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March 15, 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 = 14
Administration = 33
Food Services = 1
Health & Wellness = 1
Site & Facilities = 8
Outside of Camp/Not Camp Related = 1

* New listings = 26
Total listings =

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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 Thousand Pines Christian Camp & Conference Center, which is a 240 acre site located in Crestline, CA at an elevation of 5,000 feet. Our staff of Program Instructors lead 5th and 6th grade students through a variety activities and provide overnight cabin supervision Monday-Friday each week. 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 information, please visit our website at - Contact: Jeremy Rice 909-338-8900 (ACA Accredited)

If you're passionate about aquatics and youth development, skilled at supervising staff and experienced with managing an aquatics facility, consider joining Tumbleweed Day Camp in our 61st year as our Aquatics Director. This person is primarily responsible for overseeing both our Swim School program and our aquatics activities during the camp day. In both areas, this includes planning and implementing program, maintaining equipment and supplies, training and supervising staff (both lifeguards/swim instructors and general camp staff), emergency preparedness and delivering excellent customer service, ensuring that we achieve Tumbleweed's goals through our aquatics program.  Required current certification in First Aid, CPR, Lifeguarding and WSI; Lifeguard Instructor strongly preferred (Red Cross or equivalent). Minimum 1 year experience in managing/leading aquatics program required, preferably in summer camp setting. PT (20-30 hours per week) beginning April 1, FT from approximately June 1 through August 31. Please note that, as a day camp, we do not provide housing, meals or transportation. For a full job description or more information, email (ACA Accredited)

The YMCA of the Rockies / Estes Park Center is HIRING IMMEDIATELY Share your passion for the outdoors and science with kids! Join a wonderful team of Outdoor Education Instructors at the YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park, CO. You'll teach classes in ecology, hike students into Rocky Mountain National Park to learn about glaciers, run team building activities, and lead campfires for students 5th-8th grade. Spring 2015 season is March 14 through approx. June 15--and we also run an Autumn season! (There are work opportunities for the summer to bridge the terms.)  QUALIFICATIONS: Participate in Outdoor Education Training (provided by the Y); have experience and enjoy working with children; be able to carry up to 40 pounds and hike up to 6 miles on uneven terrain each day; read/speak English; meet acceptable criminal background checks; and preferably, have a degree in education, science, environmental studies, biology, or similar area of study. You must be at least 18 to live and work at YMCA of the Rockies. We will offer CPR/First Aid training at cost during training if you aren't certified.  Earn $250/week +room +board. Apply here:

YMCA Camp Shady Brook is looking for OEE/program instructors who wish to share your passion for the outdoors and science with kids! HIRING IMMEDIATELY. Come and join our family of smart and super OEE instructors. Camp Shady Brook is located on 300 beautiful acres in the Pike National Forest near Colorado Springs and Denver, CO. Spring 2015 season is April through approx. May 31. We also run a fall season from August through October! (There are work opportunities for summer to combine seasons.) Candidates will be able to take initiative, function in diverse environmental conditions, provide positive leadership and supervision to campers as it relates to OEE, and support the YMCA mission. You must be at least 18 and willing to live and work at YMCA Camp Shady Brook. We will offer CPR/First Aid training at no cost during training if you aren't certified. YMCA Camp Shady Brook is a part of the YMCA of Pikes Peak Region and offers an excellent benefit package, including 12% retirement, weekly salary plus room & board. To apply for this position please submit your application and resume to (ACA Accredited)

Pacific Quest facilitates an environment for teens and young adults to recognize a desire for change. THE MISSION of Pacific Quest is to provide individualized, sustainable, personal development within a safe, structured, experiential and natural environment in a culture of unconditional support and personal responsibility. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Direct experience working with youth. Desire to garden, farm, and use experiential education as a tool for growth.21 years or older Valid CPR/First Aid certification Valid Driver’s license with clean record. Able to pass Background Check. Able to pass Drug Test upon arrival. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Psychology, Farming/Agro ecology or Outdoor Education/Leadership, or a minimum of 3 years relevant experience. Specific experience with “at-risk” youth or within wilderness therapy. CONTACT: To apply: Please submit resume and cover letter along with application materials to, to fax (855) 317-6304, or mail to Pacific Quest, PO Box 540, Naalehu, HI, 96772

SCHOOL YEAR POSITIONS AVAILABLE at Camp Rancho Framasa School Year Program Staff facilitate visiting groups in outdoor education, leadership/team building, guest rental groups and retreats. Other camp life/community responsibilities included. Ability to be hands on and be flexible in the camp environment. Bachelor's Degree required. Camp experience preferred. Four month (August 2 –November 13, 2015) OR nine month (August 2, 2015-May 22, 2016) commitment. Housing provided. Must be available August 2, 2015. Visit our website for more information about our organization and to apply online: or for more information contact Angi at (ACA Accredited)

Seeking outstanding individuals! Tamarack Camps Outdoor Education is seeking seasonal residential facilitators whose primary responsibilities include delivering phenomenal experiential education programming. Must have an insatiable thirst for educating yourself and others on everything the beautiful outdoors of Michigan has to offer. Strong candidates must be able to provide a positive learning experience in any environment. Minimum Requirements: 1 year of experience in an outdoor education setting and an American Red Cross First Aid/CPR certification (on-site training available.) Additional Qualifications: Hardworking, flexible and a self-starter. American Red Cross Lifeguard and/or ACCT Practitioner certification is a bonus! Must have full availability and be able to live on camp for the duration of contract. Spring positions beginning in April. Opportunities for advancement into supervisory roles, and limited summer camp positions and multi-season contracts are available for negotiation. From $300/week for Spring/Fall seasons, communal housing included. Please contact for more information, full job description or to submit your cover letter, resume, and three references! (ACA Accredited)

