November 30, 2019

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

Place a job opening on Year-Round Jobs at Camp.

Alphabetical by state under the following categories:

Activity Specialist = 20
Administration = 47
Food Services = 1
Site & Facilities = 2
Jobs in Fall/Winter/Spring = 1
Outside of Camp/Not Camp Related = 1

*New listings = 27
Total listings =


Pfeifer Kiwanis Camp is accepting applications for male and female counselors to begin immediately and go through July 2020. Pfeifer Camp is an educational, residential camp for at-risk youth ages 8-14. The Alternative Classroom Experience has won local, national, and international awards, and was named a national Exemplary Substance Abuse Prevention Program. Our director was named as a Champion of Change by the White House. AmeriCorps Counselors must live at the camp from Sunday evening through Friday afternoon each week, are responsible for up to 10 campers in a cabin, lead them in all camp activities, tutor in the classroom and serve as and mentors to their campers. Applicants 21 or older are preferred but exceptions are possible. Applicants must be U.S. citizens to serve in AmeriCorps. Benefits: Living allowance of up to $13,992, free room/board, health insurance, and up to a $6,095.00 scholarship. Call Binky at 501-821-3714 or email (ACA Accredited)

CELP is an environmental education program for students in 4th-12th grade. Our location on the west end of Catalina Island allows us to teach lessons on ecology and sustainability while snorkeling in the kelp forest, kayaking, hiking, teambuilding and gardening. We are looking for qualified staff to lead groups of 10-15 students on week-long environmental education programs. CELP activities include day & night snorkeling, kayaking, hiking, ropes course, microscope lab, gardening, composting, campfires, astronomy, art in nature, tide-pooling and sustainable living lessons. Responsibilities include lesson planning, preparing program areas, leading day & evening activities and attending staff meetings. CELP instructors live and work at camp for the duration of the season. CELP instructors must have a bachelor’s degree in a Natural or Environmental Science or related field. Significant experience in camps and education will also be considered. Instructors must possess strong water skills, a commitment to environmental stewardship, and the ability to work with staff and students of all ages. We are currently hiring for the Spring season, Feb 12 - May 29, 2020. Compensation is $80/day plus room & board. Apply online. (ACA Accredited)

Drobots & StemQuest Camps are the leading provider of innovative programs for kids and teens across the country, specifically in the DC Metro area. We are currently hiring fun and dynamic teachers and educators to fill 2020 summer camp leadership positions in Bethesda/Chevy Chase, NWDC and NOVA locations. Program Directors are superstars and company ambassadors who model engaging program delivery. If you want an energetic, innovative, and enjoyable seasonal opportunity, then apply and join our team to begin an incredible journey as we mold campers into the technology creators of tomorrow. Apply online.

Bradford Woods is Indiana University’s Outdoor Center, serving nearly 20,000 people annually through amazing outdoor programs. The Environmental Education program has been going strong for over 60 years and provides standards-based curriculum to students. Adventure Education provides team building and leadership development to youth, emerging professionals and adults. Environmental Explorers Summer Camp gives kids a chance to return in the summer and “play” again in the woods and learn a little something too! Do you love the outdoors, teaching kids, everything camp, and making a difference in the lives of others? Check out our spring, summer, and fall opportunities in 2020. We hire outdoor instructors and specialists on an ongoing basis and any position can double as an internship. More information and full job descriptions found online, or contact Melanie at or 765-349-5113. IU is an EOE/AA/M/F/VET/Disability (ACA Accredited)

Are you looking to expand your knowledge base as a youth development professional? Sherman Lake YMCA is the place to enhance your development in building social emotional learning skills in the youth you serve! A leader in character development, the Sherman Lake YMCA delivers experiential programs, from Camp to Classroom, to local school youth. Join our team and increase your SEL skills while teaching climbing, archery, paddling, team building, outdoor skills and more. The IE Program's collaborative, positive and student-centered approach helps each student find success academically and socially. IE Instructors will facilitate experiential and character-based curriculum during 3-5-day residential programs. Located on 365 acres of forested woodland and waterfront in SW Michigan, an hour from Lake Michigan. Positions are available during the Winter/Spring (start date January 13 – May 2020). Applicants must be 18 years or older, available Monday through Friday, days and overnights. Competitive salary including room, board and YMCA membership during time of employment. Questions - contact Lorrie Syverson (269) 731-3022 or or apply online.  (ACA Accredited)

At YMCA of the Pines, we use our 100+ years of experience to facilitate life-changing and mission-driven programs. We are looking for highly motivated team members to deliver day and overnight programs to ensure all our participants are taught skills to be “real world ready”. We focus on building healthier communities, stronger relationships, and supporting all people to realize their potential. As an instructor, you are a team-player, maintain a positive attitude, and are willing to help out where needed. You care about all people and love facilitating their growth. You get excited about providing quality experiences for all. Candidates with experience leading and helping others in a camp or adventure setting are preferred, but we are willing to teach skills to outgoing and energetic applicants. Competitive compensation up to $16/hour offered. Housing is available on camp and meals occasionally provided. Opportunities for certifications and professional development will be provided. Applications accepted through 3/2/2020. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and names of three references with contact information to: For more information visit our website.

Environmental Education Instructors at Don Lee Camp & Retreat Center live on site and teach students through an outdoor environmental education program known as Coastal Communities. Instructors of the Coastal Communities program facilitate students in a variety of activities including sailing, canoeing, herpetology and trips to the beach. Schools can come for the day or have the option to stay overnight. Don Lee Camp & Retreat Center's Environmental Educators are required to have a bachelor's degree in a science or education related field or in outdoor recreation and experiential education. They should possess experience or strong interest in teaching children in an outdoor setting. Enthusiasm, flexibility, and effective communication skills are a must. Internships are available for those currently obtaining a college degree in a related field.  Spring 2020 season is February 17th- May 22nd, Summer and Fall season positions available too. Salary for staff is $275 per week plus room and board.  If interested please email a cover letter, resume and 3 references to  (ACA Accredited)

Come enjoy a spring season at Camps Sea Gull and Seafarer on the shores of the Neuse River in Arapahoe, NC! We are looking for individuals who are adaptable, not afraid of hard work, have a "can-do" attitude, and enjoy meeting and working with children and adults. As a member of our Spring season program staff, you will work as part of a small team to help deliver our weekday and weekend programs. These include but are not limited to: Spring Resident camps, Family Weekend Programs, Outdoor Education, Leadership development groups, retreat groups, and community/outreach programs. Spring staff live in shared staff quarters with 2 to 3 other people. All staff rooms are climate controlled, have WIFI access, and contain a microwave and mini fridge. Meals are provided when programs are on site and a full kitchen is available for your use on time off. Dates for Spring Extended Season 2020: Tuesday, March 24th – Monday, May 18th. International applicants considered with valid work visa. If interested in learning more about this position or for general inquiries, please email: . To apply or view the full job description, please visit our website.  (ACA Accredited)

