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Summer Camp Jobs from the American Camp Association Job List for Feburary 1, 2012

February 6th, 2012 · No Comments · Camp Jobs

List of Year-Round Camp Jobs from the American Camp Association from February 1, 2012. 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 = 6
Administration = 41
Food Services = 1
Health & Wellness = 3
Site & Facilities = 3

* New listings = 23


Nature’s Classroom ( at Riverview Camp, an ACA and AEE accredited experiential education center, is now hiring! Teachers (4-year college degree required) facilitate hands-on classes in all academic areas, lead hikes and teach environmental ethics. Activities focus on cooperation, communication, and team-building using group initiatives and the low challenge course. Other activities: canoeing, night hikes, climbing tower, and high challenge course. Staff contracts are seasonal (Spring/Fall semesters) and staff generally works 4-5 day weeks (very little weekend work required). In addition to salary, room and board is provided including: meals, private bedroom, paid training, and use of phone, internet, and washer/dryer. Other benefits include: medical insurance, workers compensation, and a location within a short distance of great caving, climbing, mountain biking, hiking, and whitewater paddling. CONTACT: Adam Goshorn 800.995.4769 or (ACA Accredited)

Camp Stevens is seeking 2 Wilderness Trip Leaders. This is an opportunity for an organized leader who enjoys working with people in a wilderness setting to teach basic wilderness skills, and lead in a creative and supportive atmosphere. Responsibilities: Scheduling, planning, leading, and evaluation of 5 off-site trips, including backpacking in the Eastern Sierras, rock climbing in Southern California, and rafting the Kern River. Position runs June 1st, thru August 11th 2011. Requirements: College degree or equivalent experience, 1-2 years wilderness trip leadership, experience staffing and planning week long backpacking trips, WFR, CPR, CA Class B license or willingness to obtain, clean driving record, ability to hike 10 miles a day carrying a 50 pound pack, ability to lead top rope climbing and anchor building, and be comfortable at heights up to 50 feet. Email cover letter and resume to: Abbey Gordon, Associate Director,,, Phone (760)765-0028.

Sierra Nevada Journeys is looking for an Adventure Coordinator (AC) with experience overseeing and managing a challenge course & aquatics areas. The AC is responsible for setting high standards for safety and facilitation for the Grizzly Creek Ranch Campus (GCRC) Challenge Course & aquatics areas. The AC position will be a multi-seasonal position starting in February & running through the end of November Duties: Set high standards for safety & facilitation for the Challenge Course, Set up take down, safety check all elements on Challenge Course, Responsible for documentation, Train incoming staff on all aspects of facilitating challenge course, Hold ongoing training opportunities, Bring in outside inspector to complete routine inspections of course, Perform any necessary rescues on course, Provide support to facilitator during course days and as needed, Evaluate and test facilitators periodically to ensure consistency with staff and safety standards. Send resume and cover letter to: (ACA Accredited)

The Discovery Center, an award winning diversity education program is seeking counselors for a high quality experiential curriculum and outdoor activities effort. Our full year program offers residential experiences for 4th, 5th& 6th grade students from urban & suburban communities in a camp setting. Camp, teaching, or outdoor education experience is a plus. Responsibilities include teaching classes in diversity, math, science, language arts, teambuilding and creating a positive learning environment. Spring session starts 3/12/12 and ends 6/14/12. Salary commensurate with experience starts at $325-$350 per week for 1st season employees. Lodging included, meals provided when students are present at camp. Visit us at We are an EOE. Send resume, cover letter & 3 references to: Sharon Roberts, Director of Curriculum & Instruction at: or online. Call (860) 681-2722 for more info. (ACA Accredited)

Spring 2012, Seasonal Outdoor Education Leader – Indiana. Camp Tecumseh YMCA Outdoor Center is one of the premier YMCA camps serving around 35,000 people a year. Camp Tecumseh is a 500 acre facility centrally located between Indianapolis, IN and Chicago, IL, serving around 130 schools a year. Programs include Pioneer Heritage (Indiana History), Foundations for Success (Character Development), Discovering Nature (Environmental) and Earthship Journey (Environmental). Camp Tecumseh is looking for outgoing individuals with a desire to work around and lead children (experience a big plus), expecting to be a part of a staff team that works for each other in order to create exceptional experiences. The season goes from March 5 – May 25. $270/week + room and board provided. For more information please visit our web site at and contact Tom Elliott (765 564 2898 or (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)


