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August 1, 2011 Summer Jobs @ Camp | Professional Development | Join ACA | ACA Home

The following are current year-round job openings at camps in the U.S.

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Alphabetical by state under the following categories:

Activity Specialist = 9
Administration = 12
Food Services = 1
Site & Facilities = 1

* New listings = 10

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The Discovery Center, an award winning diversity education program is seeking camp counselors for a high quality experiential curriculum and outdoor activities program. Our full year program offers residential experiences for 4th, 5th& 6th grade students from urban & suburban communities in a camp setting. Camp, teaching, or outdoor education experience is a plus. Responsibilities include teaching classes in diversity, math, science, language arts, teambuilding, and creating a positive learning environment. Fall sessions: August 31, 2011 through November 18, 2011. Salary: $350 per week for 1st season employees. Lodging included, meals provided when students are present at camp. Visit us at We are an EOE. Send resume, cover letter & 3 references to: Sharon Roberts, Director of Curriculum & Instruction at: OR Call (860) 681-2722 for more info.

Camp Ondessonk, located in the heart of the Shawnee National Forest, is seeking several outdoor education professionals to fill our seasonal program staff positions from August 22nd, 2011 - May 20th, 2012. Shorter terms of employment may be available. RESPONSIBILITIES: Engage participants of all ages in environmental education, high and low challenge course facilitation, equestrian care and programming, facility maintenance and upkeep, general office assistance and summer camp promotions. REQUIREMENTS: Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED. Bachelor's degree preferred. Previous experience in camp setting as well as basic knowledge of outdoor education, preferred. COMPENSATION: $1,100 - $1,150/month based on education. Housing provided. Visit for a full description and application. Please submit your completed application to Rebecca Cler, 3760 Ondessonk Road, Ozark, IL 62972 or by email to (ACA Accredited)

YMCA Camp Copneconic is looking for Program Instructors who are passionate about teaching others their love for the out of doors! Instructors will facilitate programs for Outdoor Education School Groups as well as Youth & Adult Retreat Groups. Courses fall into one of the following categories: Environmental Discovery (Stream Study, Reptiles & Amphibians, etc.) Adventure & Cooperative Learning (High and Low Ropes, Giant Swing, & Zip Lines) Recreational Fun (Canoeing, Kayaking, Archery, etc.) Touching Nature (GPS Orienteering, Fire Building, etc.) and Historical & Cultural Lessons (History of Michigan, Pioneer Crafts, etc.) Training for each of these areas is provided. We are looking for applicants for the fall season (positions will begin Sept. 6th) with possibilities of winter and spring employment. Salary is $296.00/ week; room and board included. Please apply online at: or email resume to: (ACA Accredited)

Koinonia Servant Community…Year-Round Staff Community! Living and Serving! Operations Manager and Program Specialist Roles. Join our leadership team to provide life-changing experiences for children, families, schools, and congregations. Use your gifts in leadership, staff supervision, hospitality, program leading, and organizational skills to help Koinonia excel. Term (12-18 months) and Non-term full-time year-round positions are available, including housing and benefits. Please inquire by email or fax and send resumes: or fax: 845-557-0517. Visit us at (ACA Accredited)

The program combines a unique opportunity to work in varied curriculum and educate children in natural resources, forensic sciences, and marine biology. We have three sites that we will hire instructors for, they include: Pickens Educational Center in Pickens, SC where we teach our CSI program (forensic science), R.M. Cooper 4-H Leadership Center in Summerton, SC where we teach our Teaching KATE program (natural resources), and some programming at Camp Hannon in Sunset, SC. We work with students from 2nd to 8th grade and instruct in day and night programming. The program runs for 3 days and 2 nights with each group. In addition, we also facilitate team initiatives and games. There will be a good amount of traveling between sites between the work dates of August - December 2011. Pay Rate: $500-$550 bi-weekly with room and board provided. If interested, email your resume and references to Chelsey Repokis at EOE.



The Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches is seeking an experienced camp professional near Daytona Beach. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit but like the backing of a strong agency this could be the opportunity for you! This position requires the ability to work as a member of the Camping Services Team. As an agency camp our vision is to help young men and women who, because of the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches, are able to face the future with a sense of direction, ability and hope. Our mission is to prevent delinquency and develop strong, lawful, resilient, and productive citizens who will make a positive contribution to our communities for years to come. Our camps provide the opportunity for all kids to come to camp regardless of the ability to pay. Please email Cori Welbes at for more information, job description, application process etc. Level 2 background screening. Includes salary, housing and agency vehicle. Visit us on the web at (ACA Accredited)

Camp Judaea, a 50 year-old Zionist camp with over 40% second generation campers and staff seeks an Executive Director with vision and an ability to focus on the big picture, problem solving and deliver operationally the vision of the camp. An exciting opportunity for an individual with entrepreneurial skills who wants to explore creative solutions and position CJ as one of the most successful Jewish camps in the U.S. The Executive Director must be experienced and talented and excel in strategic operations, financial management and Jewish education. The ED must be able to work well with a dynamic and team-oriented staff, lay leadership, and a cadre of volunteers to fulfill the camp's mission. The ED is accountable to and works closely with numerous stakeholders. Please send resumes to: Camp Judaea Executive Director Search Committee electronically to or by fax to (305) 865.3611. Preferred Degree: Master's with 5 years exp or equiv combination. (ACA Accredited)

Director of Properties works with council leadership and volunteers to ensure the council's program and service facilities/sites are operational; are developed according to a master plan; provide safe and secure sites; maintain council asset value and are managed according to property development and project management procedures implemented in conformity with Council goals, policies and standards as established by Girl Scouts of the USA and the Girl Scouts of Central Indiana. Supervises property managers and site managers/rangers at each camp property as well as develop operating budgets and capital budgets for all sites, including inventory replacement. Develops contract specifications on major projects, solicits bids. Email or fax Yolanda Pree, Director of Human Resources at Girl Scouts of Central Indiana. Email her at, fax to 317.931-3340.

To be Impact 2818 staff you must have more than programming skill or leadership ability, you must first and foremost love Jesus. Our staff are committed to a growing relationship with Christ, seeking to follow His will. You must desire to demonstrate that love through serving others. You must be willing to go above & beyond to exceed expectations of guests. We are an outreach ministry of the Indiana Conference of the United Methodist Church serving local churches through summer programs & retreats. A full time salary position with benefits (housing, health, pension, holidays & vacations). Salary range is 30K-38K, dependent on experiences & abilities. Ideal Candidate will have at least a bachelor degree from an accredited college or university or 3 years of related experiences in camp programming, youth ministry, children's ministry or event planning. A complete job description and application available at, Forward resume & application to



Year-round, full-time-exempt, compensation commensurate with experience. Qualifications: A genuine desire to change the world through creating nutritious, tasty, and increasingly local meals in a summer camp and OE program. Position requires a working knowledge of professional food services. No less than 3 years' experience in food service management. Of particular importance is extensive, effective experience managing people in the delivery of food services. Min 21 years of age. Duties: Administrative, teaching, mentoring, food ordering and prep, facility management, and public relations. Located in beautiful Southern Illinois, we are a tightly knit community with a passion for sharing the outdoors with others. Perks include living within walking distance of the River to River trail, premier sandstone rock climbing, and myriad horse trails. Please visit: for a full job description. Contact: Evan Coulson 618-695-2489 ext 104, (ACA Accredited)



Girl Scouts of West Central Florida is seeking Camp Ranger for a camp property located in Palm Harbor Florida to provide general maintenance and custodial services in accordance to council policies and standards. Camp Rangers work closely with camp directors, volunteers, and council staff to ensure all campers have a successful camping experience. Rangers are required to live on property as a condition of employment. Housing, utilities and service vehicle provided. Email resume to or visit the Career page of our website at to complete an application and/or view the complete job description and qualifications. Girl Scouts of West Central Florida serves girls in the diverse 8-county jurisdiction of Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Marion, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, and Sumter counties through conventional and expanded program opportunities for girls. (ACA Accredited)


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