NC State University's Penn 4-H Center is seeking instructors for our spring school programs season: March 2-May 21, 2020 with opportunities for continued employment in our summer camp and fall programs. The Penn 4-H Center provides day and overnight educational field trips to elementary and middle school students on our 220 acres located in the beautiful piedmont region of North Carolina. Staff provide instruction for programs in environmental science and cultural history, facilitate group initiatives, team challenge course and high ropes course elements and work with GPS based programs. Mostly 5-day work weeks with some weekend work required. This includes day and evenings but no overnight supervisory duties in the cabins. Applicants should be 21+ and have a degree/some college credits in a related field. Internships may also be available. Previous camp experience is a plus! Staff must have a love for working with kids, an interest in experiential education, enthusiasm for hard work, and a ton of patience! COMPENSATION: $300/week plus private room in staff house and meals provided. Apply Online. For more info contact Kyle Shillinglaw at /336-349-9445/ Visit our website. (ACA Accredited)

Love working with kids? Love being outdoors? YMCA Camp Weaver has a great opportunity for you! YMCA Camp Weaver is a resident camp facility located in beautiful southeast Greensboro, NC. Our programming is designed to provide the highest quality camp experiences that result in increased self-confidence to take on the challenges of life and school. Our premier programs include Summer Day and Overnight Camps, Conference and Retreats and Outdoor Education opportunities in Fall-Spring. Join us for an "Experience that lasts a Lifetime"! Serving 1st through 12th grades, our Outdoor Education program revolves around teaching kids’ natural science through experiential learning, helping to create the leaders of tomorrow. The spring season runs early-March through mid-May, with the potential opportunity to continue on in the following season. Salary is $325/week, plus housing. Meals are available when groups are on-site. Housing includes full bathrooms, a full kitchen, and laundry facilities. Please submit a resume to (ACA Accredited)

Nature’s Classroom at Ohio FFA Camp Muskingum is seeking enthusiastic, fun, and talented individuals excited to work with young people in our outdoor education program. We serve over 30 schools in Ohio that come to us for the ultimate camp experience. Students always remember their time at camp. Our instructors have the opportunity to impact and be a part of this special event in their lives! Take students on hikes, to our nature center, and lead them through team-building activities while being yourself and enjoying a relaxed work environment on beautiful Leesville Lake. Make new friends and work with a diverse group of individuals with a shared goal. Our staff do not supervise students at night and live in our staff house, instead. Our Staff House includes free Wi-Fi and laundry, satellite TV, and a full kitchen. Our season will run from February 23 to May 29. We offer great teaching and resume building experience! Ideal candidates love the outdoors, working with youth, and have experience working in an educational or camp setting. Individuals from all areas of study are encouraged to apply. Interested? Check us out and apply online or email us for more information (ACA Accredited)

We are looking for people who have a passion for getting students into the outdoors and have a heart for the camping industry. We believe the positive outdoor experience that Outdoor School provides is essential and provides a connection between the student and the material they are learning in schools. This position requires people who take initiative, are extremely flexible and love working with kids. As an Outdoor School Instructor you will be trained, among other things, to: teach our trail classes, lead all camp activities (archery, canoeing, riflery, climbing wall, etc.), facilitate our team building course, lead night activities like sensory awareness and night hikes and perform camp songs and skits. For more information contact Outdoor Education Director, Ben Radley - or apply online. (ACA Accredited)

Exploration Hannon: Located in the upstate Blue Ridge Mountains. A mountain geology and ecology field study program designed around the processes and skills of scientific inquiry. Students will discover science concepts and engage in scientific thinking through investigations that explore the topographical phenomenon called the Blue Ridge Escarpment - a drastic and sudden 3,000-foot shift in elevation from flat piedmont to steep mountains. Activities include stream mapping, map and compass, mountain geology and ecology, aquatic ecology, zip lines, a climbing tower and more. Instructors will teach groups at least 2 curriculum components. Must teach outside and be willing to work long hours. Applicants must have Environmental Education, Natural Sciences, Forestry, Geology, Education, or Wildlife Biology degree or experience. Program runs 02/15/20-05/15/20. Pay: $600 twice a month with room, board, sickness/accidental insurance included. Send resumes to Patty at EOE

We are looking for people who have a passion for getting students into the outdoors and have a heart for the camping industry. We believe the positive outdoor experience that Outdoor School provides is essential and provides a connection between the student and the material they are learning in schools. This position requires people who take initiative, are extremely flexible and love working with kids. As an Outdoor School Instructor you will be trained, among other things, to:  teach our trail classes, lead all camp activities (archery, canoeing, riflery, climbing wall, etc.), facilitate our team building course, lead night activities like sensory awareness and night hikes and perform camp songs and skits. For more information contact Outdoor Education Director, Ben Radley - or apply here. (ACA Accredited)

Teaching Kids about the Environment (KATE): Located on Lake Marion in the Midlands, KATE explores how natural environments function, and particularly, how human beings can manage behavior and ecosystems to live sustainably. Students will conduct scientific studies of the interrelated patterns, processes, flora, fauna and ecosystems in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. Activities include aquatic ecology, forestry studies, soil science, wildlife ecology, team building, a climbing tower, high ropes courses, archery, canoeing, birding and more. Instructors must regularly teach at least two curriculum components in the field study programs, teach outside, and be willing to work long hours. BA or BS in Environmental Education, Natural Sciences, Forestry, Geology, Education, Marine Science, or Wildlife Biology. Program runs 02/15/20-05/15/20. Pay: $600 twice a month with room, board, sickness/accidental insurance included. Send resumes to Patty at EOE

Expedition Sewee is located on the coast north of Charleston & offers an unforgettable study of coastal ecosystems; how they function, what they provide and why they’re important to preserve. Students & teachers will explore beaches, salt marshes, landforms & cultural resources of the Low Country. Expedition Sewee is perfectly staged to give students an up-close look at plant and animal interactions in the natural world. Activities include salt marsh studies, a barrier island beach study, boat rides, birding, crabbing, cast netting, games, etc. Instructors will teach groups at least 2 curriculum components. Must teach outside and be willing to work long hours. Applicants must have Marine Science degree or experience. Program runs 02/15/20-05/15/20. Pay: $600 twice a month with room, board, sickness/accidental insurance included. Send resumes to Patty at EOE

The Youth Development Center is a program through Clemson University’s Youth Learning Institute that works with at-risk youth who have been termed status offenders (status offenses are things such as truancy, behavior problems, breaking of school policies, etc.) Located on a 400-acre camp which features canoeing, camping, low and high ropes courses and many recreation sites. The YDC provides a residential program to a maximum of 32 females at a time. The primary educational goals include behavior modification, improve study skills, create a passion for learning, core subjects, recreational training, social skills training and more. Staff will have flexible work schedules, and opportunities to pick up training and experience that add to an instructor’s knowledge. Pay: $8.00-$10.00/room & board included. To apply, send resume and references to EOE

At The Outdoor School (TOS) students are able to experience their natural environment in a fun and educational setting. We offer a variety of programming for visiting schools to choose from, typically working with 5th - 7th-grade students. Instructors teach from a pre-approved academic and adventure curriculum including Teambuilding, Reptiles, Water Quality, Kayaking, High Ropes Courses, Archery, Outdoor Survival, Art in Nature, and many more! Compensation includes housing, meals during program, and a $260/week stipend for new instructors. There are also several opportunities for professional growth at TOS! Instructors participate in a 3-week training period that provides challenge course training, teambuilding facilitation skills, Red Cross First Aid/CPR certification, Red Cross Lifeguard Certification (optional), and the foundation for great friendships! The Fall Season runs mid-August through November 22nd. For more information please contact Personnel Director Mark Stein via email at or visit our website. (ACA Accredited)