Provide leadership, direction and support to the design, development and delivery of progressive outdoor programs intended to help participants gain developmental assets that will broaden their personal growth, enhance their understanding and relationships with each other and increase their connection and appreciation to the environment. Collaborate on short and long range plans for Council-wide and regional outdoor program services. Direct a GSNorCal day camp or resident camp program. Responsible for effective overall camp program management within GSNorCal guidelines and objectives. Will recruit, hire and supervise camp staff employees and/or volunteers. Will collaborate with Council staff members to promote the program and assist with recruitment of camp attendees. Seasonal Camp Director positions also available. For more information and to apply:, contact us at or call 408-287-4170 ext 4001. (ACA Accredited)

Sierra Nevada Journeys is a forward moving, rapidly expanding Nevada/California non-profit educational & community based organization. We provide experiential science, leadership, outdoor education and recreational programs. We are looking for an individual with experience managing and delivering special needs, environmental, leadership and recreational programs. This is a wonderful opportunity for a camp professional looking for the next step in their career. The Director of Community Programs shall support the mission of SNJ’s Grizzly Creek Ranch Campus in all areas of Campus programming. The qualified candidate will competence in all areas of program management & delivery and will be directly responsible for ensuring attending summer and weekend groups groups & participants outcomes are met. Salary $30,000 to $36,000 DOE Full time Exempt Position. On site housing is not provided. Send resume, cover letter to (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!

Executive Director for R.M. Pyles Boys Camp, established in 1949. R. M. Pyles Boys Camp is dedicated to the task of building healthier and happier generations of productive Americans firmly endowed with the ideals and principles of our freedom loving country. To give our boys a new confidence in life through a high quality challenging wilderness camp experience. We continue to follow up with year-round programs to support and reinforce values learned at camp. The Executive Director is to be the face of the Camp for public relations and fund raising, projecting the Camp’s positive image and communicating its lasting impact on the boys who engage with the principles intrinsic in the programs of the Camp. The Executive Director is to energetically embrace the vision and mission of the Camp so as to personify the heart and spirit of the Camp. Visit to learn about the camp. To obtain a Position Description, please contact Alan White at (ACA Accredited)

Girl Scouts of Northern California seeks a Director of Camp Operations to maintain effective camp administration procedures including staff recruitment, training and management, business practices, camper registration, customer service, risk management, health care, etc. for all locations. Responsibilities also include oversight of the food service program at all Council-run camps, management of the camp website and on-line presence, oversight of the year-round ropes course programs and support to the development of strategic initiatives and marketing strategies to promote GsNorCal outdoor programs. Min requirements: BA/BS degree, 3+ years as a director of an organized camp, knowledge of ACA and California laws for camps, experience with HR and business operations, website management and the management of high ropes programs. Also, strong organizational, project management and inter-personal skills and proficiency in current versions of Windows and Office Suite. For a full job description and to apply for this position visit the council website (ACA Accredited)

Adam’s Camp is seeking a year-round Program Manager for our Adventure Camp program, offering week-long sleep away and recreational experiences for youth and young adults with special needs (ages 8-28+). This position is responsible for all program administration, including: program development, safety and compliance, recruitment, training and logistics. The ideal candidate would display sensitivity towards individuals with special needs and their families; possess a strong work ethic and be highly organized; be team oriented; and display patience, dedication and humor. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; leadership and supervisory/managerial experience strongly desired. Our office is located just south of Denver, CO and summer programs are held at YMCA of the Rockies – Snow Mountain Ranch in Granby, CO. Experienced candidates may send a letter of interest and current resume to Position available now. Please visit our website for more information:

The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp is seeking a highly motivated and uniquely qualified individual for the position of Program Coordinator. This individual will lead The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp’s efforts in providing innovative and highly engaging program activities. Key Attributes: strong work ethic, highly creative, experience with program research and development, and strong and proven leadership and staff supervision skills. Founded in 1988 by Paul Newman, The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp is a nonprofit, year-round center serving children and their families coping with cancer, sickle cell anemia, and other serious illnesses. All services are free of charge. Application Process: We will accept applications through January 27th 2012. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted to Hilary Gerson at (ACA Accredited)

Area special needs representative sought to manage monthly school year weekend programs and assist in local camper recruitment. Ideal candidate will have a background in camping and/or recreation, experience with children with attention issues (AD/HD, Aspergers, NVLD), resourceful programmer, self-starter, and entrepreneurial spirit. This is an opportunity to join with a premier special needs camping organization. Summer position(s) possible as well. Compensation BOE and tied to enrollment. Questions and resumes to (ACA Accredited)

