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September 30, 2015

The following are current year-round job openings in the U.S.
(or seasonal openings longer than just May – August)

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Alphabetical by state under the following categories:

Activity Specialist = 11
Administration = 36
Food Services = 2
Health & Wellness = 1
Site & Facilities = 3

* New listings = 25
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Job Title: Program Instructor Hours: Full Time/Seasonal Pay Rate: $80.00/day ($120.00/day on CR Weeks) Housing and Meals: Provided as part of the job during the week, and available on weekends for a nominal fee. Thousand Pines Outdoor School operates within a Christian Camp & Conference Center, which is a 240 acre site located in Crestline, CA at an elevation of 5,000 feet. We host 5th and 6th grade students from both public and private schools Mon-Fri each week from September to June. Our instructors lead a variety of activities and provide overnight cabin supervision. The goal of our program is to help students learn, grow, and play outside, and we do that by giving students opportunities for hands-on learning in an outdoor setting. We also help students develop their self-confidence through a variety of personal challenges such as: archery, team building, climbing wall, group games, night hike, low ropes and other outdoor activities. Our instructors must hold a bachelor’s degree and have a desire to be a positive influence in students’ lives. For an application or more info, please visit our website: http://thousandpinesoutdoored.comEmail: (ACA Accredited)

SALARY:$8.50-$9.50/hr. STATUS: F/-non-exempt GENERAL FUNCTION: Under the supervision of the program directors facilitate groups in various camp activities. Groups will include schools, church, corporate groups, family reunions & summer resident camp. Activities include; high ropes, team building, environmental education and aquatic activities. This is a year round, hourly full time role. Group leaders will primarily facilitate program in a year-round setting. ACTIVITIES: Facilitate high ropes, low ropes, teambuilding and aquatic activities. Teach environmental education to school groups. Lifeguard at the pool and in certain oceanfront settings. Use good judgment when leading activities. Attend staff trainings/meetings. Other duties as required that pertain to the operation of a camp facility including cleaning communal areas, guest cabins, and bathrooms and shower houses as needed. EDUCATION/TRAINING: High School Diploma. Current CPR and First Aid. Certified lifeguard training require(or able to obtain).High ropes training required(or able to obtain).TB Clearance. EXPERIENCE: Experience working with children. Experience with high ropes or aquatics activities preferred. Experience leading and training staff and/or volunteers. Apply to: (ACA Accredited)

Norwegian Cruise Lines is seeking candidates for the position of Youth Counselor for our US flagged ship, M/S Pride of America, sailing in Hawaii. Applicants must be US citizens or legally authorized to work in the United States. Interested? Read more and apply here:

Assess, design, facilitate and evaluate all pediatric medical camping programs. Design medical camp program using APIE process as specified by National Council of Therapeutic Recreation Certification. Independently design and facilitate adapted recreation and sport activities such as challenge day, adapted water skiing, wheelchair basketball, adapted scuba diving, and other complex camp programs for youth and adults with specific medical needs. Ensure “Beyond the Woods” community support program is successful for Riley Hospital camps past Bradford Woods Residential Program. Support for summer camp includes recruiting, hiring, training, and supervision of seasonal camp employees who are responsible for direct care of clients. This position will focus on supporting and unifying the Summer Leadership Staff (Logistics Coordinators / Cabin Life Coordinators / Full Time Medical Staff); and during the spring, winter, and fall seasons, this position will be responsible for the coordination and management of our weekend camps. Full time position with Indiana University benefit package. All applicants must apply online at, job listing 15047. (ACA Accredited)

Bradford Woods, Indiana University’s Outdoor Center, is located in the American Heartland in South Central Indiana. We are surrounded by rolling hills, limestone bluffs, deciduous forests and miles of waterways. Indiana is central to great outdoor adventures with over 25 state parks, World-renowned climbing in nearby Red River Gorge, amazing backpacking in The Hoosier National Forest and miles of mountain bike trails. Come visit Indiana and spend some time working in the great outdoors at Bradford Woods. We have a 2500 acre natural playground to be shared with youth and adults alike. We are now hiring for spring 2016. Professional Outdoor Instructors (or POIs as we like to call them) will teach youth and young adults about the outdoor environment and facilitate team building programs. We have been offering programs for over 60 years and specialize in state-based curriculum for environmental education. We seek candidates who love the outdoors and have skills in teaching children, leading trips, and working at summer camps. We seek academic backgrounds such as recreation, environmental education, resource management, biology and much more. Go to for a job description and to apply. Or, contact (ACA Accredited)

The Catholic Youth Organization, Camp Rancho Framasa is now hiring School Year Program Staff (PS). PS facilitate visiting groups in outdoor education, leadership/community programs, team building, guest rental groups and spiritual retreats. Other camp life/community responsibilities are included. Ability & desire to be hands on and be flexible in the camp environment needed. Bachelor’s Degree required. Camp experience preferred. Two month (Oct. 1–Nov. 30, 2015) OR seven month (Oct. 1, 2015--May 27, 2016) positions available. We have flexibility with the start date. Staff benefits include a faith community, comprehensive training, housing, meals, and professional development. CYO Camp Rancho Framasa is owned and operated by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and the Catholic Youth Organization. ACA Accredited. For more information and to complete an application visit: or contact Angi at for more information. (ACA Accredited)