Yo! Looking for an opportunity to learn what it takes to run a great camp program. Want to make the leap into becoming a full-time camp professional? Camp For All is looking for a hardworking and creative person to join our intern team. And it could be you! Spend a year learning about camp administration, program development, plan implementation, program management and customer service. 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. We are dedicated to giving our interns the best opportunity for learning and growth. The Internship has two date options: January-December 2020 or September 2020-August 2021. If interested, Please email a cover letter and a resume to Sarah Wallace at (subject line "Program internship"). To learn more about Camp For All, visit our website. (ACA Accredited)

HIRING NOW, and we need you! Edwards YMCA Camp offers rising star camp professionals with the opportunity to learn or increase your knowledge of the camping world. You will be fully trained in our state accredited curriculum to deliver to school groups, site-specific high ropes certification, canoeing and rescue boat operation, as well as the behind the scenes administrative tasks to round out your education. We invest in you through training to help you build your future career in organized camping and Environmental Education. You must have a love for the outdoors and natural world and educating our youth. You will also have the opportunity to work with a variety of groups that we host on site. Compensation includes health insurance, housing, meals while groups are on site, YMCA membership, and $370/week based on a 5-day work week. Please send your resume to Ali Eisenman or Mike Rutenbar to join our fun loving team of dedicated professionals. The position runs through mid-June 2020 with options to stay on longer if interested. View position online.  (ACA Accredited)



Founded in 1968, Camp Civitan is the longest running and marquee program of Civitan Foundation. Camp Civitan is a 15-acre wheelchair accessible camp site located in Williams, AZ, serving adults and children with intellectual and development disabilities. The Camp offers week-long camp sessions throughout the summer, and weekend adventures through the remainder of the year. Civitan’s programming provides campers an enriching and fun experience that promotes positive self-esteem, teamwork, socialization, and healthy activities.  Civitan Foundation is looking for a Camp Director who can bring in a wealth of experience and help enhance the camp’s programming. The Director will be vital in making sure Camp has created the optimum staff structure as they work to provide a unique adventure while maintaining the safety of its members as the top priority. If you believe that outdoor adventures can bring unbelievable growth to a person, and that everyone should be able to have those experiences no matter their abilities, Camp Civitan may be the right home for you.  For more information you may call (704)-807-6527 or follow this link.

Wilshire Boulevard Temple Camps, a Reform Jewish residential camp in Malibu, CA is seeking a responsible, creative, dedicated Assistant Director to join a fun team that creates the vision for and runs the operation of Camp Hess Kramer and Gindling Hilltop Camp. The Assistant Director will have a broad range of responsibilities and the opportunity to impact a community of more than 1000 people each summer. The portfolio of the Assistant Director includes helping to create the direction for the overall program of camp, recruiting and marketing to both returning camp families and families who are new to our community, recruiting, hiring, negotiating salary, and supervision of summer staff.The Assistant Director will be based out of our downtown Los Angeles, CA office from September through the end of May and then must be in residence at our camps in Malibu, CA for the summer season. There is travel outside of the Los Angeles Area for recruitment as well as night and weekend events. Qualifications and responsibilities and send cover letter and resume to: Seth Toybes, Director  (ACA Accredited)

Tumbleweed Day Camp's Camp Director manages two programs: a traditional, outdoor day camp of 150 campers and 30 staff during the summer and our expanded learning program of outdoor education and school-based programs during the school year. Additionally, our Camp Director serves as part of our Executive Team, planning strategically and innovating all year round. The ideal candidate has a proven track record in camp management (ACA-accredited camps preferred) and program development along with experience in school-based or outdoor education and a bachelors degree or higher. They are passionate about planning and executing exceptional camp experiences through traditional, nature-based programs, and they think creatively, striving for continual growth and improvement in themselves and their work. They are a community builder, bringing together campers, parents and staff. Most importantly, they are an outstanding leader, inspiring camp staff to achieve our mission. Tumbleweed provides competitive compensation including health, dental and vision benefits and unlimited paid time off. Housing is NOT provided. For more info on Tumbleweed, visit our website. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Accredited)

Camp Augusta is seeking a camp director to oversee the day to day operations and management of a vibrant and established community of passionate staff who share a mission to foster the innocence and beauty of childhood. Camp Augusta is nestled in the forests of Northern California and is committed to providing a safe and nurturing environment for children to learn, grow, and play. The director is responsible for overseeing the management and innovation of an extensive program and driving the evolution of Augusta’s next chapter. This individual must have a proven record of program management and development and be able to gather, analyze and implement important big-picture context effectively to create sustained and measurable growth. Exceptional stewardship of the 60 dedicated staff is required through extensive knowledge of child (and adult) development as well as a strong grasp of Augusta’s philosophies and values. This role includes management and development of people, processes and systems to an exceptional standard, with very little monitoring and guidance. Learn more on our website and send a resume to to apply.

Thank you for your interest in becoming a part of the R.M. Pyles Boys Camp family! R.M. Pyles Boys Camp, a multi-year youth-development program for disadvantaged boys and young men, is seeking a full-time Camp Director whose purpose is to direct all aspects of the summer camp program and ancillary activities necessary to fulfill the philosophy and goals of this organization. Our program operates in the Giant Sequoia National Monument in the summer months, with year-round headquarters in Valencia, CA. Approximately 100 youth participate in each of our 5 summer program sessions (ages 12-16) and attend free of charge. Each summer session is 12 days in length. Reports to the Executive Director. Mission: R.M. Pyles Boys Camp promotes long-term positive behavioral change for low-income, disadvantaged boys by providing a multi-year wilderness camp experience supplemented by year-round mentoring that builds life skills and instills the values of hard work, education, and positive choices. Interested candidates should visit our website to learn more about our organization and then submit a resume and cover letter to Adam Bell at (ACA Accredited)

YMCA of Redwoods Camp Campbell is looking for an organized, self-motivated, and experienced camping professional to join our team and lead our group rentals and weekend retreats department. This program director position is responsible for the booking of weekend groups and the scheduling and facilitation of their programmatic needs including high ropes course, archery, team building, meals, as well as the supervision of the weekend staff team. This is a salaried, exempt position with on-site housing available. Contact Tevor Baier at for inquiries or please apply online. (ACA Accredited)

Dovid Oved Retreat Center, located in Running Springs, in the beautiful San Bernardino National Forest, is a summer camp and retreat center. It hosts thousands of guests per year. The Site Director oversees all aspects of the site’s operations, including facilities, food service, housekeeping, marketing, hosting, and bookkeeping (accounts receivable and accounts payable), and is responsible for providing leadership for the retreat center through careful marketing, planning, organizing, supervising, and evaluating all facets of the retreat program.  Competitive Salary and Benefits. On-Site Housing. Please contact

Do you have a head for business and a heart for camp and retreat ministry?? Highlands Presbyterian Camp and Retreat Center in Allenspark, CO is reopening our search for a Director of Operations to oversee Finance, Human Resources, phone and Information and Technology systems; as well as oversee the work of managers in the areas of Food Service, Guest Services, Housekeeping and Maintenance. Highlands is located at 8300 feet on the edge of Rocky Mountain National Park. We are a religiously affiliated, year-round camp and retreat center, licensed for residential summer camp by the state of Colorado. The Director of Operations will live on site. Compensation includes salary, housing, utilities, and medical and retirement benefits. This position is a full-time, year-round, salaried and exempt position, supervised by the Executive Director.  More information is available on our website. To apply, please send a resume to: More information is available on our website.  (ACA Accredited)

