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Summer Camp Jobs from the American Camp Association Job List for April 15, 2011

May 1st, 2011 · No Comments · Camp Jobs

Summer Camp Jobs from the American Camp Association Job List for April 15, 2011

List of Year-Round Camp Jobs from the American Camp Association from April 15, 2011. 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 = 3
Administration = 17
Food Services = 1
Site & Facilities = 5

* New listings = 8


Diversity Counselors-CT – The Discovery Center – an award winning
diversity education program for 4th,5th & 6th grade students from urban
centers and suburban communities is seeking male and female diversity
counselors. Experience – camp, teaching and outdoor education experience
is necessary with background in diversity a plus. Responsibilities include
– teaching diversity, teambuilding and math, science and language arts
classes and supervision during the day and at night. Salary commensurate
with experience and starts at $325-$350 per week for 1st season employees
and includes meals, lodging when the students are present. Start date –
April 25 until June 10,2011 except for federal and state holidays. Visit
Web Site for more information. To apply –
Send resume, cover letter & 3 references to: Sharon Roberts, Director of
Curriculum & Instruction at: Call
(860)681- 2722 for more information. The Discovery Center is an EOE.

YMCA Camp Copneconic is looking for Program Instructors who are passionate
about teaching others their love for the out of doors! Instructors will
facilitate programs for Outdoor Education School Groups as well as Youth &
Adult Retreat Groups. Courses fall into one of the following categories:
Environmental Discovery (Stream Study, Reptiles & Amphibians, etc.)
Adventure & Cooperative Learning (High and Low Ropes, Giant Swing, & Zip
Lines) Recreational Fun (Canoeing, Kayaking, Archery, etc.) Touching
Nature (GPS Orienteering, Fire Building, etc.) and Historical & Cultural
Lessons (History of Michigan, Pioneer Crafts, etc.) Training for each of
these areas is provided. We are looking for applicants for the spring
season with possibilities of summer, fall & winter employment. Salary is
$296.00/ week; room and board included. Please apply online at: or email resume to: (ACA Accredited)

Pinemere Camp in Pennsylvania is seeking a Waterfront Director for the
summer season. The Director must be at least 21 years old, hold WSI and
LGT certifications, feel comfortable working in a pool and lake
environment and have experience supervising staff. Dates are from June
12-August 16, 2011. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and
resume to (ACA Accredited)


The Diabetic Youth Foundation ( seeks a passionate and
committed individual for their Day Camps Coordinator Position. Develop,
plan, organize and manage multiple aspects of the DYF’s brand new Day
Camps program. Requires someone who is a self-starter. Other requirements:
Min. BA or BS degree from accredited college or university; two plus years
directing or working with educational and/or recreational programs;
experience working in a key leadership position in a child-centered
environment; ability to work in a dynamic organization that values
flexibility and a and a collaborative team approach; exceptional public
speaking and phone skills; efficient and effective written communication;
and willingness to work some weekends and evenings. For questions, please
contact Janet Kramschuster, Director of Programs, at,
or send resume with cover letter to Serious
applicants only please. DYF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (ACA

The Girls Leadership Institute summer program is a residential camp for
middle and high school girls held at Smith College in Northampton, MA.
Unlike traditional girls’ leadership programs, which teach girls
“external” skills like public speaking or interviewing, GLI specializes in
building the internal skills necessary for leadership. GLI teaches the
practices of emotional intelligence, assertive self-expression, and
healthy relationships to give girls the skills and confidence to live as
leaders. GLI is seeking a Camp Director who will oversee the operations
and management of the GLI Summer Camp year round. The Camp Director is
oversees operations, personnel management and client relationships.
Candidates must be at least 25 years of age and have at least three years
of summer camp or other residential experience. Please go to for
more information about the position and application instructions.