YMCA Camp Erdman, a branch of the YMCA of Honolulu, is seeking an enthusiastic and passionate youth development professional to provide leadership to our resident camp program. The Associate Program Director will work with the camp leadership team in all aspects of our year-round camp operations including resident camp programs, environmental education and leadership programs for school groups, conferences and retreats, and our international training program. Modest housing is provided in a small studio apartment. • Minimum education: Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (Preferred) • The candidate must have a minimum of 3 seasons of experience in an administrative role in a resident camp setting. • Experience recruiting and managing volunteers and staff members, and providing experiential staff trainings. • Experience with international staffing and appreciation for the contributions of various cultures. • Demonstrated experience in marketing camp programs, resulting in growth and financial success. • Has a commitment to the mission of the YMCA and the core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. • Possesses an understanding of camp culture and the ability to create a positive camp environment. Apply to: Deadline to apply: January 31, 2012 (ACA Accredited)

General Function: Under the direction of the Executive Director of the Ruth Lilly YMCA Outdoor Center, the Program Director will be responsible for living on-site and overseeing the daily management and leadership of all Resident Camp programs, participants and staff and oversee non-summer programming, including but not limited to environmental education and groups and conferences. Know How: Requires a bachelor’s degree in Child Development, Recreation, Elementary Education, Environmental Studies or related field, or its equivalent in work experience, and 2-4 years previous experience with the YMCA or a similar agency is vital to the success in this position. Hiring Salary Range: $32,286-$40,357. Deadline to Apply: February 2, 2012. Send cover letter with resume/application with 3-5 professional ref. to: YMCA-615 N. Alabama St.- Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN 46204 OR e-mail to: with PROGRAM DIR-RLYOC in the subject line. Visit our website at (ACA Accredited)

Bradford Woods Retreat Specialist – Assist the Director of Retreats, Client Services & Special Events. This position will take incoming calls, facilitate the sales process utilizing Riccorp software, and serve as host to retreat groups. Additional duties include assisting in the development and implementation of special events, identifying and applying for grants, and other assigned tasks. Additionally, the Specialist will occasionally support other program areas, which could include Environmental Education, Adventure Education, Therapeutic Recreation, and Equine Assisted Programs. Hours of work will include some evenings and most weekends. Housing and all utilities are included in the benefits package along with a flat rate weekly salary. (This position does not include health benefits). Interested parties should fill out the employment application on the website & return it, along with a resume and cover letter to For more information, check out (ACA Accredited)

The successful candidate will be responsible for the implementation of camp programs. You will recruit, train and supervise camp staff and volunteers. You will oversee the general maintenance of the camp, including facilities, equipment, vehicles, machinery, site and settings. You will assist in budgeting and accounts receivable/payable. Additional duties include assisting with fundraising and marketing activities. A Bachelor Degree in outdoor education, recreation or related field is required. Experience in program planning, training and supervision of volunteers and paid staff, with solid knowledge of camp maintenance and security is required. You must have the ability to operate vehicles, machinery and implements necessary for Camp programs and maintenance. You must be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing with individuals in and outside the organization. Apply to: Camp Wartburg 5705 LRC Rd. Waterloo, IL 62298 Attn: Robert Polansky or EEO (ACA Accredited)

Site Director Position at Pictured Rocks Camp and Retreat Center Iowa Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church “The mission of The United Methodist Church is to make disciples for Jesus Christ for the transformation of the World.” The Iowa Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church Board of Camp, Conference and Retreat Ministries is seeking a full time Site Director for its Pictured Rocks Camp and Retreat Center near Monticello, Iowa. This position will provide leadership, supervision, administration, and visioning for the year round ministry and operations of the Pictured Rocks site. To apply, please go to: (This link includes an application, statements to be answered,request for résumé, and a job description.) If you have any questions please contact Rev. David Hobbs, LDM for Camps and Christian Formation, at the Iowa Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church: (515) 974-8913

Experienced Assistant Director for the Maine Golf and Tennis Academy summer camp in Belgrade Maine. 4 months full time and 8 months part time. Can turn into a full time position and will be based on growth of camp and program. Many benefits and for the right person will be the opportunity of a life time. Please send resume and cover letter to (ACA Accredited)

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)

The Director of Auxiliary Programs is responsible for creating, marketing and overseeing programs running outside the school day including before and after school, summer, vacations and weekends. The summer program includes athletic, arts, academic, extra-curricular camps and trips. The After School program includes the REACH program (Recreation, Enrichment, and Art for Children), Homework Club, and after school classes. Facility rentals focus mainly on the athletic fields and gymnasiums. This is a 12-month position. Start date is flexible. Qualifications 1. Experience working in summer camp programs and with elementary/middle school children. 2. Self-starter who is eager to take the program to the next level. 3. Experience in marketing and designing marketing materials. 4. Ability to direct many projects at one time and must have strong organizational skills. For more information go to Send cover letter and resume to