Camp Newaygo, a growing year-round facility is seeking a candidate interested in advancement with a commitment to year round camp programs. In the summer, they will assist with our Girl’s Resident Camp, Co-Ed Day Camp and Community Events. Year round, they will facilitate seasonal events, weddings, school & rental groups, as well as implement the staff and camper recruitment plan. The position requires a flexible schedule and several nights a week and summer season on-site duty. Desired qualifications: Bachelors degree preferred, First Aid & CPR certification or ability to attain, clean background check, desire to provide 5 star customer service, organization, ability to work with staff & diverse populations, strong leadership, experience in programming & outdoor education, and experience in teambuilding & high/low ropes. Compensation and Benefits: Salary $800/month plus health insurance. On site housing includes basic furnishings, a common kitchen, living room, bathroom/shower, laundry, & single occupancy bedrooms. We’ll also take care of utilities. We provide Wifi & phone access, meals are provided when guests are present. To apply, send resumes to Visit for a full job description. (ACA Accredited)

This is an 8 month position. The Experiential Education Facilitator is responsible for the safe and effective implementation of Princeton-Blairstown Center’s adventure-based experiential education curriculum at the Blairstown Campus. The Experiential Education Facilitator utilizes a youth development model that actively engages participants and supports them in achieving individual and group goals. Major Duties: • Facilitate adventure based/experiential education curriculum including adventure course, low and high ropes course, rock climbing, hiking, canoeing and swimming with a focus on teaching social-emotional learning skills. • Design curriculum, create lesson plans and develop new program activities appropriate to the participant population. • Deliver safely and effectively PBC’s curriculum that is designed to help students communicate cooperatively, problem solve and work together to achieve common goals. - please see our website at for full details and qualifications. Apply online at same page. Questions: 908-362-6765 x1. In addition to submitting on line application, please send resume and cover letter to

Naturalists work as part of a team of enthusiastic, energetic staff members. YMCA Camp Campbell Gard is located in Hamilton, Ohio along the Great Miami River with over 600 acres. Staff will teach groups of 12-20 elementary and middle school students on various topics such as natural science, teambuilding, living history, archery, and wildlife adaptations. Naturalist will also facilitate our challenge course and climbing elements with school-age through adult groups. Other responsibilities include hosting meals, feeding nature center, greeting the groups, and camp improvement projects. The season runs from March 2, 2015 to the end of May 2015. Naturalist will work 5 days a week, sometimes including weekends. Compensation includes onsite housing with laundry and a private room, meals when groups are on camp, wifi access, and $260/week. Staff will have the opportunity to complete trainings and professional development. Applicants should have a desire to work with children, be comfortable leading a group, and the ability to take initiative. For more information visit our website at Email your resumes to to apply.  (ACA Accredited)

Come work and play at camp during the school year! Camp Killoqua, a non-profit residential Outdoor Education program in beautiful Stanwood Washington, is looking for creative, enthusiastic Instructors for our spring season March 17- June 13. We offer 2-5 day residential programs for local area schools. Our OE curriculum focuses on forest, wildlife, and wetland ecology of the Pacific Northwest, teambuilding activities and outdoor recreation activities including climbing wall, canoeing, archery, outdoor living skills, and orienteering. Degree, or 2 years college and related experience. Experience working with children in the out of doors, ability to be a positive role model to participants, positive and flexible attitude and strong work ethic. Salary is 250-$300 DOE per 5 day work week plus fulltime housing and fulltime board, free laundry, internet access, fun co-workers, and scheduled time off each day. For more info or to apply please visit our website or email Position starts soon, apply right away! (ACA Accredited)

Edwards YMCA Camp in East Troy, WI is seeking Program Specialists for Spring 2015. Program Specialists should be outgoing, hardworking, and highly motivated people who have their sights set on a career in the Camp or Outdoor Education field. The position places a strong emphasis on Environmental Education, High Adventure, Outdoor Recreation, and Team building Programs. While programming is the primary focus, staff will also gain valuable experience in all facets of camp operation including maintenance, housekeeping, and office administration. Candidates should be willing to work a varying schedule, be capable of working with a diverse guest base of both children and adults, have a passion for teaching in and about the natural world, and have a positive attitude and enjoy having fun! Our season begins March 30th with options to continue on for summer and 2015-2016 school year. Salary of $55/day is based on a 5 day work week. Lodging is provided for the duration of the contract, and meals while groups are on site. To apply send your resume, cover letter, and 3 references to Mike Rutenbar and Steve Cummins For more information call (262)642-7466. (ACA Accredited)

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. Video link To apply, contact Sixth Star:

While summer is quickly approaching and camp directors are filling up their counselor rosters, Pacific Islands Club, Saipan is looking for experienced outdoor-types to join our team for the next six months. Amazing benefits package awaits for the right individuals. PIC Saipan is looking for lifeguards, activity staff, Kids Club coordinators and entertainers all rolled into one. Are you ready to fly half way around the world on our dime? 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. Our next group of US Mainland hires will be arriving in mid June of 2015. Apply today!!!



