The Camp Director

Leadership, Technology, Training, Staff Recruitment, Marketing, Child Development, Risk Management

The Camp Director header image 2

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

December 19th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Camp Jobs

List of Year-Round Camp Jobs from the American Camp Association from December 15, 2011. Visit the ACA Summer Camp Job Center and find out how the ACA can help you find a job or find employees.

Summer camp jobs
ACA’s Online Camp Database
Camp Education & Training opportunities
Ways ACA can help you find staff
Become a member of ACA!

The following are current year-round job openings at camps in the U.S.

Alphabetical by state under the following categories:

Activity Specialist = 7
Administration = 32
Site & Facilities = 3

* New listings = 23


Space Camp and Aviation Challenge inspire young men and women to dream big and to work hard to make those dreams a reality. As a Crew Trainer 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 will teach you everything you need to know. You must be at least 20 years of age, completed 30 hours of college credit and able to start training on January 11, 2012 or Mid May 2012. Open availability required (includes day, night and weekend shifts). Internships and Co-ops available based on university approval. Paid training, housing and meals provided. AA/EOE • drug & background testing required. Visit our website at to learn more about the position and complete the required online application.

The naturalist for Porter County Parks and Recreation is an ever-evolving position. The naturalist will lead and assist in planning, coordinating and conducting safe and effective camp activities and programs for year-round camp programs. The naturalist will also assist in developing, implementing and documenting new and existing indoor and outdoor programs, and assure they meet current Indiana State Academic Standards. The naturalist will develop and deliver curriculum for all camps. The ideal candidate will have experience coordinating and conducting safe and effective camp activities, and developing, implementing, and documenting programs. A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Resources, Natural Sciences, Recreation, Education or related field of study, or a minimum of 3 years experience in the above related fields of study is required. This job is part-time (29 hours per week) and may consist of weekend and evening hours. Send resume and cover letter to

We are looking for an experienced specialized activity director and summer camp director. Successful candidate will lead activities on the weekends year round at our 4 beautiful camps and also recruit and supervise volunteers and seasonal staff also leading activities. These activities include swimming, canoeing, sailing, kayaking, horseback riding, low ropes, climbing wall and zip line, archery, cross country skiing, nature activities, and more. Current certification, and or experience/training in all of these areas is required, please include with resume. This position will also manage and direct all aspects of summer resident and day camp. Successful resident camp supervisory experience is a must. If you are interested in this position with the Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana please send your resume, certifications, and cover letter to For a full job description and more info, see website at: (ACA Accredited)

Seeking Environmental Education Candidates For Professional Outdoor Instructors: Bradford Woods is an internationally-known outdoor center seeking experienced candidates to run programming for youth and adults. If you are looking for that next step to full-time professional work, than look no further. Now hiring for February – November 2012! Bradford Woods is Indiana University’s Outdoor Center offering programming in environmental and adventure education, therapeutic recreation, equine therapy, 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 multi-season opportunity. The full job description as well as application information is posted on our website Please also include a resume and cover letter for consideration. For more information, contact Melanie or 765-342-2915. (ACA Accredited)

Positions include Coordinators for: Adventure Education, Living History and Cultural Education, and Wilderness and Environmental Education. 1300 acre wooded camp facility including multiple lakes, extensive high/low challenge courses and replica pioneer town. Responsibilities include: program facilitation and development, staff training, inventory/inspection/maintenance of program materials, acting as a camp host and performing on-call duties. Minimum Obligation: March 14 – June 10, 2012 (Extended Employment Options available to the right candidates). Minimum Qualification: 3 Full years outdoor education experience with emphasis in specific program area. Compensation from $375/week based on experience and qualifications, communal housing included. For full job descriptions please e-mail us at Please send resume and cover letter addressing which position you are applying for to by February 8, 2012. (ACA Accredited)

Camp Hanes is seeking high-energy individual to lead the upcoming Spring/Fall season of Outdoor Education. OE coordinator will report directly to OE director. Located at base of Sauratown Mountain, Camp Hanes is a 400 acre residential camp. Our mission is to help children reach their God-given potential in spirit, mind, and body. Applicant will supervise OE staff, as well as teach classes, facilitate high ropes, and maintain quality of program. Lifeguard/belay/OSHI cert. preferred. College degree preferred. Some hiking/heavy lifting required. Season runs mid Feb. to mid Dec. Salary consists of $280 per week plus on site housing and meals. Individual should possess experience in OE or camp setting. Ability to work with children of all ages. Must be energetic and fun. Interested applicants please submit resume to Include 3 references. (ACA Accredited)

