August 15, 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 = 18
Administration = 37
Food Services = 5
Health & Wellness = 2
Site & Facilities = 2
Jobs in Fall/Winter/Spring = 13
Outside of Camp/Not Camp Related = 1

*New listings = 36
Total listings =


YMCA Camp Cosby on Logan Martin Lake in Alpine, AL is now hiring Instructors for our Fall OE season. Season dates are the dates of September 4th - Dec 1st 2019. Pay rates are daily and range from $50-$60 per day based on experience. Onsite housing is provided and meals are included when groups are here. Job Duties: Under the general direction of the Outdoor Education Director/Coordinator the Program Naturalist/Instructor is responsible for the general welfare, safety, and supervision of students. They deliver programs, activities and encouragement to the predominantly 5th/6th grade students we serve. Program Instructors are held accountable for acting as mentors and role models for all students and staff. Must be at least 19 years of age and obtain CPR/First Aid certifications upon hire. Education, recreation, related field, or equivalent experience preferred. Ability to teach and lead program activities. Experience or aptitude to work closely with children in a positive, supportive manner. Physical ability to lead and interact in group activities and perform related physical skills including: standing, hiking and/or climbing for long periods of time. Please contact Michael Morriss at to apply. (ACA Accredited)
Pfeifer Kiwanis Camp is accepting applications for male and female counselors to begin in September 2019 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 $5,920.00 scholarship. Call Binky at 501-821-3714 or email (ACA Accredited)
Are you a teacher or recently graduated college student with an Early Childhood Teaching Degree who's looking to live and work in the beautiful Rocky Mountains? The Bennett Preschool at YMCA of the Rockies - Estes Park Center is currently hiring for a Preschool Teacher, as well as Preschool Classroom Aides! The Bennett Preschool believes that children are capable, competent, and creative people in their own unique way and deserve the right to learn about all the wonders of their environment through play and exploration. As the Preschool Teacher, you will collaborate with the Preschool Director in teaching preschool age children using a Nature-Based and Reggio-Inspired Philosophy. As the Preschool Classroom Aide, you will help assist lead classroom teachers and the Preschool Director. These are 9-month positions that start August 26, 2019 and end on May 22, 2020. Room and board will be provided, plus bi-weekly pay, and tons of employee perks. All applicants must apply online at Questions? Please contact or call 970-586-3341 ext 1032. (ACA Accredited)
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 2019. We hire outdoor instructors and specialists on an ongoing basis. For more information and full job descriptions, go to or contact Melanie at or 765-342-2915. IU is a EOE/AA/M/F/VET/Disability (ACA Accredited)
Camp High Hopes is a year-round recreational camp for children, teens, and adults with disabilities, seeks the right person interested in growing their program and recreation skills. Program Fellows create a fun, dynamic experience for campers through weekend, evening, and summer camp sessions. Working with the Program and Assistant Program Director, they deliver adaptive activities to campers while developing skills in planning, implementing, and evaluating Camp activities under the program director. Ideal opportunity for individual with BA/BS in Therapeutic Recreation, recreation, or related experience wanting to work at camp and gain experience working people with disabilities. Prior experience with adaptive recreation, personal care, and behavior management for people with disabilities in a camp setting is beneficial. This minimum 1yr position includes competitive salary, health insurance, housing, and meals during sessions. Schedule varies with weekday, weekend, evening, and overnight /on-call work required. Anticipated start date of September 3. For a complete job description, visit Email cover letter and resume to or fax to 712.224.2269. Alcohol, drug, and tobacco free workplace. (ACA Accredited)
Join a team of outdoor education professionals CHANGING LIVES through outdoor adventures! Our spectacular, 575 acre outdoor center is nestled in the heart of Kentucky's "Bluegrass" - minutes from Lexington, the Red River Gorge, rivers & other attractions. Year-round camps & retreats primarily serve undeserved & trauma affected youth. But you'll also work with a wide variety of "mainstream" groups: schools, corporate groups, etc. Our main focus = innovatively combining evidence-based theories of experiential education, meditation, trauma informed care, challenge course initiatives, equine assisted learning/psychotherapy, canoeing, mountain biking & other outdoor adventures to promote resilience & trauma recovery. Our small staff "wear a lot of hats" - ranging from helping plan programs to leading challenge course initiatives to food service. Degree in rec, rec therapy, outdoor education or related field required. Advanced degree, WFR, WFA, ACCT, ACA, Lifeguard and/or other certifications preferred. $28,000-$33,600 salary DOE. Benefits include 403(b), health insurance & generous PTO policy. Check us out on Facebook and Send cover email and attach your resume to (ACA Accredited)
We are seeking a high performer who is passionate about working with young people in and around the water and providing radical hospitality to guests. The successful applicant will have a track record of designing, implementing, and managing effective programs with pools, paddle sports, and sailing. The Aquatics and Hospitality Coordinator will team with other staff to provide first-class hospitality to retreat guests throughout the year by anticipating and responding to guest needs before and during their event. Applicants should have an ever-deepening relationship with Jesus Christ, connection to a faith community, and desire to be in ministry at camp through program and service. For a complete job description please email To apply for this position, send a resume and cover letter outlining how you meet the specific requirements of the position to by Sunday, September 1, 2019. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an initial interview will be contacted.
YMCA Storer Camps near Jackson, MI is a 1250 acre property full of nature, horses, rustic cabins/modern lodges, history, opportunity, tradition and amazing people. Our senior leadership staff strives to help our passionate team grow professionally and personally. Program Educators are front line instructors for our school and weekend groups who teach in the Natural Sciences, Cultural History (pioneer and Native American life), Adventure Education (teambuilding, tower/high ropes) and Renewable Energy. Applicants should have a desire to work with children/adults, love the outdoors, and be a team player. College degree and/or experience in related field. Work non-traditional hours in 10 out of 14 days which includes some nights and weekends. Benefits: Free on-site housing, training opportunities, meals when groups on camp, curriculum manual, YMCA fitness membership at local Y, after 6 months paid time off/holidays and health benefits. One week intensive staff training. Salary $300-$330/week. August 22 - December 2019 and January - June 5, 2020. Send Resume & Cover Letter: Nancy Burger, Director of Outdoor Education, (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 join us in delivering intentionally designed day and overnight programs to ensure all our participants are taught skills to be “real world ready”. The “typical” work week runs Monday-Friday for instructors with availability during the week, and Friday-Sunday for instructors with weekend only availability. We can be flexible with your schedule. 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 professional setting, preferably at a camp and/or adventure program are preferred. Competitive compensation up to $16/hour offered. Housing is available on camp and meals are provided when groups are in. Opportunities for certifications and professional development will be provided. Applications accepted through 9/30/2019. Send cover letter & resume to: For more information visit (ACA Accredited)
Program Staff at Frost Valley YMCA are responsible for preparation and delivery of programs offered through the Environmental Education, Teambuilding, and Group and Family Retreats programs. Must be able to effectively communicate and interact with students and guests of all ages. Frost Valley seeks to promote deeper connections within our students and guests with the outdoors, with others and with their selves. Experience working with children a must. Bachelor's degree, preferably in Education, Environmental Studies, Outdoor Recreation, or related field a plus. Equivalent life experience working with children accepted. Must have a firm commitment to working with children from diverse backgrounds and to guest service. FA/CPR required (will train). See our School Programs and Family/Group Programs pages on our website for descriptions of the programs. Persons of color encouraged to apply.. - $70-75/day DOE, R/B included. - Medical/dental/life insurance after completing 60 days. - Shared and individual housing with own private room. - On-site/Off-site training. Runs late August to mid-June. Please send resume/cover letter/references to Brett Tillman at See for more info. (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 fall season runs mid-August through mid-November, with the potential opportunity to continue on in the following season. Salary is $300/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)