The Youth Development Center in Aiken, SC and Camp Ghigau in Upstate, SC are programs that work with at-risk youth who have been termed status offenders. The YDC provides a residential program to a maximum of 32 females; Camp Ghigau allows for a maximum of 28 boys. The primary goals include: behavior modification, improving study skills and core subjects. Staff has flexible work schedules with opportunities to pick up training and experience. Duties include supervising youth as they go about their day, leading adventure based activities, providing crisis intervention, performing administrative duties, residential duties on some nights, supervising dorm chores and more. BA or BS in Outdoor Education, Adventure Programming, Social Science, Youth Development or other related field and experience with at-risk children is preferred. Applicant must have patience, empathy and high energy. Please send resumes to Candice Heatherly at

We are looking for passionate male and female Camp Counselors, to work with our remarkable campers during our fall season. We are looking to fill positions as soon as possible and can be flexible with start dates. Camp Summit is a traditional camp for children and adults with physical and/or intellectual disabilities. We serve campers with developmental delays, physical challenges, and multiple disabilities, ages 6 - 99. Camp Summit has typical camping activities, such as arts and crafts, nature, an adapted Ropes Challenge Course, archery, horseback riding and much more. Camp Summit focuses on our campers ABILITIES not their disabilities. Counselors are the camp staff members who work hands-on with our campers to make them successful in the camp environment. Experience working at a camp and/or with the special needs population are helpful but not required as we provide a full training for all staff, however a desire to make a meaningful impact on the lives of adults with disabilities is a MUST. Compensation includes $275 per week, room and board. Contact Dana Zimmerman at: or Apply Online: (ACA Accredited)

Camp El Tesoro seeks an outdoor enthusiast for a seasonal position. The Outdoor Education program at Camp El Tesoro focuses on teaching elementary-age children about the natural world in order to make them good stewards of the land. The naturalist’s purpose is to further the mission of the camp through the development and delivery of hands-on nature or environmental activities that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the participants’ age and abilities and reflect the camp’s commitment to stewardship of the natural environment. The position reports to the Camp Director and provides support for all programs which include outdoor education, family programs and community use. Primary responsibilities of this position are program planning & delivery, a genuine interest in working with and teaching children in outdoor environment, assist in the management and care of the physical facilities and equipment in the nature or environmental program. Requires skills in leadership, program management, decision-making, risk management. Bachelor’s degree required. Send resume to For more information visit (ACA Accredited)

This is a Shipboard Role. Responsibilities: Interact with/supervise children ages 3-12 in entertaining environment. Provide set-up, clean-up and support during facilitated activities onboard and on Castaway Cay. Clean youth spaces; uphold USPH standards.  Greet guests; could assist with check in/out process. Prep food trays for children. Facilitate activities to groups, requiring use of a microphone. Ensure secured programming policies are followed. Help with island rentals, beach set-up/clean-up, and activities on Castaway Cay. Comply with company policies/procedures, and ship rules/regulations. Participate in Emergency Duties. Basic Qualifications: Minimum 2 years recent experience in a high-volume, fast-paced recreational/camp setting with children. Ability to command attention of large groups. Be at least 20 years of age. Be able to speak, read and write fluent English. Willingness to live and work onboard ships. Be able to work a 7-day, 70-84 hour week with limited time off. Adhere to Disney appearance guidelines. Agree to share a cabin. Preferred Qualifications: • Schooling in recreation, education, or related. Bi-lingual in Spanish and/or Portuguese. Experience working with special needs children. US Residents can apply by contacting Sixth Star at: Canadian Residents can apply by contacting Cast-A-Way at:

How would you like to work in your bathing suit? Would you like your next job to be working at a beachfront resort hotel? Would you like to take hotel guests on snorkel tours? Play beach volleyball with them? Play with their children in Kids Club? Teach them how to ride our Point Break wave machine? Work with a multi-cultural international staff? Pacific Islands Club Saipan has been giving outgoing and energetic individuals the experience of a lifetime for more than 20 years. A chance to work and live abroad. An opportunity to apply your customer service and recreation talents and learn new skills along the way  We are looking for a special few to join our program for at least six months. Amazing benefits package awaits for the right individuals (shared onsite housing, meals, full medical, air transportation from your place to ours, hourly wage and overtime pay!) PIC Saipan is looking for experienced lifeguards, activity staff, Kids Club coordinators and entertainers all rolled into one. Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? Email for an application package. Resort information can be found at APPLICANTS MUST HAVE VALID PROOF TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES AND POSSESS A VALID US PASSPORT FOR TRAVEL. Groups will be starting in early November and December so apply today!!!