Educator Responsibilities: •Effectively facilitate and process with group to inspire learning. Group Management Responsibilities: •Properly setup and explain challenges to group; •Maintain control of the group; •Create an environment to encourage group to reflect upon challenges; •Ensure physical and emotional well-being of participants; •Be aware of risks associated with challenge courses; •Fit and check equipment to guarantee proper use; •Ready to respond in an emergency situation; and •Be aware of and adjust to group or individual needs. Course Setup, Maintenance and Inspection Responsibilities: •Inspect and setup high and low elements for daily use; •Occasionally assist with maintaining elements, equipment and trails; and •Adhere to and assist with the EDGE inspection practices. Required Qualifications: •Ability to attend all training sessions; •Ability to work a minimum of two days per week (Monday-Sunday) between the hours of 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.; and •Current first aid/CPR/AED certifications or ability to be certified by start date. For more information on The EDGE, please visit our Web site at:


* SITE DIRECTOR – CALIFORNIA San Francisco & Marin County, California READY FOR THE BEST SUMMER EVER? Do you love kids? Like to have fun? Enjoy working with motivated, wonderful people? Have camp and management/leadership experience? Want to make a difference and change lives? If you answered “yes!” to these questions, we’d love an opportunity to get to know you more…We’re looking for a Site/Camp Director. Work schedule is flexible with salary from $20,000 – $50,000 for a F/T staff member and $6,000 – $20,000 for a seasonal director. Camp Doodles is a really fun summer day camp in Marin County & San Francisco, California (we do not provide housing). We’ve been open for 10-years and love what we do. To learn more about us, please visit (ACA Accredited).

Camp Max Straus of Glendale is looking for a Camp Registrar and Outreach Coordinator. The main responsibilities of this position are: to ensure proper community and school camp outreach throughout the year; recruit and assign campers for summer and winter camp; attend and orchestrate all Sunday camp departures; responsible for all payments, billing, and financial updates of camper enrollment; prepare and maintain accurate daily, weekly, and annual camp statistics; train and supervise seasonal office workers; file and store all camper files; and answer phone calls, email, and all inquiries in regards to enrollment and registration. REQUIREMENTS: must be fully bilingual (Spanish); knowledge in Microsoft Office and Access; ability to type 50 WPM; ability to work in a fast past environment; previous experience in organized camping and registrar systems is a plus. PLEASE SEND RESUMES, COVER LETTERS AND QUESTIONS TO MARTI DODSON MDODSON@JBBBSLA.ORG /323-761-8675. (ACA Accredited).

Location: San Francisco, CA. Dates: January 2012 through June 2012, with an opportunity to continue working in Massachusetts for the summer. Hours: 5 hours/day, 4 days/week. Compensation: $15/hour. Camp Directors seeking an Office Assistant to manage administrative tasks including filing, data entry, mailings, etc. Qualifications: Computer proficiency, specifically all Microsoft Office programs, Google applications, DropBox, etc. Proven ability to learn and manage online database programs and CRMs, Attentive to detail, mistake averse, organized, punctual, reliable, Friendly, outgoing and personable, both in person and on the phone, Hard-working, enthusiastic, a self-starter, Comfortable working with a small team in a home-office environment, Background in soccer and/or youth summer camps a plus. Submit a cover letter & resume to Liza at with “Office Assistant” in the subject of the email. (ACA Accredited).

Small camp (90 campers), extremely successful, nonprofit, longest staff training in the country (3.5 weeks), & extensive development before camp and during it. Camp Augusta offers over 140 different activities, numerous unique evening programs, creative cabin activities, and innovative “Playstation” period. We operate on a structure of flat hierarchy, consensus and intention with every action. Our website has over 360 pages of information. Please check out “Camp Augusta Difference” and “Partnering with Parents” pages especially. We are looking for two year-round and one seasonal position, in any combination: Assistant Director, Village Leader, Program Director. Ideal for early to mid-career professional. We’re very personal, and want you to be as well. We would love to tell you more about us, so do feel free to contact us for a personal reply/chat. :-) We’re a horse of a different color, and we hope you are too. Look forward to hearing from you!

