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Summer Camp Jobs from the American Camp Association Job List for November 15, 2010

November 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · ACA, Camp Jobs

List of Year-Round Camp Jobs from the American Camp Association from November 15, 2010. Visit the ACA Summer Camp Job Center and find out how the ACA can help you find a job or find employees.

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Alphabetical by state under the following categories:
Activity Specialist = 5
Administration = 30
Food Services = 1
Health & Wellness = 1
Site & Facilities = 3

* New listings = 14


Space Camp and Aviation Challenge are immersive programs that place
students in a real-world context allowing them to view math and science as
something more than just an academic exercise — allowing them to recognize
these subjects as tools to develop future careers as scientists,
engineers, teachers, and astronauts. By combining cutting-edge technology
with hands-on learning, we inspire young men and women to dream big and to
work hard to make those dreams a reality. As a Counselor you are
responsible for instructing children of all ages during space shuttle
simulators, military flight simulators, exciting classroom activities, and
leadership development activities. No previous knowledge necessary, we
provide paid training. Must be 20+; 30 hrs of college complete; able to
start on Jan. 12, Feb. 7, or May 2011. Internship credit available based
on college approval. $8-$9p/h; housing & meals available. Details and
apply at AA/EOE • Substance Abuse Testing.

Camp Stevens is seeking a Ropes Course Coordinator. An opportunity for an
organized, enthusiastic leader who enjoys working with people on a Ropes
Course in a natural setting to grow in a professional, community based and
environmentally conscious camp. Responsible for: daily operation of ropes
course facilities and programs, coordinating programs, training staff,
developing programs, equipment, maintaining ACCT standards, Outdoor
Education instruction, assist in summer camping program, conference center
operations, maintenance, and other daily tasks. Qualifications: ACCT level
II lead certification or equal experience; CPR and First Aid; and at least
a one year commitment to the position. Start date: January 1st, 2011.
Benefits: health and dental insurance, $625-675 monthly salary DOE. Onsite
housing and meals are provided and are a requirement of the position. Send
cover letter and resume to: Abbey Gordon, Assistant Director,, (ACA Accredited)

Professional Outdoor Instructors – still hiring for February – November
2011! Bradford Woods Indiana University’s Outdoor Center – one of the
nation’s premiere facilities offering programming in environmental and
adventure education, therapeutic recreation, equine therapy through our
new academy, and retreats. Instructors are cross-trained in all program
area, but focus primarily on environmental and adventure education. This
field position offers a great way to move more permanently into the
industry with a ten-month position. Candidates able to complete the entire
contract are given preference; however, shorter options including
internships are available. Check out our website for complete job
description and requirements Please submit cover
letter, resume and application. For more information, contact Melanie or 765-342-2915. (ACA Accredited)

Easter Seals Camp Merry Heart seeks dynamic, energetic individual to lead
year-round Travel Respites for adults w/ disabilities. Ideal for anyone w/
a strong work-ethic, enjoying travel and team dynamics. Coordinator
researches destinations, prepares itineraries/budgets, supervises staff,
and provides support to consumers. Frequent travel & flexible schedule
required. Experience with adults w/ disabilities and 2-3 yrs in
camp/travel program w/ supervisory exp desired. Education: BS/BA in
Recreation, Therapeutic Rec., or related field preferred; HS Diploma/GED
w/ 2-3 yrs exp required. Must have or be able to attain: Valid Class C CDL
w/ P endorsement and valid ARC WF Lifeguard, CPR and First Aid certs.
Drug/background screening required. Full benefits. Cover letter, resume,
and references to, fax to 732-257-1529, or mail
to Easter Seals New Jersey; Attn: Laura Ingman; 25 Kennedy Blvd Suite 600;
East Brunswick, NJ. EOE M/F/D/V. (ACA Accredited)

Leadership Development Program for College Graduates. New Life Ranch
exists to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ and equip believers for
ministry. The LEAD program is a 9 month experience in which participants
work within this paradigm to invest in themselves while serving others.
Participants have real ministry responsibility as they work with the
guests and programs of New Life Ranch, a Christian camp that provides
Summer Camp, Team Building, Outdoor Education, Retreats, and Community
Outreach programs. LEAD Participants experience mentoring, challenge, and
space for reflection, all while gaining life-changing ministry experience.
The program begins on Feb 5th and goes to November of 2011. Partial salary
provided, with the opportunity and resources provided to raise additional
missionary support. Housing and most meals are provided. Check out the
program and apply at Email for more information. (ACA Accredited)