Summer Fenn Day Camp in Concord MA is seeking a Camp Office Assistant that is a strong team player to manage administrative tasks in a busy summer camp office including camper registration, mailings, filing, answering the phone and responding to email camp inquiries. Qualifications: Computer proficiency, specifically Microsoft Office Applications, proven ability to manage computer database programs, attention to detail, organized, reliable, friendly, outgoing, and strong customer service skills both in person and on the phone. Background in summer youth programs a plus. The position is seasonal (December thru August-40 hours per week). Compensation includes competitive hourly wage, benefits, vacation, sick & personal time, camp tuition discount. Please submit a cover letter and resume to (ACA Accredited)

The Wyman Center is a youth development program based in Eureka, MO. Our mission is to enable teens from disadvantaged circumstances to lead successful lives and build strong communities. We are currently looking for a Program Manager. The Program Manager is a member of the Wyman Teen Leadership Program (TLP) team. Responsible for coordinating and managing the curriculum, activities, and staff of the residential summer program for Leadership Classes 1, 2 & 3 (rising 8th, 9th, and 10th graders), as well as, coordinating year-round activities with the team’s Program Managers in order to create a seamless seven year experience for participating teens. The successful candidate must be available and willing to live on-site during the Summer Program sessions. We require that applicants for the position have a BA in social work, youth development, education or a related field. A master’s degree is preferred. Additionally, we require a minimum of 3 years residential experience in program design and delivery with at least 2 years of youth experience. Qualified candidates should visit our website at where you can review Wyman’s mission and vision and programs, upload your resume, and complete an online application. Questions? Email us at (ACA Accredited)

Sierra Nevada Journeys is a Reno, NV-based educational non-profit whose mission is to inspire youth and communities to take care of the natural world through education, leadership development, and service. We operate a Campus near Portola CA at which we run residential outdoor schools/science camps for K-12 students and for special needs populations. In addition to those residential experiences we offer school-based academic enrichment and teacher professional development workshops. We are looking for a Development Director with proven experience at building relationships and soliciting funding. The Director must be a leader who is effective at evangelizing the organization’s mission and inspiring that passion in prospective and current funders. Responsibilities – 80% Fundraising with a goal of $380,000.00 for 2012. 20% Marketing & Communications. Development Director will report to SNJ CEO. (ACA Accredited)

Program Director: Live and work in an outdoor paradise. Small camp for low income New Hampshire youth seeks MacGyver. This position will develop camper follow-up programs during the off season; market rentals and summer programs; participate in fundraising activities; and help make the summer program second to none. This is a new position for the organization and will involve marketing, public speaking, 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. Candidates need to have proven success in camp management and a clean driving record. Applicant must be passionate about working in a summer camp environment, have the ability to supervise and manage staff, be quality-oriented, and a self-starter. $25,000-$29,000 DOE Cover letter and resume sent to (ACA Accredited).

Looking for exceptional individual to join us as the Camp Director for our day camp, Camp SAM (ages 2-14), and also manage our Youth Sports Programs-full-time position. As Camp Director you will be responsible for all aspects of the summer program, communication with parents and outside liaisons, coordinating ongoing training of staff, and the health and safety of all campers and staff. As Youth Sports Facility Manager, you will design and implement youth sports programs, and oversee the general management of the facility. Applicants must be 21+ years old and have a strong background in day camp experience (3+ years supervisory level) as well as youth development and staff management experience. Must possess a 4 year degree in related field, or equivalent experience, be highly, motivated, organized, self-reliant and fun. Must have strong communication and group leadership skills, and demonstrate organizational, staff and project management abilities.

Camp Sun ‘N Fun, a day/residential camp for children/adults with special needs in South NJ, owned and operated by The Arc Gloucester, a non-profit agency seeks a happy, upbeat, hard-working, passionate, team-oriented, responsible, and dynamic leader for 2012 season. Must have strong organizational and inter-personal skills, excellent judgment and truly enjoy working with the special needs population. Must be flexible, self-motivated, dedicated with a good sense of humor. Qualifications: camp supervisory experience; age 21 or older; experience working with the special needs population; degree in education/recreation a plus. Responsibilities include assisting Director with all aspects of camp management, recruiting, pre-camp training, supervision, motivation and evaluation of staff, maintaining health and ACA standards, programming and day-to-day operation. Please send resume/cover letter to or call Terri at 856-629-4502. (ACA Accredited)