At Galileo we talk a lot about greatness, because it’s something we seek—in ourselves and in our programs. Our Area Directors are at the heart of both. We have a team of nine Area Directors right now, and each has grown into a talented general manager and motivating leader. They’ve learned and contributed a lot at Galileo, and should you join us, you will too. You will hone and develop skills like multi-site operational leadership, instructional leadership, feedback delivery, staff selection and offer making, negotiation, community mapping and networking, marketing, training development and delivery, strategic development, time and project management, prioritization, and more. We’re opening up AD jobs in LA because we need leaders to help us grow the Southern California market. With great growth comes great opportunity: we envision a world where there are over 10 Area Directors across the region, several regional offices, and a few super-leaders who manage these Area Directors. Anything could happen, but we’re looking for people who can learn fast and grow quickly into these key leadership roles. Apply now, please visit (ACA Accredited)

United Camps, Conferences and Retreats (UCCR) is hiring! We are looking for Associate Site Director, Grounds at 3 of our sites: Pilgrim Pines Camp in Yucaipa, CA; The Jesuit Retreat Center in Applegate, CA; and the Craigville Retreat Center in Craigville, MA. These positions have the potential to grow into a Site Director position at one of UCCR's many locations . We are looking for candidates with strong maintenance and customer service skills. Salary + Benefits + Housing. Qualifications: 2 years of technical training plus 2 years combined experience; or 5 years combined experience in: - Building trades - Water systems and waterfront maintenance- Landscaping or forestry. 1 year experience in customer service. 1 year demonstrated experience in personnel supervision or one season of maintenance personnel supervision at UCCR. Visit our website to learn more about our terrific organization, and to view the entire job posting at Please follow the directions on the job posting to apply. No phone calls please. UCCR is an equal opportunity employer.

We are seeking a strong and innovative Director of Sales to manage and grow the sales department for our summer camp, outdoor education, conference, festival, and teambuilding divisions. Essential Functions • Develop strategic sales plans, forecasts and reports • Manage sales budgets • Develop product pricing strategy • Direct staffing, training, performance evaluations and goals • Direct market channel development activity and coordinate sales distribution • Assist with maintaining client relationships and closing deals • Assist in developing fully integrated custom CRM system. Competencies: • Communication • Customer focus • Leadership • Presentation skills • Problem solving • Results driven • Strategic thinking • Technical capacity. Required Education and Experience: • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in sales, marketing or business admin • Ten years of related experience, including progressive management experience. Preferred Education and Experience: • Selling to parents and educators • Turning ideas into once in a lifetime experiences • Master’s degree in sales, marketing or business admin. Compensation: DOE For consideration please email resume and cover letter to (ACA Accredited)

Avid4 Adventure ( is the premier provider of authentic outdoor adventure sports for kids. We are about to begin our 13th year of programming and are seeking talented Camp Directors to lead Bay Area camps in the summer of 2016. The Camp Director position is an amazing opportunity to lead a program that teaches kids technical outdoor skills, teamwork, and risk management with the goal of inspiring them to live more active lives. Avid4 Adventure camps offer kids entering Pre-K - 7th grades the unique experience of kayaking, rock climbing, mountain biking, hiking, standup paddle boarding, and outdoor education all within a one-week day camp. As a Summer Camp Director, you will manage a professional staff (ages 21+) and find fulfillment building a program that inspires youth to live active, outdoor lifestyles. You will lead an amazing group of instructors and become part of a team of outdoor enthusiasts. We also offer great perks that help our staff keep the outdoors always at their fingertips. Position Locations: Mill Valley, Oakland, South Bay. Compensation: $925/week. Visit Click on the CA tab for full description and directions for applying. Questions? email  (ACA Accredited)

Galileo isn’t like other day camps. We’re on a mission to develop innovators who envision and create a better world -- and our Camp Program Directors are at the heart of bringing this mission to life through hiring and managing their staff and overseeing daily camp operations. POSITION OVERVIEW: Most Camp Directors have other full-time jobs during the school year, for which this position is the perfect complement. In pre-summer months (January-May) they commit 10-15 hours each week to their Camp Program Director role with 3-4 additional weekends of training. During the camp season (6-8 weeks, June-August) they commit to a full-time schedule of 50-60 hours per week. A typical first-year Camp Program Director earns $10,000-$13,000 (with increases 20%-40% in subsequent years). REQUIREMENTS: Ideal candidates are college graduates with the following: experience working with K-8th grade children, demonstrated leadership experience, summer availability, and the ability to commit for a minimum of three years. Staff selection and management experience a plus. Learn more and apply today: (ACA Accredited)

Science. Adventure. Fun! collide to make the Best. Job. Ever! Keystone Science School (KSS) is searching for a new Camp Logistics Coordinator. KSS Summer Camp offers a wide variety of programs to campers grades K-12. Our programs follow a progression that ensures that campers can return each year for a fresh, exciting experience with new things to learn. Programs include Residential, Day, Teen Leader, and Teen Backpacking camps. The Camp Logistics Coordinator is a year-round administrative position responsible for completing all camp logistics, assisting in summer camp development, managing camp registration, and enhancing the customers’ overall experience. The Coordinator is a key ‘face of camp’ to parents and families and excellent customer service skills are a must. Requirements include, but are not limited to; experience working with campers grades K-12, minimum 1 year experience in customer service, minimum 2 years of experience in Camp or School registration. Please submit the Employment Application found on the Keystone Science School Employment Page. In your cover letter, please include desired salary, and attach resume. Application materials must be submitted by October 12th, 2015. No phone calls, please.

