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Summer Camp Jobs from the American Camp Association Job List for April 15, 2012

April 22nd, 2012 · No Comments · Camp Jobs

Summer Camp Jobs from the American Camp Association Job List for April 15, 2012

List of Year-Round Camp Jobs from the <a href=””>American Camp Association</a> from April 15, 2012.  Visit the <a href=””>ACA Summer Camp Job Center</a> 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 = 7
Administration = 10
Site & Facilities = 3

* New listings = 11


Wrightwood, a camp and retreat center in the California-Pacific Conference of the United Methodist Church, is looking to hire a Programming Coordinator to develop, implement, and oversee programming for summer and non-summer months and offer hospitality for retreat and hosted summer camping groups. Applicants need experience in United Methodist or not-for-profit camping and have comfort with and ability to thrive in a Christian setting. Resumes will be received until August 1st at Wrightwood Camp and Retreat Center at P.O. Box 66 Wrightwood, CA 92397 attn: Gary Clover or (ACA Accredited)

The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, founded by Paul Newman is a nonprofit, year-round center serving children and families coping with chronic and life threatening illnesses. The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp seeks a highly motivated and uniquely qualified individual for the position of Camp Director. This individual will help lead The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp’s efforts in providing an innovative and highly engaging Camp program in a social context of Safety, Respect and Love. Key Attributes: Strong work ethic, highly developed communication skills, experience with program research and development, as well as strong and proven leadership / supervision skills. Application Process: Applications accepted through April 18th, 2012. A resume, cover letter, salary expectations and an employment application form (available at may be emailed to or mailed to: Matthew Cook, Director of Camp Operations, 565 Ashford Center Road, Ashford, CT 06278. (ACA Accredited)

YMCA Camp Copneconic is looking for Program Instructors who are passionate about teaching others their love for the outdoors! 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 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)

Fleur de Lis Camp seeks a self-motivated and goal oriented professional to lead a new residential program for deserving girls including fund development, recruitment of campers & alumnae volunteers, and program development. Requires significant community development and ability to implement the future vision; position is also a seasonal camp administrator/leader during the summer and assists as needed with core business strategies like recruitment, retention, fund development. Minimum age of 25 with 3-5 years administrative experience, strong management and communication skills; ability to travel New England and be on-site June-August. Contact for a job description and to submit a resume. Position is part-time, to begin Oct/Nov 2012 with possible summer 2012 seasonal administrative role. Fleur de Lis Camp is a non-profit, all girls, traditional summer camp located in Fitzwilliam, NH: (ACA Accredited)

Beach Front Resort Seeks Lifeguards/Activity Staff-Saipan (Northern Marianas Islands), Are you a camp counselor looking for a great opportunity during the off-season? Ready to live on a tropical island? The Sports, Entertainment and Activities Department at Pacific Islands Club Saipan is looking for outgoing and energetic individuals to teach activities to hotel guests in and out of the water (archery, water aerobics, tennis, laser tag, beach volleyball, windsurfing, sailing, snorkeling, wall climbing and the Point Break Wave Machine). We are looking for customer-service minded recreation staff to help with our Kids Club program. We are seeking certified lifeguards. Attractive compensation package for six month contract hires (r/t airfare, shared housing, meals, medical and an hourly wage plus OT). MUST BE ABLE TO LEGALLY WORK IN THE UNITED STATES. Send inquiries to Resort information can be found at

Camp For All is accepting applications for a Ranch Hand. Located near Burton, Texas, between Houston and Austin, Camp For All is a barrier free camp that works in close collaboration with other non-profits to provide life changing experiences for children and adults with challenging illnesses or special needs and their families throughout the year. Reporting to the Equestrian Supervisor, the Ranch Hand must have experience handling our animals which include horses, cattle, llama, sheep, goats, pigs, donkeys and various reptiles. You must also have a knowledge of animal feeding practices and grooming and cleaning stalls, pens and pastures. This is a physically demanding position so you must be able to lift 50 pounds and walk 5 miles a day with rest breaks when necessary; a minimum of one year in camp programming is also preferred. This position will office out of the Burton campsite, but may require occasional travel to surrounding communities and Houston. This position includes a competitive salary and benefits. Send resume to: Kelly Stapleton, 6301 Rehburg Road, Burton, Texas 77835, Learn more about Camp For All at (ACA Accredited)