A talented team of Area Directors is at the core of Galileo Learning’s
success. Each Area Director manages four to six of Galileo’s K-8th grade
program communities (Camp Galileo, Galileo Summer Quest, and The Tech
Museum Summer Camps) in the SF Bay Area. They identify school facilities,
hire and lead a team of multiple Camp Directors, help market the camps to
families, and oversee camp operations in the summer. Collectively, the
Area Director Team drives the overall direction for our day camp programs.
We currently have an opportunity for an incredible individual to join
Galileo’s Area Director team. You will work full time throughout the year,
and will be based out of our HQ in Oakland. The role will begin
mid-June/early July so you can experience our camp before you start
leading others. Competitive salary, health insurance, and 401K are
provided. Most importantly, we have a work environment that people love.
To learn more/apply, visit: (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, 6-18. 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.

Seacamp Association Inc. has an exciting opportunity for the right
individual to be a part of a professional camp team. Seacamp is an
established camping/educational operation in the beautiful Florida Keys.
Candidates should have 5 years of camp experience in a supervisory role.
Communication, leadership, organizational and risk management skills and
competency in MS Access and Excel are required. Primary responsibility is
management in all aspects of our day-to-day operation. To apply send a
cover letter and resume to: Peter Baumgartner, Seacamp Association, Inc.,
1300 Big Pine Ave, Big Pine Key, FL 33043. Anyone with questions about the
position may call 305-872-2331 or email (ACA

The Barton Center for Diabetes Education, Inc. We are looking for an
experienced leader to be Camp Director for Camp Joslin (a residential camp
for boys with insulin-dependent diabetes) in Charlton, MA. The ideal
candidate will have at least five years’ experience in camp-related
recreational/educational program development, administration, and
supervision, strong leadership, supervisory and communication skills, be
organized and a team player. Year-round residential housing provided,
competitive salary and benefits. Must be at least 25 years old and have a
Bachelor’s degree (in related field preferred). Diabetes knowledge a plus.
The Barton Center is a leader in providing year-round camping,
recreational, and educational programs, for children with diabetes and
their families. Visit for more information on the
organization or the position. Email cover letter and resume to:; or fax to (508) 987-2002; or mail to Camp
Director Search, The Barton Center for Diabetes Education, Inc., P.O. Box
356, North Oxford, MA 01537. (ACA Accredited)

Camp Newaygo is adding a fulltime year round Program Director position.
Hiring to commence immediately. Responsibilities include directing one of
the following summer programs: Coed Day Camp, Girls Resident Camp,
Tripping, Waterfront or Art and Crafts. The Program Director will assist
the Camp Director in the implementation of year round programs including
environmental education programs, retreats, and community family programs.
Responsible for marketing and recruiting for year round programs and
retreats. Must possess excellent communication, organizational and people
skills. Needs to be able to motivate, train and supervise staff along with
the Camp Director and possess strong ability to work with groups in
program and team building. Camp Newaygo is growing and expanding and is
looking for a dynamic leader to grow with it. Additional Camp Newaygo
information at Send resumes to (ACA Accredited)

Progressive, growing, camp is hiring a dynamic, fulltime year round Camp
Director committed to the impact of camping in the lives of our children.
Camp Newaygo is an ACA accredited; year round facility that recently
completed a $2.5 million renovation of its lodge and conference center.
This is Camp Newaygo’s 85th year of summer Girls Resident Camp, a growing
coed day camp program, retreat center, environmental education programs,
an entrepreneurial catering business, and active community event schedule.
Camp Director is responsible for program development and implementation,
staffing, volunteer leadership, promotion, marketing, fiscal management.
Compensation includes salary, benefits and housing. Reports to Executive
Camp Director. Additional Camp Newaygo information at
Send resumes to (ACA Accredited)