Camp Laurelwood is currently looking for an enthusiastic and energetic leader to be its next Executive Director/Director. This is a full-time, year-round position and is a great opportunity for the right person to expand the established camp program and create new and exciting camp experiences. The ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial spirit and demonstrate a passion for building and growing community. Principal responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Lead the Camp Laurelwood management team and work in concert with the Board of Directors to develop and implement programs that shape and define the Camp Laurelwood experience. Lead, develop, and manage the overall Camp budget, marketing and business plans. Oversee and manage new business development including the retreat center during shoulder seasons as well as additional camp programs. Lead and oversee camper and staff recruitment, training and retention. Required Skills: Bachelor’s Degree required; Education, Recreation, Social Work, or Business. Send resumes to: or (ACA Accredited)

The Assistant Camp Director-Camp Meriwether is responsible for supporting the Camp Director and other outdoor program staff in achieving excellence in all aspects of the management and operation of her/his assigned camp. The Assistant Camp Director-Camp Meriwether will contribute to the programmatic vision for summer camp, support camper and staff recruitment and retention activities, support the financial and operational performance of the Camp, and build relationships with camper families, staff, alumni and community leaders. Please apply online. (ACA Accredited)

The Camp Director at Camp Misty Mountain must have a passion for the outdoors and the ability to inspire and lead our youth development focused aquatic and equestrian programs. The ideal candidate will take a visionary approach to opportunities and be able to convey a clear understanding of the organization’s mission. The Camp Director is a role model for girls and should be actively involved in the camp program. The Camp Director leads a team that provides outstanding year-round outdoor program and exceptional customer service while building relationships within the community. View the full job description and apply.

Camp Echo is an all-gender, residential YMCA camp located on Ryerson Long Lake amidst 512 acres of woodlands and wetlands. The Teen Program Coordinator works to continuously strengthen the impact of Camp Echo’s school year and summer on-site teen programs. The Coordinator is responsible for developing progressive curriculum with a focus on equity as the priority. This includes creating program progressions and meaningful partnerships with other YMCA camps and local resources in Michigan. As part of Camp Echo year-round team, the Coordinator must be dedicated to a nurturing and inclusive environment for all campers and staff, while learning about and engaging with the McGaw and Evanston community. Note: This position works at McGaw YMCA in Evanston, IL October – April and Camp Echo in Fremont, MI May – September. Housing is provided at Camp Echo during required months. College graduate preferred. Minimum 3 summers, or equivalent, experience leading groups. Highly organized and detail-oriented, committed to diversity and the YMCA values, and highly adaptable. Full job description.  Application deadline is December 13, 2019. Resumes and cover letters to  (ACA Accredited)

We are Game On! Sports 4 Girls. Our goal is to use the power of sports to build strong girls on and off the field. Since 2007, our mission has been to ensure every girl experiences growth as an athlete and person, along with feeling confident, proud and GirlStrong. We run multi-sport programming for PreK-8th: summer day camps, school year classes, events, clinics and more in an empowering, team-oriented, FUN environment.  We are seeking a Director of Youth Athletics based out of Northbrook. This role will: create program curriculum, hire and train staff, network in the athletic community, direct a Chicago summer day camp, instruct with a focus on fun, learning, GirlPower and more. Do you have an athletic background, a talent for connecting with kids and passion for empowering girls through sports? Required: Experience in coaching/teaching youth athletics or significant youth camp experience, experience in a professional leadership role, experience playing sports, Bachelor’s Degree and a car is a must. PE experience as an instructor at the elementary grade school level is a plus. Compensation: $40,000 – $50,000 + bonus, health benefits and the flexibility to work from home.  Email cover letter & resume to:

Under the direction of the Senior Camp Program Director, the Program Director will be responsible for all facets of Summer Day Camp, School's Out Camp, Teen Programming and provide assistance to Before and After School. The Program Director will be accountable for the administration of the department, program development and promotion, implementation and evaluation, staff scheduling and supervision, and financial operation in accordance with Center and Association goals, objectives and policies. The Program Director must understand their role in achieving the YMCA mission through building relationships and program development in their community. View full job posting or contact Cassie Zeider at (ACA Accredited)

YMCA Camp Piomingo is seeking a Program Coordinator to manage shoulder season groups, oversee onsite hospitality, and assist in the everyday operations of summer camp. YMCA Camp Piomingo is located south of Louisville, KY and is a part of the YMCA of Greater Louisville Association. Responsibilities of the role focus around group programming and staffing, as well as summer camp program development. Please submit resumes to Molly Staley at by January 4, 2020 (ACA Accredited)

Support & help grow a small team passionate about the impact outdoor adventure has on trauma recovery. Responsible for seasonal staff recruitment (seasonal travel required), volunteer recruitment, food service, scheduling for all staff & volunteers. Assist program director to train & evaluate performance of program staff & volunteers. Located on 575 beautiful acres in the Kentucky Bluegrass (near Lexington & Red River Gorge), we offer residential & day camps/retreats in partnership w/ schools, mental health, social service & other agencies. We combine challenge course, canoeing, equine assisted learning/psychotherapy & experiential learning w/ evidenced-based trauma informed care to achieve break-thru impact. 74% youth & trauma affected populations, we also serve mainstream schools, sports teams & even corporate groups. Ideal candidate = outdoor education or camp professional w/ proven staff recruiting, scheduling & logistical experience. 70% administrative support, 30% direct participant facilitation. $35,600, generous PTO, health insurance, 403(b) 5% match once vested. Full description on website, click on “about” & “career opportunities.” Send cover letter & resume: (ACA Accredited)

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Camp & Family Experience Director is responsible for providing Cause-Driven management and operations focused around Family Experience and Summer Camp Product. The Director will also play a role in site operations, annual support campaign, associate development, and general center leadership. Day to day operations include associate supervision, fiscal control, program development, program area facility management/maintenance, program optimization and fulfillment, and volunteer development. The Director is also responsible for hiring, training, supervising, and leading their associate team in superior levels of member service and engagement. If interested, please apply online.

GVOLC is seeking a Director of Programs tasked with developing and tracking on-site activities, as well as business development including marketing and communications for the center. This is a new role for the organization and GVOLC is looking for a self-motivated “people person” who has experience in business development, member engagement, and/or marketing and communications to design and implement new strategies for organizational growth.  Responsibilities in Program Management: Develop and maintain schedules of camps, groups, and other on-site activities including rentals of athletic fields and other facilities, track and maintain client registrations through database (CampBrain), maintain a working knowledge of significant trends in youth camp and outdoor/adventure-based education programming and participate in staff meetings and other organizational planning efforts.  Responsibilities in Marketing & CommunicationsDevelop and implement annual marketing plan for camps, groups, facilities rentals and athletic field use, including: print, television, online, social media, and other platforms, open houses and other in-person opportunities and develop and maintain quantitative analyses demonstrating program outcomes as well as impact.  Please contact or call (410) 343-0101 for more information. (ACA Accredited)