Join Tumbleweed Day Camp in our 61st summer as one of our Assistant Site Directors! This person is responsible for working with our Site Director to implement a day camp program for about 600 campers in 3rd through 8th grade, mentor and support approximately 30 staff members, contribute to our camp culture and be a part of our outstanding Leadership Team. The ideal candidate will be passionate about developing youth and youth-serving professionals in a summer camp setting, excel at customer service for our camp families and show a willingness to learn and grow. This position is part time and potentially virtual (about 5 hours per week) beginning April 1, full time beginning June 1. Requirements: Minimum of two years' experience in youth development, preferably in summer camp. Minimum one year/season experience in a leadership or managerial role. PLEASE NOTE that as a day camp, we do not provide housing, meals or transportation. All employees travel to and from our camp in West Los Angeles each day. For more information and a full job description, please email or call (310) 472-7474 ext. 102. (ACA Accredited)

A great opportunity for the right person in one of the most beautiful spots in the Bay Area. The Camp Director is responsible for the supervision and operation of the Summer Resident and Day Camp, Travel Camp, and Vacation camps. 1. Go to 2. Type in Resident Camp Director in the job title box, then select the Blue arrow 3. You'll see the details of the job in the right hand column. 4. If you want to apply, click the blue "Apply" button and the system will walk you through each step of the process. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Collaborate with Sr Program Director in creating the operating annual budgets for resident, day and seasonal camps. Monitor revenue & expenses monthly; plan and initiate corrective action in a timely manner. Research and assist in the writing of grants to benefit all of camps' programs. Oversee effective daily operation of summer and vacation resident camps, travel participants, and day camps.· Seek to build developmental assets in youth, and teens through quality programs and communication.· Seek opportunities to expand programs that serve the community.· Develop program to include new aspects each year and exceed ACA standards.· Monitor program (ACA Accredited)

The new Grizzly Creek Ranch Campus Director will be a leader who is able to perform a wide range of functions with high accountability and a commitment to excellence. They have responsibility for the management of the overall operations of the Campus and the experience of our guests. Sierra Nevada Journeys has experienced rapid growth over its nine-year history, and is moving into its next phase of change where we will broaden and improve our outdoor science education and community partnerships. The organization is looking for an effective leader who is strategic and detail-oriented, with experience both successfully managing an outdoor education program and cultivating its dynamic culture. Details to apply here:

We are looking for an effective leader who is both strategic and detail-oriented, with demonstrated success expanding mission-aligned revenue opportunities, leading operations and education teams, and cultivating an incredible staff culture. Sierra Nevada Journeys has experienced rapid growth over its nine-year history, and is moving into a new phase where we will aggressively broaden our high-quality outdoor science education and community development programs. Sierra Nevada Journeys has operated the Grizzly Creek Ranch Campus for 5 years, successfully growing and filling the spring, summer and fall seasons. Through the spring and fall, Sierra Nevada Journeys’ Grizzly Creek Ranch Campus offers Overnight Outdoor Learning programs to Sierra Nevada Journeys ‘partner schools, typically for 5th and 6th graders. Through the summer season, the Campus offers traditional summer camps. Also during the summer and weekends, we serve community development groups, including special needs youth and teen leadership programs. The Campus ED will be closely involved in evaluating expansion plans to become a year-round facility, add new lodging space, and enter new markets. Sustainable revenue growth

This position provides leadership, supervision and management of all VW programs (program development & implementation; staff recruitment, hiring, training and management; budget monitoring, fiscal management and control; risk management; strategic planning; and community involvement. Program Dev: Design, deliver & evaluate innovative programs meeting current & emerging needs, maximize capacity, ensure accreditation/licensing/regulatory compliance, & ensure internal quality assurance standards. ACA: Maintain accordance with all ACA standards -- organize all activities related to re-accreditation. Budget, Fiscal Mgmt: Manage revenue growth, exercise fiscal management to meet goals. Facility: Oversee ensure responsible stewardship of current resources & future needs. Risk Management: Implement organizational policies & procedures. Strategic Planning: participate in visioning & planning. Community Involvement: partnerships w community organizations, volunteer program. Supervise: full time staff, seasonal staff, volunteers. For more information please contact Leslie Leger (ACA Accredited)

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Camp Fire Golden Empire, a non-profit youth organization, is seeking an energetic, qualified individual to serve as Executive Director for its club and camp programs in Northern California. Position is 35 hrs/week, salary negotiable. Go to for job description. Interested persons should send cover letter and resume to, Subject line: Personnel Committee. Application deadline is April 10, 2015. EOE

We are looking for an innovative, positive, creative problem solver to work year-round with the Director of Outdoor Program to administer Girl Scouts Heart of Central California's summer resident camp during the peak season and facilitate on-going outdoor events during the remainder of the year. Individual will be responsible for designing, delivering and evaluation of outdoor programs that inspire girls to learn and develop outdoor skills. Individual must be someone with high integrity and a smart proactive leader with a can-do attitude who will interview, train, supervise and mentor camp staff as well as structure staff training and in-service training throughout the summer. Must live and work in camp setting from mid May-August. Other requirements: Age 21 or older, 2 or more years of previous experience in a management role in a resident camp environment, the willingness and availability to work flexible hours, and a valid CA Driver's license. To apply: Please submit Cover Letter, Resume and Supplemental page which includes desired salary range and salary history for the past four years; please include year(s) of employment, position, title, starting and ending salary to (ACA Accredited)

Since 1995, Renaissance Adventures has offered experiential education programs for children and teens. Programs include outdoor summer day quests, year-round after-school enrichment classes, workshops and presentations, and interactive events at birthday parties and festivals. We are looking for an energetic people-person to join our team, manage our registration and office duties, and help support our company foundation and goals. This position is responsible for a variety of routine and non-routine administrative and clerical duties, including bookkeeping, registration and database management, customer communications, filing, phone support, and more. If you are a multi-tasking genius with a sense of humor and professional demeanor who enjoys working with people in a dynamic environment, then please view the complete job description at

Applicants must be organized, detail-oriented and have good communication and computer skills. Applicants should have 2-5 years of camp experience in a supervisory role and a college degree. Primary responsibilities include: all camper recruitment; all staff recruitment and hiring for seasonal and year round positions; staff training; supervision of both staff and campers while in residence; risk management; and hospitality services. Maintain ACA accreditation standards. Seacamp is a unique, nonprofit, marine science education facility located in the Florida Keys. To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, transcripts and three professional references to, attention: Hiring Coordinator. (ACA Accredited)

Extra Special People, Inc. is a non-profit serving children and young adults with developmental disabilities and their families in eight counties in Northeast Georgia. ESP empowers children with developmental disabilities to cultivate skills, self-confidence and relationships through recreational therapy, community involvement and the arts. With the support of volunteers and donors, the ESP team gives participants and their families the gifts of acceptance, hope, and the opportunity to not just survive, but to thrive. The Program Coordinator will work directly with the executive director with a primary focus on the planning and management of after school and summer programs, with day-to-day responsibility for programmatic operations and service delivery. Additionally, the program director will aid the executive director in the implementation and evaluation of ESP strategic plans, projects and initiatives with programming. The position is full-time, with after-school program hours, 1-2 weekends a month & summer camp hours.