Come join our team at the Eastern 4-H Center. We are owned and operated by NC State University but are located in Columbia, NC. We are about an hour from the Outer Banks. Program Staff are responsible for the delivery of assigned programming to audiences of up to 25 participants, ranging from ages 5 to adults. Also, will assist in food services, housekeeping, grounds keeping, program supply control, other guest services and on call duties. Will deliver age appropriate, predetermined curriculum in a variety of camp activities including, but not limited to, challenge course, target sports, ecology, crafts, rock climbing, physical fitness & health, and aquatic activities. Will also be responsible for being a Point of Contact with User Groups throughout their stay. All applicants must undergo and pass a background check screening conducted by NC State Univ. You must be at least 18 years old. Rooming is provided, along with some meals when guest are on-site. Starting salary is $300 per week. This is a seasonal position that ends in late November with possibilities for continued employment in our spring and summer program season. Apply: Contact JP Peoples with questions, (ACA Accredited)
Camp Kern is looking for passionate, dedicated individuals who love working with children in an outdoor setting in our Outdoor Education program. Hundreds of local schools attend Camp Kern as part of their school curriculum and we are looking for great leaders to help the students thrive in an outdoor environment. A typical day involves leading a group of 10-20 students on 2-3 educational trails, teaching a varied curriculum focusing on Ohio history, Science Education, team-building and fun. Additionally, staff will help with meal times, other camp activities (archery, climbing, canoeing etc.) and evening programming (dances, talent shows, campfires). All with the goal of providing a meaningful camp experience for students and teachers. Expect to get your steps in, while hiking around Camp (and beyond), engaging with students and assisting teachers with their programming. Salary is $380 a week (5 days). Meals are provided and housing may be available. Questions? Contact our Environmental Education Director, Dave Moran at / 513-932-3756 x 1527. To apply go to: and find 'Outdoor Educator' under 'Camp Kern'. We can't wait to hear from you! (ACA Accredited)
POSITION PURPOSE: To teach outdoor education classes and recreational programs. Also assist in all aspects of maintaining quality outdoor education and conference programs in accordance with the mission of Camp Speers YMCA. What you’ll do: • Participate in Outdoor Center staff training. • Teach outdoor education classes covering topics such as: field ecology, nature trail, history, teambuilding, climbing tower, orienteering, canoeing, etc. • Organize and lead recreation program areas to conference groups. • Actively lead, initiate, and participate in evening programs provided by camp, such as campfire, night hike, talent show, etc. • Assist in dining hall procedures by calling meals, singing, scraping plates, and/or sweeping. • Be prepared, prompt, and enthusiastic to all assigned duties on your daily schedule. What you need to succeed: • At least 18 years old, high school graduate or equivalent with at least one year of college and experience working with children and at least one-year experience working as a Y Camp Counselor or as a counselor in a comparable program. • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and experience working with children. • Ability to deal effectively with inappropriate behavior. For more information please contact Karen Birmingham at (ACA Accredited)
YLI is looking for hard working & energetic instructors to lead its field study programs at 2 locations. These 3-day residential, experiential outdoor education programs inspire learning and teamwork all year long! 1. Camp Bob Cooper, Summerton, SC {Teaching KATE (forestry, soils, water ecology, and wildlife)}; 2. Camp Sewee, Awendaw, SC {Expedition Sewee (coastal ecosystems, exploring beaches, saltmarshes, landforms & cultural resources of the low country)} Dates: September-December 2019 Pay: $550-$600 twice a month + room, board and sickness/accidental insurance. If interested contact Candice Heatherly at Please specify your choice of the 2 openings you wish to apply to. Marine Science opening requires Marine degree or experience. 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 (ACA Accredited)
SUMMARY OF THE POSITION: On-Call Program staff share the responsibility of serving as the primary persons immediately available to our guests during the year. As part of a larger program team it is understood that “On-Call” staff work collaboratively with each other and staff in different departments to meet the needs of our guests. This is a dynamic position for individuals seeking to develop skills in ministry formation, education, and human services in a camp setting. This position is ideal for a college graduate or person pursuing a degree with an emphasis in: • Christian Formation • Environmental Studies • Education • Adventure Programming • Outdoor Environmental Education • Guest Services & Marketing - Additional Compensation: Housing, Food (when a group is on camp), Medical Insurance, Dental and Vision Insurance, Training for certifications needed by the camp, 10% Retirement benefits. Expectations: • To serve as a role model and leader in the Episcopal Diocese of Dallas summer programs. • To assist with summer staff development. • To serve schools as a presenter of Outdoor Education for students K-12. Salary Range: $16,500 - $22,400 DOE and Certifications. Apply at (ACA Accredited)
Our skilled team of outdoor educators work each season to create high quality day and overnight programs for K-12 groups, scout troops, universities, churches and corporate retreats. Our programs focus on core areas that include Outdoor Adventure, Team Building, and Environmental Education with a mix of activities each day. Over the course of a week you can expect to go caving or climbing, facilitate on the high ropes course, and lead students through our nature center programs. Each season starts with 2 weeks of in-depth staff training where you will learn skills such as belaying, low ropes facilitation, cave navigation, trip leadership, canoeing and group management. There are also opportunities for pro-deals on gear, in-services and certification opportunities, and optional staff bonding trips. On-site housing is available on our 350-acre property and we are just 20 minutes outside of Harrisonburg’s downtown shops and restaurants. We are also located a short drive from Shenandoah National Park, Charlottesville, Washington D.C. and a number of other fun places to spend your days off. To apply email a resume to Katie Hanley at (ACA Accredited)


Work on beautiful Lake Guntersville with endless wilderness recreation opportunities right outside your door. YMCA Camp Cha-La-Kee is a residential/day camp with a limited pre and post season for group camping and outdoor education located on a 61-acre peninsula on an inlet off Lake Guntersville and the Tennessee River. Camp Cha-La-Kee Executive Director administers the policies and programs of YMCA Camp Cha-La-Kee including Summer Camp, Outdoor Education, Special Events and Group Camping. He/she is responsible for the over-all daily operation of summer camp including scheduling daily programs and staff, hiring and training staff, program accountability, working with user groups and planning their schedule, and all other programming to facilitate a successful summer program for campers and groups. He/she is also responsibility for Outdoor Education and Group Camping as well as the marketing and promotion of those programs. He/She designs and delivers program activities that are safe, fun and appropriate to the campers’ age and abilities. Salary: $50,000.00 - $60,000.00. Please send resume and cover letter to
YMCA Camp Cosby – Sr. Program Director. Come join our team on the shores of Logan Martin Lake in Alabama. We are seeking a high performing camping professional to oversee all operations of a fast paced and growing sleepaway camp that has doubled its enrollment in 4 years and is running at 95% capacity. Must have a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience including, staff/camper recruitment, hiring, and training 80 staff and 30 volunteers. Experience in program development, staff training, and fiscal management. Have implemented methods to support a positive staff culture of support/inclusion in a camper focused setting. Excellent skills in communication, planning, and organization. Must be efficient at assigning/directing work, and resolving problems for campers, parents and staff. Must be hands on, energetic, devoted, mission driven, and team oriented. Salary range is $35,000-$42,500 and includes on-site housing. This is a full time, exempt position, with Health Benefits and 12% retirement. As an exempt employee this position will include working nights, days, evenings, weekends, holidays and is not limited to 40 hour workweeks. Send resumes to Executive Director, Steve Merifield at (ACA Accredited)
An Arizona camp non-profit operator (three uniquely branded residential camp properties) is looking to hire new team members. One position is Outdoor Education Director with an emphasis on coordinating our Outdoor STEM Centered Education (OSCE) Program at one of our sites Tonto Creek Camp (TCC). This program is unique and one of only in the nation and has support from Arizona State University. Last year 80 schools and 5,000 participated in OSCE at TCC. In addition to the OSCE focus, the with the addition of ASU’s official football team camp turf field; the property has a rapidly growing market with high school and club sports teams. This position will structure and coordinate sports programs, summer programs and frequently act as TCC’s camp host. Background in education (especially outdoor ed.) and teaching. Curriculum development preferred but not required. Proof of responsiveness and customer service is will be required for the successful candidate. Housing is provided and competitive salary. Join an exciting growing experiential learning and team orientated company. Could be a couple position with expanded duties. Please contact and/or and include resume, references.
