desire to live with and teach children for a summer.
  • We are currently interviewing for positions in waterfront, tennis, ropes course, athletics, theater, arts and crafts, ceramics, culinary, photography, riding, and more!
  • Competitive salary, room and board, as well as a travel allowance.

Camp Akeela

Located: Thetford Center, Vermont

Position Available: Counselors & Specialists

Salary Range: $2100 - $2500 (plus travel stipend)

Type: Residential coed summer camp

Contact: info@campakeela.com

Website: http://www.campakeela.com

  • Camp Akeela is an overnight summer camp in Vermont for boys and girls ages 9 - 16. Our mission is to provide our campers with an incredible, life-changing summer experience.
  • Within a well-rounded, traditional camp program, Akeela's small, supportive community helps campers improve their social skills, make friends, gain self-confidence and have fun!
  • Cabin counselors enjoy all camp has to offer as they provide consistent mentorship and role modeling for a group of campers of a specific age group and gender.
  • Specialists also live in camper bunks, but also teach daily programs. Positions available: swimming, boating, art, wood, archery, tennis, farm/garden and outdoor adventure (ropes course, hiking, etc.)

Independent Lake Camp

Located: Thompson, Pennsylvania

Position Available: Camp Counselor

Salary Range: Dependent on age + Tips

Type: Coed Sleepaway Camp

Contact: info@independentlake.com

Website: http://www.independentlake.com

  • ILC is a co-ed overnight camp in the Pocono Mountains for kids aged 6-17 offering an impressive array of activities with top-notch facilities and staff. Independent Lake Camp celebrates diversity, promotes creativity, & empowers individual growth with camper-chosen personalized scheduling
  • In their departments, counselors are responsible for teaching activities in a fun, and safe manner. Departments include Circus, Sports, Performing Arts, Magic, Extreme Sports, Digital Arts, RPG, LARPing Fine Arts, Wall, Aquatics, Nature & Horseback Riding
  • Spend the summer of your lifetime while; mentoring youth, expanding your leadership skills, building adaptability and collaboration and diversifying your resume
  • Activities include: Circus, Sports, Tennis, Waterfront & Lifeguarding, Rock Climbing, Horseback Riding, Performing Arts, Fine and Digital Arts, Music, RPG, Skateboarding,

Camp Lee Mar

Located: Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania - Pocono Mountains

Position Available: Lifeguard/Counselor

Salary Range: Competitive Pay

Type: Residential coed special needs camp

Contact: ari@leemar.com

Website: https://leemar.campintouch.com/ui/forms/application/staff/App

  • This is a combination of being a lifeguard for our beautiful Junior Olympic Outdoor Pool and a general counselor position.

Camp Lee Mar

Located: Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania - Pocono Mountains

Position Available: General Counselor

Salary Range: Competitive Pay

Type: Residential coed special needs camp

Contact: ari@leemar.com

Website: https://leemar.campintouch.com/ui/forms/application/staff/App

  • General Counselors live in bunks with their campers. They go to activities with the campers, eat meals with their group and are responsible for the campers' safety, social and emotional well-being at all times.
  • Counselors must also be comfortable working on daily living skills with the campers (showering, dressing, teeth brushing, etc . . .) Staff must have patience, energy, and the ability to see the best in every camper. We want our campers to have a great summer, but we also want them to grow and learn new skills.
  • General Counselors must be comfortable taking part in all activities, sports, arts & crafts and special events with their campers. Staff will also be expected to be a part of all camp shows and counselors' entertainment.

Camp Mataponi

Located: Naples, Maine

Position Available: Activity specialist/ counselor

Salary Range: $3000+

Type: Residential girls' summer camp

Contact: info@campmataponi.com

Website: http://www.campmataponi.com

  • Seeking energetic college students for activity specialists in the following areas: tennis, ropes course, lifeguards & WSI, sailing, canoeing, gymnastics, dance, drama, landsports (soccer, softball, basketball, lacrosse, field hockey, volleyball).
  • Applicants must be atleast 18 and completed freshman year of college.
  • Learn leadership skills and gain valuable experience while making friends that will last a lifetime.