Silver Lake Conference Center, Sharon, CT., is seeking an innovative, relational, accepting, strategic leader who is ready to lead the creation of a more loving, just and peaceful world through the ministry of camp, conferences and retreats. A ministry of the Connecticut Conference of the United Church of Christ (UCC), Silver Lake is poised for growth and ready to explore innovative approaches to ministry to serve their mission of forming life-sustaining leaders. If you are ready for a new challenge in a place that is committed to growth through new ministry development, if your spirit is hungering for a new opportunity to use your good gifts, would you prayerfully consider this opportunity? You can learn more about Silver Lake’s ministry at Kaleidoscope Inc. ( has the pleasure of helping Silver Lake secure their new leader. For more information and a job description, contact Kaleidoscope at

Since 1969, Quest's Camp Thunderbird has been dedicated to providing recreational programs for children and adults with special needs such as Down syndrome, Autism, or Cerebral Palsy. Quest’s Camp Thunderbird is an opportunity for these individuals to relax, socialize, learn new skills and focus on the remarkable things they can do, while making new friends and unforgettable memories. Quest, Inc. is seeking a Camp Director for our annual camp programs. As Director, responsibility will include: all camp planning, directing and management of camp staff as well as supervision of off-season facility use. The Director works with HR to recruit year-round & seasonal staff; ensures deadline completion of all required hire documentation and training; displays excellent budgetary management skills; coordinates with marketing to maximize camp attendance; works with development to engage volunteer groups and scholarship opportunities; develops strategic plans for growth and sustainability to program. Min Requirements: Bachelors in Camp Admin or related degree; 5 or more years exp. with developmentally disabled individuals. Valid FL DL, clean drivers record required. CPR, First Aid, & ACA certification preferred. Apply at (ACA Accredited)

Applicants must be organized, detail-oriented and have a college degree.  Good communication skills a must.  Applicants should have 2-5 years of camp experience in a supervisory role.  Responsibilities include hiring, training and supervising seasonal staff and recruiting campers and school groups.  Must have experience in boating, ARC Lifeguarding, CPR/PR and First Aid, sailing, windsurfing and kayaking. SCUBA certification is a plus.  Seacamp is an ACA accredited camp.  Seacamp is a unique, nonprofit, marine science education and recreational program located in the Florida Keys.  To Apply:  Send cover letter, resume, transcripts and three professional references to, attention: Hiring Coordinator (ACA Accredited)

Camp Alexander Mack, on Lake Waubee, Milford, IN, is a year-round camping and retreat ministry of the Indiana Churches of the Brethren. The camp is 65 acres with additional 180 acres of wilderness area.  Camp Mack was founded in 1925 and continues to serve 1000+ users per year.  The Executive Director will serve as the camp administrator and will develop policy and long rage goals for the camping ministry in partnership with the Board of Directors.  This full time position has responsibility for developing and implementing policies and programs of the Board of Directors; staffing; overseeing the promotion and scheduling of programs and facilities; overseeing administration of the camp; maintaining professional standards; fund-raising in coordination with the Board of Directors.  The qualified candidate will be a faithful Christian with a clear understanding and appreciation of the Church of the Brethren; have a bachelor degree, with IACCA certification preferred; have proven supervisory experience in outdoor ministries; have appropriate emotional maturity and stability and be able to create excitement in persons of diverse backgrounds; be gifted in interpreting the camp’s mission.  For more information about the camp visit Send inquires, letters of interest and resumes to  (ACA Accredited.)

The League for People with Disabilities Inc. is looking for a fun and dynamic person to implement exciting and engaging camping, respite, and travel programs for people with Disabilities. The Manager, Camp & Community Program will plan and facilitate our weekend respite programs (about 12 weekends a year), Wintercamp (a one week program) and the programming at Camp Greentop. The Manager, Camping Program will live on site when programs are operating. Interested candidates should have prior experience working with people with disabilities, supervising staff, planning and facilitating programs, a willingness to live and work at camp during summers and during weekend respites, a positive attitude, a BA/ BS in Therapeutic Recreation or related field preferred. Interested candidates should email Bill Morgan at a copy of their resume. Please include "Manager, Camp Programming" in the subject line of the email. More information about Camp Greentop can be found on our website at This position is full time exempt, with benefits. Salary ranges: 33,000 - 36,000. (ACA Accredited)

Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay has an immediate opening. For Outdoor Program Manager Camp Grove Point 2930 Grove Neck Rd. Earleville, MD 21919 Status: Full-Time, Exempt The Outdoor Program Manager will help Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay continue the build out, design, and program development and implementation for four camp properties. Using your vision and experience in outdoor programming, the Outdoor Program Manager will create a team oriented atmosphere that is solution driven. Must have experience with the ACA accreditation process and knowledge of outdoor education. You also must be willing to work in an outdoor camp setting with regular exposure to heat, humidity, cold and rainy weather. While serving as the Resident Camp Director for summer programming, you will exemplify the values of Girl Scouting in a hands-on leadership role that results in an exceptional camp experience. This is a full-time position with housing and benefits provided at our camp in Earleville, MD Please send a resume to for consideration. (ACA Accredited)

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

POSITION SUMMARY: The Camp Registrar is responsible for delivering high quality customer service to ensure that each child is registered properly, through computer data input, verbal communication, and handling of money transactions. The camps at the West Suburban YMCA include Camp Chickami, Camp Frank A. Day, Camp Polliwog, and Camp Pikati. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Performs program registrations/enrollments, tracking and reporting of program participants, handling incoming calls and in general, providing a high level of customer service interfacing with the West Suburban YMCA member families and the general public. 2. Oversee registration process for Camps Chickami, Frank A. Day, Pikati, and Polliwog, including entering paperwork, collecting payments and membership dues, parent follow-up, etc. 3. Processes the camping financial assistance applications in the required time and with the utmost professionalism and sensitivity. 5. Create, update, and maintain all computerized and paper records pertaining to camp. 6. Collection and data input for community benefits report. 7. Handle billing, payment. QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Bachelor’s Degree preferred or 4 years equivalent experience.  (ACA Accredited)