Qualifications: The Program Coordinator must have a Bachelor’s degree
and/or coursework or experience in Education, Recreation or in a related
field. He/she must have a minimum of 1 year experience working in YMCA
camping or Outdoor Environmental Education programs. The Program
Coordinator must be committed to the mission of the YMCA and be able to
implement this mission through the year round programs, summer and OEE/ORC
programs and interpret this mission and purpose to our guests. He/she must
have excellent communication and organizational skills, confidence and
willingness to interact in a positive and motivational manner with peers
and guests, flexibility, patience and initiative. He/she must be a service
oriented problem solver. Must have a valid driver’s license and approved
YMCA Storer Camps driver. Salary: $15,080 – 15,600 per year. Benefits:
Health benefits. Housing. Meals when groups are in camp. 10% Retirement.
YMCA Fitness Membership. Professional Development opportunities. To Apply:
Send cover letter and resume to Charlene Gross, Resource Management
Director, YMCA Storer Camps, 6941 Stony Lake Rd., Jackson, MI 49201. Faxes
or email accepted. Phone: 800-536-8607. Fax:
517-536-4922. Visit our website: (ACA

Help lead one of the best Resident camps! YMCA Storer Camps seeks a leader
to join us as a Senior Program Director. A Senior Program Director at a
camp as large as Storer is a true leadership position. You must be
knowledgeable of the inner workings of a resident year-round camp,
enthusiastic and highly motivated. You will work closely with the Program
Executive to ensure operations run smoothly, are mission focused, and that
each of our 24,000 guests each year have a wonderful experience. Help us
build relationships that last a lifetime. Submit a two page typed
assessment of your strengths, your weaknesses, and any insights in or
examples of your leadership style. Include relevant examples in the
following areas: stewardship, helping children build life-skills for
success, character development, education, teambuilding and independence
in an outdoor setting. Include one paragraph explaining how YMCA Storer
Camp’s mission statement fits with your professional aspirations. Salary
for this position is $30,000 – $35,000, depending on certification and
experience. Room and board are included as well as a 12% retirement
benefit and an excellent health insurance package. Please send cover
letter and resume to: Abimbola Fajobi, Program Executive and Charlene Gross, Resource Management
Director YMCA Storer Camps, 6941 Stony Lake Rd,
Jackson MI 49201, fax to (517-536-4922). (ACA Accredited)

Friendship Ventures is looking for 2 Program Specialists. Positions will
be contracted 6 mo – year with potential for further employment. On-site,
shared housing provided in Annandale, MN. To apply for either position,
visit our website and fill out our online application: Volunteer and Camper Recruitment Specialist.
Will assist in the supervision, training & recruitment of youth & adult
volunteers. Staff and Camper Recruitment Specialist. Will assist in the
supervision, training & recruitment seasonal staff members. Preferred
Qualifications: Must have high school diploma or equivalent. College
diploma or certificate preferred. Experience working with youth or with
people with disabilities is preferred for Volunteer and Camper Specialist,
Human Resources experience preferred for Staff and Camper Specialist.
Computer experience preferred. Must be at least 21. Contact Samantha Funk
with questions: (ACA Accredited)

Camp Manager – Mimbres NM. Camp Thunderbird, a non-profit Christian camp
in the Gila National Forest of NM, is seeking an experienced individual or
couple to develop the camp to its full potential. Reporting directly to
the board of directors, the manager(s) will be responsible for daily
operations and maintenance of camp on year-round basis, also providing
food services, & scheduling for campers. Other responsibilities include
developing and marketing programs for both adult and youth camps.
Manager(s) must be able to work well with potential campers, maintenance
crew, and other entities with which the camp interacts. Desirable Skills &
Responsibilities: business mgmt, supervision of maintenance crew and other
staff, marketing and fund raising, food service, computers and web site
development, grant writing, long-range planning, overseeing of
construction and maintenance projects. On- site residence provided. Must
pass a criminal background check. Send Resumes to; please use Camp Thunderbird
as reference in subject line.