YMCA Camp Mason

Located: Hardwick, New Jersey

Position Available: Summer Camp Staff- Counselors/ Activity Specialists

Salary Range: $2,000-$5,000

Type: Coed Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions

Contact: information@campmason.org

Website: http://www.campmason.org

  • Cabin Counselors, Program Staff (Nature, Ropes, Farm & Garden, Arts & Crafts, Trips, etc), Lifeguards, EMTs, Nurses, support staff
  • activity specialists: archery, riflery, basketball, canoeing, mountain biking, pottery, soccer, high ropes, low ropes, nature, dance, drama, boating, fishing, arts & crafts, skateboarding, hockey
  • Leadership Staff (Asst. Directors, Age Group Leaders)

Kingsley Pines Camp

Located: Raymond, Maine

Position Available: Counselor

Salary Range: Competitive

Type: Residential coed summer camp

Contact: jobs@kingsleypines.com

Website: https://kingsleypines.com/join-our-staff/

  • Counselors are the core of the camp staff. Candidates should be caring, enthusiastic, and have a genuine concern for children. Counselors supervise, lead, guide, and live with 3-8 children. They also teach activities -waterfront, arts, sports, and outdoor adventure.
  • These positions require maturity, creativity, and strong commitment to children. Candidates must be at least age 18 and have graduated from high school before January 1, 2022.
  • Benefits include room & board, laundry, service, wireless Internet access, beautiful location, making a difference, supportive staff community, delicious meals with vegetarian option and FUN!
  • Check our website for more information and the latest openings.

Camp Androscoggin

Located: Wayne, Maine

Position Available: Waterfront, Sports and Outdoor Adventure Instructors

Salary Range: $2000-$2500 plus travel

Type: Residential Boys' Summer Camp

Contact: directors@campandro.com

Website: http://www.campandro.com

  • Located in central Maine, Androscoggin is the summer home for 275 boys between 8 and 15 and 100 staff. Since 1907, campers and counselors have been sharing a summer to remember on our 125 acre lakeside campus. Have fun teaching what you love and make a lasting impact.

Camp Killooleet

Located: Hancock, Vermont

Position Available: Counselor- Adventure Sports / Biking / Rock Climbing Etc

Salary Range: $2400- 3000 plus room/board

Type: Residential coed summer camp

Contact: info@killooleet.com

Website: http://www.killooleet.com

  • All campers bring bike to camp to ride on our campus and go on hikes and overnight trips.
  • All counselors are cabin counselors, working in teams of 3, and activity counselors.
  • We are looking for counselors with skills in road and off road bicycling, rock climbing, hiking, nature, sports, waterfront, and arts skills
  • Campers are introduced to activities (bicycling, rock climbing, back packing) that often become lifetime passions.

Camp Killooleet

Located: Hancock, Vermont

Position Available: Swim Counselor

Salary Range: $2400-3000 plus room/board

Type: Residential coed summer camp

Contact: info@killooleet.com

Website: http://www.killooleet.com

  • Looking for staff with Strong Swimming Skills. Camp will pay for your lifeguard qualification if you are not currently certified. Music and video skills are also valuable.
  • Killooleet has acres of woods, streams, a beautiful spring fed lake and backs up on National Forest in central VT.
  • All counselors are cabin counselors, working in teams of 3, and activity counselors.
  • Killooleet builds a strong supportive community where campers pursue a variety of sports, arts, and music activities.

Camp Hilltop

Located: Hancock, New York

Position Available: Cabin/Activity Counselors

Salary Range: $2300 +

Type: Residential coed summer camp

Contact: hilltop@hancock.net

Website: http://www.camphilltop.com

  • HILLTOP: est. 1924, private/independent co-ed sleepaway summer camp, 2-8 week sessions, campers are 6-16 years old, located in Hancock, New York 2.5 hours from NYC, offers over 60 indoor and outdoor activities and is a a safe, nurturing, non-competitive and structured environment
  • HILLTOP IS HIRING: Cabin counselors who can also teach/run activities in the following areas: Waterfront, Ropes/Adventure Course, Sports, Arts & Crafts, Music, Drama, Dance, STEM, Circus Arts, Nature and Equestrian.
  • HILLTOP STAFF MUST: be 19+ years old, want to nurture and work with children, are responsible, caring & mature, have Camp Spirit and believe in the power of community
  • HILLTOP OFFERS: A Paycheck - base salary with add-on for experience, certifications and leadership roles, Room & Board, Leadership Opportunities, 21st Century Skills, Professional Development,, College Credit/Internship (depending on eligibility), Training & Certifications

Camp Hilltop

Located: Hancock, New York

Position Available: Waterfront Staff (Lifeguards, Swim Instructors, Waterski, Boating)