YMCA Camp Mason is filling a new full-time program director position. The Program Director will report to both the Outdoor Center Director and the Summer Camp Director, working part of the year for each department. Duties will include hosting schools, groups and family camps in the Outdoor Center and coordinating the scheduling and execution of daily activities and activity signups for Summer Camp. For both departments, additional duties will include assisting with marketing, staff recruitment and training, staff supervision and program development. Qualifications: B.A. or B.S. degree in relevant field. Character and values in keeping with YMCA Mission. Subject to background check. Valid driver’s license. Applicable certifications, or able to acquire them. Compensation: $23,660 to $29,500, full-time, exempt position, benefits, housing with utilities, and meals via food service. To apply please submit cover letter and resume to Alison Fisk, Outdoor Center Director (ACA Accredited)

Berkshire Hills Emanuel Camps is an independent not for profit Jewish cultural organization that operates a 250-bed, co-ed summer camp, as well as a 100-unit motel-style senior retreat summer program, on the 600 acre site in Copake, NY, 2 hours from NYC. In addition, the site is utilized for retreats and programs by outside groups pre- and post- camp season. Retreat and Adult Vacation Center Responsibilities: Create marketing materials. Build list of mission appropriate organizations for retreat prospecting. Recruit participants. Hire, train and supervise staff. Supervise all aspects of retreat and AVC operations. Evaluate current program and modify program as needed to attract today’s and tomorrow’s senior population. Physically reside on campus during the retreat and camp season (May – October). To Apply: Please e-mail resume, cover letter and salary history to Adam Weinstein at Salary commensurate with experience. Winter office. (ACA Accredited)

Berkshire Hills Emanuel Camps seeks an assistant director for its 250 bed coed children’s camp in Copake, NY. Berkshire Hills’ mission is to raise independent, caring and reflective children in a warm Jewish cultural environment. The Assistant Camp Director will work with the Director to create a positive camp culture with camper-centered staff. Responsibilities of the Assistant Director: Physically reside on campus during the camp season, typically from June through August. Staff hiring, training and supervision. Camper recruitment. Program design and development. Serve as a member of the Berkshire Hills leadership team. Support the leadership of Berkshire Hills Adult Vacation Center and Retreat programs. To Apply: Please e-mail resume, cover letter and salary history to Adam Weinstein at Salary commensurate with experience. Winter office. (ACA Accredited)

A prominent Westchester NY Day Camp, we are seeking talented camp professionals – including up-and-coming professionals – for several potential Year Round and/or Partial-year positions. Roles may include: – Transportation Director – Registration/Tours/Parent Communication – Innovative Program Design – Other Leadership Roles. Our camp is in an exciting phase where we are re-examining our traditional roles and strategies, and looking to add 1-3 outstanding contributors who wish to pursue careers in camp. If interested, please send your resume and contact information to (ACA Accredited)

The NY YMCA Camp, located upstate New York, is seeking an experienced individual that will be responsible for the leadership, administration, planning, management & appraisal of all resident camping, environmental education, & retreat programs. Resp: Support the development & management of programs & financial plans; implement marketing, communication & PR plans, assist in the preparation, approval & monitoring of budgets; updating operating plan; developing annual support campaign; recruit, develop, train, evaluate & supervise staff/volunteers. Qual: BA/BS in Recreation/Management. Min. of 5 yrs of exp. as a camping administrator, OEE and/or retreat field. Knowledge of YMCA Camp programming, ACA standards, facility management, personnel administration, staff development & fund raising. If qualified, send your cover letter and resume to or to: YMCA of GNY, HR Dept. – AED31, 5 West 63rd St, NY, NY 10023. EOE – DRUGFREE WORKPLACE GRADE: Q SALARY: $61,635 – $77,043 FULL-TIME (ACA Accredited)

American Camp Association NY and NJ is seeking an Executive Director who can maintain the current high level of services to members while leading the organization in its next phase of growth. The candidate selected will be an entrepreneurial manager who can operate in a 501(C)3 environment, helping ACA, NY and NJ grow its revenue, currently $1.9 million, over the next five years, while maintaining and enhancing the overall program quality and holding true to the association’s mission. The incumbent must be an effective legislative leader who can work with a large group of volunteers as well as a dynamic and dedicated staff of 8. The ACA, NY and NJ Executive Director is the public relations spokesperson for the camp movement in the region and must be comfortable speaking to print and television reporters. The successful candidate must appreciate the power of the camp experience, be warm and have a good sense of humor. Applicants should e-mail a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Search Committee Chair Tony Stein at