The ideal candidate demonstrates skill and passion for organizational systems, database development and management, and basic accounting. Spanish bilingual candidates are preferred but not required. Duties: The business manager is responsible for the finance support, risk management, human resources, information technology, and vendor and operational relations including, but not limited to, the following: Maintains human resource systems for implementation in partnership with appropriate supervisory staff. This includes recruitment, interviews, candidate selection, onboarding, disciplinary action, benefits, payroll, and exit interviews. Supports executive director regarding financial maintenance including bank deposits and other financial records and supports preparation for the annual audits. Manages information systems including database, computer hardware, and software. Enrolls employees and monitor employee health insurance and other benefits policies. Visit to check out our camp! Submit a cover letter and resume to apply to Room, board and benefits are included. Remote work will be considered. (ACA Accredited)
Located on beautiful Catalina Island, Catalina Island Camps operates a summer resident camp and a residential environmental/outdoor education program (CELP) for school groups. We are currently seeking a full-time, year-round, salaried CELP Director. Typical CELP group size is up to 180 students with 22 staff. The Director’s primary duties include recruiting/scheduling schools, on-site program oversight, hiring/managing staff, keeping CELP curriculum current, advance planning, and risk management. Ideal candidates will have at least 5 years of prior experience in leadership positions at organized camps or in education. A college degree is required. We seek a self-confident, enthusiastic, and collaborative leader who has superior interpersonal, organizational, time management, and communication skills. Essential is an extreme attention to detail and accuracy, flexibility, ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and enthusiasm for a high energy work environment. For full Position Post, benefits/more info see:
OR email, subject "ACA Post" and provide your email address. No phone calls please. CIC is an EOE. (ACA Accredited)
POSITION SUMMARY: This position will provide supervision to staff in the day to day operations of the Outdoor Science School Team. Major responsibilities will include weekly and daily supervision, scheduling for staff, participants, and volunteers, supervising programming, and overseeing the training and support of volunteer cabin leaders, acting as a liaison to classroom teachers and acting in the absence of the Senior Program Director. This position requires strong leadership, organizational, and creative qualities. QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Experience as a staff member in a camp and childcare setting (programming experience preferred). 2.2 years of supervisory experience. 3. Strong computer skills (word, excel, web based systems, etc.)  4. Effective organizational and interpersonal skills including written and verbal communication. 5. Works quickly, accurately and is timely in completion of projects. 6. Available on weekend and evenings as needed. 7.Model the values of the YMCA of Silicon Valley and the individual worth of children.  8.CPR and First Aid certified (can be obtained upon hire). 9. Earned B.A. or B.S. 10. The ability to work with diverse populations; and a proven ability to coach, supervise and support. For more information please contact Pauline Nguyen at (ACA Accredited)
Galileo is looking for program visionaries to direct our Bay Area, Southern California, and Chicagoland sites for the 2020 season. Directors are outstanding educational leaders who assume overall leadership of a summer day camp location—including staff hiring and management and day-to-day operations—and further our mission to develop innovators who envision and create a better world. Make a lasting positive impact while working for an award-winning company at the forefront of an educational movement. (15 hours/week from January-June; full-time during summer) Hear directly from Galileo Camp Directors at, and learn more and apply at
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 seeking 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. To apply, please send a resume to More information is available on our website at (ACA Accredited)

WinShape Camps is designed to provide a camp experience that enables campers to sharpen their character, deepen their Christian faith and grow in their relationships with others. The Director, WinShape Camps for Communities will provide leadership to WinShape Camps for Communities, which are traveling day camp experiences offered by WinShape Camps. The director is responsible for programming, staffing, and overall operations while serving on the WinShape Camps Director’s Team, and must establish and maintain relationships with our community partners across the U.S. serving 116 day camp locations. This individual must demonstrate both Christ-centered servant leadership and a desire to love people through coaching, inspiring and motivating team members to glorify God by creating experiences that transform lives. To apply for this position, go to or email your resume to
WinShape Camps is designed to provide a camp experience that enables campers to sharpen their character, deepen their Christian faith and grow in their relationships with others. The Senior Director, WinShape Camps will provide strategic direction and leadership for the WinShape Camps ministry. This ministry consists of girls and boys overnight camps at multiple locations; traveling day camps (WinShape Camps for Communities), which currently serve 116 locations across the U.S., and two international summer camps in Brazil and Costa Rica. The senior director serves as a member of WinShape Foundation’s Senior Leadership Team and is expected to contribute to all Foundation-wide areas of strategic focus. This individual must demonstrate both Christ-centered servant leadership and a desire to love people through coaching, inspiring and motivating team members to glorify God by creating experiences that transform lives. To apply to this position, go to or email your resume to
Job Summary: To plan and direct the operation of the Girl Scout program in a resident camp and at facilities in the council’s jurisdiction, to supervise the seasonal camp staff, and to make provision for the health and safety of the campers – always working within the framework of the Girl Scout program, and the policies, standards, plan of work and budget of the council. Create and implement outdoor council programming with outside organizations. Accountabilities: • Live and work during the summers at Camp Gallahue which is located in Morgantown IN • Recruit, screen, hire, train and manage year - seasonal camp staff to provide outstanding programs to meet the needs of diverse groups of girls in resident camp  • Analyze and respond to program needs and trends, develop and cultivate community partnerships to expand program opportunities.  JOB QUALIFICATIONS • Bachelor’s degree in related field; equivalent experience considered. • 2 years or more experience supervising staff preferred. • Willing to live on site during the summer months and other weekends as assigned. • Knowledge of the fundamentals of child/youth development. For additional information, go to
Camp High Hopes, a 90-acre, year-round special needs camp for youth and adults located in Sioux City, Iowa, is seeking a full-time, year-round Camp Program Director that will be part of a team that will manage, plan and deliver program activities and lead direct care of campers. The position will help train and manage counselors and activity leaders to support the program and personal care of campers. During the summer, the position will help supervise a multi week program of day and sleep away camps. From September to May, Camp High Hopes offers Saturday, weekend and travel camps the Program Director will help supervise along with an evening “after hours” program teaching basic skills in everything from cooking, robotics and sports. This position will be required to live onsite when campers are staying overnight, thus family/single housing is included. Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (C.T.R.S.) a plus. For a complete job description and to apply, visit Email resumes with cover letters to or mail to Camp High Hopes – Human Resources Dept., 5804 Correctionville Road, Sioux City, IA 51106 or fax to 712-224-2269. (ACA Accredited)
An essential leader on the camp team, the Teen Leadership & Equity Program Director will have responsibility for the extensive teen programming at YMCA Camp Ernst, operated by the YMCA of Greater Cincinnati. This newly enhanced position will focus especially on recruitment & retention of a diverse pipeline of summer staff members and provide leadership to camp's inclusion & equity strategy at all levels. Summer camp responsibilities include directly supervising the specialty activity areas at camp including ropes course, waterfront & mountain biking. School year responsibilities include facilitating the Junior Board, supervising camper weekends & hosting rental groups. Seasonal housing provided, as employee is required to stay overnight on-site for majority of summer season. We are looking for a passionate camp leader with direct experience working with communities of color and desire to lead and further develop our camp's diversity and inclusion efforts. See this link to apply: (ACA Accredited)
The Bowers School Farm, operated by Bloomfield Hills Schools (25 miles north of Detroit) is a working urban farm providing authentic, place-based learning experiences for schools and community groups. It is housed on 90 acres. The farm is open daily and year-round for educational and community events. We are seeking a Camp Coordinator to provide leadership and coordination of all aspects of our year-round camp programming including planning, promoting, recruiting, training and supervising leaders, and creating a safe, fun, and educational experience for youth. An ideal candidate possesses strong leadership skills, attention to detail, experience in agriculture, a customer service orientation, and committed to the development of young people. The salary range for this position is $41,197 -$52,336. All applicants who want to be considered for this position must submit an application at: The job number is: 4600182513 For more information contact Alan Jaros,
YMCA Camp Copneconic, located in Fenton, MI is nestled on private Lake Copneconic. Since 1915 camp has served the community as a year-round camp & retreat center focusing on fun, excitement and learning. Camp serves 25,000 guests annually through a wide variety of programs that tailor to groups of many sizes and purposes. The E.D. will oversee and direct the overall operations of Camp Copneconic including innovative program development, financial management and growth, staff development, volunteer and community relationships, facility planning and operation, and marketing and promotion. Copneconic has an annual operating budget of $3.7 million and is a branch of the YMCA of Greater Flint. Camp operates year-round outdoor ed. school programs ($1.2 million), youth & adult retreats including special events & conferences ($520,000), summer overnight and day camps ($1.8 million). Camp Copneconic also partners with approximately 15 organizations which vary from medically based to socially based organizations to provide summer camp experiences to all children. Salary range: $80-$85,000; competitive benefit package, no onsite housing, email cover letter & resume to Janet Tweddle, C.O.O. at (ACA Accredited)

Camp Quality USA seeks an experienced leader to manage our successful local camp organizations (5) in Missouri and Kansas and continue to broaden our impact within the region.  Reporting to the CEO, specific goals include: 1) develop and manage key funding relationships, 2)    ensure quality of and access to programs and services, 3) broaden name recognition, 4) manage senior camp staff. A minimum of 7 years of professional experience with at least 3 years of organizational management experience including supervising managers and staff who work remotely and managing volunteers. At least 3 years of development experience.   This includes all aspects of a healthy and robust fundraising program, including: major donor solicitation, special events, annual appeals, and online solicitation. Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work efficiently and independently. Content expertise in camps for special health needs preferred. About Camp Quality: Camp Quality USA is a 501(c)(3) organization operating residential camping programs and support activities for children and families impacted by pediatric cancer.  Camp Quality currently operates in 17 locations in 13 states.