Salary Range: $2300 +

Type: Residential coed summer camp

Contact: hilltop@hancock.net

Website: http://www.camphilltop.com

  • HILLTOP: est. 1924, private/independent co-ed sleepaway summer camp, 2-8 week sessions, campers are 6-16 years old, located in Hancock, New York 2.5 hours from NYC, offers over 60 indoor and outdoor activities and is a a safe, nurturing, non-competitive and structured environment
  • HILLTOP IS HIRING: Cabin counselors who can also teach/run waterfront activities including: lifeguards, WSI (swim instructor), canoeing, sailing, paddle boarding, boat driving, water-skiing/wake boarding.
  • HILLTOP STAFF MUST: be 19+ years old, want to nurture and work with children, are responsible, caring & mature, have Camp Spirit and believe in the power of community
  • HILLTOP OFFERS: A Paycheck - base salary with add-on for experience, certifications and leadership roles, Room & Board, Leadership Opportunities, 21st Century Skills, Professional Development,, College Credit/Internship (depending on eligibility), Training & Certifications

Camp Cayuga

Located: Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania

Position Available: Supervisors and Directors

Salary Range: Competitive Salary, Travel Allowance, Free tuition for your kids

Type: Residential Coed Summer Camp

Contact: staff@campcayuga.com

Website: http://www.campcayuga.com

  • TRADITIONAL, private, coed, nonsectarian, sleepaway camp for children ages 6-16. Over 60 daily activities! Diverse population from 26 states and 17 countries. Comprehensive facilities. Separate Teen Campus. Same family ownership since 1962. Staff/camper ratio is better than 1:4. ACA accredited. Less than 3 hrs from NYC and Philadelphia.
  • ACTIVITY DIRECTORS: Seeking professional educators, teachers, coaches, and mature adults to direct programs for: Athletics, Waterfront (pools & lake), Horsemanship, Trapeze, Circus, Tennis, Adventure (high ropes course), Performing Arts, Creative Arts, Extreme Sports, Paintball, Evening Program, Special Events, and Trips
  • SUPERVISORY AND SUPPORT: Seeking Division Directors, Head Counselors, Camp Mom, Food Service (manager, chefs, stewards), Medical (nurses, physicians, infirmary assistants), Academics/ESL, Office/Administration, Transportation (bus & van drivers), and Maintenance. See our website for a complete list of senior staff positions.
  • BENEFITS: Good salary, travel allowance, room & board, and laundry service. Free camp tuition for your children. Staff lounge features internet access. Meet kids and work with high-caliber staff from around the world. Accept challenging responsibilities this summer, and gain valuable lifetime rewards!

Quinipet Camp & Retreat Center

Located: Shelter Island Hts, New York

Position Available: Counselors

Salary Range: $250-400/wk

Type: Coed Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions

Contact: quinipet@nyac.com

Website: http://www.quinipet.org

  • Exciting summer camp program on beautiful Shelter Island, NY! Waterfront property!
  • Seeking counselors for sailing, waterfront, arts, and sports activity programs.
  • Housing, meals, laundry, time off, and easy public transportation to all of Long Island!
  • Methodist roots. All are welcome!

Camp Laurel

Located: Readfield, Maine

Position Available: Summer Camp Counselor

Salary Range: $2100 - $2700, Travel Allowance, Room & Board

Type: Coed Residential Camp

Contact: staff@camplaurel.com

Website: http://www.camplaurel.com

  • Camp Laurel is a private, co-ed, residential camp in Maine seeking staff for the summer of 2017.
  • We are seeking talented staff who have a strong background in Adventure, Athletics, InterArts, Waterfront, Tennis and Equestrian who are interested in working with children for the summer.
  • For more information, please visit www.camplaurel.com, email staff@camplaurel.com or call 800-327-3509

Camp Birch Hill

Located: New Durham, New Hampshire

Position Available: Waterski , Wakeboard, Tubing Boat Drive & Instructor

Salary Range: Competitive

Type: Residential Coed Summer Camp

Contact: chrissy.morell@gmail.com

Website: http://www.campbirchhill.com

  • Boat Driver for summer camp kids.
  • Must have or take test for NH Commercial Boat Liscence.
  • Teach kids how to waterski, wakeboard, and tube!
  • Cabin Counselor

Camp Birch Hill

Located: New Durham, New Hampshire

Position Available: Lifeguards

Salary Range: Competitive

Type: Residential Coed Summer Camp

Contact: chrissy.morell@gmail.com

Website: http://www.campbirchhill.com

  • Lifeguards to work at Birch Hill Waterfront
  • BOAT DRIVERS who have or are willing to obtain NH commercial boating license.
  • Waterfront activities include: water trampoline, sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, kayaking, paddleboarding, fishing
  • Cabin Counselor