Club Getaway is a Sports/Adv. Resort located in Kent, CT just 90 minutes from NYC & 3 hours from Boston. During the mid weeks of May & June we provide recreation programs for schools from NYC, CT, NJ. In July & August we host day camps from NYC, CT, NJ, PA, MA for day & overnight experiences. On the weekends we offer getaways for active professionals, weddings, & family vacations. The combination of our high standards for guest service, caring and attentive staff, and range of over 50 activities provide for meaningful experiences for all of our guest and staff. Club Getaway is an environment that demands exceptional performance – with hard work comes great rewards in job enrichment and a strong supportive, work environment. We create memories of a lifetime. The Rec. / Camp Dir. will supervise & assist with the daily functions of the Rec. Dept. Responsibilities will include staff training, evaluations, scheduling, Equip Mgt, & ensure our service standards are met. Send resume and cover letter to

Gulliver Schools is currently looking for a Director of After School Care, Enrichment, and Summer Camp on the Academy Campus. The Director is responsible for initiating and maintaining high quality programs that offer unique, valuable, and enjoyable summer and after school activities that expand the Gulliver Schools educational experience for children in PK – Grade 8. Requirements include: 3-5 yrs leadership experience as the head or assistant head of successful summer and/or enrichment programs; ability to lead with accountability and creativity; strong organizational and communications skills. Bachelor’s degree in a related field and independent school experience preferred. Hours 10:00 am – 6:00 pm. EOE M/F V/D Drug Free Workplace Send Resume with Cover Letter to: James Santoro, M.S., SPHR, Senior Director Human Resources, Gulliver Schools, 1500 San Remo Ave. Suite 400, Coral Gables, FL 33146.

Coordinate volunteer program. Plan, implements & evaluate volunteer services. Perform public relations & fund-raising activities. Manage special events & programs. Perform administrative functions. QUAL: Bachelor’s degree in Communications or related field & One year of area specific experience OR Four years of area specific experience. PREFERRED QUAL: Experience that involved the preparation & management of budgets. Working knowledge of computer applications such as word processing, publishing packages or spreadsheets. Experience coordinating volunteer activities & volunteer programs for natural resource agencies or conservation organizations. Electronic applications should be emailed to Subject line MUST read: PS:COMMUNICATIONS/OUTREACH SPEC (WL) – 00098702 Mail paper applications to: Vallie Ramey Wildlife Resources Division 2070 Hwy. 278, SE Social Circle, GA 30025 706-557-3322 (Application:

The McGaw YMCA is searching for a Branch Executive Director, Camp Echo. Camp Echo is our coed, residential YMCA camp on Long Ryerson Lake near Fremont, Michigan. The Branch Executive Director, Camp Echo must be willing to split time between Evanston, Illinois, and serve as the on-site Camp Echo Director from late May to early September. The position supervises a camp team including 5 full time exempt, about 200 volunteers and part-time staff (May – September). Camp Echo has a $2 million budget with over 1,000 campers/participants attending annually. The successful candidate will have a high level of organizational, teambuilding and interpersonal skills. A strong record of success in fiscal management, achievement in working with diverse populations, leadership, fund and volunteer development is essential. This position is part of the Association Leadership Team. Salary: $75,200 or more based on qualifications. Visit (About Our Y/ Careers/ Employment Opportunities) to learn more about the position. Resumes may be forwarded to by December 23, 2011. (ACA Accredited)

Position Summary The Resident Camp Director is responsible for the planning, organization and implementation of camp activities. S/he will supervise, monitor and participate in all aspects of camp. While doing so, the camp director is expected to serve as an appropriate role model for staff and children in her care. The RESIDENT CAMP DIRECTOR lives on-site during the camp season. The RESIDENT CAMP DIRECTOR reports directly to the Manager, Camp Pathway. Major Responsibilities: Pre-camp work from October-June including camp staff selection, camper recruitment, program planning, and camp logistics, Adhere to council policies and procedures, Train, supervise and evaluate staff on-site while maintaining positive work environment, Oversee scheduling of staff, Supervise day to day operation of resident camp program to insure campers and staff have a positive camp experience, Serve as main staff contact for parents, Ensure the maintenance of health and safety standards. Submit cover letter and resume to

Seeking an experienced, professional, fun, & dynamic leader with great listening and speaking skills. In support of the mission and goals of Camp Ondessonk, the Camping Services Director will manage and lead key full-time staff and summer camp staff in the delivery of high quality programs and services. Camp Ondessonk is located on 1,000 amazing acres adjacent to the Shawnee National Forest of Southern Illinois. $33,500 – $37,000 annual salary; home; health insurance; retirement. For full position description & additional compensation information, please visit Serious applicants — Upon reading position description, please send cover letter and resume to Thank you. (ACA Accredited).

