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Whale Camp

Located: Grand Manan, Canada

Position Available: Outdoor Recreation and Dormitory Counselor

Salary Range: $550/week plus food and accommodation

Type: Residential coed summer camp

Contact: info@whalecamp.com

Website: http://www.whalecamp.com

  • Plan and facilitate evening programs: group sports, team building games, new games, art activities, night hikes, environmental debates, campfires
  • Manage all aspects of dorm life: unpacking/ packing, conflict resolution, homesickness, bedtime, communications w/ parents.

Crestfield Camp and Conference Center

Located: Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania

Position Available: Camp Counselor

Salary Range: $215-$235/week

Type: Residential coed summer camp

Contact: registrar@crestfieldcc.org

Website: http://www.crestfield.net

  • Live, worship, and play with school-aged campers in cabins, cottages, or tents.
  • Canoe, hike, sing, create, zip line, cook-out, tie-dye, swim, and climb all summer!
  • Lodging, meals, laundry, wifi, and other great benefits
  • Have an amazing and fun summer while making a difference in the life of some children!

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.
  • 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 and arts activities.

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 and nature skills.
  • Killooleet builds a strong supportive community where campers pursue a variety of sports and arts activities.

Camp Killooleet

Located: Hancock, Vermont

Position Available: 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 skills in swimming, nature, sports, arts & music. Outdoor Skills are also valuable.
  • All counselors go on hikes and overnight trips as well as share responsibility for a cabin.
  • Half the jobs at Killooleet are in the performing and visual arts, half in team and individual sports as well as outdoor exploration.
  • Killooleet has acres of woods, streams, a beautiful spring fed lake and backs up on National Forest in central VT.

Netop Summer Camp

Located: Casco, Maine

Position Available: Counselor

Salary Range: Competitive Pay

Type: Residential Boys' Summer Camp

Contact: info@netopsummercamp.com

Website: http://www.netopsummercamp.com

  • Residential summer camp in Maine for boys 8-15
  • Counselors provide instruction and leadership for the camp program
  • Sports, water sports (private lake), arts & crafts, music, wilderness trips
  • Opportunity to join an exceptional staff - 7 week commitment

Camp Nashoba North

Located: Raymond, Maine

Position Available: Tripping Counselor

Salary Range: $1,700 - $2,150

Type: Coed Camp with Residential and Day Sessions

Contact: nashobafun@gmail.com

Website: http://www.campnashoba.com

  • Hike 6 days per week in the beautiful state of Maine
  • Room, Board, Meals, Internet, Laundry Included
  • Teach kids all the great aspects of camping and hiking

Frost Valley YMCA Summer Camp & Adventure Trips

Located: Claryville, New York

Position Available: Summer Camp Adventure Trip Leader

Salary Range: $280-$320/week

Type: Residential Coed Camp

Contact: info@frostvalley.org

Website: http://www.FrostValley.org

  • Must be 21 years or older by June 30, 2019 and possess a valid US driver's license
  • Must be WFR certified from June 30 to Aug 23, 2019
  • Experience working with tweens and teens required
  • Able to hike 8-13 miles with a pack weighing 1/3 of bodyweight

Keystone Camp for Girls

Located: Brevard, North Carolina

Position Available: Adventure Trip Staff

Salary Range: $2750+

Type: Residential girls' summer camp

Contact: office@keystonecamp.com

Website: http://www.keystonecamp.com

  • JOB DESCRIPTION: Adventure Trip Staff Counselors will organize and instruct in one or more of our adventure sports and rock climbing, canoeing, and/or hiking and camping; will schedule and lead off-camp trips.
  • QUALIFICATIONS: Must be at least 19 or finished first year in college; have experience in the outdoors and our advneture sports; must love children; must be motivated, confident, and enthusiastic!
  • BENEFITS: Competitive salary; room, board, and laundry included; gain more certifications for job; learn about yourself; play in the outdoors all summer!

Keystone Camp for Girls

Located: Brevard, North Carolina

Position Available: Camp Counselors

Salary Range: $2500+

Type: Residential girls' summer camp

Contact: office@keystonecamp.com

Website: http://www.keystonecamp.com

  • JOB DESCRIPTION: Counselors are first and foremost role models for our campers by being their cabin counselor as well as activity instructor, teaching one of our 18 traditional camp activities during the 10-week program.
  • QUALIFICATIONS: Must be at least 19 or finished first year in college; must love being with children; must be energetic, caring, and a great role model for children.
  • BENEFITS: Competitive salary; room, board, and laundry included; live in a small, family oriented community; play with children in the outdoors all summer!

Burgundy Center for Wildlife Studies

Located: outside Capon Bridge, West Virginia

Position Available: Teacher-Naturalist

Salary Range: $125 - $600 / week depending on education and experience. Lifeguarding a plus.

Type: Residential coed summer camp

Contact: bcws2@earthlink.net

Website: http://www.burgundycenter.org/about-us/employment-opportunities/

  • Room and board and workmen's compensation included. Work in small camp sharing nature with small groups of children and teens.
  • Use direct experiences, games, arts, music to help children immerse in and learn about the natural world and develop a conservation ethic.
  • Join a staff of energetic, creative, witty, and caring high school and college students, live and work in a sanctuary.
  • Chase butterflies, catch newts, watch birds, unearth fossils. Dates: June 18 - Aug. 25.