Girl Scouts Carolinas P2P council is seeking a qualified director for Camp Pisgah in Brevard NC. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, knowledge of youth programming, with an emphasis in outdoor education / nature studies. Proven ability to plan and organize. Valid Driver’s license and state required proof of insurance. Ability to relate well to girl and adult audiences. Honest, strong work ethic, solution oriented and possess a positive attitude. Good communication skills, both oral and written. Belief in the purpose, values, and mission of Girl Scouts of the USA and the Girl Scouts Carolinas P2P council. Ability to work in the outdoors, which includes regular exposure to heat & humidity during resident camp. This job is currently classified as seasonal but upon a successful 2012 camping season will turn into a full time position with benefits, and year round on-site housing. For a full job description, or to submit a resume and cover letter please send it to (ACA Accredited)

SUMMARY: Will plan, direct, and execute resident camp program; provide and market seasonal environmental education and outdoor recreation programs to a broad base of Girl Scout membership and community; secure, train, and supervise appropriate staff, program support leaders, and volunteers necessary to accomplish the management goals, leading to a safe, quality experience consistent with Girl Scouts of the USA and ACA camp standards. SKILLS: Staff management/training expertise; self-directed, organized and able to handle multiple priorities; commitment to the highest levels of safety; strong decision making skills and ability to act wisely in emergency situations; ability to design/develop educational program curriculum; strong written/verbal communication with an educational presentation-oriented focus; team player with positive, proactive attitude; goal setting; cultural competence. Visit for full description/requirements. Email resume/cover letter to (ACA Accredited)

Catholic Charities Community Services|Summit County seeks a Camp Director to coordinate and direct Camp Christopher operations and personnel. Responsibilities include recruiting and training camp staff, and planning and coordinating camp programs. Final applicants will be fingerprinted and must be able to start by 2/20/12. To apply, please visit our website at EOE M/F/V/D (ACA Accredited)

Camp Fire Columbia is seeking a culturally competent and responsive Day Camp Director for the 2012 season. The position begins with part time hours in January and is full time from June to September (temporary). The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated success in supervising employees, creative programming, and knowledge of health and safety practices in a day camp setting. Day camp experience strongly encouraged but not required. Bi-lingual and/or multi-lingual encouraged to apply. Please visit our website for a full job description: (Click the Get Involved tab on the home page, select Employment at left menu.) Compensation: DOE To apply: send cover letter, résumé, and 3 professional references to NO PHONE CALLS, Please. Equal Opportunity Employer – Employment decisions are made without regard to race, age, religion, color, gender, gender identification, martial, vet or sexual orientation, or any other classification protected by law. (ACA Accredited)

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR @ The Westwind Stewardship Group (WSG) seeks an energized full time Executive Director to forward its threefold mission: Conservation; Education; and Sustainability. Westwind’s 529 acres of upland forests, meadows, estuary & ocean beach represent an entire coastal ecosystem. Facilities are rustic. In summer the YWCA operates a summer camp. Outdoor School uses the site for science education. Tribal youth groups, colleges, nonprofits and others are regular visitors. WSG is developing educational programs. Staff is a team of four: ED, office manager, and 2 site managers. Annual budget is approximately $450,000, largely earned income. Westwind is debt-free. Westwind’s ED will be committed to the WSG mission, a great fundraiser, an inspired leader for staff and volunteers, and Westwind’s best ambassador. Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest and current resume and other relevant materials to by February 1, 2012. (ACA Accredited)

The Outdoor Program Coordinator is responsible for developing and implementing council wide programs with an emphasis on an 8-week Summer Sleep Away Camp. The coordinator will serve as on onsite camp director during the summer months. • Plans/assists with designing, developing and directing all functions of the summer camp program; including troop adventure camp and family camp weekends. • Assist in the development and implementation of short-term and long-term strategies to increase overall usage of council camps. • Responsible for supervision of other special outdoor programs as they develop. • Supports or assists troop adventure camp and other specialized camp programs offered by the council. • Administers summer staff evaluations and performs reviews midsummer and end of summer. Please visit our website at to view a complete job description. To apply, email resume and cover letter to (ACA Accredited)

The Assistant Camp Director is a full time residential position. The ACD will work closely with the Camp Director to administer all camp programs. Responsibilities include assisting the Camp Director recruit and supervise all program staff, develop, implement and monitor the Camp programs which include the Summer Day and Resident Camps, and also the Outdoor School Program during the school year. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or experience in organized camping or related field of study with a minimum of 2 years administrative or supervisory experience. Candidate must possess a strong desire to work with disadvantaged youth, have superior management skills, strong written and communication skills and a proven track record of achieving goals. Benefits package includes housing, group health insurance, personal paid days, retirement plan, disability and life insurance. E-mail resume to Full job and organization description – (ACA Accredited)