Beaver Country Day School in Chestnut Hill, MA seeks a Director of Summer Programs to begin work in January 2020. This is a full time, year-round position that reports to the Chief Financial Officer. Beaver Summer Camp is a well-known, accredited, and well-respected summer camp located just outside of Boston. It serves over 1,500 campers each summer, who range from age 3-15. The Director is responsible for strategic and financial planning, operations, marketing, program design, promotion, budgeting, human resources, and evaluation of all summer programs, including the General Camp, Specialty Camps, and the Family Swim Club. The successful candidate will have demonstrated the skills necessary to simultaneously manage multiple tasks while maintaining high standards, especially with respect to cultivating a caring and fun environment for campers and staff.  Apply online. (ACA Accredited)

Hill House, an independent nonprofit community center in Beacon Hill that serves Boston’s diverse downtown neighborhoods, seeks an energetic, enthusiastic leader to serve as Program Manager of Year-Round Enrichment Programs & Summer Camp Director. We truly are the ‘backyard in the city’ for thousands of families & is one of the most successful & fast growing in the area. The position oversees the current year-round enrichment classes for youth ages 0-12 years and our summer camp & develops new programming to provide our community with safe and rewarding recreational and educational opportunities. They will report to the Executive Director and supervise the Program Coordinator, as well as the summer camp staff, and instructors and program assistants in the enrichment department. They are the first point of contact for enrichment and summer camp staff and volunteers, participants, their families, and the general public.  This is a full-time, year-round position a competitive salary commensurate w/experience and includes health, dental, vision, retirement, and vacation benefits. View more information. To apply, please send resume & cover letter to No calls please.  (ACA Accredited)

Christodora, a non-sectarian, non-profit organization, announces an exciting full-time opportunity for an experienced camp director at the Manice Education Center (MEC), located in the Berkshire Mountains of Western Massachusetts. Since 1897, Christodora: Nature, Learning, Leadership has been helping New York City youth from under-resourced communities flourish and succeed, recently receiving a nationally recognized ‘Hi Impact’ award in 2018 for being a leader in the social and emotional learning of youth aged 11-18. MEC’s co-ed, residential camp programs serve 44 campers at a time during five 1-3 weeklong summer programs that center around 2 to 5 day backpacking and canoeing expeditions, as well as shoulder seasons booked with ten 3-day field trips for NYC schools in the spring and fall. Christodora’s successful programs in environmental education, leadership training, and wilderness expeditions are steeped in tradition and build from a foundation of trust that is developed from a 1:5 staff to camper ratio. View more information. Apply by sending a detailed cover letter and resume to Christodora at:

The Michigan Area United Methodist (MAUMC) organization seeks an Executive Director for its five active residential camps, RV camp and retreat center, located throughout Michigan's lower peninsula. The Executive Director is responsible for: Administrative management, direct supervision of on-site Camp Directors and Central Office staff; creating and maintaining the spiritual climate in our camps, effective financial reporting and funding, leadership for development of capital campaigns, coordination of relationships with the public.  Among the skills needed: budget management, strong fundraising knowledge, developed public relationship focus, demonstrated operational, people and management skills over a multi-layered organization and ten+ years non-profit camping organization experience. Resumes should be directed to: Human Resources Department, MAUMC, 2307 W. Maple Rapids Road, St. Johns, MI 48879. Please include your salary requirements. We will be somewhat flexible with a starting date but are primarily focusing timing in March 2020.

Catholic Youth Camp is looking for an energetic and creative individual to join our team! This position is part-time September through May and full time, live on site June - August. CYC is a small nonprofit summer resident camp, serving youth 7-17 years old. Our office is in Roseville, MN and employs 3 people year-round. Camp runs June-August and is in McGregor, MN. During the summer, we employ approximately 20 staff who all live onsite. The Operations Manager is responsible for the recruitment of campers, staff and volunteers, marketing for the organization, onsite property management and staff supervision. This position works with Executive Director of Program Development, fundraising, financial management, and events. For a full job description, visit our website.  To apply e-mail Natalie King with cover letter/resume. (ACA Accredited)

Ozarks Regional YMCA Camp Wakonda in SO Missouri facilitates rentals, summer residential camps serving over 500 youth campers, & an outdoor education program serving 350 students. The successful candidate is responsible for overall camp operations, including recruitment & retention of campers & staff, developing strategies to ensure continued growth & superior customer service. He/she will collaborate with leadership & the community to promote camp’s successes. RESPONSIBILITIES: enjoyment of participants by role modeling a healthy & safe environment, ensure delivery of high-quality camp programming, manage property development & maintenance needs, develop & design long-term fund-raising strategies, oversee financial management that meets operational goals.  Excellent benefits include quality health/dental/life options, onsite housing for employee & immediate family, 9% employer funded retirement plan after two years.  The incumbent will exhibit the core values of caring, honesty, respect, & responsibility, & role model the Y Mission in all things. WAGE RANGE: Exempt($43,000–49,000 depending) Full JOB Posting & APPLY. Please visit our website.

Camp Winaukee, a private sleepaway camp in New Hampshire is looking for an experienced camp professional who is seeking a prominent leadership role with scope to advance.  Winaukee is a premier all-boys camp located on Lake Winnipesaukee with a 100-year history of incredible athletic instruction, camper spirit and tradition. Our unique facility includes a 60-acre island set against a backdrop of unparalleled natural beauty on the lake. The candidate will be a key member of the camp leadership in the summer and during the off-season.  Responsibilities: Assist with camper recruitment including speaking with prospective families on the phone and visiting with them in their home.  Develop existing relationships with camp referral agencies.  Play integral role in the hiring and development of staff. Attend camper reunions, get-togethers and professional development conferences.  Input into program development and execution including athletics, outdoor adventure, trips and special events.  Provide leadership, supervision and management of 140+ camp staff across two campuses.  Assist with the development, coordination and execution of staff training.  To apply: please send resume to  (ACA Accredited)

KE Camps, the nation’s largest operator of day camps at country clubs nation-wide, seeks a well-spoken, organized and fun team-player to join our full-time team! The Staffing Coordinator will be an integral part of our full-time team, which is based at our main office in Princeton, NJ. Although the job description consists mainly of staffing and customer-service related tasks, there will be opportunities to take on additional projects and roles within the company. The main responsibilities will include staff ad placement, conducting phone and video interviews, answering phone calls, assisting families with camp registration, and helping to virtually supervise our on-site directors during the summer. You will feel deeply involved in all the behind-the-scenes aspects of camp; however, this is an office job, and you will not be on camp with campers at any time. Ideally, you are a person who loves camp, has had professional camp experience in the past and would love to continue working in the “camp world”, but in a purely administrative capacity. Job pays an annual salary plus health benefits; off during months of Sept./Oct. Anyone interested should send a cover letter and resume to Learn more online.