The Executive Director of Camps in Common / Camp Director of Oakland
Feather River Camp leads the organization in service to its mission,
stewards of the organization’s resources, promotes the camp, is
responsible for grounds, facilities, safety, quality of programs and food
service, while creating meaningful, positive memories for families/youth.
At least three years of camp management experience, five years leadership
experience (preferred in a camp setting, including program development and
board interaction), knowledge of camp regulations, positive camp spirit,
conflict resolution skills, First Aid / CPR Certified, general knowledge
of facility management (kitchen, plumbing, septic, electricity,
grounds-keeping, housekeeping, environmental standards), and proven
fundraising ability is required. Request a full description from Lily
Kaplan, Executive Director at: or go to Resumes accepted until 12/10/10.

All Applicants Must Apply Through The UC Davis Website. Use The Link
Provided To Apply Online. For Full Consideration Apply By 11/23/10.
POSITION DETAILS: Under general supervision, provide program
administration, management, and supervision for Youth Programs including
Craft Camps, Dance Camps, General Recreation Camps, Sports Camps, Swim
Lessons and Aquatics Camps, Outdoor Adventures Camps and a variety of
other camps and clinics for youth. Provide student development and
leadership opportunities to student employees. Responsible for program
oversight, supervision of over 100 seasonal employees, and management of a
budget of more than $300,000 annually. To read the full position
description, visit the full posting at Applications
must be submitted through the UC Davis Employment website:

Full time, year round position available immediately. Director is
responsible for promoting and managing a coed summer educational and
recreational camp in a residential setting. The summer programs are owned
and operated by the Army and Navy Academy which is a boarding school
located in Carlsbad, CA and all programs occur on the campus. Programs
include an academic summer school and multiple recreational camp sessions.
Also the Director promotes and secures our facility to outside groups and
provides necessary support while they are on campus. Director must possess
strength in sales & marketing, strong organizational skills, communication
skills and be proficient with the MS Office, internet marketing and
advertising, and social media navigation. Experience in administration in
an academic environment preferred. The successful applicant will be a
mature, self-starter with at least 3 years’ experience in a similar
position. Ability to hire and supervise staff, faculty as well as plan,
organize and carry out the details of multiple programs concurrently is
essential. Some travel required. Salary commensurate with qualifications
and previous experience. BA degree required. MA is preferred. Please send
cover letter and resume to (ACA

The Camp and Family Programs Manager is responsible for implementing and
administering the summer and vacation day camps of the Jewish Community
Center of San Francisco. The JCCSF is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic
individual who is committed to enriching the lives of children through
year-round camp and family programming. Specifically, we are seeking a
candidate with the vision to ensure our programs continuously evolve as
well as the managerial skills to implement a diverse range of successful
existing programs. To view a detailed job description and to submit an
application, please visit our website at

The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of the Pacific Southwest Region
seeks a Camp Operations Manager for Loch Leven Christian Camp and
Conference Center. ACA accredited, year round, capacity 135 guests,
located on 160 acres in the San Bernardino Mountains. Responsible for all
aspects of operations that create an inviting, clean, and safe Christian
environment, including human, natural, and financial resources,
facilities, guest services, marketing and fund-raising, and development of
administrative, operational, and compliance policies and procedures.
Salaried position includes on-site housing and full benefits. Application
form and job description at EMAIL
SUBMISSION ONLY by 11/19 to with completed
application, resume (PDF), statement of purpose describing interest and
relevant experience, and contacts for three (3) references who can speak
to your qualifications as they relate to this position. (ACA Accredited)

The purpose of this position is to maximize utilization of Girl Scouts
NorCal council-owned or leased properties and facilities. The Director
will develop, manage, and maintain positive customer relationships with
Girl Scouts and non-Girl Scouts user groups to explain and promote
property features to potential users. The Director will also explore
alternative and cooperative uses that may be realized at the properties
and work in partnership with colleagues, volunteers, board members and
other community partners to ensure coordination of plans to use and
support council properties. Prepare marketing materials, create web site
content and make in-person presentations. Coordinate marketing efforts
across departments; build the volunteer connection to council properties.
Identify other organizations where GSNorCal may network to promote our
properties. Position will work in San Jose or Oakland. $45,300 to $50,000.
To apply go to or call HR 510-562-8470
ext151. (ACA Accredited)