The CAPNWP is seeking a fulltime director of Camping Ministries. The director will be directly responsible to the board of directors, representing the four presbyteries of the PC (USA). The successful candidate will possess skills in administration, human resources, financial management, program development, communication, marketing and fund development. A proven track record in managing and redeveloping a Christian Camping Program is strongly preferred. A Christian commitment to Jesus Christ Christ as Lord and Savior, a working knowledge and appreciation of Presbyterian tradition and reformed theology and a Bachelor’s degree or related experience in a field related to the position, are required. A competitive compensation package will be provided commensurate with the skills of the candidate and demands of the position. Additional information is available thru the asso web site at: Interested candidates may send resumes to: Deadline 12/31/12 (ACA Accredited)

The program combines a unique opportunity to educate children in marine biology. We are hiring instructors to work at the Sewee Coastal Retreat Center (in Awendaw right outside of Charleston, SC) where we teach our Expedition Sewee program. You will be trained to master lesson plans for six marine science classes including marine life, salt marsh and barrier island beach studies. We work with students from 2nd to 8th grade and instruct in day and night programming. This program runs for 3 days and 2 nights with each group. In addition, we also facilitate team initiatives and games. We are looking for applicants that have a strong background in marine biology and love working with kids. Pay Rate: $500 – $550 bi-weekly with room and board included on-site. Dates: February – May 2012 with summer opportunities available. If interested, please email your resume and references to Chelsey Repokis at EOE.

We are passionate about our mission to help all campers grow into the champions they are meant to be. To do this, we find committed and focused individuals and then invest our time and energy to make them the best team possible. Camp Champions was founded in 1967 and is a family-owned, co-ed camp with a ten week season featuring two-week and three-week terms. We are looking for a high-energy person to fill the role of Boys’ Camp Director. The Boys’ Director will play a role in all facets of camp, from marketing and hiring to programming and execution. The ideal candidate would have experience in these areas, but above all else would have passion for working in youth development and a desire to lead. If this challenge appeals to you, please send an email to Jonathan Shirley at (subject line “Boys’ Director”) with your resume and your thoughts. (ACA Accredited)

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).

ASSISTANT CAMP DIRECTOR – VIRGINIA Camp Easter Seals UCP, a residential camp for children and adults with disabilities located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, is seeking an Assistant Camp Director. Job Summary: Responsible for planning and implementing camping programs and special events for people with and without disabilities perform administrative duties including marketing, and assisting with staff orientation, supervision, and evaluation. Requirements: Exemplifies a positive attitude; college degree preferred; minimum 2 years administrative or supervisory experience and/or 2 years of staff experience at an organized residential camp; valid driver’s license; knowledge and hands on experience working with people with various disabilities; Strong oral and written communication, listening, and interpersonal skills; enthusiastic and creative. Please send cover letter, resume’, and questions to Alexander Barge (ACA Accredited)

Assistant Director/Year Round. Looking for someone with a heart for God’s work in the community and a lifestyle that reflects Sound View’s mission “God’s Kingdom First.” The Assistant Director will help develop, recruit and train staff and then manage summer camps, off- season conferences, and program activities for guest groups. The Assistant Director will run Sound View’s Challenge Course and oversee other camp activities – Waterfront; Paintball; Archery, Arts and Crafts, etc. They will also be responsible for overseeing the maintenance of program equipment and facilities. Application Information: “” Phone: (253) 884-9202. E-Mail: “” (ACA Accredited)


Large residential summer camp in the Catskills seeks experienced Head Chef to manage entire food service operation. (Salary, meals, laundry, and accommodations provided.) Please send resume and salary requirements if you meet the requirements below to Responsibilities: Manage the daily operations of the camp food and dining service including coordinating activities between the kitchen and dining room. -Oversee the inventory and ordering of food, equipment, and supplies and arrange for the routine maintenance, sanitation, and upkeep of the camp kitchen, its equipment, and facilities. Qualifications: Experience in institutional or large food service setting. Knowledge of and experience in food service: ordering, inventory, budgeting, food preparation, buffet serving, cleaning, and institutional kitchen equipment. Must hold SafeServ Certification. Should be knowledgeable of food allergies and special dietary restriction. Should be “campy”, friendly, and outgoing. (ACA Accredited)