Revolution Soccer Camps

Located: Locations Nationwide

Position Available: Sports Summer Camp Staff

Salary Range: Depending on Experience

Type: Residential Coed Camp

Contact: support@eCamps.com

Website: http://www.SoccerCamper.com

  • Applicants will be a part of our summer camp coaching staff and will assist the camp directors run the week of camp
  • Follow the camp objectives set by the director and ensure all of the campers enjoy their experience
  • Teach or assist with drills and other programs and encourage all campers participation
  • Swimming experience is a must, coaching is a bonus

Long Lake Camp for the Arts

Located: Long Lake, New York

Position Available: Waterfront/Aquatic Director and Lifeguard

Salary Range: 2000 to $5000

Type: Residential Coed Summer Camp

Contact: longlakecampforthearts@gmail.com

Website: http://www.longlakecamp.com

  • Our arts and adventures camp is in the heart of the Adirondack Park, we need a Waterfront / Aquatics Director to come and lead our waterfront this summer, the dates of employment would be June 19th to August 27th. We need a dynamic person who can bring a sense of fun and passion to the position.
  • You need to be a lifeguard and we prefer you to have 2 years or more lifeguarding experience.
  • It is a bonus if you have directed or lead a waterfront or pool before.
  • If you have WSI and can drive a motor boat, jet ski, sail, canoe etc, these are all great additions but not essential.

Camp Lake Greeley

Located: Greeley, Pennsylvania

Position Available: Counselors/Instructors

Salary Range: $1300-2000

Type: Residential coed summer camp

Contact: info@lakegreeley.com

Website: http://www.lakegreeley.com

  • Lake Greeley Camp is a traditional, co-ed sleep away camp located in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. We are looking to hire 100+ counselors/ instructors for the upcoming summer. We need top caliber college-age students who enjoy working with children between the ages of 6-15.
  • Archery, Aerobics, Arts & Crafts, Baseball, Basketball, Canoeing, Challenge/Rope Courses, Cheerleading, Chess, Dance, Fabric Factory, Field Hockey, Fishing, Football, Golf, Hiking, Kayaking, Lacrosse, Martial Arts, Mountain Biking, Music, Nature, Newspaper, Photography, Radio, Riflery, Rock Climbing.
  • Rocketry, Roller Blading, Roller/Street Hockey, Sailing, Singing, Soccer, Softball, Swim Recreation, Volleyball, Weights, Windsurfing, Woodworking and Zip-line. Adventure Activities, ATVs, Ceramics, River Rafting, Biking Trips, Flying Trapeze, Gymnastics, Horseback; English/Western, Scuba Diving, Swim Instruction, Tennis and Theater.
  • In addition to your salary, you will receive free board, 3 meals a day, free laundry service and tipping is permitted.

Camp Nashoba Day

Located: Littleton, Massachusetts

Position Available: Counselors

Salary Range: 1,800.00 +

Type: Coed Day Camp

Contact: campnashoba@gmail.com

Website: http://www.campnashobaday.com

  • Full-time for 8 weeks + Monday -Friday
  • Variety of openings teaching children ages 4-14
  • Watersports, landsports, riding, art, theater, dance, swimming, tennis and more.

American Dance Training Camp

Located: CA, CO, FL, IL, MD, NC, TX, VT, WI

Position Available: Lifeguard

Salary Range: $525 +

Type: Girls' Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions

Contact: lfadner@danceadtc.com

Website: http://www.americandancetrainingcamp.com/dance-jobs

  • limited lifeguarding responsibilities
  • competitive pay
  • lots of fun!

Road's End Farm Horsemanship Camp

Located: Chesterfield, New Hampshire

Position Available: Swimming Instructor / Lifeguard

Salary Range: $3000-4000 plus room, board & laundry

Type: Residential girls' horsemanship camp (ages 8-16)

Contact: director@roadsendfarm.com

Website: http://www.roadsendfarm.com

  • This job involves teaching swimming and/or lifeguarding at a lovely lakefront setting with two swimming rafts.
  • Applicants will need to have Water Safety Instructor or Lifeguarding credentials from the American Red Cross or an equivalent certifying organization.
  • Enjoying the company of young people and possessing character traits worthy of their emulation are definite requirements for this position.