Mohawk Day Camp is seeking an Aquatics Director. There are year-round planning and hiring responsibilities, and this individual would be part of our year-round camp leadership team. We are looking for a knowledgeable, friendly, creative and well-organized person to join our dynamic team. Our aquatics program is a critical component of the Mohawk Day Camp camper experience. Campers swim daily, with a combination of both instructional and recreational swim. The aquatics facility includes eight heated outdoor swimming pools of varying depths to accommodate campers 3 to 15 years of age. The Aquatics Director will manage the swim staff, deliver a high-quality swim program to campers, ensure camper safety and work well in a team environment. Additional planning, hiring, and training responsibilities are a component of this position. Qualifications include: Experience teaching swim lessons to children, 3 plus years of staff supervision experience, facility operation and pool management experience, currently Certified as a Lifeguard and WSI preferred, LGT/CPR/WSI Trainer preferred (not required).  For more information and to apply, visit our website.  (ACA Accredited)

The Fresh Air Fund, a not-for-profit organization, operates 6 sleepaway camps in upstate NY where over 3,000 campers from underserved communities in NYC participate in our free summer programs. We are hiring a new director for Camp Hayden-Marks, our camp for boys, ages 9 to 12. This position is part-time during the year (in/around NYC) and full time from June through August (in Fishkill, NY). Room and board is provided during the summer. During the off-season, the director is responsible for staff hiring, attending meetings/events and creating summer programming and trainings. During the summer, the director is responsible for camper/staff management and the development, programming, scheduling and overall supervision of any and all camp related issues. Qualifications include:  must be at least 25 years old; minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience in a camp/residential setting; college degree in education, social work or related field (Master’s preferred); experience with diverse populations of youth and adults from under-resourced communities a must. For a detailed job description, visit our website. Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to  (ACA Accredited)

As a Campus Specialist, you will be responsible for leading the daily administration of an assigned campus to ensure safe, efficient, and effective summer operations. You will work with academics, conference services, housing and other university departments to coordinate all on and off-campus excursions. You will work with our clients to find the best courses during their summer program. Our campus specialists provide superior customer care by speaking to clients regularly, responding to information requests and maintaining detailed records in Salesforce. You will spend the summer (4-12 weeks) on campus overseeing operations in a leadership role.  Skills: College graduate with 1-4 years of experience in operations, education, student programs, travel or similar, excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.  Have the ability to evaluate problems and implement effective and creative solutions, ability to prepare routine administrative paperwork and the ability to perform a variety of tasks, often changing assignments on short notice, with little direction.  We have immediate openings.  Email a résumé and cover letter to Miranda Chesson at, and use the subject line “Campus Specialist.”

Are you a relationship-builder, who loves the idea of connecting kids and families to awesome programs? Do you enjoy hiring and supervising staff, making schedules, connecting with the local community and being actively involved with kids’ programs? Frost Valley’s Day Camp and After School programs are looking for a new leader to connect with kids, families, and staff, and ensure consistent, high-quality program delivery. In addition to regular programs, plan and execute yearly specialty community-focused programs like Healthy Kids Day, Trunk or Treat, Holiday Dinner, Spring Break camp, and more! Create lesson plans and schedules for After School and Day Camp, and make sure these programs meet licensing standards. Host Open Houses, coordinate outreach mailings, table at camp fairs, and be the face of Frost Valley’s community-focused programming. As a full-time staff, our generous health insurance plan, on-site housing and other benefits will be available. Salary $35,600-37,000 a year. Learn more online. Send resume and cover letter to to apply. Don't wait- apply today!  (ACA Accredited)

Love the hustle of summer camp as well as the connections to year-round retreat guests? The East Valley Director will work in the summer as part of a 3-person team to lead all overnight summer camping programs at Frost Valley YMCA, specifically focused on the two camps held in the East Valley and in keeping them connected with the main campus. You will be an excellent communicator; help drive revenue and ensure positive program experiences for our campers and parents. Outside summer, the Director will be physically present and serve as primary contact for recruitment, booking and running of all group and family programs in the East Valley. This person will supervise two year-round staff (Farm Director and East Valley Ranch Director), as well as about 30 summer seasonal staff. As a full-time staff, our generous health insurance plan, on-site housing and other benefits will be available. Salary $54-$58,000 a year. Learn more online. Send resume and cover letter to to apply. Don't wait- apply today!  (ACA Accredited)

Cornell Cooperative Extension of St. Lawrence County is seeking a dynamic leader to serve as the Program Director responsible for the implementation of afterschool programs at two locations and a summer day camp at its farm-based experiential learning center. The ideal candidate will possess solid management, supervisory, and communication skills with an aptitude for building positive learning experiences for children, K-12, and a well-developed understanding of program development, planning, implementation, and evaluation.  Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in a related field such as Child Development, Elementary Education, Physical Education or Recreation. Two years of direct experience working with children less than 13 years of age and one year of staff supervisory experience. Demonstrated experience related to the management of experiential education programs in afterschool and day camp settings. Competitive compensation commensurate with experience.   Closes December 9, 2019.  Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator reorganized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities and provides equal program and employment opportunities.  For more information, you can email  For a full position description and to apply, visit our website.

Are you a people person who also likes coordinating logistics? Can you see yourself connecting with guests young and old, from families, scout groups and all walks of life, providing great customer service and helping each guest have a wonderful trip to our beautiful outdoor camp? Assign staff, create schedules, answer guest questions, set up activity spaces, respond to changes in guest needs, order supplies and create innovative new programs to delight our guests. Guests typically come for a weekend, with occasional weekday programs, from September to June. You will also help hire and supervise a team of 25-30 Program Instructors. Level II Challenge Course certification preferred, or ability to obtain upon hire. As a full-time staff member, our generous health insurance, on-site housing, and other benefits will be available to you. Salary $35,600-$37,000 a year. Learn more online. Send resume and cover letter to to apply. Don't wait- apply today!  (ACA Accredited)
The Upper New York Conference of the United Methodist Church has an exciting opportunity for a Camp & Retreat Site Director. The Camp & Retreat Site Director is primarily responsible for the development, implementation, and administration of a wide range of program services for Camp & Retreat Ministries (CRM) in accordance with policies established by the Upper New York Conference, Committee on Camp and Retreat Ministries, and directives set by the Director of CRM. These include compliance, recruiting, training, supervision, maintenance, programming, and management. Interested candidates should visit the Job Opportunities page of our website for a complete job description and online application.  (ACA Accredited)

Asphalt Green Summer Day Camp runs in two locations in NYC and services over 800 campers ages 4-13. Camp dates are 6/29-8/21. We are currently looking to fill several management positions, including On-Site Program Manager, Division Leader, and Head of Arts. The Program Manager is the point-person for our special events, theme days, morning assemblies, and schedules. Needs to be organized, a problem solver, and have the ability to host large scale events. The Division Leader oversees a group of campers and counselors and is the point person for parent communication. This person should have a background in childhood development and the ability to manage a large group. The HOA develops the art curriculum and manages arts specialists throughout the summer. This role needs to have strong classroom management skills and the ability to manage a team. All of these roles require a high level of engagement, flexibility, and a team mindset. Candidates must be available for the full summer plus all training dates before the start of camp. If interested, email  (ACA Accredited)

Camp Corral, one of the nation’s leading organizations serving military children, seeks a dynamic and entrepreneurial Chief Development Officer to lead the organization in achieving its ambitious fundraising goals for the future. Reporting to the CEO and supervising the Director of Annual Giving, the Chief Development Officer will be a creative, fundraising leader with drive, determination and a team spirit who is just as talented at building an effective and diversified fundraising program as they are at raising significant dollars from individuals, corporations and foundations. The Golden Corral restaurants and Disabled American Veterans play a major role in providing annual support. The Chief Development Officer will build on their support with a national expanded donor base. This is a wonderful opportunity to take a fundraising program to new levels of success while giving back to the military and veteran families who have given so much to our country. Learn more online