We are looking for an experienced leader to be Day Camp Director for our day and off-site programs for children with insulin-dependent diabetes, operated by The Barton Center in North Oxford, MA. We currently offer day camps in MA, CT and NY and an overnight program in VT. The ideal candidate will have at least five years experience in camp-related recreational/educational program development, administration, and supervision, strong leadership, supervisory and communication skills, be organized and a team player. Competitive salary and benefits. Must be at least 25 years old and have a Bachelor’s degree. The Barton Center provides year-round camping, recreational, and educational programs, for children with diabetes and their families. Visit for more information on the organization. Email cover letter and resume to: or mail to: Camp Director Search, The Barton Center for Diabetes Education, Inc., P.O. Box 356 North Oxford, MA 01537-0356.

Guard Up, Inc runs exciting and educational summer camps and year round live-action adventures where kids are heroes in an ongoing story with monsters, magic and learning. Guard Up is recruiting to fill a year round, full time Manager and Assistant Camp Director job opening. This position requires a career and goal oriented, self-motivated individual that is creative, reliable, growth-oriented, and confident with making decisions and adapting to a unique, fast paced and constantly changing environment. Requirements: Reliable Transportation (we are not located near mass transit). Clean background check, CORI and SORI checks. Previous experience with kids. Experience managing a team of five people or more, including overseeing and auditing of the distribution and delegation of tasks and responsibilities. Evening and Weekend Hours required. Must be able to reside at overnight summer camp location for 7 weeks of the summer (6 days a week). Ability to look imposing with a foam sword (no experience required). Compensation depending on experience with upwards mobility within a growing company. To apply:

Girl Scouts River Valleys is currently seeking a Project Manager for Program Initiatives. This is a year long project that will be responsible for overall direction, coordination, implementation and successful execution of new camp program initiatives for summer 2016.  The 3 summer programs support: girls learning skills in entrepreneurship (2 week camp), skilled trades (2 week camp), and a summer day camp for coed youth in Rochester MN. This position will work closely with our leadership team and should have 3-5 years of project management experience. Please visit our website for more details and to apply.

Girl Scouts of NE Kansas & NW Missouri is seeking an Outdoor Experiences Director to develop an outdoor program that delivers bold experiences in seven areas: Aquatics, Camping, Excursions, Equestrian, High Adventure, Sports & STEM. The role leads a team of two direct reports and up to 60 during peak summer season. Requirements: • Manage outdoor programs for successful volunteer recruitment, placement and retention.• Collaborate with VP Operations, Site Managers and Fund Development department to direct program needs and assist with developing funding sources for outdoor programs. • Build a team of staff and volunteers that values engagement, communication and a commitment to excellence. • Oversee budgets and cost management for outdoor programs. • Ensure all compliance measures and best practices are followed. Qualifications: • A passion for the Girl Scout mission. • Demonstrated success with developing/executing outdoor programs, preferably for a nonprofit. • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills; creative and forward thinking. • Strong analytical and organizational skills. • Bachelor’s Degree in Nonprofit Management or other relevant certification. Combination of education/experience will be considered.  

Wanakee United Methodist Center in Meredith, New Hampshire is searching for a passionate Executive Director to shepherd our summer camp into an innovative next decade. A detailed job description can be found at Wanakee United Methodist Center is a classic small group camp and rustic retreat center located on a 227-acre wooded property near Meredith, New Hampshire. The site is an ideal setting approximately two hours from Boston, just at the major north-south route into New Hampshire. To Apply: Email your resume and cover letter and three letters of recommendation to Victoria Sheehan, Convenor of the Wanakee United Methodist Center Camp at (ACA Accredited)

The New Jersey State Elks Association Special Children’s Committee is seeking a Director for Elks Camp Moore, an ACA accredited camp. The camp is located in the Ramapo Mountains and offers a fun-filled vacation away from home for children with special needs. Founded in 1972, Elks Camp Moore offers spring and fall respite weekends for adults along with nine week-long sessions June-August. Staff and volunteers provide a safe environment for campers to learn and grow. The Director is responsible for leading and managing the camp and include the creation and implementation of programs; staff/volunteer recruitment, training and supervision; budgeting; administrative duties; and on sight leadership of the residential camp. Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree or higher, 2+ years supervisory experience in an organized camp (ACA accredited camp preferred), strong communication skills, along with leadership and management skills. First Aid/CPR Certification and CPI Certification a plus. Competitive salary and benefits. Email a letter of interest and resume to Ron Mangone at (ACA Accredited)

Willow Lake Day Camp, a premier day camp located in Morris County, NJ is seeking a Transportation/Operations Director to join our year round team. Responsibilities involve overseeing our transportation department including planning/developing all routes as well as helping with purchasing, programming and all other facets of camp. The right candidate is organized, motivated, a strategic thinker, team-oriented and friendly. Communicating clearly and effectively with both prospective and current camp families is an important part of the job. Computer skills and ability to learn database management and mapping software is essential. Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience. Please send resume/cover letter to (ACA Accredited).