Spend a semester with Camp Cho-Yeh serving as an Event Manager and play an integral role in building relationships and impacting lives through Christ-centered service. Cho-Yeh’s Team of Event Managers partner with group leaders and other Cho-Yeh team members to ensure the success of events hosted at Cho-Yeh. This position demands you to be highly relational, to think critically, to work within a team, and to be able to facilitate and debrief a variety of experiences. Ideal applicants are college students and recent graduates who exhibit a strong work ethic and a servant’s heart. If you are looking to invest into others and to be invested into, chances are the Cho-Yeh Event Manager position is for you. For more information and to apply, visit: (ACA Accredited)


Friendly Pines Camp is a 4th gen. family-owned camp located in the Bradshaw Mountains near Prescott Arizona (6,200′). The coed camp offers a traditional program for ages 6-13. Friendly Pines is hiring an Assistant Program Director, with the hopes that the candidate will be able to assume the responsibilities of Program Director for the 2013 season. Candidate needs to be capable of recruiting, hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating summer staff, and capable of eventually assuming administrative roles. Creative, cooperative, energetic, personable, independent thinker eager to make a mark on a camp with a long, proud tradition. Year-round or seasonal candidates considered. Strong written and verbal communication skills; experience in camping including administrative/director role; bachelor’s degree at min. Along with a positive, friendly workplace and a stunningly beautiful environment, Friendly Pines Camp offers competitive salary, health care, and vacation-time. Please visit our website To apply, email a cover letter and resume to or fax to 928-445-6065. (ACA Accredited)

Marin County Outdoor School / Manager, Walker Creek Ranch – Residential Outdoor Science School and Conference Center operated by the Marin County Office of Education. $7,806 – $8,123 per month, Classified Management position, with excellent benefits package, and CalPERS retirement. Residency may be required. For additional information and full position announcement and to apply see

Academy by the Sea / Camp Pacific is seeking a year-round Assistant Camp Director. Position involves all aspects of residential summer program; marketing, promotion, programming, recruitment & training. Successful candidate will contribute significantly towards meeting departmental goals. The Assistant Director will be primarily responsible for developing and implementing program specific marketing, including the creation of print media, maintenance of internet advertising, social media site updates and management of customer inquiry tracking. The person filling this position will need strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to relate to a diverse population. If you have a passion for camp, experience in seasonal recreation programs and want to work with a diverse, international group of campers, we want to hear from you! This is a full-time, exempt position with excellent benefits. To apply send cover letter and resume to or fax 760-729-1574. (ACA Accredited)

The Life Adventure Center of the Bluegrass (LAC) Board of Directors seeks to employ a visionary leader for the office in Versailles, KY. The Executive Director reports to the President of the Board, providing leadership and direction for LAC initiatives, programs and staff. In this role, the Executive Director will: • Implement the strategic goals and objectives of the organization. • With the President, enable the Board to fulfill its governance function. • To give direction and leadership toward the achievement of the organization’s philosophy, mission, strategy, and its annual goals and objectives. Additional information about the position can be viewed at LAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (ACA Accredited)

Under the direction of the Director of Programs, the Director of Camp Lakewood contributes to the overall goals and objectives of the YMCA of the Ozarks by ensuring the proper daily operations and programs of Camp Lakewood’s Resident Camp and Outdoor Education. Camp Lakewood is an ACA accredited facility located in Missouri’s Eastern Ozarks and is situated on a 360-acre lake surrounded by 5,200 acres of forest-covered hills with three ropes courses, traditional summer program and excellent support staff and departments. Located 90 minutes south of St. Louis. Meals and housing included. Salary: $38,400 – $48,100 plus benefits, including 8% retirement. Resumes to Human Resources, YMCA of Greater St. Louis, 1528 Locust Street, St. Louis, MO 63103 or Resumes accepted until April 20, 2011. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D. The YMCA welcomes a diverse workforce. All Job Offers are Contingent upon Applicant Passing Criminal History Screening. Must pass E-Verify check. (ACA Accredited)