The Episcopal Diocese of Easton is looking for a professional and passionate Camp Director to lead its 85 year old camp program. Camp Wright is a 140 acre property, ACA accredited and located on the Chesapeake Bay in Stevensville, MD. It is a non-profit summer day and resident camp with a busy off season rental program. There are 8 weeks of resident camp with 12 themed camp offerings and 9 weeks of day camp. The rental program is 8 months, primarily weekends. The position is responsible for the daily operation of the facility and programming which includes 90 seasonal employees, rental staff and 4 year round employees. The Camp Director will be responsible for overseeing hiring, training and supervision of all staff and employees. Specific knowledge of marketing, development, customer service, site management and a strong work ethic are encouraged to meet the demands of this busy environment. On site housing is provided. Flexible start date but must be ready to begin by September 1, 2015. Visit for a look at Camp Wright. To apply email a resume, references and cover letter to For job description specifics contact Bud Lewis, Chair of CW search committee (ACA Accredited)

Camp Thoreau, an ACA accredited day camp located in Concord, MA is seeking a year round enrollment coordinator and camp administrator. Specific duties include: Manage relationships and communications with existing and prospective customers, oversee camper inquires and manage the camper registration process and maintain the camp’s online database. Manage all aspects of office organization throughout the year and manage the camp’s summer office team. Assist with ACA and Board of Health accreditation compliance documentation. Responsibilities include: running the camp office; camper recruitment; 'talking' and 'selling' camp; all data entry for registration and accounts receivable; mailings; basic office duties; function as parent liaison and assisting with other programs in the fall. Minimum Qualifications: • 1 – 3 years office administration, previous camp experience preferred• Bachelor’s Degree • Experience using social media • Experience working with database and management of information• Ideal candidate must be detail oriented, able to multitask and have strong organizational skills Commitment: 30 hour/week year round Compensation TDB Contact with cover letter and resume (ACA Accredited)

This role requires an individual to have at least 2 years’ experience of working in a resident and/or day camp, with experience of programming, scheduling, supervising, hiring and training staff. Your primary functions will be: 1.) learn and prepare a dynamic program’s schedule for a large day camp (learning new software to manage a complicated elective program that involves online activity selection), 2.) Assist in the screening, scheduling, interviewing, hiring and training of seasonal staff, 3.) to provide information and training to our seasonal staff in preparation for the summer, 4.) To assist in the purchasing of equipment, 5.) to provide administrative support toward the organization of our seasonal permits and inspections, 6.) Supervise, provide feedback and support to staff during the summer to ensure quality programming. Applicants must have a great personality, be hard working, detail oriented, and work well as part of a team and love to solve problems. A capacity to learn and grow is a must. This job begins as a seasonal, full time role from March through August and has the possibility of becoming a full-time, year round position in the Fall. To apply, send questions, cover letters and resumes to  (ACA Accredited)

Please consider joining our hard-working, fun-loving, dedicated, passionate, and servant-minded team at Camp Henry! The Administrative Coordinator will fill a seasonal position, through the end of 2015, with the opportunity for this position to grow into a year-round, full-time position in 2016. The Administrative Coordinator will support and work closely with Camp Henry’s five Directors. The person filling this position will work most closely with our Guest Services Director and Camp Administrator. Typical tasks will include supporting marketing, social media, guest services, camper and parent relations - while often serving as the face and voice of Camp Henry. A willingness to work as a part of a team and to help out as needed in other areas – including program delivery and food service – is certainly desirable. This is an ideal position for a detail oriented, organized, enthusiastic, hard-working, caring, guest and customer service oriented person who loves and appreciates the power of camp. On-site housing and utilities provided as well as meals when being served in the Dining Hall. Stipend of $1,150 per month. Please send a cover letter and resume to (ACA Accredited)

CAMP OLSON YMCA an independent YMCA camp is looking for a dynamic, energetic, dedicated, and experienced camping professional to lead and oversee our growing summer camp programs. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: overseeing day to day operations, ensuring ACA standards are implemented, ensuring a safe and healthy environment through effective risk management, the hiring, training and supervision of staff, recruitment & marketing, program development, budget & data management. The Camp Director will be required to live onsite at Camp Olson YMCA in Longville, Minnesota. Since 1954, Camp Olson YMCA has introduced thousands of children and teens from around the world to Minnesota’s amazing wilderness, engaging them in exploration, adventure, environmental stewardship and leadership development. Applicant must be at least 21 years old, with a BA or BS degree and 2-4 years of experience in camp administration. Applicants must pass a background check. If this challenge appeals to you, please send an email to Executive Director Russell Link at (subject line “Camp Director Application”) with your resume and cover letter by 04/20/2015. Start date mid September 2015. for full description. (ACA Accredited)

Wildwood is Mass Audubon's overnight camp located on the waterfront of Hubbard Pond in Rindge, NH. We are the original nature-based outdoor exploration summer camp. The Program Coordinator's role is to ensure that all aspects of Wildwood program exemplify Mass Audubon's mission to connect people with nature and the outdoors. They also assist with promotion and marketing of Wildwood programs; participate in camp fairs and job fairs, and with supervision from the Wildwood Director hire, train, and supervise seasonal Wildwood staff. Housing is provided at camp in Rindge, NH from June through August. During the year this person facilitates programs on-site for the public and groups. Requirements: Bachelors Degree, 2 years experience in a residential camp setting, and a strong background in natural history program development and facilitation. For more information, visit or email Welch Narron at (ACA Accredited)