Camp Pinnacle is hiring a full-time, year-round, Program Director to begin in May 2020. We are looking for a creative planner with an impressive work ethic who is superbly organized and has a focus on safety. This person should be excited about communicating the benefits of camp to parents, motivating and training a fantastic staff team and be committed to enhancing lives through an incredible camp experience. The successful candidate must be experienced with summer camp programming, must embrace the goofy and creative aspects of Camp and should possess strong outdoor leadership, activity, and computer skills. Candidates must have a clean driving record and a WFR certification. At a minimum, a college degree is required. The preferred candidate will have experience leading multi-day trips in the backcountry and at least three years’ experience at a residential summer camp. Benefits include: industry discounts and flexible time off (non-summer season.) Salary DOE. If this endeavor appeals to you, please email your resume with a cover letter to The deadline for applications is January 5. Learn more about us.  (ACA Accredited)

River Mountain is a digital wellness retreat opening in late spring 2020 -- we help young people develop a healthier relationship with technology. Designed in partnership with Penn State University, our programming enables young people to create a healthier relationship with technology and make positive choices with the way they spend their time.  The Executive Director position is a year-round, residential role responsible for all River Mountain operations on site, and for all guests and employees. The Director has oversight of all aspects of daily operations including management of the budget, facilities, grounds, and equipment; program development; volunteer, intern and staff development; strategic planning, in cooperation with the RM leadership group; personnel administration; and risk management. Nestled against Buchanan State Forest in the heart of the Allegheny Mountains of southern Pennsylvania, River Mountain is just a couple hours’ drive from Washington D.C., Baltimore, and Pittsburgh. Please visit us online at to learn more about our retreat or visit our website to learn more about this position. Contact Brandon Rauch -- -- for any additional information.

Westtown School is a Quaker, co-educational, college preparatory day and boarding school for students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade, located in eastern Pennsylvania. Reporting to the Dean of Finance and Operations, the Director of Auxiliary Programs is responsible for strategic planning, operations, market development, program design, promotion, budgeting, monitoring, and evaluation of all Westtown Auxiliary Programs including athletic camps, day and overnight camps, aquatics program, and after school programs. This position is also responsible for scheduling and managing all the third-party rentals of Westtown facilities. Westtown School’s campus offers exceptional resources including its expansive acreage and many modernized facilities: a 600 acre campus, 14 acre lake with beach and boathouse, arboretum and natural forest, instructional organic farm, athletic center with 4 basketball courts, 9 playing fields, 14 tennis courts, and a ropes course with 22 elements. This year-round position offers a competitive salary, generous benefits package, and includes campus housing. Apply online.

Carson Simpson Farm Christian Center, associated with the Eastern PA Conf of the United Methodist Church, is seeking a full-time, year-round Director to provide vision, leadership, and management to a dynamic day camp setting. For more information and/or to express interest in this position, please email  Application deadline of 12/6/19.  Salary Range: $34,000-40,000 commensurate with experience with additional compensation.  On-site housing, health & pension benefits available and FLSA-fulltime, exempt.  Experience & Training Desired:  must have a commitment to Jesus Christ and participation in and knowledge of the United Methodist Church.  Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of five years’ experience serving in a camp ministry setting.  Duties and Responsibilities: year-round general & operational oversight of all activities,  provide strategic direction, visioning, and goal setting, responsible for all compliance issues, provide supervision & leadership of all staff, maintain good record keeping & prepare reports for the Conference Board and provide fiscal management of the budget.  The Director must participate in recruitment & selection of qualified staff to fill open positions.  A more in-depth job description is available upon request.  (ACA Accredited)
Camp Hannon in Sunset, SC (Appalachian Mountains) is looking for an Asst. Director (AD) to help oversee all programs including field studies, outdoor adventure, summer camp and rentals. AD will assist with and provide support for adventure-based programming that includes high adventure courses, climbing wall, rock climbing, whitewater rafting, and traditional camp activities. AD will organize and manage all program areas including facility and logistical needs, assists in overseeing and hiring all camp staff including program instructor. For more information on the camp please visit our website. Min. Education: BA in Parks and Recreation Tourism, Environmental Education or Outdoor Adventure. Min Experience: 1 years of adventure camp management, staff management or trip leader experience desired. Salary: $23,500-$25,000 plus Lodging/State Health Plan and Benefits. Send resumes & three references to Patty at EOE. (ACA Accredited)

Chanco on the James, voted best summer camp in Virginia by Virginia Living Magazine, is accepting applications for the position of Director of Programs. The Director of Programs oversees the operation of the summer camp program, develops new retreat programs, provides world class Episcopal hospitality to all guests, and all under the direction of the Executive Director. Responsibilities include customer service, “hands on” activity facilitation, planning, camper and staff supervision, as well as staff recruiting and hiring. The position offers a salary range of $28,000 - $30,000 and a generous benefits package. Living on site (studio apartment lodging provided) is required during the summer season and optional year-round. Desirable qualifications include: Bachelor’s Degree or associate degree and equivalent experience. Experience in program design, experience in senior leadership role at a summer camp, certifications in challenge course facilitation and lifeguarding or ability to obtain.  Applicants should submit resume, cover letter, and completed application to Gareth Kalfas at Application and job description found online. Questions? Call 888-724-2626.  (ACA Accredited)

The Sunset Bay Wharf is seeking extraordinary water persons to join our management team running the Beach Camp Marine Mammal Academy. This is not your ordinary summer camp! ALL Beach Camp leaders spend their days in the field actively teaching and advising our staff and campers in providing a one of a kind world class watersports and marine science summer program. Our program combines mission based marine science education with sea kayaking, sailing, paddle boarding beachcombing, beach biking, skimboarding, snorkeling, and scuba. Also including a fleet of outboard powered Zodiacs for fun and exploring. This is a high coordination, athletic, outgoing, fun loving, SMART PERSONS gig, dealing with a wide range of gear, activities, logistics, and intellectually challenging marine mammal curriculum and research. Our pier is located only minutes from downtown Seattle, providing a normal big city life for our talented leaders. Potentially interested/qualified candidates should start with our photos/videos here and then drop us an email here: with a pic of them doing something interesting on the water along with a few lines about what they're looking for in life.  (ACA Accredited)

Safe N Sound Adventure Camps is looking for a fun, patient, and safety-focused Camp Director to join our team. Our staff play a vital role in our campers' experience. They provide all campers the opportunity to build confidence and skills in and around the water in a FUN, SAFE, and NURTURING environment. As a Camp Director, you will oversee camp programs and staff. You will report directly to the Executive Director and be part of the Safe N Sound Management team. You will help deliver staff training, oversee staff performance and oversee camp operations. Start date is flexible, but we would like to have our Swim Camp Director onsite by January 15th, 2020, however, you could start as early as November 1st, 2019. Our Swim Camp Director is a full-time, year-around position. The salary is $50,000+ DOE, plus the opportunity to earn performance-based bonuses. Although housing is not provided, additional benefits include, a paid ORCA card, PTO, paid major US holidays off as well as being eligible for healthcare, dental and vision benefits. To view the full job description and apply, please visit our website. (ACA Accredited)