Tripp Lake Camp

Located: Poland, Maine

Position Available: Counselor

Salary Range: Based on experience

Type: Residential girls' summer camp

Contact: nancy@tripplakecamp.com

Website: http://www.tripplakecamp.com

  • Looking to have a fantastic summer? Well look no further! Tripp Lake is looking for enthusiastic counselors to teach their passion.
  • We offer a competitive salary, travel allowance , room and board, on site laundry, wifi, and a summer of a lifetime!
  • Tripp Lake is looking for arts, archery, canoe, culinary arts, field hockey,gymnastics, lacrosse,riding, rock climbing, swim, tennis, theater, unit leader, and waterski.
  • Visit our website to learn more about us and to complete an online application!

Hosmer Point Camp

Located: Craftsbury Common, VT

Position Available: Wilderness Trek Leader

Salary Range: $3000+ for season, depending on experience

Type: Coed residential camp

Contact:

Website:

  • Lead groups of eight young men and women age 14-16 on 3 day backpacking trips and 3 day canoeing trips in Vermont.
  • Must have experience with similar trips and WFA or WFR certification. Life guard certification preferred.
  • Employment dates: June 7 - August 10. Room and board provided.
  • Learn more about the program at hosmerpoint.com/trek

Camp Quinebarge

Located: Moultonborough, New Hampshire

Position Available: Trips and Hiking Counselor

Salary Range:

Type: Residential Coed Summer Camp

Contact: fun@campquinebarge.com

Website: http://www.campquinebarge.com

  • Quinebarge is a traditional, coed residential summer camp for kids ages 7-16.
  • Trips counselors spend their summers leading hiking, canoeing/kayaking, and camping trips throughout New Hampshire and the White Mountains.
  • Benefits include competitive salary, room and board, camp tuition for your children ages 7-16, and weekly laundry. Internship credit available for students.
  • https://www.campquinebarge.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Trips-Counselor-Job-Description-Updated-October-2018.pdf

Camp Matoaka

Located: Smithfield, Maine

Position Available: Instructor and Bunk Counselor

Salary Range: Competitive pay depending on age and experience.

Type: Residential girls' summer camp

Contact: molly.vanbragt@matoaka.com

Website: http://www.matoaka.com

  • Looking for the best summer ever? Join the Camp Matoaka Family and be a camp counselor!
  • Camp Matoaka is a premier girls' camp on a beautiful lake in Maine. We are seeking awesome, young women to serve as mentors, coaches, teachers and role-models for our campers.
  • Campers range in age from 7-15 and come from across the country.

Adventure Treks

Located: Colorado, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, British Columbia, & NC

Position Available: Instructor

Salary Range: $2400 and up

Type: Wilderness adventure program for Teens

Contact: info@adventuretreks.com

Website: http://www.adventuretreks.com

  • Instructors lead activities that include backpacking, rock climbing, mountaineering, mountain biking, caving, canoeing, sea kayaking, whitewater rafting, ice climbing, ziplining, cooking, orienteering
  • The six-person instructor team works closely together to coordinate all aspects of the trip, including instruction in all outdoor activities, risk management, managing group dynamics, menu planning, purchasing food, laundry, transportation, coordinating with outfitters, maintaining equipment and handling medical issues.
  • Benefits include a competitive salary, a travel stipend, access to pro-purchase discounts, and the opportunity to work both summer (early June to mid-August) and fall school group programs (late August through late October in North Carolina).
  • Applicants must be 21 years of age (college graduate or degree in progress preferred), have a valid WFR/CPR certification (or be willing to acquire one), several years experience working with youth and leading outdoor programs and be willing to work long hours with little to no time off.

Camp Cayuga

Located: Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania

Position Available: Activity Instructors

Salary Range: Competitive Salary & Travel Allowance

Type: Residential Coed Summer Camp

Contact: info@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 1963. Staff/camper ratio is better than 1:4. ACA accredited. 3 hours 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, Wrestling, 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.

Cheerio Adventures

Located: Mouth of Wilson, VA and Roaring Gap, North Carolina

Position Available: Trip Leader

Salary Range: $315 per week and up depending on experience

Type: Wilderness adventure program

Contact: andrea@campcheerio.org

Website: http://www.cheerioadventures.com

  • Co-lead small groups of participants ages 10-16 on overnight wilderness adventure programs, including climbing, rafting, canoeing, caving, kayaking and backpacking.
  • YMCA based program takes place in VA, NC, TN, WV.
  • Room/ board, laundry included, obtainable certifications, use of camp equipment.
  • Staff training begins 3rd to 4th week in May (training is three weeks), 9 weeks working with campers and camp ends ~ Aug 15.

Camp Runoia

Located: Belgrade Lakes, Maine

Position Available: Wilderness trip leader

Salary Range: $2200-2500 plus room and board.

Type: Residential Girls' Summer Camp

Contact: info@runoia.com

Website: http://www.runoia.com

  • Lead campers on overnight wilderness trips, with both a canoeing and or hiking focus.
  • Pass along your love of the outdoors while camping out under the stars with enthusiastic kids who are game for adventure.
  • Have leadership skills, a drivers license, experience putting up a tent and a genuine love of children and nature.
  • Apply via our website www.runoia.com or contact alex@runoia.com for more details. June 15th - August 12th

YMCA Camp Mason

Located: Hardwick, New Jersey

Position Available: Summer Camp Staff- Counselors/ Activity Specialists

Salary Range: $1500-$3000

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, outdoor ski

Birch Rock Camp

Located: Waterford, Maine

Position Available: Wilderness Trip Leader

Salary Range: $1500-2000

Type: Residential boys' summer camp

Contact: rich@birchrock.org

Website: http://www.birchrock.org

  • Lead canoe or hiking trips in Maine
  • Seven week camp program with one additional week of orientation