Stepping Stones is seeking a motivated, energetic, & organized individual
to lead its Camp Allyn Day Camp in continued excellence and growth. Desire
to ensure that individuals with special needs are treated with dignity and
respect in an environment that offers purposeful and engaging programs.
Camp Allyn’s Day Camp runs parallel with an overnight camp program. The
Assistant Director must develop strong working relationships with the
families of those we serve. An understanding of the importance of accurate
documentation is crucial. The Assistant Director is expected to live
on-site; Nights/weekend are a mandatory. Compensation: salary, housing,
excellent benefits. Past experience as a camp leader, degree in
Therapeutic Rec, Special Ed, or related field preferred, clean driving
record, background/drug test. Immediate opening. Please visit for information and to download an application.
Forward application, resume, and cover letter to Zach at

Manager Camp Pathways for Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania; FT; assigned
geographical area includes Fayette, Armstrong, Westmoreland and Somerset
Counties; responsible for managing all aspects of leadership program
delivery for the camp pathway; development of outdoor program plans and
implementing outdoor program including resident camp, day camp, and trips;
required to live at camp during summer months; flexible schedule;
excellent communication a must; travel required; min. 2 years supervisory
experience; min. 2 years experience in outdoor education and program
development for youth; min. of bachelor degree in education or related
field; clearances required; forward cover letter and resume to: GSWPA,
Attn: HR, 2359 Freeport Road, Kittanning, PA 16201 or email to; EOE/AA (ACA Accredited)

The Director of Development (DOD) works closely with the E.D. and Fund
Dev. Committee activities and events. Responsibilities will include but
not limited to grant writing, directing individual giving programs,
corporate and foundation relations, marketing and communication, special
events and managing the organizations donor database. Experience: The
candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 – 5 years of
relevant work exp., management skills, written and communication skills
and a proven track record of achieving revenue targets. Benefits: CSC
provides a generous benefits package. Salary: The Director of Development
salary will be commensurate with experience. Additional Information:
Please visit our website to review the DOD job
description. If interested send a letter of inquiry and resume to: Frank
R. Gerome, Executive Director, The College Settlement Camp – attn: DOD-AC,
600 Witmer Road, Horsham, PA 19044. (ACA Accredited)

Camp Baker Services is located in Chesterfield, VA. and provides Summer
Camp, Respite, After School, and Day Support programming to over 650
individuals with developmental disabilities. Under the direction of our
Director of Summer Camp and Respite Services, the Respite Coordinator
schedules and operates our Emergency Respite, Weekend Respite, and Summer
Camp Respite programs. This is a management position requiring a
background in developmental disabilities, excellent communication, and
supervisory experience. Position is full-time with benefits and requires
working weekends. Salary range is $28,000-$32,000. Please email a cover
letter and resume to Jarek Muchowski at or fax
to (804)796-6880. (ACA Accredited)

Camp Virginia Jaycee is looking for quality people who have a genuine
interest in being good role models and providing our special needs campers
with support and guidance. We serve children and adults with disabilities
such as Downs Syndrome, Autism, Aspergers Syndrome, Traumatic Brain
Injury, Learning Disabilities and others, both physical and mental. Staff
members must be active and participatory, which involves hands-on
supervision of campers. Staff members are required to perform a variety of
tasks with campers, including but not limited to: dressing, feeding,
lifting, bathing, toileting, supervising, and cleaning. It is an
opportunity to further development professional careers in psychology,
social work, education, health care, or one of the helping fields. This is
a great chance to learn, to have fun. Open positions are listed at and send resumes to or to Camp Virginia
Jaycee, Inc., P.O. Box 648, Blue Ridge, VA 24064


Club Getaway, a Sports and Adventure Resort, located in Kent CT. just 90
minutes from NYC is seeking to hire a dining room manager for our May –
October season. During the week we host school children and day camps and
on the weekend weddings and active adult vacations. Ideal candidate must
have strong background in managing the front of house. We serve family
style, buffets, and wedding service. The staff is international and
inexperienced. Must have a strong work ethic, reliable, customer service
oriented, team player, and loves the great outdoors. Plus if you have
Safeserve, & a valid driver license. This position requires living on the
property and working a 6 day work week. Compensation includes a weekly
salary, housing, utilities, & meals. Position begins late April/Early May
– Mid October. All applicants should email their resumes to, or fax 860-927-1890. Check our website at for more information on our programs & facilities.


Camp Alexander, A large nationally affiliated non-profit organization
seeks a Camp Ranger for its high performing camp. 4000 summer campers,
6000 Year Round, A strong independent work ethic and a love of working
with youth is a must for this position. Provide year round maintenance and
security for entire camp including equipment and facilities. Provide
strong customer service to all guest of the property. Meet regularly with
supervisor and work together to ensure proper camp maintenance preparation
for upcoming events is completed on time. Perform regular preventative
maintenance to camp facilities and vehicles. Overall function and
beautification of camp and grounds is the entire responsibility of this
person. 20k to 24k Salary depending on qualifications, Full housing with
Utilities. To be considered, please include both your resume and cover
letter and any other information that you deem sets you apart. Send
Resumes to For more info

General maintenance at YMCA Camp Facility-Position requires living on the
grounds and available for 24 hour call. Scopes and Responsibilities:
匹omplies with all building, fire and life safety codes; 姫rovides
detailed reports when emergencies occur; 姫rovides hands on assistance
with repairing camp buildings, equipment, boilers pumps plumbing, HVAC and
carpentry; 柊ssists in implementing preventive maintenance for all
mechanical, electrical and structural systems; 姫rovides assistance in
areas of energy management and hazardous materials; 筆aintains inventory
of custodial supplies at all times.; 柊ssists in implementing preventive
maintenance. Requirements: Must have a High School Diploma plus
specialized training (min 6 mos. to 2 years) and 3 mos. to 1 year
maintenance experience. This is a live-on position. Must be available for
evening & weekend hours. Candidate must also be able to clear a driving
history check & maintain a clear driving record. (ACA Accredited)

Wabanna Camp & Conference Center, a non-profit, non-denominational
Christian ministry is looking for a Facilities Manager for its 22 acre
site in Edgewater, Maryland. We are seeking a talented and resourceful
Facilities Manager who will be responsible for managing the onsite
operations including all repairs, maintenance and safety of buildings,
grounds, pool, vehicles, and equipment, in addition to supervising
seasonal maintenance staff. Position is full-time and requires working
some weekends. Benefits include health insurance, paid vacation, housing,
utilities, and annual salary ($20,000-$25,000) depending on experience.
For a complete job description and qualifications, please visit If interested, send a letter of inquiry and resume to

Courage Center Camps offer a variety of residential camping programs as
well as conference and retreat services. Camp Courage lies on 305 acres of
beautiful lakeshore, woods and fields near Maple Lake, MN, 50 miles west
of the Twin Cities. We are seeking a talented and resourceful Facilities
Supervisor who will be responsible for the physical structure of Camp
buildings and all equipment applicable to the operation of the buildings
and grounds, in addition to supervising maintenance staff. The purpose of
this job is to lead the overall operations and maintenance of the property
including grounds in accordance with participant needs, safety and
building standards, with focus on maintaining a welcoming environment and
smooth operations for participants while helping to achieve business
objectives. For a complete job description and qualifications, please
visit Interested candidates should click on
‘Facilities Supervisor’ and apply on line. (ACA Accredited)

Girl Scouts of NE Kansas & NW Missouri is seeking a full-time Property
Manager. This person will be responsible for ensuring that all council
buildings and properties are maintained in a consistently safe, attractive
and efficient manner; performs period checks and responds to observations
or requests from staff. Performs minor repairs and remodeling and oversees
a variety of contracted services. Supervises camp maintenance staff,
including Camp Rangers. Must be able to oversee construction projects and
read and interpret blueprints. Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of related
experience required. Knowledge of basic construction, heating, air
conditioning, electrical, plumbing, and land management. Must be familiar
with building codes and ADA accessibility requirements. Email resume to: or mail to Girl Scouts of Northeast Kansas
& Northwest Missouri, Inc. 8383 Blue Parkway Drive, Kansas City, MO 64133.
FAX 816-358-3262. (ACA Accredited)