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Summer Camp Jobs from the American Camp Association Job List for March 19, 2012

March 20th, 2012 · No Comments · Camp Jobs

Summer Camp Jobs from the American Camp Association Job List for March 19, 2012

List of Year-Round Camp Jobs from the American Camp Association from March 19, 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 = 8
Administration = 11
Food Services = 2
Site & Facilities = 2

* New listings = 6


The U.S. Space & Rocket Center has Space Camp Crew Trainer positions to fill at Space Camp in Huntsville, AL! If you would like to earn $9.00/hr, enhance your teamwork, leadership and interpersonal skills, and be a positive role model then we may have the job for you! We are looking for college students or graduates who have completed a minimum of 30 college credit hours (any major); who can work day, night, and weekend shifts; and are interested in working with youth and adults in an educational camp environment. Please visit our website at for more information and to complete an on-line application. Positions start March 14, 2012 so apply today! Don’t miss out on your opportunity to work as a Space Camp Crew Trainer at the US Space & Rocket Center. U.S. Space & Rocket Center, 1 Tranquility Base • Huntsville, AL 35805, Email: AA/EOE * Substance Abuse & Background Check. (ACA Accredited)

Pfeifer Kiwanis Camp is accepting applications for male and female counselors to begin in September 2012 until July 31, 2013. (Male position available now.) Pfeifer Camp is an educational, residential camp for at-risk youth ages 8-14. The Alternative Classroom Experience, has won local, national, and international awards, and was named a national Exemplary Substance Abuse Prevention Program. AmeriCorps Counselors must live at the camp from Sun evening through Fri afternoon each week, are responsible for 10 campers in a cabin, lead them in camp activities, tutor in the classroom and serve as parents, teachers, friends and mentors to their campers. Applicants 21 or older are preferred but exceptions are possible. Applicants must be U.S. citizens for AmeriCorps. Benefits: Living allowance of $12,100, free room/board, 100% health care, 2 weeks off at Christmas and 1 week at Spring Break, and a $5,550 scholarship. Call Binky at 501-821-3714 or email (ACA Accredited)

School Year Program Staff: 9 month position (August 2012-May 2013)/salary: $1300 per month plus housing and some meals. Program Staff members facilitate outdoor education (science & history), retreats, community building & leadership programs. CYO Camp is an inclusive, residential camp, located in south central, Indiana, operated by the Catholic Youth Organization since 1946. CYO Camp is ACA accredited and serves participants of all ages. We offer a welcoming staff community in a beautiful outdoor setting. Applicants should have a passion for the outdoors and recreation/camp leadership experience and be at least 21 years old. For more information and the online application visit: Questions? Contact Angi Sullivan at (ACA Accredited)

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 (positions will begin in March and April) 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)

Camp Mason seeks individuals for positions teaching groups of students in outdoor, environmental and recreational activities. Duties include planning and teaching classes to groups of students 10 – 14 yrs. old; supervising outdoor recreation activities; assisting with curriculum development and planning; when needed, assisting with cleaning and preparation of camp facilities. Requirements: Degree or major in Environmental Science, Education, or related field; must be comfortable outdoors and familiar with outdoor recreation and natural sciences; capable of supervising children; some knowledge of at least 3 key curriculum subjects. First aid and CPR will be needed. $300-$320 per week plus room and board. Evening program work pays an additional $15 per hour. Spring season is April 16th – June 17th, 2012. To apply, submit resume and cover letter to Alison Fisk, Outdoor Center Director at or 23 Birch Ridge Road, Hardwick, NJ 07825. Website: (ACA Accredited)

Position Description: Seeking positive, energetic, dynamic leaders with a passion for excellent customer service. Share your passion and enthusiasm for nature and outdoor adventure with thousands of students and groups. The Outdoor Education program focuses on hands-on experiential educational and outdoor courses. We are seeking instructors to teach pre-approved curriculum, facilitate our ropes course, run teambuilding sessions and conduct evening activities. Qualifications: •College credits in environmental studies, recreation and leisure services, education or related field or relevant experience. Degree preferred. •Knowledge of any of the following preferred: ropes courses, belay experience, climbing tower, team initiatives, hiking, canoeing, fire and shelter building, survival skills and orienteering. •Experience working with children. Submit resume to Jon Olson at: Email: Fax: (908) 832-9078. Visit our website at: (ACA Accredited)

The Eastern 4-H Center is located near the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Seeking: experienced instructors with experience in teambuilding and enviro ed program delivery for March – May 2012. Extended opportunities available to successful employees. The Eastern 4-H Center is a year-round Conference Center that hosts guests from across the country. Applicants should have the following qualifications: 1 year cumulative teambuilding facilitation, 1 year cumulative environ ed experience, 1 year cumulative experience with outdoor recreational programs (such as canoeing, kayaking, and rock climbing), and experience in planning and logistics. Ability to lead birding and interpretive paddling trips is preferred, too. Possession of current CPR/First Aid is preferred. Additional notes: Pay: $290 per week, room/partial board included. Weekend work required. Interested applicants should apply on line at search for position number 11CLL2 or by emailing (ACA Accredited).