Seeking experienced Camp and youth development Director to work 9 months
in California and 3 months at our residential summer camp in Wyoming.
Reports to: Executive Director. Description: The Sr. Program Director
plays the role of Operations manager for all C5LA Programs, including
oversight of our Wyoming based summer resident camp, our back country
leadership programs in Utah and Wyoming, California based summer college
tours and our year-round leadership experiences. The Director is
responsible for operating consistently within the standards, mission
program guidelines and philosophy of the C5 Youth Foundation.
Responsibilities: * Oversee entire 5 year program from selection, intake
to program delivery. * Case management for participants providing regular
contact and support for youth. * Manage/supervise the selection, hiring
and management of all staff. * Budget design & Management. * Manage
purchasing for programs. * Manage program partner relationship. Required
minimum of three years as Director of residential camp. Program &
Curriculum design, Youth leadership development, &/or related work
experience, extensive managerial experience and budget and financial
reporting experience. Email resume to (ACA

Great Books Summer Program is looking for an Assistant Program Manager
with energy, drive and dedication to help expand and promote our growing,
nationally recognized, summer residential program. The ideal candidate is
a natural leader who is passionate about education and the opportunities
it affords bright students from diverse means and backgrounds. You have a
bachelor’s degree from a top college and leadership experience in
education and/or summer programs. This is hands-on management in a lean
and effective team. You possess strength in sales & marketing, excellent
organizational and communication skills, can aid in outreach through
school and home visits, can hire seasonal staff, and are proficient in MS
office. Summer residency on campus and some off-season travel is required.
Excellent career opportunity in a successful, growth-oriented
organization. For more information please visit
To apply; send resume and cover letter to

Design and develop an array of curriculum based educational opportunities
utilizing North Fork Leadership Center as an outdoor classroom. Must be
able to certify as an Instructor/Trainer in lifeguard, archery, canoeing,
high ropes facilitation, and various curriculum based programs such as
Project Wild or other state requirements needed for program delivery.
Market North Fork Leadership Center to external audiences to engage school
groups, clubs, and other youth serving organizations. Design, implement,
administer, teach, and evaluate curriculum based programs and day camps
which achieve outcomes for participants and maximize use and revenue.
Email cover letter and resume: (ACA

Design and develop an array of services, events, leadership programs and
opportunities for girls age 5 to 17. Provides leadership and supervision
to staff and volunteers by creating direct and indirect program services.
Strengthens the diversity of the membership by assuring access and
participation of girls and adults from all racial/ethnic groups,
socioeconomic groups and geographic areas. A Bachelor’s degree and/or an
equivalent of five years or more experience in marketing, curriculum
design, volunteer management and program evaluation. (ACA Accredited)

Camp Dir or Asst, FL, Yr-Round: Circle F Dude Ranch, central FL 58 yr
history. Circle F is a traditional, non-denominational, for profit
residential summer camp for boys & girls, 6-16. Recreational facilities
designed to create an atmosphere of learning and growth, through
team-building & self-confidence. Commitments to excellence, sense of
humor, love of children and camps positive impact on a child’s life. Off
season, we promote our facility to specialty groups & family weekends.
Person (male or female) must possess strength in sales & marketing new
business along w/strong organizational skills, an ability to create
programs & execute them. Applicant must be mature, self-starter w/at least
3 yrs experience as Director/Asst Director at a residential camp. PLEASE
cover letter, references & salary requirements to & NO CALLS.
Position available immediately.

Pace Academy has an immediate full-time opening for an Assistant Director
of Summer Programs. Along with the Director, will be responsible for
budget, bookkeeping, HR forms, promotional materials, mailing, billings,
filing, reports, and Web management. In summer: directs Sports Camps,
teaches Safe Sitter, coordinates canteen & food service, & coordinates
counselor training programs. In winter: liaisons with Lower School
programs, works Holiday Camp & Conference Days. Excellent benefits
package. Must be authorized to work in the US. Please view job
qualifications and requirements prior to submitting application. Only
applicants who meet the requirements and qualifications will be
considered. Information is available at
Qualified applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and references to EEOE. (ACA Accredited)