Camp Tevya,, is seeking a full-time, year-round Assistant Director. The Assistant Director reports to the Director of Camp Tevya and is part of the senior leadership team supporting The Cohen Camps’ mission and programs. You’ll be based in the Wellesley, MA office for most of the year, and live at camp during the summer. Set in Southern New Hampshire, Tevya has a rich 80-year history, and brings together boys and girls ages 8 to 16 to experience a fun environment that nurtures campers, builds a community which promotes independence and self-confidence, and strengthens campers’ Jewish identities and commitment to the Jewish community. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Leadership -Camper Recruitment, Retention and Success -Marketing and Communications - Staff Recruitment, Supervision and Engagement - Operations - Requirements: • 3 years camp experience: staff supervision, training and engagement.  • Bachelor’s degree, Master's Preferred • Exemplary problem-solving, communication, customer service skills • Exceptional oral and written skills. Send a resume and email (summarizing relevant experience) to Sue Siegel at Deadline October 15. (ACA Accredited)
Johnsonburg Camp and Retreat Center (1 hour west of NYC) is seeking an energetic and communicative Director of Operations to join our ministry! Ideal candidates will be team-oriented, hard-working, service-oriented, and have previous camp management experience. The Director of Operations will oversee the hospitality teams of dining services, facilities and housekeeping and "set the table" for a memorable guest experience! Johnsonburg is a not-for-profit, year-round outdoor ministry center on 300 acres with 50 buildings for children, youth and adults. We offer high quality summer camp and retreat programs and hospitality to all types of groups: school, faith-based, corporate, scout, special interest and more. If you love the outdoors, serving people and logistical problem-solving, visit the website for more information and a job description at Salary commensurate with experience and benefits include medical insurance and pension (PCUSA), vacation, and professional development funding. Please email cover letter and resume to (ACA Accredited)
Johnsonburg Camp and Retreat Center (1 hour west of NYC) is seeking an energetic and outgoing Program Director to join our ministry! Ideal candidates will be fun-loving, hard-working, service-oriented, and have previous camp experience (3-5 years minimum in management). The Program Director will recruit, train, mentor, and manage summer, seasonal, and year round program staff and interns; oversee all programs and activities (including ropes courses, archery, and waterfront); actively market all programs with creativity and energy; implement schedules; ensure that all ACA standards are met and more. Johnsonburg offers year-round programming for children, youth and adults through summer camp, retreats, day events, a traveling day camp and a 9-month intentional community. Find more Johnsonburg information and job description at Housing and utilities are provided. Annual salary range of $27,000 – $33,000 based on experience. Additional benefits include medical insurance and pension (PCUSA), vacation, and professional development funding. Please email cover letter and resume to (ACA Accredited)
Westchester Parks Foundation engages the public to advocate for and invest in the preservation, conservation, use, and enjoyment of the 18,000 acres of parks, trails, and open spaces within the Westchester County Parks system. Since 2006, WPF has operated the Camp Morty sleep-away camp at Mountain Lakes Park in North Salem. The camp is solely dedicated to taking kids that come from homeless shelters, the foster care system, and/or on public assistance, and giving them a traditional summer camp experience. The Director of Camp Morty is responsible for the oversight and successful execution of all Camp operational activities. This is a full time, year-round position. Responsibilities include off-season strategic planning of the camp and goal-setting, identification and pursuit of fundraising opportunities to support the camp in both general operations and program/supply needs, identify promotional opportunities to highlight Camp Morty across WPF’s other mission-related activities, live on-site at Mtn Lakes Park for the duration of the camp season, prepare and coordinate a daily/weekly program for the campers. More info & apply use link:
YMCA CAMP HANES Associate Program Director of Day Camp and Outdoor Education
Responsible for overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the program. Supervises all staff and volunteers within the program, including hiring, and training employees and/or volunteers; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. QUALIFICATIONS: 1.  Associate’s degree, two years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.2.CPR/First Aid –certification within first 90 days of employment and maintain a current certification thereafter. 3. Strong ability to develop innovative programming for member retention and revenue growth.4. Strong ability to recruit, retain, and coach staff; while fostering a positive team atmosphere. 5. Exemplifies a proactive, hands-on approach, as well as a professional work ethic. 6. Ability to work a non-traditional schedule including some nights and weekends.7. Strong interpersonal, organization and communication skills.8. Energetic, devoted, mission driven, team oriented individual. Send Resumes to: Letha Causby at 336-983-313 (ACA Accredited)
We’re looking for a Camp and Outdoor Program Director who can reside and direct at our Vance County camp property during the summer season (June–August) and provide support for our troop camping and outdoor education programs throughout the rest of the year. The perfect candidate is a creative, organized self-starter with previous camp leadership experience and strong interest in helping providing programming in a girl centric environment. Girl Scout experience is preferred, but not required. A Bachelor’s Degree, working knowledge of ACA guidelines and experience in recruiting, training and supervising staff is desired. Additionally, the director is responsible for supporting and retaining adult and girl members by providing, developing and delivering camp and outdoor education program resources, while also developing and maintaining partnerships throughout our 41-county footprint. The Camp and Outdoor Program Director will be responsible for the development, coordination and delivery of quality programming including events and additional resources in alignment with the GSLE. Evening and weekend work required. Application: Questions?: kdiewald@nccoastalpines.or (ACA Accredited)
The Asheville Jewish Community Center is hiring their next great Day Camp Director. The Director will lead Camp Ruach, a summer day camp program, and Camp Tikvah, an inclusive day camp for children with autism. Both camps were enrolled to current capacity consistently over the past four years and are part of the Asheville JCC’s 5-star license. We are seeking a professional, passionate, and energetic leader to continue and build upon Camp Ruach and Camp Tikvah’s successful reputation and programming. Visit our website to learn more:
The Operations Director is responsible for the success and growth of a multi-division company including WB Surf Camp, Sea Turtle Camp, Carolina Ocean Odyssey, and Cape Fear Paddleboarding. Our company has a 18-year history of facilitating high quality programs for children, teens, and adults all over the world, with curriculum focused on surf instruction and marine science education. We are seeking a growth-oriented professional with a strong entrepreneurial mind-set who has the drive and desire to grow our company’s industry-leader position through innovation, improved efficiencies, and strong leadership. This position will be accountable for steering the company forward by spearheading new programs, initiating new ways to improve and streamline processes, improving our online presence through social media, and pioneering marketing techniques. Surf Camp Inc. is located in the beautiful coastal city of Wilmington, North Carolina. Minimum skills of applicant: 5 years experience managing and leading a team of 6+ year around staff and 60+ seasonal staff, business & financial acumen, experience building revenue streams through new program development. Masters degree preferred. Send resume ATTN: Jen Civelli,