Camp Sealth is one of the largest camps on the West Coast, covering 400 wooded acres, including a mile and a half of salt water beach on the Puget Sound. Camp Sealth has served youth and families since 1920. Programs include forest, marine, and wetland ecologies, sustainability, astronomy, renewable energy, and outdoor living skills. In addition, Camp Sealth offers recreational activities such as challenge course, waterfront, archery, and arts and crafts. Camp Sealth is seeking individuals who have an enthusiasm for the outdoors, have experience teaching and leading, are looking for an opportunity to become part of a hard working community, and display creativity, energy, motivation, and professionalism. The season is from mid-April to the end of June. $250/week + room and board provided. For more information please visit the website at or contact Elyse Dull at or 206-463-6938 extension 34. (ACA Accredited)


Once upon a time, in a place not too far yet not too near, a great gathering was called. From across the known lands, people came to play, to learn, to create, to participate, to inspire, to look, to teach, to find. A beacon was lit via photons to call forth three special beings. One to serve younger girls and their counselors in this magical, nonprofit wonderland. Another to improve and expand upon over 140 program areas, a “Playstation,” and evening programs. And finally one whose skills and penchants are of a need that both shall know when they know them. Because the magic requires a great preparation, over 400 hours shall be dedicated to such before the children actually arrive. Are you on a quest? Wish to hear more of the story? Over 360 pages may be read here,, or call up to hear more of the oral tale. 530-265-3702. And, of course, everyone lived happily ever after, the beginning.

Channel 3 Kids Camp in Andover and Coventry, CT is seeking a Director of Special Needs Programs. This position entails working alongside the Camp Director to design and implement program that integrates typically developing children with those who have physical, emotional, and/or developmental challenges for the 2013 camping season. This is a full time salaried position and will require a start date of June 1, 2012. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience of candidate. Degree in recreational therapy or similar field is preferred. 5+ years in camping, specifically in programs designed for special needs is preferred. All inquiries and resumes should be sent to Denise Hornbecker: (ACA Accredited)

The COO of Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta manages 60 staff in office and field based locations. Budgetary responsibility is approximately $16-$18 million. This community-focused person will provide leadership to staff and volunteers in fostering programs and membership in new and promising venues and in extending service through outreach initiatives to disadvantaged youth segments within the broader population. Building strong cross functional teams to achieve organizational goals is necessary for this key senior leadership role, demonstrated through a minimum of 7 years progressively responsible senior management experience within a career spanning 15+ years. Degree plus experience in youth programming and volunteer life-cycle management in non-profits is a plus. For consideration, please e-mail your cover letter and resume to Bob Perodeau at: See more details and other current openings at

Wabanna Camp & Conference Center, a non-profit, non-denominational Christian ministry is looking for a Director of Ministry & Programming for its 22 acre site in Edgewater, Maryland. The Director of Ministry & Programming will create, implement, and grow various programs for summer camp, youth retreats, adult retreats and conference ministries. Responsible for recruiting, hiring, developing, and supervising personnel needed to accomplish these tasks. Position is full-time and requires working some weekends. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent; background in resident camping is essential. Ability to supervise and work with children, teens, and parents. Strong administration and organizational skills required, as well as desire to work hard in a fun, fast-paced environment. Benefits include health insurance, paid vacation, housing, utilities, and annual salary ($20,000-$25,000) dependent on experiences & abilities. For a complete job description and qualifications, please visit If interested, send a letter of inquiry and resume to

The Office of High School Programs at Brandeis University is looking for a Director, who will be responsible for the overall management of all Brandeis summer programs for high school students, as well as the strategy and development of new programs. The Director will work in close collaboration with the senior administration of the University to develop a strategy for new program development and implementation; oversee the development of a recruitment strategy; generate, develop, and maintain relationships with funders and funding sources; develop, maintain, and oversee relationships with program partners; supervise full-time program directors and summer staff; oversee curriculum and program development, assessment, and evaluation. For more information on the Office of High School Programs, visit To apply, submit cover letter and resume as a single document at

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)

Falling Creek Camp, Tuxedo, NC, is searching for a dynamic and enthusiastic professional to serve as Program Director. This individual will work with other staff members to provide high quality activities and programs. Authentically modeling Christian values to campers and staff while adhering to the mission of Falling Creek is expected. Candidates should have a proven track record of leadership in a similar organization and hold a bachelor’s degree or higher. Also important are strong interpersonal skills with a willingness to lead, follow and work together with others. This position requires the individual to be physically able to respond to first aid/crisis situations as well as to participate in camp activities. Benefits include attractive salary, health insurance and housing. The successful applicant will be surrounded by a supportive environment. View complete job posting at To apply, forward resume and cover letter to (ACA Accredited)