Camp Mah-Kee-Nac in Lenox, MA is seeking a full-time Assistant Director. Winter office is located in White Plains, NY. Responsibilities include; camper recruitment, customer-service, assisting in hiring, staff training, and overall operations while building relationships with our campers and families. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree, independent resident camp experience preferred. Send resume & cover letter Check us out at (ACA Accredited)

The Fresh Air Fund's Sharpe Reservation is looking to hire a Program Coordinator to work on our 2,300 acre site in Fishkill, NY. Sharpe Reservation serves as the site of The Fresh Air Fund's five summer camps as well as a year-round residential and day facility rental for community and school groups. The Program Coordinator will serve multiple roles throughout the year with responsibilities that include: Overseeing and coordinating a comprehensive adventure based program (teams courses and high ropes); coordinating inspections, maintaining inventory and general maintenance of program areas; managing and training seasonal and per diem staff; coordinating logistics of any day groups or groups in residence. Qualifications include: Bachelor’s Degree in environmental science, outdoor recreation, biology, or an environmental related field preferred; minimum of two years of work at an environmental center, camp or other similar facility; experience managing staff, developing schedules, booking groups and developing interactive programming preferred. For a detailed job description, please visit: Interested candidates should email their resume/cover letter to (ACA Accredited)

We are looking for a full-time Staffing and Recruiting Associate. We are seeking a “camp person” to join our experienced team of camp professionals for a year-around position. We love camp and are dedicated to providing our campers with a premiere camping experience provided by the highest level of staff in the country. The Associate of Staffing and Recruitment, will work closely with the executive management team and Director of Staffing, to head up a 12 month effort to hire staff for our 2 largest day camps in the NYC area. We have well developed and advanced systems for hiring and recruiting—and we need you to use those systems to help find and hire the best camp people available. This position requires an intelligent, flexible, sophisticated, and hardworking individual with a passion for summer camp. You will recruit, screen, and hire staff for one of the largest day camp companies in the country. You will also work during the summer with senior leadership and camp directors to address in season staffing needs. Familiarity with Department of Health and ACA regulations and guidelines high desirable. College degree required. The position requires some travel and weekend/evening work. Applicants: Email cover letter and resume to Genna Matz, Please use "Staffing and Recruiting Associate" as your subject line. (ACA Accredited)

Wilmington, North Carolina: Sea Turtle Camp is seeking a full-time Program Coordinator. This position reports directly to the Camp Director. The primary responsibilities include: working with the Camp Director to execute our overall vision and high company standards; curriculum development; coordinating logistics for all programs; assisting in hiring, training and leading of seasonal staff; fostering an environment of excellence in customer-service; sales, social media, budget planning and overall operations, while building long-term relationships with campers and families. Requirements: At least 3 years of professional camp management experience preferred. Salary range: $28,000-$36,000 depending on experience. Send resume & cover letter to Rebecca McWhorter, . Check us out at

Surf Camp, Inc. is seeking an Operations Director to fulfill a full-time, year around position with the overall responsibility of our company’s growth and success. This position reports directly to the founder/president. The primary responsibilities include; overseeing and working with program staff to execute our overall vision and standards; hiring, training and leading the full-time and seasonal summer staff team; fostering an environment of excellence in customer-service; overseeing sales, marketing strategies, budget planning and operations; and building long-term relationships with our campers, families, and partners. Surfing experience NOT required. Requirements: At least 5 years of professional camp management experience and Master’s Degree preferred. Send resume & cover letter to Jen Civelli at Check us out at and

Wilmington, North Carolina: Wrightsville Beach Surf Camp is seeking a full-time year-round Program Coordinator. Primary responsibilities include; working with the Camp Director to execute our overall vision and high company standards; curriculum development; coordinating logistics for surfing and marine science programs, assisting in hiring, training and leading seasonal staff; fostering an environment of excellence in customer-service; sales, marketing strategies (including social media), budget planning and overall operations, while building long-term relationships with campers and families. Requirements: At least 3 years of professional camp management experience and Masters Degree preferred. Send resume & cover letter to Will Ahlers at Check us out at

Rockfish Camp & Retreat Center, nestled on 486 acres in the Sandhills of North Carolina is accepting applications for a highly motivated, creative, faith-filled person to serve as Program Director to further its mission through the planning and delivery of activities and events for summer camp and year-round retreats. The Program Director will participate in the design and delivery of program activities that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the participants’ age and abilities. The Program Director will assist in the management of the overall camp operation in conjunction with and at the direction of the Center Director. The ideal candidate will be grounded in Christian faith, have a 4 year college degree, have camp leadership experience, practice Christian hospitality, possess excellent communication and organizational skills, thrive in a team environment, and be detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task. Compensation for this full-time position is dependent upon experience and includes on-site housing, benefits & meals in camp when served for guests. Applications for full-time position will be accepted until October 23, 2015. Send resume with references & cover letter to Jim Martin, Director, (ACA Accredited)

NEW Partnership--NEW Opportunity! The Kirkwood Camp and Conference Center, a joint ministry of Lehigh Presbytery and the Presbytery of Philadelphia and an ACA accredited camp, seeks a Camp Director to lead us into our new future together. We are committed to work with the congregations of our presbyteries to provide an exciting and relevant camping ministry that helps children, youth, and adults experience the joy of God’s creation and grow in Christian discipleship. A complete job description can be found at For more information or to send a resume, please contact Courtenay Willcox at