The Lawrenceville School Camp is seeking a seasonal Assistant Director for our 6-week residential summer camp in Asbury, NJ. For more than a century, we have served urban children from the mid-Atlantic region in three 2-week sessions. Uniquely, the students of The Lawrenceville School, a college preparatory boarding school, serve as counselors, rotating through each session. Our mission, therefore, is to provide a fun, meaningful camping/learning experience to both constituencies. The successful candidate will be hard working, energetic, and ready to guide, support, and supervise the creative development of a new camp community each session. This person will have a bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years experience in a youth development setting, including staff supervision. Compensation is extremely competitive for a 6+ week camping season. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to

Will you help us show girls what courage, confidence, & character look like? The Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways has three new, year-round Outdoor Program Manager positions available. Each Program Manager will be assigned a camp property (& its surrounding counties) where you will plan and lead programs both on and off the camp and foster outdoor program partnerships throughout the region.  For more information on position responsibilities, each camp's focus, required qualifications, and application instructions, go to (ACA Accredited)

The NY YMCA Camp is seeking an individual who will be responsible for coordinating services & facilities to meet the needs of all retreat groups. In addition, the Retreat Program Director is responsible for quality delivery of retreat programs & the development of new programs. Responsibilities: Coordinate, schedule & provide onsite supervision. Recruit, train & supervise staff. Provide planning & supervision of programs. Market to new groups & conduct a year-round sales program. Develop & implement use of program staff. Maintain a safe environment. Maintain residence on camp property. Manage $1.0 mm operating budget annually. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. 4 yrs. of recreational administration & supervisory exp. Experience with facility administration, retreat programming, staff supervision & customer service; program development & sales; recruiting & motivating part-time staff. Ability to work independently & as a member of a team. Current First Aid/CPR & Lifeguard certification. ACCT certified a plus. Knowledge of marketing, record keeping, budget control, scheduling & MS Office applications. Please forward your cover letter, resume & salary req., with subject line “Retreat Director” to (ACA Accredited)

Girl Scouts of the USA seeks a seasoned Strategy Lead- Outdoor Initiative professional who is responsible for developing and implementing a national outdoor strategy to get more girls outdoors more often, not only because that is what girls have told us they want, but because of the health and leadership benefits of getting outdoors. The Strategy Lead will lead the development, finalization and implementation of a multi-year outdoor strategy. She/he will collaborate, communicate and project manage across GSUSA communities to ensure timely execution of plans. She/he will serve as the content expert and topic liaison for all things Outdoors for the movement. She/he will be the lead point of contact for Councils on the Outdoor initiative. The Strategy Lead will partner with the Girl Scouts Merchandising team to secure effective partnerships that serve the priorities of the Outdoor initiative. • Possibility thinker with a track-record of driving towards innovative, solution-oriented results• The position will be located at the GSUSA headquarters in mid-town Manhattan• Travel up to 20% • Typical candidate will have a BA/BS degree in relevant field plus 8+ Apply online at:

The NY YMCA Camp is seeking an individual who will be responsible for the administration & operation of safe & quality programs for youth at our summer resident camp. The Director will ensure qualified staff are recruited, trained & supervised. Responsibilities: Serve 500+ kids & manage an operating budget of $750K. Market programs to existing & prospective campers. Assist in the planning & management of the fiscal operation. Establish & enforce YMCA of Greater NY and Camp safety & risk management procedures & staffing policies. Manage fiscal aspects of program supplies. Coordinate training & staff certification. Plan, coordinate & supervise special programs. Oversee the implementation of a Teen Leaders Club program. Assist with the coordination of weekend groups. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Recreation. Min. of 2 yrs. of camp administration & large group programming. Experience working with diverse groups of young people, staff & budget development, & management. Program marketing, public speaking, written & verbal communication skills. Current CPR/FPR/RTE certifications. Please forward your cover letter, resume and salary req., with subject line “Summer Resident Camp Director to (ACA Accredited)

Admissions Counselor for Special Needs Camp – Assist admissions director in taking families through the admissions process for a nationally-recognized camp for students with high functioning autism and related social needs. This fulltime, year-round position includes managing inquiry calls, emails, paperwork, tours, marketing events, promotional material production, family seminars, and camp opening days. The admissions counselor also serves as office manager in the summer, supporting staff and families with phone calls, emails, documentation, and office logistics. The admissions counselor must have a bachelor’s degree in a social science or business or AA degree with experience in admissions or marketing. Must also have experience working with individuals with autism and their families, as well as database management and customer service experience. We offer competitive pay and benefits, including health and dental insurance and paid time off, and a great work environment. Position is available May 2015. Email resume or questions: (ACA Accredited)

Stepping Stones is seeking an experienced and motivated individual with a passion for working with individuals with disabilities as our year-round, live-in Camp Director. The Camp Director is responsible for weekend overnight programming throughout the school year, summer overnight camps and a summer day camp. Responsibilities include the development, implementation, oversight, and administration of all programs, as well as day-to-day program planning, assistance with participants, and staff supervision. The Director is responsible for hiring, training, and supporting around 60 seasonal staff and collaborating with all support staff.  Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Candidates must be adept at planning age appropriate, engaging, and exciting activities and programming for individuals with disabilities ages 5-85. The director MUST have a serious interest in having fun! Compensation ranges from $27,000 - $29,000/yr. Housing plus utilities, generous paid time off, 403B, employee health, employee dental, life and disability insurance all included at no cost. For consideration, email resume to or apply at