Falling Creek Camp, Tuxedo, NC is looking for a person to serve as Administrative Director. This person will collaborate with the leadership team to effectively implement strategic goals and objectives. The Administrative Director will serve as the primary liaison for camp families, prospects, alumni and vendors. Responsibilities include maintaining and managing camp files and data, managing mail and company-shared calendar and supporting the administrative needs of the Directors. This position requires a bachelor’s degree or higher and strong computer and writing skills. Applicants must possess a positive attitude and high energy level with the desire to be a part of the camp community. Must be physically able to respond to situations requiring first aid and meet the demands of the summer camp season. The Administrative Director will receive an attractive salary, health benefits, company lap top and smart phone. To apply send cover letter and resume to (ACA Accredited)

Make a difference in a child’s life for years to come! YMCA Camp Willson (west central OH) seeks a “youthful in spirit, mature-in-judgment” individual to lead our ACA accredited summer camp program. Responsibilities include providing a fun-filled, character building, dynamic summer camp program for 120-150 campers per week, and recruiting and supervising a staff of 40 who want to provide kids with the best week of their lives. This position also includes administrative functions of marketing and the promotion of summer camp, and budget responsibilities ($490,000). Staff smoking is not permitted on camp property. This full time position includes salary, outstanding housing, medical and 8% retirement benefits. Visit for more information about our programs and facility. Send cover letter and resume to: Anne Brienza Executive Director YMCA Camp Willson 2732 County Road 11 Bellefontaine, OH 43311. Resumes until March 19. (ACA Accredited)

Bear Creek Camp (BCC) seeks a visionary and passionate year round leader. The camp has undergone a strategic refocus over the past year and is poised for an exciting future. The camp is located in the beautiful Pocono Mountains and boasts 3000 acres. Housing (unfurnished) is available and benefits include salary (based on level of experience) and housing allowance (if applicable). The Executive Director is responsible for directing the summer program, developing relationship with other leaders, hiring and managing a staff of up to 5, and working with the board to develop and implement strategy. The candidate must have a working understanding of Lutheran theology in an outdoor ministry setting. Web Site: Complete job description: Deadline: 4/7/12. Send cover letter and resume to: Pastor Donald Hayn, Interim Executive Director, Bear Creek Camp, P.O. Box 278, Bear Creek, PA 18062, (ACA Accredited)

Camp Sewee & Expedition Sewee. Dates: June – December 2012 (with future opportunities) Camp Sewee is a residential, marine science summer camp for ages 8-16 and is run from June until August ~ Expedition Sewee is a residential, 3-day field study program for schools and is for grades 3-8 (school year) ~ Principal Duties: * Lead, instruct, and supervise campers and counselors in all areas of the programs * Arrange the daily and weekly schedules * Assist the Director in all duties * In charge of all night activities * Set-up & maintenance of program materials and site * Perform camp counselor duties including staying overnight & attending to campers as needed * Responsible for communication with customers ~ Qualifications: * Graduate * Must have leadership/managerial experience * Must have prior camping experience & experience working with kids ~ Salary: $560-$650 bi-weekly (room & board included) ~ Contact: Chelsey Repokis at for an application. EOE.


Responsible for operations of Food Service dept at year round outdoor center serving youth & adults of all abilities. Manages, supervises, coordinates, & provides accountability for healthy menu & dietary standards of clients. Works with all staff to ensure quality delivery of food service to customers; responsible for maintenance & upkeep of dining halls/equipment; & works with clients and groups to coordinate meals & special requests. Bachelor’s degree in culinary arts, food service mngt, or related field & two years of food service mngt & food prep exp. Knowledge pertaining to nutritional standards & diet-specific menu options; knowledge of health codes/proper food handling procedures; & experience supervising food service staff on multiple shifts. Must be willing to obtain Food Safety Mgr Examination Certification through the National Registry of Food Safety Professionals. Send resume and cover letter to: Bradford Woods 5040 SR 67 N, Martinsville, IN 46151. (ACA Accreditation).

Camp Killoqua a Camp Fire USA camp is looking to hire a full-time 9 month Food Service Manager/Head Cook, (March 15 – Nov. 15th.) Responsibilities include: managing the daily operations of the Food Service, food preparation, menu planning, ordering, staff supervision and sanitation. Must be knowledgeable of food allergies and preparation of special diets and enjoy working with children. Please contact Carol Johnson or send resume to or (425) 258-5437. (ACA Accredited)


Experience Camp Site Manager at Camp Wabak. Please visit our website at for full vacancy description. (ACA Accredited)

Lutherdale is accepting resumes for the position of Operations/Property Manager. Qualified candidates must enjoy a fast paced and busy environment, serving 10,000 guests annually. Qualifications include- self-starter, mechanically oriented, skilled in building trades, computer skills a must, outgoing personality, good at organizing and working with volunteers, desire to live and work in a Christian community. Contact Jeff Bluhm, Executive Director at (ACA Accredited).