Lake Naomi Club, a Platinum Club of America Residential Country Club Community in Northeastern Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, responsible professional to join our nationally recognized Member service team in a Supervisory position focusing on the Day Camp and Recreation programs. The Recreation Manager’s position will assist the Operations Manager with overseeing all Recreational Programs including Klub Klub Day Camps, Pre-Teen and Teen Programming, Sports Clinics and Family Special Events. Candidates must possess a background in recreation or a closely related field, a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is preferred. Candidates should have at least five years of experience organizing and developing Day/Resident Camp and Teen Programming. The Recreation Manager will work full time, year round, with concentrated hours preparing and implementing the busy summer season. This position requires weekend and holiday work through most of the year. Competitive salary $32,000-38,000 and excellent benefit package will be offered. To apply email resume to: or fax to: 570-646-6758

Seeking a director for Camp Pegasus, a therapeutic social skills day camp for 6-15 year old children in Rosemont, PA, near Philadelphia. Camp Pegasus provides an intensive social skills therapy program interwoven with a fun and success-oriented day camp structure. The program is designed for children grappling with social challenges stemming from Asperger’s Syndrome/High Functioning Autism, ADHD, learning differences, and social anxiety. We seek an innovative, organized director to help take Camp Pegasus to new heights. The Camp Director is responsible for the leadership and operation of Camp Pegasus. It includes but is not limited to: development & management of the program, PR/marketing, facility/site needs, camper well-being, staff & intern development, financial development, & day to day operations. During camp the Camp Director offers hands-on leadership exemplifying the highest values and standards, creating a world-class camp experience. The successful candidate must have 5+ years of translatable experience. Hours: Part time hours September through February; up to 40 hours per week March through August. To apply, please email a cover letter & resume to camp executive director, Mike Fogel, at

Camp Balcones Springs, located near Marble Falls in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, offers an outstanding coed Christian sports and adventure camp. CBS is seeking a dynamic, full-time, year-round associate director to build into current full-time staff and to ensure consistent high quality delivery of all programs. Primary responsibilities of this position are recruiting and hiring female staff, program planning & delivery, camper recruitment and staff supervision. This position is responsible for all facets pertaining to girls’ camp and will also assist in various other areas as needed; she will report directly to the owner/director. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree, camp experience preferred, excellent written and verbal communication skills, leadership, program management, motivation to work independently and be self-directed, and have enthusiasm for working with children. Employee will also be asked to help facilitate retreats occasionally. Salary is based on experience. Excellent benefits include retirement; health, vision, dental and life insurance. (ACA accredited) All inquires please send your resume to and (ACA Accredited)

Looking for a leader who can manage and keep up with the high energy required to operate an aerial adventure park. Must be reasonably fit, and have full hand dexterity and full range of overhead arm motions. Must not have a fear of heights nor prone to panic attacks or anxiety. Must be able to work outdoors for long days in diverse weather conditions. It's Texas. It's Hot. Work Schedule: The schedule will vary with the flow of the business. Primary Season runs from Spring Break through Winter Break. Develop staff with skills that complement the company needs in the slower seasons, i.e. food service, construction, program development, etc. A summary of the primary responsibilities include: Overseeing the entire guest experience. Scheduling (employees and tour availability)Reviewing reservations (past, present, and future)Sales and networking. General administrative responsibilities (e-mail, voicemail, reporting, etc.)Problem resolution and staff training, including Guests Services. Oversee Employees of Ticket and souvenir sales. Recruiting and training facilitators/monitors. Assisting with special programming and events. Please submit Cover Letter & Resume to ATTENTION Katy:

Stoney Creek Ranch located in New Ulm, Texas is seeking a full-time Facilities Manager who would oversee the grounds and camp operations. The job would require facility preparedness for rental groups during the Fall and Spring and during the summer months for our Summer Urban Initiative camps. Responsibilities would include but are not limited to staff hiring, staff supervision and the compliance and implementation of all ACA standards. The requirements are a 4 year college degree and 2 years of camp experience. Please send resume' and cover letter to Pam Gray,, 713.851.7292 (ACA Accredited)

Camp Fire's Camp El Tesoro seeks an experienced camp professional for a full-time, year-round position. The position, Program Coordinator, reports to the Camp Director and provides support for all programs which include summer overnight & day camps, outdoor education, family programs and community use. Primary responsibilities of this position are program planning & delivery, camper & staff recruitment and staff supervision. Requires skills in leadership, program management, decision-making, risk management, staff & volunteer management and experience with ACA standards. Bachelor's degree required. El Tesoro has been in operation for 82 years and just completed a $10.9 million capital campaign for major facility renovation/expansion. Send resume and salary history/requirements to: For more information visit (ACA Accredited)

Camp Friendship a private residential summer camp in Virginia is looking for a Finance Manager. The Finance Manager oversees our core financial and administrative functions from managing accounts payable, accounts receivable, maintaining financial records using QuickBooks, developing reports and metrics as needed, to assisting with research and cost comparisons from vendors. The successful candidate must have at least 3 years of experience in a related role, advanced experience working with Microsoft Excel, demonstrated initiative, ability to work well with others, and an interest in the work of camp and child enrichment. A bachelors degree is preferred! Salary starting is $15/hour plus benefits. Please submit resume and cover letter to Cris Higginbotham, Camp Director at (ACA Accredited)