Ewalu Camp and Retreat Center is seeking an Executive Director to build on 50 years of innovative camping and retreat ministry and committed relationships with constituent ELCA congregations in eastern Iowa. They will oversee development of outdoor ministry program for all generations and further develop financial resources. The candidate must be grounded in Lutheran Theology, work well with a year-round staff of 16, and manage the camp facilities and finances. Ewalu is a decentralized camp and retreat center on 750 acres of woods and meadows along a small scenic river located near Strawberry Point, Iowa. The camp has a history of involvement in peace, justice and international ministries. A recent successful capital campaign resulted in new and refurbished cabins and lodges. Ewalu is located one hour from Luther and Wartburg Colleges and Wartburg Theological Seminary. Position will begin September 1, 2012. If interested, please contact (ACA Accredited)

Camp Fire USA Iowana Council is accepting applications for a full-time camp director for Camp Hitaga. Camp is located near Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Current programs include a summer resident camp, seasonal outdoor programming, day camp opportunities and year round facility usage. The camp director will be responsible for helping to further the mission of the organization through the development and management of all program aspects related to camp and outdoor programming including human resources, finances, marketing and strategic operations. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in recreation, outdoor education, liberal arts or related field, experience in camp program/management, excellent organizational skills, demonstrated ability to work well with and supervise staff and volunteers, able to work flexible schedule including evenings and weekends and have the desire and ability to grow a vibrant camping and outdoor education program. Please visit our website for a full job description at Send resume, contact information for three references and cover letter to Search Committee by email: or mail to Camp Fire USA, Attn: Search Committee, PO Box 10075, Cedar Rapids, IA 52410.

Camp Runoia Seeks Seasonal Assistant Director for Summer 2012. The Assistant Director will: * work with an experienced, fun team of Directors who love camp * primarily focus on staff development, staff evaluation and staff motivation * help support the daily running of camp * have the opportunity to be part of the teaching staff and help in areas of camp as necessary. Please contact Lani Toscano via email: (ACA Accredited)

Private, coed, well-established Maine residential summer sports camp seeks really cool, happy, upbeat, hard-working, passionate, team-oriented, entrepreneurial, responsible, and experienced assistant director for upcoming season. Qualifications: 4 years of camp supervisory experience; age 25 or older; Being a parent and/or a family person is a plus. Truly love to work with kids and young adults; excellent judgment; and great motivator of staff. Responsibilities include assisting owners with all aspects of camp development and management, (multiple program expansion opportunities and venues to expand the camp 9 wk operation), recruiting, pre-camp training, supervision and evaluation of staff, programming, day-to-day operation of camp. There is the potential for this to be a year-round position with housing. Please send resume/cover letter to You will love what we do here! Please contact us at & follow up by phone at 800 465 3226. (ACA Accredited)

Summer Camp Director & Assistant. Great Lakes Golf & Sports Center is launching a summer day camp program and is seeking a year-round Director; seeking a dynamic leader w/strong people, promotional, organizational skills too versee management of summer staff/programs and recruit campers. We have successfully launched identical camp programs at two other locations and need outgoing “people person” w/supervisory & administrative skills. Strong verbal & written abilities are a must. Responsibilities: outreach, promotion, and community building; staff mgmt, recruitment; parent contact. Must have strong computer database and excel skills; be a self-starter and take initiative; exhibit patience, dedication, and humor. BA/MA required: Education, Recreation Mgmt or related; camp leadership experience strongly desired, prior staff and children supervision experience required. For more information or to apply, email resume/detailed cover letter to: No calls please.