The Office Administrator is the “voice of Camp Wise”. The position supports the parent experience, explaining camp life to parents, fielding questions, and providing tips on packing for the summer! Typical administrative duties include processing camper registration and payment, maintaining files, and monitoring budgets. During the summer, this position is also responsible for managing the seasonal office staff, tracking camper arrivals and departures, managing home hospitality for camp staff, and coordinating the summer payroll process. Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor's Degree and 3-5 years of experience in office administration, and working in an environment with children or young adults. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, strong verbal and written communication, decision making, and problem solving skills as well as the ability to work well in a fast-paced environment under pressure to manage multiple concurrent tasks, re-prioritize work, and be flexible while meeting deadlines is also required. Send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to (ACA Accredited)
Since 1963, Stepping Stones has been helping people with disabilities find pathways to independence. We are currently seeking an experienced, motivated individual with a passion for working with individuals with disabilities as an Overnight Program Coordinator at our Batavia, OH location. This position is responsible for weekend respite overnight programming twice a month from September to May and nine weeks of residential camp during the summer. Responsibilities include working with the assistant program coordinator in the development, recruitment, implementation, oversight, and administration of all programs, as well as day-to-day program planning, assistance with participants, and staff supervision. Ideal Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree and a CTRS certification is preferred along with three years of camp leadership experience. Qualified candidates should have strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize, decision making skills and experience working with individuals with disabilities. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Benefits include housing plus utilities and a full benefit package. For consideration, email or apply at
The City of Dublin, Ohio is seeking a full time Preschool Youth Program Supervisor in our Parks and Recreation Department. This position is full time and supervises one full time Recreation Coordinator and part time seasonal staff.  Develops and oversees recreational programs, camps, services, operations, and activities at the Dublin Community Recreation Center. Provides a high level of customer service. Collaborates with staff, patrons, and other work units to provide successful program implementation; interacts with schools, community businesses, vendors, and patrons to resolve issues or complaints dealing with programs or operational issues. Develops budget recommendations; justifies operational and budgetary improvements and expenditures; develops cost studies and research for program needs with budgetary impact; monitors budget expenditures, procurement, invoicing, and monthly reports. Bachelor's Degree in related field plus up to 5 years’ experience in managing camps and supervisory skills. $47,500-$60,000 Submit Application: or Contact Erin Duffee at 614-410-4558 (ACA Accredited)
Oklahoma United Methodist Camp & Retreat Ministries is seeking a Site Director to oversee all operational aspects at Egan Camp & Retreat Center in Tahlequah, OK. A full Job Description can be found at Based in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, Egan operates as a summer camp and year-round retreat center. Egan features motel-style lodging, cabins that accommodate over 358, a tabernacle for worship, dining hall, and a Director’s residence. The Site Director is responsible for all operational aspects including grounds, facilities food service, housekeeping, administration, guest services, and volunteer and stakeholder relationships. This Director ensures that the year-round ministry of Oklahoma United Methodist Camps and Retreats most effectively and efficiently provides transformational ministry to children, youth and adults through Egan Camp & Retreat Center. The ideal candidate will have a strong Christian faith, excellent leadership abilities, commitment to guest services, proficient skills in maintenance and grounds, and qualified experience in facilities management, preferably in Camp and Retreat Centers. For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to
Camp Director, Camp Conshatawba, Office located Johnstown, PA. Do you want to be part of the coolest team and do outdoor stuff for a career? We are looking for a full-time, year-round camp professional to take charge at our high adventure camp. If you are an energetic, outdoor enthusiast with the experience to back it up, we want you for our team! As a member of the Outdoor Program Team, you will plan, develop, and implement camp and extended outdoor programs that are girl-driven and girl-focused; girls and young women; manage all aspects of camp to include program planning and delivery, budget management, resource allocation, risk management, and supervision of seasonal program and camp staff; ensure that camp and outdoor program offerings are based on the Girl Scout Leadership Experience and leadership program outcomes; Minimum of bachelor degree in education, recreation, or related field; Minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience and as a Camp Director; Travel is required throughout western PA; Evening and weekend work required on a regular basis; Required to live at camp June thru August each year; This is a full-time position. Submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to by 9/27/19 (ACA Accredited)
Ohio Valley Lutheran Bible Camp Association doing business as Agape Ministries is currently looking for an Executive Director. Camp Agape is located in Hickory, PA, approximately 35 miles south west of Pittsburgh, PA. We are looking for someone who has: Ÿstrong leadership skills. Ÿan understanding of Lutheran theology and practice. Ÿa love for outdoor ministry. If you are interested in learning more about our camp, please visit our website: To review and obtain a copy of the job description and information about indicating your interest in being considered for the position, please click on the following link (or copy and paste the URL into your computer): Deadline for receiving applications: August 15, 2019. Applications and Questions may be addressed to: Linda Broman, Search Chair, at (ACA Accredited)
Krislund, a Christian camp & retreat center located in central Pennsylvania is seeking a full time year round experienced Program Director to develop retreats & mission groups, assist with social media management and to help establish an Environmental Ed Program. Degree in Recreation, Education, Environmental Studies or equivalent with 5 years experience required. Must have a valid drivers license, be over 26, have experience in programming and be willing to gain specific certifications within 6 months. For a complete Job Description or to apply email Kim Bosse' Only applicants that provide a cover letter, resume and 5 references will be accepted. Resumes accepted until August 30th.
SUMMER CAMP DIRECTOR – South Carolina  - The South Carolina Waterfowl Association is looking for our next Camp Woodie ( Director. Directors are outstanding educational leaders who assume overall leadership of our summer camp program “including staff hiring, marketing, and leading our day-to-day operations” and furthering our mission to pass on the legacy of our wildlife and waterfowl hunting heritage to the next generation. Camp Woodie is the nation’s leading summer wildlife conservation program. Make a lasting positive impact while working for an award-winning non-profit organization. The salary range is $55k-$70k and includes a matching 401k retirement plan, vacation, sick leave, company truck, and on-site housing (on-site housing is being built for this position). Requirements include the candidate to have a bachelor’s degree, minimum 5-10 years' experience in overnight camping, experience leading a team, and experience in Summer Camp program development and camp day to day operations. Application deadline: September 30, 2019. Send Resume & cover letter to: Val Elliott, (ACA Accredited)
The Program Manager, Camping & Outdoor Leadership is responsible for all aspects of year-round camp and outdoor program for the council. This position would: - Ensure that camp and outdoor program experiences are offered and executed based on the Girl Scout Leadership Experience - Oversee all associated program components to include program costs, quality specifications, staff and volunteer delivery, and risk management.  - Create a continuum of experiences that span from single, one-time events to long-term, repeat outdoor leadership opportunities. - Be responsible for the development, organization, implementation and oversight of the camp operations, systems, and processes - including the recruitment of seasonal staff. - Bachelor’s degree required; emphasis in recreation management, outdoor resource management, nonprofit management or related experience preferred. - Five years of progressive outdoor experience. Apply below: (ACA Accredited)
Variety’s Peaceable Kingdom Retreat for Children, established in 1984, is a 122 acre year-round camp that serves children of all abilities in Central Texas. Our current Camp Director is expanding her horizons and we have big shoes to fill! The right candidate will have a clear sense of healthy and strong leadership. Responsibilities include relationship management with user groups, oversight of camp programs and facilities, oversight of staff and facilities, management of budgets and risk compliance, and cultivation of staff training and development at the camp. As part of the Variety team, this person will display caring, sensitivity, flexibility and people-first communication. This work is fun, creative, fulfilling and challenging. Health benefits and a generous PTO / holiday package are included. For a full job description or more information, send your resume to To learn more about Variety’s Peaceable Kingdom Retreat for Children, visit
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Director of the Texas 4-H Conference Center. Provide support to program coordinator in planning, scheduling, and implementing all camping programs, including those for which the 4-H Center is hosting other groups. Develop and improve camping programs by updating resources, equipment, content and facilities on an ongoing basis while informed by current camping industry and child development research. Contribute to Texas 4-H Center website to provide current and relevant program information. Develop and implement marketing strategies using multiple marketing venues including, but not limited to, the 4-H Center website, social media, promotional websites, brochures and registration materials, marketing displays, Develop and implement year-round natural resource education programming at the 4-H Center for schools, youth organizations, teachers and youth leaders. Serve as Challenge Course facilitator. Full Job Description online @$158872/9925$29579.htmld - Education –Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. Experience –Five years of relevant professional exp. (ACA Accredited)
Camp Manito-wish YMCA (CMY) is seeking an energetic camping professional who is passionate about staff and camper recruitment as our next Director of Recruitment. They will provide overall direction for all recruitment strategies for CMY under the direction of the Operations Director including marketing, public relations, community events and program outreach. This new position will be tasked with "filling our funnel" with passionate, talented and committed staff & campers to create the next generation of leaders through our collaborative leadership model. CMY Serves 800+ resident campers, 200+ Outpost campers, and over 3,400 leadership participants annually. Our year round staff is made up of 20 passionate camp professionals and over 300 seasonal staff. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to by August, 24 2019. Camp Manito-wish YMCA offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including health, dental, and life insurance and retirement plan. - Hiring range: $46,000-$52,000. Housing not provided. Ability to travel is required. For a complete job description: (ACA Accredited)
Camp Manito-wish YMCA (CMY) is seeking a senior level camp leader as our next Operations Director. This position will provide overall direction to our operations and guide the risk management efforts of a 101 year old independent YMCA camp focused on leadership development through wilderness tripping. Experience with wilderness tripping programs is required. CMY Serves 800+ resident campers, 200+ Outpost campers, and over 3,400 leadership participants annually. Oversight will include property, program, food service and marketing. Our year round staff is made up of 20 passionate camp professionals. You will work with that dynamic staff to help make our mission, vision and commitment a reality. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to by August, 31 2019. Camp Manito-wish YMCA offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including health, dental, and life insurance and retirement plan. Salary: $70,000-$76,000. Housing not provided. For a full job description: (ACA Accredited)


The ideal candidate demonstrates skill and enthusiasm for planning, leading and cooking in a commercial camp kitchen. The candidate will be able to work independently and lead a team to provide delicious whole foods meals for up to 150 guest or campers. Reports to the Hospitality and Food Service Director-assists in all aspects of kitchen operation and in preparing meals according to the menu and the food service guidelines, including, but not limited to, the following: Assist in the supervision of all dishwashers and other kitchen help. Mentor and train staff, including Kitchen Assistants, in the basics of food service preparation and kitchen operation. Continues to develop leadership and mentorship skills in relation to other year-round staff and helps to mentor and train summer staff in the basics of food service preparation and kitchen operation. Assist in other areas of camp operation as appropriate. Attend staff meetings, orientations, and training. Cover all roles as necessary when the Hospitality and Food Service Director is away. Food Service: Plan 2-4 menus per month. Prepare meals according to the menu and the food service guidelines. Room, board and benefits are included. For more information please contact Kathy Wilder at (ACA Accredited)
Join us in the Rocky Mountains this fall, winter, and/or spring season (September 2019 - May 2020)! We're offering travel subsidies, $100/month completion bonuses, free gear rentals, room & board, free ski passes to check-out, and more if you work in the Housekeeping or Food Service Departments at YMCA of the Rockies - Estes Park Center or Snow Mountain Ranch in Granby, Colorado. Single rooms are available to those who work at Estes Park Center. We're the largest camp/conference center in the world and a great place for those looking to build their hospitality skills! To apply, visit our website and click on View All Available Jobs. If you're interested in working at the Estes Park location, search for Food Service Worker or Housekeeper/Laundry Attendant in the city of Estes Park. If you're interested in working at the Snow Mountain Ranch location, search for Dining Room/Food Service Worker or Housekeeping in the city of Granby. Questions? Contact or call our HR departments at 970-586-3341 ext 1032 (Estes Park Center) or 970-887-2152 ext. 4219 (Snow Mountain Ranch). (ACA Accredited)
Looking for a change of scenery but don't want to give up a career in the Food Service Industry? Head to the Rocky Mountains and join our team at Snow Mountain Ranch in Grand County! This position supports the work of the YMCA of the Rockies- Snow Mountain Ranch which operates a mission-based family and group conference and retreat center, serving more than 50,000 annually. The Sous Chef is responsible for the daily management of all kitchen and back of house food service operations at Snow Mountain Ranch; including menu planning, ordering, food preparation, kitchen cleanliness, catering & special events, staff scheduling and guest satisfaction. The Sous Chef is also responsible for compliance with federal, state and county health regulations. Compensation: Full-time, $38,000-$42,000/year with full benefits (health, dental, and life insurance), vacation/PTO, and participation in the YMCA retirement plan. In addition, you'll receive the following employee perks- access to all our facilities, which include: an indoor pool, basketball gymnasium, fitness classes, hiking/biking/skiing trails, climbing wall, library, and craft shop. Visit our website to apply- Questions? Contact 970-887-2152 ext.4219. (ACA Accredited)
The Food Service Director provides oversight of the West River food service operations including meal service, staffing, scheduling, menu planning, ordering, staff training and finances. They serve as the head chef for the majority of meals and must ensure the food service operations meet all state and local regulations. Must be able to prepare and serve nutritious and delicious meals for up to 300 people and accommodate special dietary needs. Must be at least 21 years old with three years experience in food service management, ideally in a camp and retreat center setting. Must have SERVSAFE certification or equivalent or be willing and able to achieve this within a specified time frame after hire. Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug screening due to our work with children. The West River Center is a 220-bed camp and retreat center with a mile of waterfront along the West River south of Annapolis, MD. We operate day and residential summer camps and host a wide variety of retreat groups throughout the rest of the year. We are a ministry of the Baltimore-Washington Conference of the United Methodist Church. For consideration please submit a cover letter and resume to
Reports to: Food Service Director Position Purpose: To assist the Food Service Manager in providing nutritious, well-prepared meals, which are served to all campers, staff, and guests. Essential Job Functions: Assist in the daily operations of the camp’s food service. Prepare and cook food as the menu indicates utilizing frying, boiling, broiling, steaming, roasting of meat, poultry, seafood, fish, vegetables, salads, soups, and gravies. Prepare foods including washing and peeling. Bake bread, pastries, muffins, etc. Set up food, supplies, and utensils for dining hall distribution. Store food and leftovers at the proper temperature. Assist in routine sanitation of the kitchen and related equipment. Clean and maintain all food-preparation and storage areas. Supervise the cleaning of prep, serving, and dining hall dishes. Reduce waste, reuse items, and recycle as indicated through the camp’s procedures. Work as a member of a food service team. Coordinate schedule and job tasks with other cooks, dining hall manager, and kitchen assistants. Assist with supervising or directing the work of the kitchen assistants. For more information please contact Dean Poland at (ACA Accredited)


Aloha, We are pleased to announce the facilitation of our Fall 2019 Hiring Seminar in Seattle, WA this coming September. There will be a limited number of slots and this event is by invitation only. This is an opportunity to learn about the program and potentially be offered employment for upcoming hiring dates. If interested, please let me know so we can set up a time to check in and interview. Please note: Participation in this Hiring Seminar does not guarantee employment. Employment offers will be for both immediate needs and early summer positions. SEMINAR SCHEDULE: September 21st - 22nd, 2019. Seminar will be facilitated all day on Saturday and Sunday. Invitees have the option to arrive Friday night. For the duration of the seminar, room and board will be provided for all participants. Location: Seattle, WA. Location details will be provided upon invite. Facilitators will include: A Pacific Quest Founder,, Program Director, A member of our Clinical Team, and an alumni student. PLEASE VISIT for more info.
