It is our expectation that the perspective staff person, not their parent, contact the camp team about employment. We still encourage parents to list their email on their parents email on the account but please work to empower your child to take on this important step in the employment office independently with your support.
Our team hires for all positions on a rolling basis beginning in late January. If we have a position available and your application is complete, we will be in touch with you by email to set up an interview time beginning in late February / early March.
If you have any questions pertaining to employment, please email email@example.com
There are about 320 children enrolled in each camp session. Our camp serves children aged 4 to Grade 8. The staff is approximately 90 people. The Camp Director, Katelyn Lanciano is an employee of the school.
To ensure continuity for our campers and to foster connections among the staff, we ask that all staff meet our minimum week requirement required based on the position you are applying for.
2024 Summer Weeks:
- ALL STAFF ORIENTATION: June 8th, 9th, 15th and 16th
- Session 1 (2 Weeks): June 17th - June 28th (No Camp June 19th)
- Session 2 (1 Week): July 1st - July 3rd (No Camp July 4th AND 5th)
- Session 3 ( 2 Weeks): July 8th - July 19th
- Session 4 (2 Weeks): July 22nd - August 2nd
- Session 5 (1 Week): August 5th - August 9th
- All staff must be available to attend our 2024 All Staff Orientation on June 8th, 9th, 15th and 16th.
- Staff must come to work prepared for the days activities, in comfortable clothing for a summer camp environment.
- Although all of our building spaces are air conditioned, a lot of time is spent outside, so this can be a hot job!
- Staff will enjoy lunches each day with the students in their units.
- When camp units have an Extended Day or an overnight, the counselors for that unit must stay after 3:30 PM (see event calendar on the Staff Resources Page).
When hiring new staff we look for people who:
- Enjoy working with children and genuinely care about their well being
- Appreciate the outdoors
- Are honest, responsible, and conscientious, with a desire to carry out their work assignments to the best of their ability
- Are team players
- Are flexible and easygoing even when the unexpected occurs
- Have a good sense of humor and the ability to have “fun” with campers on their level
- Have the ability to instruct the activity they are assigned with patience and understanding
- Are positive role models for children and take this responsibility seriously
- Get along with, enjoy being with, and respect people of all ages and backgrounds
- Have the ability to recall their own trials and triumphs as a youth to better understand their campers
- Student Volunteers - Finishing 8th Grade
- Junior Counselor - Finishing 10th or 11th Grade
- Counselor - Finishing 12th Grade & Freshman/Sophomore in College
- Lead Counselor (Junior Camp)
- Unit Leader (Junior Camp)
- Specialist (Junior Camp)
- Activity Lead (Senior Camp)
- Aquatics Staff - Finishing 10th Grade
- Pool Director
- Social Media Manager and Photographer
- Administration / Leadership
Student Volunteers must be entering ninth grade and be interested in working with children in a summer camp setting. They are supervised by a Community Service Coordinator and participate in various exercises and activities that foster professional growth. This is an unpaid position. At the end of the 2024 session, counselors receive community service hours based on their completed weeks.
4 Week Minimum
Lead Counselors must be majoring in education, or a college graduate, or have equivalent educational experience and training. They have responsibility for program planning, execution, and evaluation of their Unit’s program, plus homeroom responsibilities for children. They have responsibility for program planning, execution, and evaluation of their program, plus homeroom responsibilities for children.
7 Week Minimum
Unit Leaders oversee junior camper units. Unit Leaders need to be experienced teachers or have equivalent experience and have a solid understanding of child development. Unit Leaders are responsible for overseeing a group of children as well as implementing a child-centered program. Under the guidance of the Camp Director, the Unit Leader develops the schedule and the structure of the program for the whole Unit. All Unit Leaders will be supervising Lead Counselors, Counselors, CITs and SSLs. Unit Leaders communicate with parents as needed.
FULL SUMMER REQUIREMENT (8 Weeks)
Junior Camp Specialists must have a high school diploma and experience with children. Junior Specialists are required to plan and execute programming for their specific subject area. This role will also support general camp as needed, including special events and supporting Units as needed. Junior Camp Specials include science, sports, art, music/dance, and drama.
Activity Leads in senior camp will be responsible for overseeing larger groups of senior campers while also planning and executing a course in our senior camp program. These programs can include, but are not limited to: art, dance, film, sports, agriculture, cooking, photography, science, tech, and wilderness survival. These staff will also be responsible for running/supporting workshops, which are various afternoon activities.
7 Week Minimum
Our camp photographer is tasked with managing our social media throughout the summer, creating the weekly newsletters, and photographing the daily happenings of camp. This role will be responsible for familiarizing themselves with kids who cannot be photographed and may fill in as a counselor when needed.
7 Week Minimum