Camp Director (Interim with permanent potential) Camp Fire Northwest Ohio is looking for an interim camp director who can bring financial, property management, and foundation structure expertise to our organization.  This foundation structure will position us to take our existing resident and day camp and retreat team building programs to the next level with the implementation of Camp Fire's Thrive methodology and innovative outdoor experiences. Camp Fire’s approach, created in partnership with the Thrive Foundation for Youth, enables youth to achieve their full potential by: Identifying Sparks, Adopting a Growth Mindset, Goal Management, and Reflection. Camp Glen, located in Tiffin, OH, is Camp Fire Northwest Ohio’s resident camp and retreat center. We offer traditional resident camps during the summer and retreats/team development opportunities from April through October. Camp Glen is on 140 acres near the Sandusky River banks in Seneca County. The site has 120 beds, low and high ropes courses, and a variety of program opportunities (mountain boarding, archery, traverse wall, swimming pool, etc.). View job responsibilities and apply at Deadline is April 3, 2015.

YMCA Camp Kern is looking for a new Leadership and Conferencing Department Director. The department is responsible for hosting more than 14,000 guests and hundreds of college, corporate, church, non-profit and Y-Guide groups each year. The position is responsible for 3 full time staff, up to 15 part time staff, and all operations of the department, including but not limited to: budget creation and management, staff hiring / training / supervision, department marketing, maintenance and upkeep of all high ropes courses / elements, oversight of office manager / bookings and contracts, board and committee involvement and all guest and group experience. We are looking for someone to drive the department forward, with creative ideas, new partnerships and through the deliverance of exceptional experiences for guests. The position reports to the Executive Director as part of a team of eight Department Directors, and must be able to balance department goals with contributions to camp wide goals. For more information, and to apply please visit: (position is listed under Camp Kern heading) Questions? Contact Chris Addison at: 513-932-3756 x1512 or (ACA Accredited)

The Manager, Camping & Outdoor Leadership (Manager) will be the content expert for outdoor curriculum and serve as the on-site director thus necessitating a solid and balanced leadership and management skill set. A Bachelor’s degree is required with a minimum of 5 years relevant camping/outdoor adventure experience. The ideal candidate has experience in organizational change, leadership, and a well-developed style of volunteer and staff management that is collaborative, systematic, adaptable, and empowering. Demonstrated innovation resulting in new partnerships and sustainable growth will be key indicators of success for this position. *NOTE: This position requires the incumbent to reside onsite at the campground (housing is provided). Please visit under employment opportunities for full details of job requirements.  For consideration, please email your cover letter and resume along with salary history to: Robyn Ezzell, Non-Profit Executive Search Recruiter, Find Great People, 864-553-7271

Camp Summit seeks a full time assistant camp director. This dynamic individual will develop & implement year round camping programs; hire, coordinate & supervise our year round program seasonal staff. We provide residential camping experiences for children and adults who are developmentally delayed, physically challenged, deaf/blind multi-handicapped or multi-disabled with a wide variety and differing levels of disabilities from mild to profound, for campers aged 6-99 years. Requirements: A bachelor’s degree in related field; Knowledge of people with disabilities is desired, but not required; Strong supervisory skills; Excellent organizational & multi-tasking abilities; Ability to work effectively with a diverse group; Ropes, Archery & Lifeguard experience or willing to be trained. To be considered, please send a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to Only someone who wants to grow, who is dedicated & passionate need apply. (ACA Accredited)

Position: Camps Coordinator Start Date: March 2015 Starting Salary: 36-45K Job Description: Kidventure has been providing summer camp programs for 21 years in Texas operating in over 30 camp locations in Dallas, Houston, Austin and the Hill Country. We are currently seeking one highly motivated candidate to be our Summer Camps Coordinator for the DFW area. This person will oversee the running of our area day camps, recruit and assist in training counselors and directors for each site and work with team to grow our programs. Qualifications -4 Year Degree -Strong experience working in summer camps or related children's programs -Experience in designing and organizing program activities, schedules, and timeframes -Experience leading staff, providing guidance training advice and mentorship -Strong communication skills -Strong public speaking skills and confident in delivering presentations to a variety of target groups -Must have a strong desire to make a difference in the lives of children and families -Must possess strong organizational skills -Must be comfortable working in a collaborative/team-based work environment. To Apply: App: Contact: Mike McDonell 512.263.8992

Trinity Forest Adventure Park is looking for a Course Manager to help build a long-term team, and will provide training to allow ongoing professional growth within the company. Duties and responsibilities: Create and maintain schedule for all staff; hold staff meetings addressing guest services, changes in policy and safety issues, including regular training as per our Standard Operating Procedures. Oversee guest relations, specifically that staff are providing positive customer service experiences; Recruit and help train new staff; Conduct and report in writing daily and periodic course and equipment inspections; Assess the risks associated with the program and develop complete documentation and data entry, including staff hours, and incident reports, as well as ensuring that Staff documents (logs) their duties and hours; Provide ongoing feedback and education to staff; as well as periodic testing; Use positive, open and appropriate communication with all company staff ; ACCT Level I (or equivalent) required. Interested candidates should submit resumes to:

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – THE SALVATION ARMY, HOBLITZELLE CAMP AND CONFERENCE CENTER (Midlothian, TX) Plans, schedules, assigns, monitors and supervises the operations of Hoblitzelle Camp and Conference Center; serves as host to outside rental groups and liaison to Divisional Headquarters staff during special functions and events; develops and implements marketing and public relations programs to promote these operations to other Salvation Army units and the community; performs public speaking during special functions and events with additional public speaking to promote awareness and generate financial support for the Camp.  Five years progressively responsible experience in the management of similar operations. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field. Apply at  or contact Destiny Rhodes at with questions. Phone number is (214) 956-6000.