Turning Rivers is a vibrant youth camping facility that specializes in operating and hosting safe and meaningful programs for children facing trauma. Turning Rivers is seeking an experienced Program Director that is detailed-oriented, hard-working, and a kind-hearted individual that can work with special populations of campers that have experienced a specific trauma. Turning Rivers typically serves between 40 to 100 campers and 14 seasonal staff with an additional 5 to 25 volunteer counselors (depending on camp program) during the summer months. The Program Director must have two or more years of year-round camping experience; must have a strong ability to recruit, hire, and on-board seasonal staff members; and increase the amount fall and spring groups, and a strong understanding of trauma-informed care. The Program Director must be a self-confident, enthusiastic, and collaborative leader who has excellent interpersonal, organizational, time management, and communication skills. Essential to the position is extreme attention to detail and accuracy, flexibility, ability to work independently, and passion/enthusiasm for all camp programs. Benefits include salary based on experience, health insurance, and onsite housing (required).  Send resumes to or call (262) 327-8444 for more information.  (ACA Accredited)

The Wisconsin Lions Camp in Central Wisconsin is looking for our next salaried, full-time Summer Camp Program Supervisor. We are moving into the next phase of Camp with a new master site plan, new construction on our challenge course and a potential opportunity for future professional growth. We're a non-profit year round facility that provides summer camp free of charge to Wisconsin youth and adults with disabilities. The position is responsible to the Camp Director and is responsible for the supervision of our seasonal program specialists and ensuring the development and implementation of all summer program areas. The position requires first aid/CPR/AED/Lifeguard and challenge course certification/experience. We will train and certify the right candidate in these and other certifications. Other responsibilities will include working with off season groups, assisting in fundraising events, staff recruiting, hiring and training, and public relations work. We are an equal opportunity employer and offer a competitive salary, benefits including health insurance and paid vacation. Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to Resumes will be accepted until January 6, 2020. (ACA Accredited)

SOAR (Success Oriented Achievement Realized) features success-oriented, high adventure programs for preteens, teens and adults with Learning Disabilities (LD) and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactive Disorder (AD/HD). Emphasis is placed on developing self-confidence, social skills, problem-solving techniques, a willingness to attempt new challenges and the motivation which comes through successful goal orientation. SOAR is hiring for a full-time Associate Director. This position will help plan, prepare and direct the summer programs at our Eagle View Ranch base. During the summer we serve campers age 11-18 on three separate 18-day sessions. The candidate will also direct the GAP Year at SOAR program that is based at Eagle View Ranch during the remainder of the year. During the school year, we serve young adults between the ages of 18-24. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to hiring, training, supervising staff, scheduling, logistics, community liaison, verbal and written communication with Educational Consultants, Psychologists, volunteer partners and parents, problem-solving, ensure ACA standards are met, support to teams, and any other tasks as necessary. Please email Jeremy Neidens at (ACA Accredited)



Diamond Arrow is in need of a kitchen manager to help give our guests the best possible experience during their time here. The kitchen manager is in charge of running the kitchen efficiently and providing meals for guest groups. At Diamond Arrow we pride ourselves on cooking healthy meals from scratch. Basic duties involved in this position include, but are not limited to, taking inventory, creating, placing, and accepting food orders, prepping and cooking meals, supervising a kitchen crew, and cleaning the kitchen and dining hall. During the off season the person in this position may help with other cleaning projects on the grounds. Must have a solid knowledge of cooking for large groups, have excellent people skills, be able to lead and encourage a crew of young people, and be a meticulous cleaner. Must be self-motivated, efficient and be able to work well individually and as a team member. As a faith-based camp, we require full time staff to be Christians. This position includes on site housing (w/utilities & food when groups are present). Please send your resume to Heather at or call 530-265-3295. More information can be found online.



Camp Nor’wester, a summer camp in the San Juan Islands of Washington, is looking for a hard-working and motivated person to join our year-round team as the Grounds & Facilities Assistant. Full-time, year-round position (12 mo.) or full-time, partial-year position (10 mo.), to be negotiated upon hiring. Ideal candidate will enjoy living on the remote outer island of Johns Island and have a true interest in learning and growing, working with and reporting directly to the Facilities Director. Candidate also ideally possesses a spectrum of skills relating to vehicles and boats, carpentry/construction, grounds maintenance, tool usage and clear communication. Request Job Description for details. HIRING TIMELINE AND DETAILS:  Apply by: Dec. 31, 2019.  Interviews: Starting January 2020.  Earliest start date: Feb. 1, 2020. Compensation: Based on Experience. Schedule: Sept-May 5 days/week, June-Aug 6 days/week.  Benefits: Housing, PTO, Health Insurance. TO APPLY, please e-mail the following items to Sheila Tallmon, Executive Director at  Resume, Letter of Intent and Three Reference Contacts.  Please request Full Job Posting and Description from More info online. (ACA Accredited)

Purpose: This position will be responsible for maintenance of camp buildings and grounds. This will include plumbing, carpentry, minor electrical, vehicle repair, and landscaping at Camp Bob Cooper. She/he will be responsible for upkeep of the grounds and the facility.
Duties:  Buildings-assist in the set-up and breakdown for functions held at the facility maintain an inventory of all maintenance supplies and tools, maintain and repair buildings, water lines, septic systems and vehicles.  Grounds- maintain the grounds of the facility, mowing, weed-eating, spraying and pulling weeds, landscaping and operate and maintain equipment.  You will also perform other duties as assigned by the Site Director.  Requirements: experience in general maintenance, custodial, grounds keeping and maintenance tasks, standards & requirements, knowledge of safety practices relevant to the area of employment, ability to prioritize & make optimal use of materials and equipment, must work independently with little or no supervision and position requires frequent lifting of over 50 lbs., & occasional lifting of 100 lbs. If interested, please contact: Beau Mongold,, 803-478-2105 EOE.  (ACA Accredited)



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Come join our fun and supportive community at Burgess Outdoor Education & Retreat Center. Our 300-acre property includes 3 freshwater ponds, 2 high ropes courses, a low ropes team-building course, climbing tower, educational farm, recreational waterfront, hiking trails, and dining and overnight facilities. This position is a leadership opportunity for a seasoned outdoor educator looking to facilitate other educators in leading meaningful science and challenge course programming for a wide range of youth and adult groups. JOB DUTIES: Coordinate daily logistics for outdoor education and retreat program (including weekends); Facilitate team meetings; Serve as primary liaison between staff and group leaders; Support educators with behavioral intervention and skill development as needed; Support training - science programs and/or challenge course; Teach experiential outdoor programs; Support program development and other administrative duties; Lead challenge course programs; Serve as an occasional overnight on-call staff. Start Date: March 15, 2020. End Date: November 1, 2020 (at the earliest). Paper airplanes and carrier pigeons can be sent to N41.41.896, W070.27.261 or email a resume with cover letter to (ACA Accredited)


Join us for our Hiring Seminar in February 2020 in Southern California.  Program Guide positions are responsible for the direct supervision, safety, health and wellbeing of the students while implementing the program curriculum and facilitating therapeutic weekly treatment plans. The Guide role primary purpose is to learn the program and the necessary hard and soft skills while providing support to other members of the Program Guide team and following the direction of the Resident Supervisors.  Required skills/qualifications:  ability to be a team player and form mutually respectful relationships with all employees, grow professionally in meeting the challenges of the position, ability to maintain physical alertness and activity over the course of designated work hours, must provide and maintain current CPR/First Aid certification. CPR certifications must be from a classroom training, and no substitutions for First Aid certs (i.e. Wilderness First Aid, Wilderness First Responder) can be accepted. Maintain a current NVCI.  Ability to treat all residents, families and coworkers with dignity.  Come live, work and play on the Big Isla.  Apply at: