November 30, 2020

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 = 2
Administration = 20
Food Services = 1
Jobs in Fall/Winter/Spring = 1
Outside of Camp/Not Camp Related = 1

*New listings = 9
Total listings =
25
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ACTIVITY SPECIALIST

MASTER OF FUN AND GAMES (AKA PROGRAM COORDINATOR) - CALIFORNIA
WANTED for a part of Camp Augusta’s imagination team, Masters of Fun and Games are responsible for imagining, organizing, and creating interactive stories and games of legendary proportions. Prop wizards, design extraordinaries, and planning masterminds, they are often seen tinkering and scheming in their workshop, and outfitting counselors and campers with costumes and disguises. If not stopped, they will continue to organize camp wide fun, invent escape rooms, and be an integral member of the Camp Augusta community. The MFG was last seen wearing a wizard’s robes, bursting out of their workshop throwing oatmeal and dodgeballs at anyone in range, and sharing the prophesied arrival of dragons. REWARD; To anyone able to present, alive, a Master of Fun and Games we offer: Fun - 3.5 weeks of staff training focused on child development and communication. Organic and freshly made food provided (with copious amounts of oatmeal reserved for throwing). Our evening programs and interactive experiences are truly top-notch! Website / applications@campaugusta.org / 530-265-3702 | Or add your interest here.

* LEARNING FOUNDATION INSTRUCTORS - VIRGINIA
Consider working as an Instructor for Horizons Edge in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. HLF Instructors are responsible for the care and management of student groups while delivering high-quality experiential educational programming and virtual classroom support. They are expected to create a positive atmosphere while establishing opportunities for experiential learning and authentic growth for students enrolled in the HLF Programs. Instructors are expected to take on a teacher mentality while providing team building and personal development programming, outdoor adventure, and science and environmental education classes among other programming. We are looking for folks to act as daily mentors Monday through Friday in a 7:30-3:00 schedule. The staff will act as mentors and will support students through online learning for part of the day and facilitate students through enrichment programming designed with either a sports or environmental ed focus. Please send resumes to hanleyk@horizonsva.com (ACA Accredited)

 

ADMINISTRATION

4-H CAMP DIRECTOR/ASSISTANT IN EXTENSION (EXTENSION PROFESSIONAL II) - ARIZONA
The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension System (CES), welcomes applicants for the position of 4-H Camp Director/Assistant in Extension (Extension Professional II). The position will provide leadership and direction to the James 4-H Camp, it's environmental education initiatives, marketing and management, and overall operations, including but not limited to, human resources, budgeting, and fiscal sustainability functions. The position will be responsible for providing leadership on program quality of Arizona 4-H camping programs across the state, to achieve these ends they will support grant writing and implementation and be responsible for implementing and communicating evaluation efforts of 4-H Camping programs in Arizona. In these and other ways, the Assistant in Extension will implement and support high-quality research-based positive youth development 4-H programs that enhances youth-adult engagement, increased program diversity, and expand community collaborations. Camp is in Prescott Valley, AZ, residential requirements will be negotiated. Apply online. (ACA Accredited)

ASSISTANT CAMP DIRECTOR - CALIFORNIA 
Due to significant growth over the past few years, Oakland Feather River Camp is seeking an experienced camp professional to join us as our first Assistant Camp Director! For most of our camp season (May-Sept), we operate as a Family Camp in Quincy, CA serving families from the Bay Area, but we also run one week of youth overnight camp and host several weeks of diverse retreat groups. We are seeking a relationship building and organized and flexible operator to lead the management and coordination of our camp programs and rental groups, as well as oversee program marketing and the hiring, training, and management of our summer staff. During the program months, the ACD will be air traffic control for camp operations and will coordinate our department managers, ensuring a positive and smooth experience for both campers and staff. In the off-season, the ACD will be based out of our Oakland, CA office with a focus on marketing, summer staff hiring, and program planning for the following season. Come help us grow! Annual salary: $55,000-$60,000 depending on experience. Private, rustic, onsite housing is provided May-Sept. See our employment page for detailed role description, compensation information, and application instructions.

PUPPET MASTER, A LOGISTICAL MASTERMIND (AKA PROGRAM DIRECTOR) - CALIFORNIA
Sticky notes, spreadsheets and schedules- oh my! Is your idea of wonderland being at the center of a logistical whirlwind? A place where every day is a different puzzle and you're the one putting all 2000 pieces together? Yes? Fantastic! We’re seeking a jigsaw wizard like you! As the Puppet Master, you are the organizational epicenter of camp operations. You plan the schedules of staff and campers alike while keeping track of numerous, intertwining logistical factors. You are always seeking to extend the range of possibility and must possess sharp logistical skills, comfort in navigating information on a computer, and willingness to learn about our complex daily operations. You are flexible, compassionate and attentive to detail in your communication with counselors, activity leaders and administration. But the fun doesn’t stop there! You’ll also have the opportunity to stir up some wish, wonder and surprise by teaching clinics, playing all-camp games and more. Put your spreadsheet skills to the test and help us make magic this summer! Website | applications@campaugusta.org | 530-265-3702 | Or add your interest here - we will get in touch super quickly :)

VILLAGE LEADER, A STAR IN OUR SKY (AKA PROGRAM COORDINATOR) - CALIFORNIA
Hey you! Yep, I see you daydreaming about a job that’s as fulfilling as it is fun. I see you longing for a place that loves children, and beyond that, loves their staff so much that they offer them 3.5 weeks of training deeply informed by the latest research in Non-Violent Communication, developmental psychology and intentional leadership. You’re wanting a role that balances supporting staff, nurturing campers and letting your inner child get wild in an oatmeal fight. You want a place where your skills as a logistical powerhouse and expert balloon animal artist can shine together. You have a life-mission, burning within your heart like a lighthouse on the shore - you seek to uplift and be uplifted by those around you. You’re confident, responsible, effective and passionate - you’re quirky, thoughtful, self-assured and playful. You’re another star in the constellation of Augusta, and we’ve been searching for you. Pick up the phone, call us up, we’ll have a laugh...and together we will discover if we fit each other like Silverstein’s missing piece. Website | applications@campaugusta.org | 530-265-3702 | Or add your interest here - we’ll get in touch quickly :)

* ONLINE CAMPER SUPPORT COORDINATOR - COLORADO 
Join our team! Work for a mission-oriented organization that makes a difference in the lives of children with serious illnesses. Online Camper Support Coordinator will further the mission of Roundup River Ranch by creating, supporting, and leading online activities that are aligned with our philosophy of intentional programming; contribute to the overall development of all Camp Online programs including: summer camp, family camp, camper reunions, camp clubs, specific activities, evening programs, special days and all other camp programs as required; camp in a box programs including Joy, Delivered, Camp In Your Community, and Camp Kits; provide support for other staff and volunteers; and maintain a physically and emotionally supportive environment for all participants. This position is a full-time, limited term position until 10/31/2021. Offering a competitive benefits package, including on-site housing. For more information about Roundup River Ranch and to apply online, please visit our website. Interested Applicants should attach a cover letter and resume to their application. (ACA Accredited)

CAMP DIRECTOR - GEORGIA
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. Click here to view the full job description and apply. (ACA Accredited)

PROGRAM DIRECTOR - MASSACHUSETTS 
Premiere Boston area day camp is currently seeking a dynamic leader to join our amazing team! If you are a kind, dedicated, experienced, enthusiastic, highly organized and detail-oriented “camp person,” who loves working with kids and is committed to bringing out the best in others, we want to talk to you! Ideal candidates will have been in a camp leadership role for 5+ years, must have group management and programming expertise, (ropes course supervision experience preferred), and strong verbal and written communication skills. Creative writing/camp special events planning experience is a plus! This is a year-round position, that includes a competitive salary, benefits (including health insurance), and housing. If this sounds like a dream job, we want to hear from you! campjobma@gmail.com (ACA Accredited)

UNIT DIRECTOR - MASSACHUSETTS
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro South is hiring a Unit Director for our Camp Riverside location. Under the direction of the Taunton Clubhouse-Executive Director, the Unit Director is responsible for the ongoing Camp Riverside year-round operations. Including program development, management, all facets of youth and teen development, and the marketing and outreach for the facility. Specifically, the Unit Director is responsible for three main program focuses including: •BGCMS Camp Riverside: a seasonal summer day camp that is home to well over 400 youth per day. •BGCMS Outdoor Adventure Center: an outdoor adventure center with an emphasis on team building, ropes, and adventure programming for private, public, and school-based training. •BGCMS Freight Farm: a 320 Square foot hydroponic growing container. Qualifications: •Bachelor's degree in human services, social services, business or equivalent. •Three or more years of management experience, preferably in a Club, Summer Camp, or other nonprofit agency. •Experience or interest in farming, gardening, or hydroponic growing. To apply: Please email resume and cover letter to: Samantha Fagundes, Executive Director sfagundes@bgcmetrosouth.org

* EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - MICHIGAN
Lake Louise Christian Community is a non-profit organization providing Christian camping, retreats, events, and service projects. Additionally, we provide services to a community of Lake Louise residents. We seek a devoted and inspiring leader knowledgeable in: personnel, volunteer and staff recruiting, financial and spiritual development, budgeting, community networking and interaction, website and technology management, and land use and preservation. The executive director’s role is year-round and requires living on-site. Master’s Degree preferred. Five years relevant, management, education or Christian camping employment required. App. Deadline: January 15, 2021. Start date: March 1, 2021. Competitive salary, benefits including retirement. Application Instructions: Applicants should provide a cover letter, resume and three references to Liz Carr, Personnel Committee Chair, AsWeAreCamp@gmail.com Full job description and application can be found on our website. (ACA Accredited)

* SITE DIRECTOR - MICHIGAN
An experienced camp director is needed to lead Lake Michigan Camp & Retreat into an exciting future! Sitting along a half mile of pristine Lake Michigan waterfront just south of Pentwater, MI, Lake Michigan Camp & Retreat is a special holy place looking for inspired visionary leadership with excellent management skills and an entrepreneurial spirit. Lake Michigan Camp & Retreat is a place for RVs and tents, it is for children, youth, families and groups, and it is a home base for adventures and spiritual renewal. Applicants need at least three years of full-time professional camp leadership experience, a bachelor's degree or equivalent, and skills in business and site management and staff supervision. The director’s role is year-round and requires living on site. Applicants should provide a cover letter, resume and three references to the Rev. David Berkey, Executive Director, Michigan Area United Methodist Camping to dberkey@umcamping.org Deadline is Monday, December 21, 2020 or until the position is filled.

SUMMER CAMP COORDINATOR - MICHIGAN
Bowers School Farm & E.L. Johnson Nature. Center Camp Coordinator. Bloomfield Hills Schools. Applications are being accepted for a 12-month Camp Coordinator position at Bowers School Farm and E.L. Johnson Nature Center. Visit for more information. OVERVIEW: Bloomfield Hills Schools owns both Bowers School Farm and Johnson Nature Center as outdoor learning sites to support student learning and community outreach. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: •Coordinate the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of high-quality camps. COMPENSATION BENEFITS: Pursuant to the Conditions of Employment for Coordinator Staff and commensurate with experience. The salary range for this position is $41,197 - $52,336.

* SUMMER CAMP DIRECTOR - MICHIGAN
Sherman Lake YMCA Camp is seeking a Summer Camp Director to direct and manage all of its summer camp programs. The Summer Camp Director is responsible for all aspects of summer camp programs which include 1) recruiting staff, 2) budget development, 3) camp marketing, 4) assuring programs meet standards set by the ACA, and 5) the maintenance/development of program curriculum guides. This position will also work with our Integrated Education Department. An ability to lead a program team consisting of a diverse group of staff from many different backgrounds is key. This role will also participate in training and the ongoing curriculum integration of cultural awareness in all camp programs. Experience: A Bachelor's Degree (in education, preferred) a degree in recreation and/or group work with at least 5 years experience in a supervisory capacity. To find out more, please visit our website. Please email your cover letter and resume to: Zach Klipsch, CEO zachk@ymcasl.org by December 15, 2020. (ACA Accredited)

DIRECTOR - NEW YORK
Immediate Opening/SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY- Established camp seeks an experienced overnight camp director and youth professional with a passion for camping to serve as its Director. Looking for a forward thinking, charismatic, detail-oriented professional, with a “can-do” attitude to lead this effort and who ultimately wants to purchase a camp. Involved in all aspects of the camp, including program, staff development, camper recruitment and retention, staff recruitment, parent communication, customer service, developing off-season rentals and operations. This is an exciting and dynamic environment where you have the opportunity to learn all aspects of the camp profession and help guide the future for this well-established camp. Full-time, year-round salaried position offering a competitive compensation and benefits package. The Director will play a key role in sustaining and building upon the program, culture and traditions. Expect to work long hours including weekends as a representative of the camp at camp fairs and/or on site for sales. Owner looking to sell the camp in the near to medium term, so ideal candidate is someone who wants to own their own camp. Please send resume to: schm4479@yahoo.com (ACA Accredited)

ASSISTANT CAMP DIRECTOR - NORTH CAROLINA
Are you someone who loves to take an idea, put it into action, evaluate, improve, & watch it grow? We have a unique & exciting opportunity for someone looking to start their career as an outdoor program professional near Charlotte, NC. Girl Scout Hornets’ Nest Council seeks an Assistant Camp Director that will be responsible for helping in all aspects of summer camp programing, plus year-round weekend events, & assist with facility upkeep at all 3 of our camp properties. This is a unique opportunity to develop and grow a young summer camp program that is still in its infancy with loads of potential for capacity and adventurous program offerings! Preferred experience and knowledge/certification include: ability to facilitate waterfront activities, archery, and high & low ropes challenge. Applicants may work to obtain certifications within the year of hire. Previous Girl Scout experience is valuable but not required. This position is full-time, with benefits & includes year-round on-site efficiency/studio style housing. For the full description & to apply, go to our website. (ACA Accredited)

GUEST EXPERIENCE MANAGER - PENNSYLVANIA
The River Mountain Retreat (RM) Guest Experience Manager is responsible for engagement with guests from the first point of contact on site through guest departure, with a focus on customer service. In addition to ensuring guests have access to the 150-acres of onsite amenities and outdoor activities, the Guest Experience Manager serves as RM’s outdoor-adventure concierge, promoting offsite activities, whether conducted by RM personnel or third-party guides / vendors. As a start-up business, experiencing greater than anticipated volume out of the gates, we consider the development of our business to be an adventure in its own right. Our culture requires every RM team member to roll up sleeves and help, in potentially any area of the business (e.g., housekeeping, food service, building campfires, or transportation on company shuttles). Qualifications: • Four-year degree preferred. • Experience as a leader in outdoor-adventure programming (canoeing, hiking, climbing, caving) preferred. • Hospitality industry experience preferred. Please visit our website to learn more about our Retreat. View full description of this position or others.

* PROGRAM DIRECTOR - PENNSYLVANIA
Lavner Education, a leading Edtech company for kids, powers the Lavner Camps, Tech Revolution, and Lavner IQ brands, offering camps, classes, tournaments, and online tutoring to kids worldwide. Whether at locations like Harvard, Penn, NYU, Berkeley, and UCLA, or through our online programming, we are redefining the education industry like never before. We are seeking a talented, motivated, and detail-oriented individual with experience managing summer camps or school-year programs to join our year-round team based in suburban Philadelphia. This position has responsibility across various aspects of the organization including enrollment management, staff hiring and scheduling, customer success, and more. For more details on our openings and to apply, please visit our website. (ACA Accredited)

PROGRAM DIRECTOR & CLIENT COORDINATOR - PENNSYLVANIA
Pennsylvania Resident Summer Camp & Conference Center is seeking a Program Director & Client Coordinator for a year-round position.  This person will be an integral member of our full-time team. Ideally, the selected individual is a person who loves camp, believes in the power of camp to lift kids up, has a positive attitude in all situations, has a college degree, and has had some professional camp and/or event management experience in the past and would love to continue working in the “camp world”.  The role includes: 1) the development of the summer camp program, including scheduling, logistics, and family communication; 2) the recruitment of groups and individuals with an interest in using the facility; and 3) managing those groups/individuals after contract, including being the point of contact during all events. Competitive salary, housing options are included, and quarterly bonus is available. If interested, please email your contact information and resume to pasummercamp19@gmail.com. (ACA Accredited)

CAMP DIRECTOR/PROGRAM SPECIALIST - TENNESSEE
Camp Sycamore Hills is located 30 outside of Nashville, Camp Sycamore Hills has captured the hearts of campers, staff and families throughout the Middle Tennessee area. The Director of Camp Sycamore Hills/Program Specialist will bring passion for summer camp, have a visionary approach to developing programs, and commitment to serving our campers and their families in many different ways. This person is a team builder, a planner, is organized, thoughtful, and equipped to handle crises. This position is responsible for planning and implementing a successful summer camp season for 600-1200 girls within the Girl Scout Leadership Experience framework as well has developing and delivering year around programs. Candidates must be willing to live on site for the period of April-August. Interested candidates should send resume and salary requirements to pself@gsmidtn.org

* VICE PRESIDENT OF FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION - TEXAS
As a key member of the Executive Leadership Team, the VP of Finance and Administration will serve in a hands-on position responsible for safeguarding assets, all fiscal operations, and developing and maintaining strong internal controls. This person will be responsible for Camp Cho-Yeh’s Human Resources, with a focus on compliance with all federal, state, and local rules and regulations concerning payroll, benefits, and employee relations. The VP of Finance and Administration will also have a broad administrative role responsible for administering all IT functions and overseeing IT security, insurance/risk management and safety, and legal. This role provides an individual with finance, accounting, administrative and operational expertise the opportunity to creatively structure finance/administrative operations and problem solve in a high-growth, mission-driven nonprofit organization that is adopting the highest standards in every category of camping operations. Camp Cho-Yeh has a culture that is deeply committed to excellence and team collaboration as we seek to be a place where Jesus Christ transforms lives through meaningful relationships and outdoor adventures. Send resumes to: employment@cho-yeh.org (ACA Accredited)

* ASSOCIATE CAMP DIRECTOR - WISCONSIN
We seek a passionate, invested person experienced enough to know that this is more than a job…it’s a lifestyle. This exempt position is full-time, year-round & eligible for benefits. Earnings range is $30-$35K per year + housing on camp property. Main Responsibilities:1. Support camp operations.2. Develop & implement camper marketing plan.3. Ensure high standards of health & safety.4. Support implementation of positive behavior management strategies.5. Support ACA accreditation. Qualifications: • Bachelor’s Degree and/or related experience in Camp Management, Recreation, Human Services, Education, Social Work or related area preferred. • Min 21 years old w/valid DL & acceptable record. • Min 2 years of camp leadership experience. • Min 2 years of supervisory experience. • Working knowledge of positive youth behavior management strategies incl TIC. • Excellent computer proficiency. • Experience with urban children/families strongly preferred. • Trainer certification in Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR & Wilderness First Aid preferred. • Physical requirements: ability to stand, sit, walk for long periods, lift & carry 50+ lbs. •requires evening & weekend work on a regular basis. Apply on our website. (ACA Accredited)

FOOD SERVICES

PREP COOK/LINE COOK - NORTH CAROLINA
• Perform routine kitchen tasks. • Follow the prep list created to plan duties. • Label and stock all ingredients on shelves so they can be organized and easily accessible. • Measure ingredients and seasonings to be used in cooking. • Prepare cooking ingredients so that food can be prepared according to recipes. • Undertake basic cooking duties, such as reducing sauces, making dressings, and parboiling food. • Prepare simple pre-packaged meals such as salads and desserts. Preparing simple entrees per the directions of the Head Chef. • Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen by washing dishes, sanitizing surfaces, and taking out trash. • Ensure that all food and other items are stored properly. • Comply with nutrition and sanitation guidelines. • Perform other kitchen duties as assigned and work as a team to complete meal prep and clean up. Send resume & inquiries to aheron@bonclarken.org (ACA Accredited)

 

JOBS IN FALL/WINTER/SPRING

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* OUTDOOR PROGRAM INSTRUCTORS - CALIFORNIA
We are hiring 10-to-15 Outdoor Program Instructors and one Challenge Course Manager for the 2021 season. Our Instructor roles are full-time, seasonal positions that run from March to mid-November. The primary responsibility of an instructor is delivering residential, one- to five- day outdoor science educational programs primarily serving fifth and sixth grades from regional elementary and middle schools. All of our lessons are hands-on science and collaborative problem solving-based with a focus on critical thinking, exploration, and environmental stewardship. Instructors are responsible for leading and educating a group of 12–15 students throughout their program, including facilitating large group activities, leading meals and working evening programs. All lessons are written according to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and we train our staff using University of California at Berkeley’s BEETLES (Better Environmental Education, Teaching, Learning & Expertise Sharing) teaching techniques and pedagogy. We are looking for Instructors that have experience teaching youth of color from communities of low income at our Grizzly Creek Ranch camp. See details on website. (ACA Accredited)

OUTSIDE OF CAMP/NOT CAMP RELATED

FULL-TIME HOUSEPARENTS - PENNSYLVANIA
In light of the impact of COVID-19, we’d like to share information regarding a unique employment opportunity—titled “houseparents”—for married couples who may be seeking employment. Milton Hershey School is hiring married couples to work as a team raising 8 to 12 students from lower-income families. Houseparents receive a salary and benefits. Housing and utilities are provided by nature of the job. We offer relocation assistance for a couple’s move to Hershey, PA and paid training.  MHS is seeking couples who are skilled in working with children and youth, particularly youth from lower income.  Lots of great information about the opportunity can be found on our website. Or, contact Sal Hanna at hannas@mhs-pa.org or 717.520.2317.