Glen Lake Camp & Retreat Center (GLC&RC) in Glen Rose, Texas, is a ministry of the Central Texas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. GLC&RC creates experiences where all people can encounter God’s love through teaching faith, restoring hope, and inspiring love. We are seeking an on-site director, who exhibits a deep Christian faith, consistent with the standards of the UMC, and who can lead us into fulfilling the mission of the conference and camp. A general description of duties is to oversee the entire ministry including visioning, fund-raising, program, food service, summer camp, administration, and all other work needed to provide a holy place of camp and retreat ministry. Further qualifications include a demonstrated knowledge and practice of leadership, staff development, communication, a Bachelor’s Degree, and have experience working in an outdoor ministry leadership role. Compensation: Commensurate with experience, onsite residence, insurance and retirement plan. For a complete job description, please visit Send letter of interest and resume to: Mavis Howell, Executive Assistant to Dr. Randy Wild, or CTC 464 Bailey Ave. Fort Worth, Texas, 76107….817-877-5222.

Camp For All is looking for high energy and creative people to join our program intern team. Come learn what it takes to run a great camp program. We are dedicated to giving our interns the best opportunity for learning and growth. Intern responsibilities will include: program development, staff recruitment and hiring, planning and facilitating staff training, camp program scheduling, budget management and supervisory support of staff. Internships are paid and include free room and board. Outstanding Intern qualifications: an interest in camping as a career, previous camping or youth development experience, proven problem solving skills and a love for working as a team. Camp For All is a unique, barrier free camp working in partnership with other non-profits to enrich the lives of children and adults with challenging illnesses or special needs and their families throughout the year. If interested, please email your cover letter and resume to For more information about Camp For All, please check out our website  (ACA Accredited)

Wisconsin Badger Camp, a nonprofit organization providing recreational and educational opportunities for people with developmental disabilities, is looking for a full-time, year-round Camp Director. Wisconsin Badger Camp is accredited by the American Camping Association; applicants should have a thorough knowledge of ACA standards. The Camp Director will plan, direct, and supervise all summer camp programs, and seasonal staff under the direction of the Executive Director. Desired qualifications: BA in camp administration or related field or related experience and a strong background in camping. Experience with adults/children with developmental challenges a must. The Camp Director needs the ability to supervise staff and campers, plan, develop, and carry out programs. If you are people-oriented, organized, and hard working, you may be the person for this position. Excellent benefits and may include housing. Please submit cover letter and resume to (ACA Accredited)



Looking for a busy summer job to keep you on your toes and a more leisurely job during the school year? Love to cook? Enjoy planning menus, ordering food and managing inventory? Then our little camp out in the woods might be the perfect place for you to work and live. For the person who considers time for self expression a top priority, a part- time, year-round career might be the perfect fit. Camp de Benneville Pines is a small non-profit camp located in the San Bernardino National Forest, serving children, families and adult groups. Candidate should have a passion for the magic of camp, enjoy cooking & baking, have the ability to supervise a small staff; and have the physical strength and agility to carry out all essential duties of a camp cook job. Must be able to lift 35 lbs, and have the willingness to shovel snow in winter. This is a year-round, part time, non-exempt position, with room and board and boundless opportunities to hike, fish, and frolic on your free time. If you think you're our new cook, but need some training, we will get you up to speed. Serving groups of 80 - 120. Send resume and coverletter to To read more about our organization go to, and visit our website.



The League for People with Disabilities, Inc. is currently seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) to oversee Health Services for our camping and travel programs (Camp Greentop). The Manager, Health Services, Camping & Therapeutic Recreation is a live on position during summer months, and when programs are running (12 – 15 weekends throughout the year, and December 27 – January 2nd). As the Manager, Health Services you will be responsible for the day to day function of the health center including administering or delegating the administration of medication and medical procedures, providing first-aid, providing camper assessments, assuring proper documentation is completed, identify trends in illness and injuries, and ensuring our programs exceeds state regulations and ACA standards. The ideal candidate will be an RN in Maryland (or compact state) with a clean license. He/she should be able to administer medications, train and supervise staff, and be comfortable living/working in a camp environment. The position offers a competitive salary and benefits. The League is not able to offer housing during the off season. Interested candidates should email Bill Morgan at a cover letter and resume. (ACA Accredited)



We are looking for Facilities & Maintenance Director for Camp Nawakwa. The desired candidate should have experience managing facility maintenance and housekeeping, ideally at a residential facility. The qualified candidate shall have competence in all areas of facility management and delivery and will be directly responsible for ensuring that all Local, State & National certifications, permits and standards are met. They will oversee and manage all aspects of building maintenance, grounds, equipment, vehicles, contract services, housekeeping and operations budget. This includes being directly responsible for daily maintenance. The position also entails supporting food service. The position requires that the successful candidate live on site or in the very near vicinity. Camp Nawakwa is located in Southern California near Angelus Oaks California, in the beautiful Barton Flats area of the San Bernardino Mountains. The private 14-acre site is in the middle of the National Forest. The Camp sits at an elevation of 6850’ at the northern foot of the San Gorgonio Wilderness. For full job description visit Send resume & cover letter to (ACA Accredited)

UNITED CAMPS, CONFERENCES & RETREATS seeks a Site Director in Training at Jesuit Retreat Center in Applegate, CA. Position will act in a trainee capacity for an extended period of time and will take direction from different supervisors depending on which functional area is being taught. The goal for this position is to train the SD in Training to manage their own UCCR site. Qualifications: Two yrs combined exp in camp and conference facility ops (food svc, buildings, grounds, and equip). One year exp in customer service. One year exp in personnel supervision. Current Food Service Handlers Cert or the ability to obtain one. Current Lifeguard Cert or the ability to obtain one. Hold valid CA drivers license and good driving record. Willingness to live at and work in a camp or conference setting. This position will have responsibilities in camp and conference operations, supervision of staff, finance, and administration. This position is F/T Exempt. Salary + benefits + housing. Learn more about us and see the entire job description on our website: Please send cover letter describing why you feel you would be a good fit for the position and our organization to: is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (ACA Accredited)