Outdoor and Retreat Ministries is seeking a new dynamic leader to join our
team as a site manager for Reynoldswood Christian Camp in Dixon, Illinois.
This position’s responsibilities includes: camp oversight , developing
church partnerships, hosting retreats, marketing, while helping to grow
the ORM’s ministry for the future. The successful candidate will have a
creative leadership style and relevant experience in camp and retreat
ministry. The position requires an understanding and willingness to
support the standards and beliefs of the United Methodist Church.
Bachelor’s degree and certifications in related areas desired. Benefits:
salary, housing, health insurance, & pension. Information: Bruce Nelson,, 200 Stam
Street, Williams Bay WI 53191 1-800-nic-camp for a complete application
packet. Applications received by December 1st will receive top priority.
Outdoor and Retreat Ministries is an EOE AA employer. (ACA Accredited)

The Girl Scouts Of Chesapeake Bay Council Is Seeking A Summer Camp
Director For Our Grove Point Camp In Earleville, Maryland. Position
Summary: The Camp Director is responsible for directing the execution of
all resident and/or day-camp activities and operations related to the Girl
Scout Leadership Experience program delivery for the Camp Pathway and
outdoor program. Responsibilities include identifying, directing, and
supervising all camp program activities, volunteers, and staff. Additional
responsibilities include development, organization, implementation, and
management of the camp program operations, systems, and processes. The
director ensures ongoing staff and volunteer development; promotes Girl
Scouting in the community; and maintains positive parent, public, and
community relations. Interested and qualified individuals are invited to
send a resume to for review and consideration. Please
include in the subject line of your e-mail the job title. (ACA

The Barton Center for Diabetes Education is seeking an Executive Director
with the leadership skills, passion and determination to make a
difference. The right candidate will find the job to be challenging and
demanding, but rewarding. Each summer, more than 2,000 children come to
the Barton Camp for girls and the Camp Joslin camp for boys. At Barton,
they learn to manage their disease, gain confidence, make lifetime friends
– and have fun. The Barton Center also operates year-round programs,
including day camps, adventure and family camps, and weekend retreats, and
The Clara Barton Birthplace Museum. We seek an Executive Director with the
following qualifications: Proven leadership; People skills; Financial
skills; Communication skills. Other requirements include the ability to
meet deadlines and the flexibility to work long hours during the summer,
and some nights and weekends throughout the year, attending events and
meeting with potential donors. The ideal candidate feels comfortable with
a broad range of stakeholders, whether attending a motorcycle rally or a
black tie event. Camping experience, knowledge of diabetes and non-profit
experience are a plus. Send your resume, salary history and requirements
to: or Attention: Barton Personnel Committee,
The Barton Center, 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA
01537-0356. (ACA Accredited)

Skyline Camp and Retreat Center, American Camp Association (ACA)
accredited, is looking for an Executive Director. Located in Almont, MI;
Skyline is a beautiful, active place where people of all ages come
together to participate in summer camps, special needs camps, spirituality
conferences, retreats, and team building experiences. The person we’re
seeking must be a leader who knows how to: work with a range of people and
groups; identify and procure funding; coordinate and implement programs;
hire and direct staff; manage operations and finances; engender a
Christian atmosphere of caring and fun. Competitive salary and benefits
package includes housing option. Send letter of interest and resume to
Skyline Search Committee, 1669 West Maple, Birmingham, MI 48009. E-Mail: Fax: (248)644-8047. (ACA

Seeking year round camp director for summer camp offering technology
learning and traditional camp activities. Reports to Director of Camps. Qualifications: Age 25+ ; College degree or
equivalent experience planning & delivering programs for youth; Min. 2
yrs. experience overseeing staff & program; Experience
recruiting/interviewing/hiring; Strong communication skills; Able to work
evenings/weekends/reside onsite for the summer season; Self-starter who
can work independently with minimal oversight. Position main functions:
Maintain camp culture; Develop/implement recreation & program activities;
Hire/train/supervise staff; Recruit campers; Maintain regulatory
compliance; Direct res/day camp; Support administrative duties of
organization; Provide excellent customer service. Compensation:
$35-40,000/401K/Health & Dental/Room & board during camp season. Please
send resume & cover letter to: (ACA Accredited)