Executive Director for Bay Shore Camp and Family Ministries, an evangelical Christian camp, located in Sebewaing Michigan. Primary responsibilities include: Management of the entire operation of a busy year round camp and retreat center, Giving direction to a full time staff of 11, a summer staff of 40, and a large number of volunteers who work in all areas of the camp, Ensuring compliance with Bay Shore policies, and state of Michigan regulations, Operating within the annual budget for the operations of the camp, Participate and consult with all the committees, Provide leadership for the marketing and promotional efforts, Participate in fund development efforts. Requirements: 8-10 years of camp management experience, a college degree or equivalent experience, a high level of integrity and spiritual leadership, strong personnel skills and ability to manage the financial aspects of the camp. Contact Bay Shore at 989 883 2501 or

USA Camp Lincoln is accepting applications for Assistant Camp Director. Candidate will be responsible for day to day operations and responsibilities assigned by Camp Director. This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree and at least two years for residential summer camp experience in some administrative/supervisory role. Specific Camp Lincoln-Lake Hubert experience is a plus, but not required. This position also requires the occasional use of company vehicles, so a clean driving record is required. Contact info for submission or questions: 218-963-8729 or (ACA Accredited)

Camp Lincoln is located in the Seacoast of New Hampshire. The year-round Program Director is responsible for recruiting new user groups for year-round programming and working with the Director of Camping to enhance the summer camp program. With over 150 annual user groups, we are looking for an individual who can manage this growing program. Summer programs include day camp, specialty camp, and week-long Adventure Trips. This position directly organizes and supervises the Adventure Trip program. Strong skills in organization, marketing, ropes course facilitation and staff management are essential. Candidate must be willing to work in an established and fast paced camping environment. On-site housing is provided year-round. Salary range is $24 – 28,000. Send resume and cover letter to Jeff Gleason – Director of Camping ( Position is open until filled. (ACA Accredited)

Vacamas Programs for Youth is a Non-Profit Organization which provides summer camping and year round recreational activities serving young people from low and middle income families throughout the tri-state area. We are currently seeking a dynamic and motivated Camp Professional to join the summer team at Camp Vacamas in New Jersey as our Head Counselor. The Head Counselor assists the Camp Director in running all aspects of the camp which provides residential camp for 380 campers aged 7-18 and 100 Day Campers aged 4-13. The Head Counselor is responsible for the supervision of Division Leaders and for the care of all staff members. The successful applicant will have extensive camping experience and at least 3 seasons as a supervisor, strong interest in staff training and development and the ability to work with a large and diverse staff. Position begins June 1st 2012 until August 28th 2012. Apply online at or send resume to (ACA Accredited).

Responsible for the function of the Day Camp, including, but not limited to: marketing the camp to parents and students, program direction, hiring staff, managing the budget, and managing the operations. Scope of Responsibilities: Market day camp program, develop and implement new and improved day camp programming, customer service, hire, train, supervise and evaluate day camp staff, prepare, implement, manage and meet annual day camp budget, safety and risk management. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree plus previous camp experience. Must have at least three years experience as a supervisor. Must be energetic person committed to the Meritas mission. Willing to work a flexible schedule to include nights and weekends. This position requires excellent organizational, communication and budgetary skills. To apply go to

We are looking for an Executive Director/Children’s Camp Director for well established, Jewish Federation, non-profit summer camp. ( We service both children and senior adults, as well as providing an incredible retreat center. Our outstanding facilities and beautiful surroundings sell themselves! Our camp is a vibrant co-ed camp for children ages 7-15, located two hours from NYC in the foothills of the Berkshires. We pride ourselves in providing our campers with the best cultural Jewish experience, infusing an atmosphere of warmth, acceptance and friendship. On the other side of our lake sits our Adult Vacation Center, open Mid-May thru September, which affords us the opportunity for intergenerational activity including Friday night dinners, bonfires, and one on one connection over a game of shuffleboard, chess and more. We are proud that all our campers and staff recognize our camp to be their home away from home. **Candidates with camping experience only need apply.

WB Surf Camp seeks a Program Director for a full time, year round position. This position is responsible for the preparation of our diverse camp offerings and developing programs during the off season. Candidates must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree with 3 years experience and proven success in camp management. Master’s degree is preferred. Min 25 years of age and ability to work 6 days a week from June-August. Candidate must be passionate about working in a summer camp environment, have the ability to supervise and manage staff, be extremely quality-oriented, self-driven, and have a vast array of skills. Surfing experience not required. Salary range is $28,000-$34,000. 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 Wise, the overnight camp of The Mandel Jewish Community Center of Cleveland, is seeking a full-time Retreat Coordinator to join our year-round professional camp team. This individual in this position will be responsible for the on-site and off-site management and operation of the Retreat Center which hosts a growing number of rental groups throughout the year using the excellent Camp Wise facilities. This position requires full time residence at Camp Wise during the summer months and weekends during the winter when rental groups are scheduled. Requirements include a BA in a related field, 2 to 3 years’ experience in camping or hospitality management and strong communication and computer skills. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefit package and an exciting and attractive work environment. Please send your resume to HR Director, (ACA Accredited)

Camp Wise, the overnight camp of The Mandel Jewish Community Center of Cleveland, is seeking a dynamic and motivated full-time Assistant Director to join our year-round professional camp team. This individual will assist in the overall management of our vibrant 104 year old camping program and will play a major role in staff recruitment, hiring, training and retention, supervision of all summer staff, development of summer programming and all accreditation processes. The position requires full time residence at Camp Wise during the summer months and selected weekends during the winter. Requirements include a BA in a related field, 3 to 5 years supervisory experience in an overnight camp setting and strong communication and computer skills. An understanding of Jewish life, customs and traditions is also needed. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefit package and an exciting and attractive work environment. Please send a resume to HR Director, (ACA Accredited)

Camp Fire Columbia, a rapidly growing non-profit organization committed to creating a culturally-competent, inclusive, and safe environment for all children and families, is seeking a culturally competent and responsive Director of Namanu Facilities and Programs to supervise and manage all aspects of our camp property (Camp Namanu), facilities, and programs. Camp experience is desired, but not required. Some supervisory and facility management experience is also recommended. We are looking for an innovative and dynamic leader who is able to think strategically, manage budgets, build community, effectively lead people and ensure effective planning and programming. Please visit our website for a full job description and to apply: (Click the Get Involved tab on the home page, select Employment at left menu.) Compensation: This is an exempt, full-time position, and includes Camp Fire Columbia’s full package of salary, benefits, and available housing. (ACA Accredited)

The Wheeler School is looking for an individual with an entrepreneurial spirit and ambition to develop Wheeler’s Extended Programs (EP) to the highest degree. The cornerstone of EP is the Summer Camp a day camp for 4 to 15 year olds with an average weekly enrollment of 235 boys and girls. The Camp is located in Seekonk MA where the School owns 120 acres of woods, wetlands, athletic fields, tennis courts, a pool, challenge course, field house, pavilion, and gardens. The Director will balance the opportunity to develop exciting programs with a conviction to market them aggressively. Contact Gary Esposito at 401 528 2173 or for more information.

Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee. Full time position responsible for year round outdoor programs as well as directing all female 8 week residential summer camp program. Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience as a camp director for a residential camp program. Position requires director to live on site for a minimum of 12 weeks in the summer. For additional information please contact

Camp Coyote seeks instrumental member of senior staff team responsible for recruiting staff, campers and retreat groups. Involves: minimal travel to trade shows, camp fairs, speaking engagements, daily program operations, staff scheduling/supervision and camper management. Must have dynamic, high energy personality with a desire to share and promote the camp experience. Competitive salary. Cover letter and resume sent to (ACA Accredited).

The Outdoor School, one of Texas’ premier outdoor education programs, seeks bright, fun, driven Marketing Director who’s passionate about excellence, loves kids, and wants to play a part in a worthwhile venture. Our program originated in 1996 at Camp Champions, in Marble Falls, TX, and has recently expanded to Camp For All, in Burton, TX. Responsibilities include seeking out and signing up schools whose students would benefit from our program; working on funding projects that would allow kids from lower-income schools to participate with us; grant writing; building continuing relationships with schools who already take advantage of our program; conducting informational meetings with schools and parents; and occasional operational functions. Compensation varies with experience and performance. A college degree is required, marketing experience preferred, self-starter a MUST! To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Matt Wiggins at (ACA Accredited)

Camp El Tesoro seeks an experienced camp professional for full-time, year-round position. Primary responsibilities of this position are on-site program delivery for resident camp, outdoor education, family programs and community use. Reports to Director of Programs and assists with financial management, marketing, and program design. Requires skills in leadership, program management, planning, decision-making, risk management, staff & volunteer management and experience with ACA standards. Bachelor’s degree required. Position based in Ft Worth Sept – April and at camp May – August. El Tesoro has been in operation for 77 years and is currently conducting a $10.3 million capital campaign for major facility renovation/expansion. Send resume and salary history/requirements to: For more information visit