Cody Outdoor Classroom is looking for two nurses to join our team. We have one opening in Yarmouth Port, MA and one in Freedom, NH. Our program, tailored for 4th-8th grade students, focuses on environmental and adventure education. Help our students stay healthy as they learn about nature and teamwork through inquiry-based lessons! Nurse responsibilities include providing health care to students, organizing and dispensing medications, and maintaining accurate and detailed medical records according to state and ACA standards. Nurses are also responsible for organizing student health paperwork and reaching out to schools prior to their arrival. Nurses are required to stay on property during the program (M-F). Required Qualifications: Registered nurse (RN) with a license as required by the relevant law. (NH is a compact state but MA requires its own licensure.) Previous experience in pediatrics. Desire to work with children and young adults. A sense of adventure! Salary compensation is $1000 per week (private room and board included). Dates are August 28th - Nov 9th, 2019. Please send a cover letter and resume to In the subject line, please write “OC Nurse”. Application deadline: August 16th, 2019. (ACA Accredited)


Amazing opportunity to live & work in Boulder County, Colorado! Cal-Wood Education Center rests on 1200+ acres of gorgeous, Mountain Wilderness 35 minutes from Boulder. Cal-Wood is an experiential education center providing one-of-a-kind camps, school programs & retreats to 8000 guests a year. The Facility Manager will live & work onsite. They will manage repair routines, calamity, & larger projects firsthand. The ideal candidate will live on-site & act as an on-call hero. They are a "swiss army knife" of multiple skills & are confident in their ability to "fix anything" and problem-solve. Duties may involve plumbing, carpentry, repairing electrical or mechanical equipment/vehicles & building repair. They are systematically minded with the experience to use/create systems to organize projects & budgets in advance. They appreciate seeing a project through to it's completion & take great pride in their work. They are passionate about our mission & have experience in a camp setting & are compassionate to the staff that deliver our programming. Job Type: Full-time Salary: $15-19 per hour ($30k-40k) per year DOE & Includes Housing! Interested? Email a cover letter and resume to by 8/15
Camp Ranger, Girl Scouts of West Central FL - PURPOSE: Provide project management, general maintenance & custodial services following council policies/standards. Work closely with camp directors, volunteers and council staff to ensure that troop, day and resident campers have a successful camping experience. PRIMARY DUTIES: Asset/Property management & maintenance. Resides on council site and is on call for repairs, maintenance, program support. Provide day-to-day maintenance, keeps facilities in good repair, performs cleaning, painting, plumbing, electrical wiring, grounds/pool maintenance, trail clearing/road maintenance, lawn mowing, purchasing and other related activities. Plan/execute annual plan of work, preventative maintenance plans, budgets, inventory, projects, logistics. Arrange and oversee repairs/services by vendors. Provide support to troops. QUALIFICATIONS:3-5 yr. experience in daily operations of a property. 3+ years project management. Knowledge of local permitting/zoning requirements/processes. Computer skills. SEE FULL DESCRIPTION AND APPLY AT: Questions? Contact Erin Hollen,
Lake House Academy is a nationally recognized therapeutic program.  We've been treating adolescent girls and their families since 2010. Lake House Academy is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains just outside of Asheville, North Carolina.  It consists of 3 buildings on 3 acres of land. Our Maintenance Technician oversees all physical plant and ensures safety and efficiency of our program. Everything we do is intentional and well-thought out to help keep our building safe and our students well cared for. While our students are going through their own healing and rebuilding process they need a home that can meet all of their needs.  Lake House Academy provides guidance, education, compassion, safety, accountability, protection and fun. What Lake House Academy can offer you: Rewarding and a team-oriented environment. Personal growth and career development.  Competitive hourly wage. Full time shifts from 8:30am-4:30am. What we'll love about you. You're able to pass a state background check and drug screen. You are 21 years or older. You value cleanliness, organization and have a heart of service. Contact our program manager at (410) 491-1762 and leave a message or submit a resume at


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Join us and be part of what students and teachers call “the best fieldtrip ever!” Nature’s Classroom Atop Lookout Mountain is an ACA and AEE accredited outdoor education program at Riverview Camp in Mentone, Alabama. We are currently accepting applications for the Fall 2019 Semester (Aug-Dec). Teachers (4-year college degree required) and Intern Teachers (must be 21, no degree required) work mostly with 3rd-7th grade student groups leading educational hikes, teaching hands-on classes, and facilitating team building activities. Other activities include: archery, canoeing, climbing tower, and the high ropes course. Staff contracts are by academic semester (spring/fall) and there is very little weekend work required. First semester Teachers start at $300/wk and Intern Teachers at $275/wk. In addition to salary, staff receive room and board, including: a private bedroom, meals, paid training, and use of Wi-Fi and laundry facilities. Other benefits include a location near excellent caving, climbing, mountain biking, hiking, whitewater paddling, and multiple state and national parks. To apply, e-mail your resume to and download the additional application materials on the employment page at (ACA Accredited)
There are lots of places to work, but few opportunities to do work that really matters. The YMCA is one of those rare places. Simply put, a career at the Y is a career with a purpose. Inspired? Join us as an Outdoor Education Instructor at YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin. YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin was founded in 1913 and is located on 160 acres surrounding the beautiful Lake Barlow in Middleville, Michigan. The Outdoor Education Instructor will implement and help to plan and supervise the outdoor education program. This is a seasonal position running from August 19 - November 1 (start and end dates flexible). Compensation includes $53/day, room and board, and a YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids membership. Must be at least 18 years or older. Previous experience working with children is preferred. Documented training and experience in outdoor living skills and environmental education strongly preferred. CPR/First Aid certification provided. Apply online at or email for more information. (ACA Accredited)
Do you love spending time outside and want to get paid for it? At Tamarack our staff are the vital link between nature and the classroom. Tamarack Adventure & Retreat Center is looking for qualified candidates who can think critically, take initiative, and inspire those around them to explore their potential. In addition to many others, an Outdoor Educator’s primary responsibility is to deliver phenomenal experiential education programming to all clientele and foster a positive learning environment. Hours/days worked per week vary according to camp schedule/needs; this position requires a full-time commitment and a positive attitude in all weather conditions, as we operate year-round. Must have open availability and live on camp for the duration of contract. Compensation includes housing, meals during programming, and $300 per week for new educators. We also believe in professional development and offer additional training to qualified staff through certifications with American Red Cross and Association for Challenge Course Technologies (ACCT). To apply please contact:  Marisa Murphy, Program Manager 248.627.2821 (ACA Accredited)
A leader in character development, the Sherman Lake YMCA delivers experiential programs, from Camp to Classroom, to local school youth. Join our ACA Eleanor Eels Award Winning Integrated Education program team. and increase your skills in developing social emotional learning skills in the youth you serve. The IE Program's collaborative, positive and student centered approach helps each student find success both academically and socially. IE Instructors will facilitate experiential and character based curriculum throughout our 3-5 day residential programs. We are located on 365 acres of forested woodland and waterfront in SW Michigan, an hour from Lake Michigan. Positions are available during the Fall season, September - mid December. Applicants must be 18 years or older, available Monday through Friday, days and overnights. Salary range is from $300-375/week including room, board and YMCA membership during time of employment. To apply visit: Questions - contact Lorrie Syverson (269-731-3022 or Website: (ACA Accredited)