Live & work on beautiful Lake George in the Adirondack Mountains with
endless wilderness recreation opportunities right outside your door.
Seeking inspirational/dynamic leader to join our team. Must be highly
motivated team player to manage program staff and year-round programs
serving over 10,000 children and adults in summer camp, teen adv trips,
outdoor ed, and family programs. $3 million operating budget. 200-acre
site, surrounded by forever-wild forest preserve, 90 buildings, 100
watercraft, and over $6 million of new improvements. Amazing benefit
package could be worth $60,000 per year, year-round home (utilities
included); a salary range of $35,000 to $40,000; health insurance; three
weeks paid vacation; 12% company-paid retirement plan; 12 paid
holiday/sick days; supportive camp community & inspirational natural
setting. App Deadline Dec 10, submit cover letter, resume, and names of
five references with contact info, George Painter, Exec Dir, (ACA Accredited)

Day Camp Administrative Assistant – New York City. Manhattan Youth’s
Downtown Day Camps have a rare opening for a year-round administrative
assistant. We operate K-8th grade day camps in NYC. The administrative
assistant works closely with the camp directors and is a master of
organization, as well as a “people person.” Responsibilities include
answering calls; “talking and selling camp;” database, registration and
accounts receivable maintenance; mailings; and general office duties. It’s
a 12-month, full-time position with benefits. Requirements: 2 years
minimum experience in a camp administrative capacity, and some experience
with computer databases (EZCARE preferred). Candidates should love working
as a team (we have a very collaborative culture) in a fast-paced
environment, and enjoy doing general office work too. Send resume, 2
excellent references, cover letter and salary requirements to: – See for
organizational information.

The Frost Valley YMCA is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced camp
professional. This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in a related
field or equivalent work experience. Must be 21 years of age or older.
Prior experience working with children in a recreational environment/camp
setting or YMCA program setting is required. Must be a strong leader with
experience hiring and supervising staff. The Day Camp Director will
oversee the day to day operation of Day Camp as well as assist with the
Frost Valley Store through portions of the fall, winter and spring. Frost
Valley is a premier, year round residential/day camp, conference and
environmental education center located in the heart of the beautiful
Catskill Mountains of NY. Salary commensurate with experience. Generous
benefits package. To apply, email to or mail to: Frost
Valley YMCA, Linda Campbell, HR, 2000 Frost Valley Rd. Claryville, NY
12725. Deadline to apply: 11/26/2010. (ACA Accredited)

Responsible for the planning & implementation of girl programming for all
resident & day camps, outdoor conferences, expeditions & outdoor learning
exps beyond the traditional troop setting. Resp for programmatic
operations of property & venues and providing high-quality and effective
educational experiences for all girls. Must demonstrate the ability to
deliver creative design, dvlp & delivery of learning opportunities &
support systems for all girls @ all levels w/in the Camp Pathway. Will
perform needs & capability analysis understanding the demographics,
cultural barriers/inhibitors, current & future needs & learning
preferences for the dvlpmt of appropriate educational methods and
materials. Will provide resources & support to adult volunteers & staff
who deliver the programming to girls. Min 25yrs of age. BA in Educ.,
Psych., Child Dvlpmt, Outdoor Rec. or related field. 24 wks previous admin
or supervisory exp. in a camp facility or equivalent. Min 2yrs previous
exp. in camping, program & youth dvlpmt, educational principles &
demonstrated ability to design, develop & manage a comprehensive
dvlpmt/training program applying learning theories.

The Upper New York Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church is
seeking an experienced and innovative camp and retreat professional to
serve as its first Associate Director for Camp and Retreat Ministries.
Qualified applicants may be laity or clergy. The Upper New York Annual
Conference, formed in July of 2010 with the union of four upstate New York
annual conferences, includes six camp and retreat centers. Its camp and
retreat ministries are an essential expression of its core purpose and
vision “to live the gospel of Jesus Christ and be God’s love with our
neighbors in all places.” We are seeking a person to lead us in growing
this vital ministry. The Associate Director’s responsibilities would
include strategic planning, supervision of site directors, financial
management and fund development, property management and program
interpretation to the Conference. The Associate Director must be able to
relocate to the Syracuse area and be able to start work in the early
spring of 2011. Application deadline is Friday, November 19th. Completed
applications, including cover letter, resume and three letters of
reference (using the form posted on the web site) should be sent
electronically in Portable Document Format (PDF) to William
Gottschalk-Fielding, Director of Connectional Ministries: For more information, please go to (ACA Accredited)