The Painted Turtle, a year round camp for children with chronic and life-threatening medical conditions, has an opening for a full time Nursing Director. The position of Nursing Director is an opportunity for a uniquely qualified and experienced pediatric nurse. California Nursing License, PALS, and ACLS will be required prior to/upon hiring. Primary responsibilities include: *Assist medical director in development of the camp year-round medical program, standards, policies and procedures. *Medication and medical supply procurement, inventory, storage, disposal. *Medical center organization and management. *Recruit, interview, select, orient, supervise and evaluate volunteer and paid nursing staff and allied health professionals. *Provide direct care to campers, families and staff under physician’s orders. Please contact: Dr. Gina Jansheski at (ACA Accredited)

Camp Sun ‘N Fun, a day/residential camp for children/adults with special needs in South NJ, owned and operated by The Arc Gloucester, a non-profit agency seeks a happy, upbeat, hard-working, passionate, team-oriented, responsible Health Professional for 2012 season. Must have strong organizational and inter-personal skills, excellent judgment and truly enjoy working with the special needs population. Must be flexible, self-motivated, dedicated with a good sense of humor. Qualifications: Minimum of RN degree; age 25 or older; experience working with the special needs population. Responsibilities include maintaining health records and office, administering medications, providing first aid and minor treatment of illness, pre-camp training, supervision and evaluation of staff, maintaining health and ACA standards and communication with Director, families and other health care professionals. Please send resume/cover letter to or call Terri at 856-629-4502. (ACA Accredited)

CAMP KOREY SEEKS A MEDICAL DIRECTOR. Camp Korey is a member of the Association of Hole in the Wall Camps. Camp Korey serves children with serious and life-threatening medical conditions through year-round therapeutic recreation. The emphasis at Camp Korey is always on fun and acceptance—treatment remains in the background as much as possible—but comprehensive medical support is essential to successful operation. Camp Korey is seeking a Medical Director to oversee the medical care of each camp participant throughout the year. A key responsibility of the Medical Director is to provide a safe, organized, and responsible system of medical care to each camper as he or she experiences the joys of our camp program, supervise seasonal medical staff/volunteers, and to help oversee the day to day operations of our medical center (alongside the nursing director). Please contact Camp Korey for a full job description, and for more information about our programs. Camp Director, Cora Weed: Visit our website:


Sierra Nevada Journeys is looking for professional instructors with experience working with students. Residential Programs Faculty (RPF) will be a multi-seasonal position. All of our classes are hands-on science based. RPF will be responsible for leading a trail group of 15 students through a variety of classes for the week as well as facilitating large and small group activities, leading meals, and running a night programs. Become a part of a staff that is committed to providing outstanding outdoor education. The key duties of the RPF will be: Facilitate high quality standards based educational both day & evening, Work with teachers & site staff to ensure all residential programs run smoothly, Keep running inventory of all supplies needs for programs, Deliver and organize student assessments & other assorted paperwork, Act as “on call” staff and nightly cabin checks as assigned, Act as school liaison when multiple schools are on site, Revise and develop innovative curriculum. Send resume and cover letter to: (ACA Accredited)

Sierra Nevada Journeys is a Nevada/California non-profit educational organization that provides leadership, and outdoor education programs. The qualified candidate shall have competence & experience, ideally at a residential facility, in all areas of facility operations management & delivery and will be responsible for ensuring all Local, State & National certifications, permits and standards are met. They will oversee & manage all aspects of building maintenance, grounds, equipment, vehicles, contract services, foodservice, housekeeping and operations budget. The Operations Manager would be based at our Grizzly Creek Ranch Campus, Portola, California. The Campus is situated in the middle of a breath taking 1500 acres of pristine Yellow Pine forest. The Campus is within convenient travel distance to Lake Tahoe and Reno. Send resume & cover letter: Salary range $35,000 to $40,000 DOE. Open until Filled (ACA Accredited)

Northern Star Council, Boy Scouts of America seeks a year-round, full-time lead camp ranger for Tomahawk Scout Reservation located in Birchwood, WI. The primary responsibilities are the operations, program facility development, and maintenance of the 3,000-acre facility and providing camping support. Requirements: high school degree or higher, with technical college education preferred; skills including personnel management, carpentry, plumbing, electrical; general computer skills; able to lift 150 pounds; and valid driver’s license. Preferred: Facilities management or camp ranger experience, and some Scouting background. Must be customer-service oriented and able to work independently. Compensation includes on-site housing, utilities, vehicle, competitive benefits; salary will depend on qualifications. Email resume and cover letter to or mail to Mark McCabe, Northern Star Council 393 Mashall Ave St. Paul, MN 55102. View the camp website at (ACA Accredited)