Searching for a seasonal kitchen manager to oversee and manage 3 residential summer camps/rental groups in Northeastern Pennsylvania for summer 2016. Responsibilities: Responsible for operations, ordering, managing staff, control budget, run a professional kitchen, food safety, exceptional customer service, budget, staff training and menu planning. Must have: Managerial skills, positive team leader, and ability to multitask. Benefits: Seasonal position including room/board with a competitive salary. Please send resume to! (ACA Accredited)

Head Cook/Hospitality Position at Ceta Canyon Camp & Retreat Center. Located in the Texas Panhandle in a beautiful branch of the Palo Duro Canyon - 30 minutes from Canyon, TX Helping in all areas of kitchen assignments. These tasks include, but are not limited to: • preparing hot and cold foods • cleaning and mopping • dish room help, hosting groups • must have experience in food ordering and inventorying product for scheduled groups. Hospitality duties: Cleaning lodging areas and maintenance of facilities. Desire to serve in a Christian Camping Ministry. Must enjoy and have a working knowledge of food service and understand the demands of this type of position. Required to help in other departments during slow times. Benefits and Housing included. Criminal Background Check Required. Email: and  go to for an online Staff Application (FULL TIME) or download a Staff Application (FULL TIME) – PDF document



FT Nursing Coordinator needed for Easter Seals Wisconsin Camp Wawbeek and Respite Camp programs. Located on 400 wooded acres in beautiful Wisconsin Dells, we are a community dedicated to providing a life-changing experience for children and adults with disabilities. Approximately 60% direct nursing and 40% nursing administration. Unique and dynamic program; warm and friendly environment. Recruitment, hiring, training and supervision of camp nurses and nursing students; on-site supervision of nurses and/or direct nursing care at both camps for approximately 20 weekend sessions and one four-day holiday session from September – May, with FT on-site supervision during summer program, June – August. Housing and utilities provided (optional); excellent benefits. Resume to or Attn: Carissa Miller, Easter Seals Wisconsin, 101 Nob Hill Rd, Suite 301, Madison WI 53713 EOE (ACA Accredited)



UNITED CAMPS, CONFERENCES & RETREATS a unique, growing org that manages camps & retreat centers, has an immediate opportunity at Camp Cazadero in Sonoma County. This position will share responsibility with the Site Director, who is often out in the field working at our various sites. The Associate Site Director candidate must be mature, responsible, and willing to learn UCCR’s pol/procedures. This position is an integral part of our operations and hospitality at Camp Cazadero. Also growth opportunity for the successful candidate – with the poss. of moving into a Site Director position at another UCCR site when a position becomes available. This is not a program based position. Qualifications: 2 yrs. combined experience  in camp facility ops (food svc, maintenance., and equip). 1 year experience in customer svc. 1 year experience in staff supervision. Current food service handlers cert or the ability to obtain. Current lifeguard cert or the ability to obtain. Hold valid CA D/L w/clean record. Willingness to live at and work in a camp setting. Position will have resp. in camp ops, maintenance, supervision, finance, & admin. F/T Exempt. Salary + benefits + housing. See the entire ad on our website: www.UCCR.ORG. Email resume and cover letter to: EOE. (ACA Accredited)

Under the direction of the Facilities Director, assist in the maintenance and repair of the camp’s buildings, grounds, equipment and other facilities consistent with the mission of the camp. Essential Job Functions: Maintain camp grounds, Operate necessary grounds care equipment such as mower, tractor, chain saws, etc. Be aware and make necessary changes to hazards found on camp grounds. Assist in the repair of buildings and facilities. Make minor repairs as needed On occasion perform janitorial and general maintenance duties, Sweep, scrub, wax floors, wash windows and screens, put up and take down screens and storm windows – repair same; shovel snow; Dispose of trash and waste. Assist with emergencies on physical plant and site. Assist in conducting initial and end-of-season inventory. Store equipment for safety. Follow schedule for checking physical plant and equipment for safety, cleanliness and good repair. Occasional event setup and breakdown. Other duties as assigned.  Requirements - Good working knowledge of plumbing, carpentry, electrical and HVAC. Small engine repair a plus. Valid driver’s license. Some weekend and evening work required. Send resume, references and salary requirements to (ACA Accredited)

Position Summary: Under the general direction of the Director of Property, the Site Manager provides general maintenance and custodial services in accordance with the council’s policies and standards. The incumbent works closely with camp directors, volunteers and council staff to ensure that troop, day and resident campers have a successful camping experience. This position requires the incumbent to live on site to provide 24 hour emergency coverage. Performs year-round grounds maintenance which includes snow removal, trail clearing, road maintenance and lawn mowing. Cleans and maintains buildings and equipment. Maintains inventory of tools, equipment and supplies. Maintains septic system and plumbing schedules. Maintains gates and posted signs to discourage unauthorized access onto camp property. Monitors site for damage caused by weather or vandalism and reports findings to the Director of Property. Provides support to camp directors, volunteers and staff for camp projects. The Site Manager will consistently exercise discretion and judgment with respect to matters of significance. Please forward resumes to (ACA Accredited)


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