Buckley Country Day Camp seeks an experienced camp professional to lead
its established program on the North Shore of Long Island for ages 3-15.
The camp is part of a premier, independent day school. Applicants need an entrepreneurial spirit & strong
leadership skills. The Director will report to the Headmaster to deliver
relevant, high quality program that will increase retention & develop new
community interest. S/he will also develop a business plan & lead the
sales team to capacity enrollments. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree,
Masters preferred; 10 Years of “profitable” camp management experience;
Competencies in marketing, program development, staff management,
parent/board communication & budgeting; Commitment to excellence; Spirit
of fun, a sense of humor & a love of children; Belief in the ability of
camp to positively impact a child’s life. A competitive compensation
package with performance incentives is offered. EOE. Applications are
reviewed on a rolling basis for immediate appointment. No calls. Resume,
cover letter & references to (ACA Accredited)

Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont seeks an experienced
Equestrian/Assistant Program Manager with administrative and leadership
capabilities to run its busy, year-round Circle C Ranch and assist in all
aspects of camp operation at Keyauwee Program Center. Applicant must be
self-motivated, professional CHA certified riding instructor (level II or
above; English) with at least 3 years’ experience teaching individual and
group lessons. Applicants should have significant experience working with
and managing a herd and veterinary and farrier knowledge. Applicant must
also have experience in developing and supervising summer camp programs.
The ideal candidate is a self-directed, detail oriented team player with a
positive, highly communicative style and a proven track record for
innovative program development and customer satisfaction. S/he will have
demonstrated success in administration, program planning, budget
management, recruitment, and staff/volunteer management. This position is
located in Sophia, NC, and includes onsite housing and utilities. For more
info and Send
resumes by December 31st to in PDF or MS Word
format, or by mail to Human Resources, Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to
Piedmont, 250 South New Hope Road, Gastonia, NC 28054. (ACA Accredited)

WB Surf Camp seeks a Program Coordinator for a full time, year round
position. This position is responsible for the preparation of our diverse
camp offerings and will assist in program development during the off
season. Candidates must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree with 3
years’ experience and proven success in camp management. Min 25 years of
age and be able to work 6 days a week from June-August. Candidate must be
passionate about working in a summer camp environment, has the ability to
supervise and manage staff, is extremely quality-oriented, self-driven,
and has a vast array of skills. Surfing experience not required. Salary
commensurate with qualifications and experience. Located in the beautiful
coastal city of Wilmington, NC. WB Surf Camp combines learn to surf/marine
science curriculum with vital coastal conservation education to instill a
passion and desire to protect our oceans and all they offer. E-mail for a complete job description.

Camp Highlander is a co-ed residential summer camp located in the Blue
Ridge mountains. We are seeking a Program Director to run be responsible
for all summer programs, off-season programming, managing and hiring
program staff and assisting with camp operations throughout the year.
Please email your resume to and visit our
website at for more information. (ACA Accredited)

YMCA Camp Fuller is hiring a year round program coordinator to provide
leadership to a well-established traditional summer camp program (with a
strong salt water aquatics emphasis) from June through August while also
starting a new community camp outreach program from September through May.
The program director will also plan and run seven to nine spring and fall
weekend programs, assist the operations director in selecting staff and
help with opening and closing camp each spring and fall. This position
will require a diverse skill set: supervising summer staff, developing a
rapport with community organizations, marketing, running hands-on program
instruction and facilities work to highlight several. Experience in
aquatic programming is beneficial. The position is fully benefited and is
non-exempt from September through May and exempt during the summer. Single
room housing is available but may require moving during the year; living
on the property is not required. The program director should expect to
work a traditional summer camp schedule during the summer as well as many
Saturdays and several weekends in the spring and fall. Please contact
Peter Swain at 401-783-5359 or for more information or
to submit a cover letter, resume and references. Applications will be
reviewed up to December 1, 2010. (ACA Accredited)

The Retreat Coordinator Intern is responsible for all aspects of the
weekend retreat business at Camp Champions. This includes all
communication and coordination leading up to the weekends, overseeing the
execution of the weekends, and conducting follow up with groups after the
weekends. The ideal candidate would be detail oriented, personable,
service minded, have the ability to trouble shoot, and be able to manage
large groups of both guests and staff. The position begins January 17th
and runs through either May 28th or June 4th (depending on a pending bid).
Pay is $215/week and room and most board is included. Should candidate
perform well, a position working as summer camp staff could be offered as
well. To apply, send a resume to Matt Wiggins at and include a brief paragraph about yourself.
Also feel free to email or call 830-598-2571 if you have questions. (ACA