Seeking Site Manager to lead site, staff, and operations for the David Oved Retreat Center, an 80 acre, 18 building campsite in Running Springs, CA. Position is full time, year round, and exempt. Site Manager reports to the Executive Director of Bnei Akiva of Los Angeles. Housing on-site is included and required. Compensation package is commensurate with experience and skills. The Site Manager will plan and coordinate development and maintenance of grounds, buildings, site systems, and equipment; hire, train, and manage seasonal and year round staff; and oversee smooth functioning of food services and hospitality. Working knowledge in areas of engineering, painting, carpentry, electrical wiring and controls, plumbing, water and sewage treatment, vehicle and machinery operation, including maintenance, is required, as are strong interpersonal and management skills. Wonderful work environment. For more info and to apply:

The NY YMCA Camp, is seeking a qualified individual who will provide quality and safe outdoor education experiences for participants, through teaching of environmental sciences, outdoor skills, environmental history and challenge programs. Responsibilities: Perform assigned duties to ensure the students receive a residential experience. Plan and teach classes, appropriate for age, ability, level of experience, integrating seamlessly with school groups' curriculum. Provide recreational programs for participants. Supervision of students. Program development and implementation of new or alternate activities or procedures. Effectively manage assigned program area. Work with other departments on projects. Provide quality programs for weekend conference groups. Assist with pre-planning for weekend programs. Qualifications: BA degree in Outdoor Environmental Education, Recreation, or related field preferred. Interest in working with children in the outdoors. Previous teaching, OEE or camp exp. helpful. Outdoor skills required. Current First Aid/FPR/Lifeguard and EMT certifications. If qualified, please forward your cover letter and resume, with subject line "Naturalist" to DRUGFREE WORKPLACE – EOE (ACA Accredited)

Site Director Wesley Acres Camp and Retreat Center;  Dakotas Conference of The United Methodist Church.  (Located north of Valley City, ND) Starting date: April, 2015;Salary dependent upon experience. Alignment with the Dakotas Conference Journey to Vitality and growing the ministry are top priorities. Successful candidate will live on site. Job description available at; (Employment Opportunities at bottom of home page). Complete the online application at and electronically submit letter of application and resume to Open until filled with qualified candidate

Maintain and improve Girl Scout property and equipment in accordance with Council requirements and applicable safety, health and accreditation standards such as the EPA, OSHA, state and local health code, in order to serve the program needs of Girl Scouts and other site users. Understand applicable standards imposed by both Girl Scouts of the USA and the American Camping Association. Develop and carry out sound conservation practices. Maintain the cleanliness, structural integrity and visual quality of all buildings, program site features and landscaping. Technical skills and expertise, such as complex plumbing, electrical or HVAC work, may be completed by others. Maintain good public relations with Girl Scout volunteers, vendors, other Council members and public. Knowledge/skills in trades (carpentry, plumbing, electrical, mechanical) for maintenance of buildings, grounds, and machinery. Ability to operate power equipment, tractors, vehicles, mowers and various other tools and equipment. Minimum of one year previous employment as a camp ranger, or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Access to transportation, valid drivers license and insurance. Live in onsite housing.  Send resume to (ACA Accredited)

Pine Forest Camp, Camp Timber Tops and Lake Owego Camp, are seeking a year-round maintenance/facility manager. Our three camps are one family owned and operated and all three are located in the Pocono Mountains of Northeastern, PA, all within 2 miles of each other. Job Responsibilities include ordering supplies, overseeing and managing maintenance staff, day to day operations, new project oversight and maintaining grounds. Desired qualifications: plumbing, electrical, construction and carpentry. Options for year-round or seasonal employment and on-site or local housing. Camp Facilities open from April to October, and long hours and on-call requirements from Memorial Day to Labor Day. The winter months will be busy with plowing, projects and maintaining the camp grounds. Individuals, couples and applicants with children may apply. To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to Job will be posted until position filled. (ACA Accredited)

Are you looking to put your handiness and leadership skills into action? Then look no further than the YMCA Camp Colman Facility Director position. The Facility Director orchestrates and participates in the maintenance and improvement operation plans for the entire YMCA Camp Colman community... including its buildings, equipment, grounds, and vehicles. Camp Colman's Facility Director is a member of the management team who provides facility upkeep, adhering to a system of maintenance and prevention, and following safety guidelines; ensures proper operation of all mechanical systems; completes repair work and projects. Competitive pay range and excellent benefit package includes YMCA membership, health, dental, life and disability insurance; tuition assistance; 12% retirement contribution, as eligible. Salary range $42,000-$53,000.  The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace. Whoa!!! Instead of smashing all the details in here- please go to the job description and apply at (You will need to search "Longbranch") Questions? Inquire by email (ACA Accredited)



The Leadership & Exploration Program Manager is responsible for the development, logistics, and oversight of year-round programming for the 9th and 10th grade youth in the Wyman Teen Leadership Program. During the summer, s/he fulfills the duties of Camp Director for the summer residential experience at Wyman’s campus in Eureka, MO. The Leadership & Exploration Program Manager collaborates with the College & Career Program Manager and Persistence Program Manager in order to create a progressive, six year program for TLP teens. Requirements: Bachelor's required. Master's preferred. 2-4 years of previous experience in youth program design and delivery. 2-4 years of supervisory experience. Must reside on-site from May through July. Room and board provided free of charge during summer trainings and sessions. Possession or ability to obtain, a valid Chauffeur’s Driver’s License (Class E in Missouri or equivalent). To view a comprehensive job description, please visit Applicants must apply online to be considered for this position.

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