Easter Seals Washington is recruiting for the Camp Director position at our Camp Stand By Me in Vaughn, WA. This year-round position is responsible for all services offered at Camp Stand By Me, including administration, health & safety of staff & campers, programming, marketing, financial management, facilities, record keeping, human resources, and customer service. Ideal candidates will possess the following: • Minimum 25 years of age • Ability to work independently at all times • Professional demeanor • Proven leadership and supervisory skills • Sound judgment and unwavering commitment to ESW values & ethics • Experienced in camp programming • Bachelors degree in related field preferred • Experience working with people with disabilities • Excellent writing, speaking, & computing abilities. Position involves indoor & outdoor working conditions, and will live on-site. To apply: Submit resume, cover letter & salary requirements to Cathy at (ACA Accredited)

Juniper Knoll. The Resident Camp Director is responsible for the planning, organization and implementation of camp activities. S/he will supervise, monitor and participate in all aspects of camp. While doing so, the camp director is expected to serve as an appropriate role model for staff and children in her care. The RESIDENT CAMP DIRECTOR lives on-site during the camp season. The RESIDENT CAMP DIRECTOR reports directly to the Manager, Camp Pathway. Major Responsibilities: Pre-camp work from October-June including camp staff selection, camper recruitment, program planning, and camp logistics, Adhere to council policies and procedures, Train, supervise and evaluate staff on-site while maintaining positive work environment, Oversee scheduling of staff, Supervise day to day operation of resident camp program to insure campers and staff have a positive camp experience, Serve as main staff contact for parents during summer, Ensure the maintenance of health and safety standards in camp. Submit cover letter and resume to


Join the expanding programs at the Achievement Centers for Children, one of Cleveland’s oldest and most innovative agencies serving children and adults with special needs. The agency has a full-time opportunity for a candidate to perform maintenance and custodial duties at Camp Cheerful, located in Strongsville, Ohio. Job duties include: maintenance and repair of all camp buildings and maintenance of campgrounds. This position will also be responsible for janitorial services, maintenance and upkeep of agency swimming pools, general maintenance of company vehicles, equipment and commercial appliances, preparation for summer camp, off-season rentals and volunteer groups. Five years of job related experience required. Training in carpentry, remodeling, heating, plumbing, electrical vehicle and tool repair preferred. Candidate must be a Certified Pool Operator or must be certified upon hire. Candidate must be available to work additional, evening or weekend hours. Candidate may have opportunity to reside on Camp property. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefit package. Please forward a cover letter and resume to: Tim Fox, Vice President of Recreation and Sports, Achievement Centers for Children, 15000 Cheerful Lane, Strongsville, OH 44136 or e-mail to No Phone Calls Please. (ACA Accredited)

Camp Fire Columbia is seeking a culturally competent and responsive Property Assistant to work at their residential camp facility outside of Sandy, Oregon. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional customer service skills, enjoy interacting with groups, and be skilled in home repair, maintenance and landscape projects. This position is required to stay on site to host weekend rental groups; year round housing is optional. The Property Assistant’s job is approximately 75% repair and maintenance and 25% interaction with rental guests. Please visit our website for a full job description: (Click the Get Involved tab on the home page, select Employment at left menu.) Compensation: This is an exempt, full-time position, and includes Camp Fire Columbia’s full package of salary, benefits, and available housing option. To apply: send cover letter and résumé to: NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE (ACA Accredited).

YMCA Camp Abnaki, a boy’s residential camp consisting of 91 acres and 52 buildings on the shores of beautiful Lake Champlain in North Hero, Vermont, is seeking a year-round property manager. The Manager is responsible for managing the maintenance, repair, cleanliness and security of camp buildings, grounds, equipment and vehicles. The position supervises seasonal staff members and monitors the work of outside contractors and vendors involved in construction projects and improvements to the camp. The Manager may be asked to work weekends and/or evenings and in other facilities of the Y on an as needed basis in the off-season. This position will also have high levels of contact with rental groups, summer camp staff and campers. Please send cover note and resume to by January 5th.


  • Interesting point.  This list of summer camp jobs may be appealing to college students looking for worthwhile seasonal work.  Thanks for posting.