Camp Glen Brook Seeks Next Director. Camp Glen Brook in Marlborough, N.H., and its Board of Trustees have re-opened the search for the Camp’s next Executive Director. The Board seeks a dynamic individual with proven leadership experience to guide the Camp in its exciting new phase of development. Glen Brook was founded in 1946 by Waldorf educator William Harrer and is now owned by the Waldorf School of Garden City. The Camp serves students of the Waldorf School of Garden City, offers a visiting-schools program to other Waldorf and private and public schools, and operates a traditional ACA-approved summer camp. Glen Brook is situated on a 250-acre Colonial-era farm in view of Mt. Monadnock in southern New Hampshire. Requirements include previous experience as a leader of a residential camp or school. Competitive salary and benefits package. This is a year-round position. For a complete job description visit or email Twain Braden, Interim Director, at (ACA Accredited)

Our Management Training program is for young adults or new-to-the-field professionals with a desire to begin a career in the YMCA, Residential Camping (900 campers), Outdoor Education, Adventure Camps, or Educational Travel Programs (we take 8 trips, 500 students on tours of historic Boston, Washington DC, etc.) wanting to get more experience in a variety of areas. This is a program to train new professionals in all aspects of the Cheshire YMCA. This program provides hands-on experience in management within the YMCA and Leisure Services industry. Besides our core programs we emphasize administration, budgeting, organization skills, and communications. Each Management Trainee will be assigned and lead projects, assist managers, and perform administration duties. Stipend for 9 to 12 months is around $10,000 with room and board (during the camping season) included. For more information contact Jake Kavalar at or 603-352-0447. (ACA Accredited)

Responsible to manage all aspects of program operations at the Elam Environmental Center and Camp Ken-Jockety in accordance with the Council’s strategic priorities; develop and manage environmental and contemporary program opportunities for girls to enrich and strengthen membership; secure, train, and supervise appropriate staff and volunteers necessary to accomplish programmatic goals and leading to a quality experience consistent with Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) and the American Camp Association (ACA) camp standards. Please visit for detailed job description and requirements before applying. Please email resume and cover letter to, fax to 614-487-8189, or mail to Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland, HR Department, 1700 WaterMark Dr., Columbus, OH 43215. (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.

Part time area special needs representative sought to manage monthly school year weekend programs and conduct local camper recruitment. Ideal candidate will have a background in camping and/or recreation, knowledge of local special education schools and services, 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 is commission based. Questions and resumes to (ACA Accredited)


Reporting to the Director of Camp Arnaz and Outdoor Program, the Camp Ranger is accountable for the planned and practical management of the Council’s Camp. The Ranger will maintain the physical property as well as recommend and implement property management strategies consistent with our mission to serve girls. The Ranger provides facilitating services and security of campers and staff while the site is in session. Responsible for the effective supervision of part-time maintenance staff; ensures that the site conforms to health and safety regulations, in addition to preventing or minimizing danger from fire or other accidents. Serves as camp host and on-site resident. Accommodations provided by Council. Full time exempt. Must be able to pass background check. Send cover letter and resume to or fax to 831.633.4029. No phone calls please. GSCCC is an EEO.

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

Position available for a Site Manager at Camp Winding River in Dearborn, MO. Camp Winding River is approximately 400 acres and specializes in equestrian activities and includes a state of the art equestrian center. Site Manager ensures that buildings and property are maintained in a safe and attractive manner; performs periodic checks and responds to requests from staff; performs minor repairs and remodeling jobs and oversees contracted services. Must provide excellent customer service. HS or equivalent and 3-4 years of experience. Knowledge of basic carpentry, electrical, plumbing, grounds maintenance and general equipment repair. Housing provided at no cost and living on site is a requirement of the job. All residents over the age of 18 must pass a criminal background investigation and successful applicant must have a valid drivers license and a good driving record. Email resume to: or mail to Girl Scouts – 8383 Blue Parkway Dr. – KCMO 64133. (ACA Accredited)