Private residential camp for girls in Virginia is seeking a full time year
round director. Successful candidate will be committed to the positive
development of girls in an outdoor setting and possess strong
communication skills. Director works year round and needs skills in
marketing including social media and web 2.0, camp administration, staff
recruiting, hiring and training as well as knowledge and experience in
facilities management. Director is responsible for all day to day
operations. Previous camp experience required. Please send resumes by December 1, 2010. (ACA Accredited)

Camp Nor’wester, an independent, non-profit summer camp established in
1935 in the San Juan Islands of Washington State, is seeking an Executive
Director, beginning in the 2012 season. Reporting to the board of
directors, the Executive Director manages both the daily operations of the
summer resident camp, including transportation, programs, food service,
camper and staff supervision, health and safety oversight, and provision
of business services, as well as long-term marketing, program and
facilities development and maintenance in support of the organization’s
continuous fiscal viability, growth and improvement. Qualified applicants
must have a passion for working with children in a rustic outdoor setting,
have 5 years of leadership experience, have strong interpersonal skills,
and be willing to spend summers on a beautiful but remote island.
Nor’wester pays competitive salaries, commensurate with experience. For
more information go to (ACA


The Salvation Army is a dynamic faith-based non-profit organization. We
are seeking a Director of Food Services for our Heart O’ Hills Camp &
Conference Center located in Welling, Ok. This position will be
responsible for managing all aspects of year round food service operation.
This individual will supervise all food service employees including cooks,
dining room staff, & support personnel. He or she will design & plan all
food services to include menus, food presentation, nutritional values &
appropriate portion sizes. Additional duties will include: Performing
independent cost analysis of meals to establish pricing structure. Ensure
that kitchen area conforms to all local, state, & federal standards of
cleanliness. Implementing & maintaining compliance with USDA programs.
This position reports directly to the Camp Director. CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Valid
driver’s license; ServeSafe cert; Food handler’s card; Culinary degree /
equivalent. (ACA Accredited)


Easter Seals Camp ASCCA is a year-round camp serving children and adults
with mental and/or physical disabilities. This is a full-time position
with benefits and salary that includes on-site housing (3 bedroom, 2
bath). DHS is responsible for general health care and safety aspects of
all campers and staff members. Applicants must have or be able to acquire
a valid Alabama Board of Nursing Licensure as a Registered Nurse. The
ideal candidate is also highly motivated, with strong organizational,
interpersonal and communication skills. All staff must have a passion for
our mission. Please email cover letter and resume to Matt Rickman, Camp
Director. For salary and job description visit our
website at (ACA Accredited)


The Ranger works closely with the Camp Dir, staff, and volunteers. The
Ranger supports the Business Services Mgr to assist with maintenance of
Council Service Ctrs. Position requires the Ranger to live on site
(housing provided) in order to provide 24 hr emergency coverage. Work wk
schedule is: Sept-May Wed-Sun, June-Aug Mon-Fri. Knowledge of plumbing,
carpentry and general property maintenance. Must be able to swim and
maintain a pool with a depth of 12 ft. Ability to operate landscaping
machinery and snow plow equipment. Ability to monitor/supervise general
contractors hired to perform repairs. 3 or more yrs working in a camp
setting or in trades which support the responsibilities of the position.
Must be a personable self-starter who can lift/manipulate up to 50 lbs.
Valid driver’s license/current insurance and access to reliable vehicle.
HS or GED. Email resume to MUST include salary history
or desired salary

Camp Wise, a summer camp and year-round retreat center of the Mandel
Jewish Community Center of Cleveland, has an immediate opening for a
Facilities Manager to oversee its 325-acre property in Chardon. Three
years of previous facility management experience and skills in various
trades including carpentry, plumbing, electrical, vehicle repair, and
painting are required. The qualified candidate will be a flexible,
good-humored, self-starter with a positive attitude and a demonstrated
ability to manage staff and work effectively as part of a team.
Compensation includes house on-site and excellent benefit package.
Candidate must be willing to both live and work in a camp community.
Please send all resumes to: (ACA Accredited)

We are looking for a full-time Camp and Conference Center Director.
Requirements are found at
Summer camp programs run by Summer Camp Director and staff. We are seeking
to build a new camping facility, along with adding improvements through a
capital campaign drive. Individual or couple invited to apply. Contact
Sabrina Evans 405 232 4820 with questions. Mail resume to for consideration.