Cody Outdoor Classroom is looking for enthusiastic, dedicated educators to join our team! Our program provides opportunities for students throughout New England, to explore environmental and science education through inquiry-based lessons. We are located in Freedom, NH on the southeastern edge of the White Mountains. We also have a sister site on Cape Cod! Outdoor Education Instructors deliver residential, 1-5-day environmental education programs to 4th - 8th grade students. We focus on social and emotional learning, science and engineering skills, and adventure education. The hands-on lessons focus on building critical thinking skills and exploring the connections between the natural and human-made world. Instructors are responsible for educating a group of 10-12 students throughout the program, including facilitating day and night lessons, leading large group activities and hosting meals. Please send cover letter and resume to  Application deadline: August 23, 2019. Position Type: Fall, Seasonal. Salary: $90.00 daily (Room & Board Provided). Employment Dates: September 4, 2019 - November 9, 2019. Required Qualifications: 21 years of age. (ACA Accredited)
(Seasonal-now-Nov 22, 2019) The Experiential Education Facilitator (EEF) is responsible for the safe and effective implementation of the Princeton-Blairstown Center’s (PBC) adventure-based experiential education curriculum at the Blairstown Campus. The EEF utilizes a youth development model that actively engages participants and supports them in achieving individual and group goals and helps students increase their social emotional learning (SEL) and problem-solving skills. -- Develop, facilitate, and debrief adventure based/experiential education curriculum including adventure course, low and high ropes course, hiking, canoeing/kayaking and swimming, and restoration programming designed to help students develop social-emotional skills that include learning to communicate cooperatively, problem solve, and work together to achieve common goals. --Bachelor’s Degree preferred, however experience in the field can be substituted. Salary starts at $450 per week, with room, board and training. More detail on duties and qualifications and to apply at (ACA Accredited)
Summer (May thru Sept) or Year-round Facility Manager at a beautiful 200 bed mountain retreat outside Albuquerque, NM. Responsible for maintenance of buildings and grounds. Must have prior experience in pool maintenance, building and grounds repairs, operation and care of tractors and other such equipment. Additional possible job areas: rope course operation, care of apple trees and apple production. Send resumes and upon review, we will contact those selected for interview. send to visit website for details on retreat If questions, send via email to above. Salaried position. Possible position for spouse or other. Veterans welcomed. Housing possible. Background Check and drug testing provision required. (ACA Accredited)
Located on Shelter Island, between the North and South Forks of Long Island, Quinipet Camp & Retreat Center is a beautiful spot to teach! Quinipet offers beach and shoreline to teach marine programs, a low ropes course to facilitate team building, boulders for rock climbing, and nearby access points for kayaking. Environmental Education Interns get to experience all aspects of our program! Centered on curriculum development, teaching, facilitation, marketing and outreach, interns will receive a well-rounded learning opportunity. Positions are available during the spring (March to June) and fall (August-November). Compensation includes a weekly salary, housing and meals (when groups have food service), free access to laundry facilities, and training. Applicants should be strong communicators, leaders, and passionate about teaching kids. Applicants must be working toward a Bachelor’s degree and have at least one season of experience teaching environmental education. For more information and to apply online, visit or email (ACA Accredited)
Outdoor Education Instructors and Facilitators- Full-time seasonal positions available Aug 19-Nov 30, 2019 and again March 1 - May , 2020. Part-Time positions available year-round. Internships and Co-ops welcome to apply. Nestled in the beautiful Mohican region of Ohio, Nuhop is hiring Instructors to lead hikes, teach outdoor/experiential classes, facilitate challenge course activities including high ropes, and other team development activities. Best candidates will be self-motivated & flexible; thrive in a team setting; be kind, honest and authentic role-models; instruct with compassion and maintain an inclusive mindset; challenge themselves to learn and grow; buy-in to the Nuhop mission. You’ll need to be comfortable working outdoors, excited about teaching and able to pass background check. Perfect job for entry level, gap years, prospective teachers, environmental fields, retired educators. Some positions require evening and overnight duties. Meals and on-site housing, internet, laundry. Send resume with references to or online at
Come join us on the Mountain! Located on 1400 acres on top of the Blue Ridge Mountains, camp has some of the most beautiful views of any camp in the country. Share in the beauty and traditions that has made Camp Greenville a special place for over 100 years. You can be part of a dynamic team making an impact on all that we serve. The YMCA Camp Greenville is looking to join a team of creative Experiential Educators for our Fall Season.  Camp Greenville's Groups & Education Program Staff will be trained to teach curriculum developed on topics such as pond and forest ecology, orienteering, canoeing, astronomy and geology as well as lead and facilitate adventure-based activities including high ropes, rock climbing, bouldering, hiking, and group dynamics to children, youth and adults.  Camp dates: August 18, 2019 - November 27, 2019. Visit to apply. Use keyword search "Groups" (ACA Accredited)
“Camp Thunderbird provides a wonderful space to learn and practice so many new skills every single day-- from team-building and classroom management to lesson planning, public speaking, high ropes facilitation, lifeguarding, and so much more, I can promise that every day is a different adventure!” –Susannah Bryant, former Program Instructor. Come spend a season in the sunny Carolinas as a Program Instructor with YMCA Camp Thunderbird! Located just south of Charlotte, NC on beautiful Lake Wylie, our Environmental Education Center and Conference & Retreat Program provide unique learning experiences for school and community groups. Instructors teach classes during the week for our EE Center, which sees over 14,000 school children each year. Our curriculum of 20+ classes range in topics from aquatic and wildlife ecology to astronomy, canoeing, pioneer study, and high ropes. Two evenings a week, instructors lead evening programs. Compensation includes $262/week, housing, meals, and a YMCA membership. Instructors also work one weekend a month for our C&R Program. Our Fall 2019 season runs from mid-August to mid-December. To apply, email your cover letter, resume, and references to Rachel D’Angio ( (ACA Accredited)
Camp Summit, a resident camp for children & adults, ages 6-99, with special needs. We have 22 weeks of camp, including 9 weeks in the fall! We serve campers with a variety of disabilities. We do typical camp activities, such as nature, music, arts & crafts, sports & games, horses, archery and a ropes challenge course. We are currently looking for individuals to work fall camp: September 10, 2019 - November 23, 2019. We are looking for staff with a desire to work with our campers in the roles of counselors or activity directors. Our counselors live in the cabin with the campers, taking care of their personal needs (toileting, bathing, dressing) as well as their safety and making sure they are having the time of their life at camp. The activity directors plan and lead the activities for all the campers at camp while helping with the cabins in the morning and night. Staff members live in the cabins with the campers during their one-week stay. Benefits include salary, room and board, laundry facilities, wireless internet & the experience of a lifetime! Apply online at If you have questions, contact us at 972.484.8900 or email or (ACA Accredited)


Lake House Academy is a nationally recognized therapeutic program. We provide an environment that allows young girls to reconnect and build hope with their families, establish and maintain academic success, and gain the skills to thrive as a healthy young lady. While girls are going through their own healing and rebuilding process they need a home that can meet all of their needs. Lake House Academy provides guidance, education, compassion, safety, accountability, protection, fun and love. What Lake House Academy can offer you: Fast-paced, challenging, fun, rewarding, and a team-oriented environment. Opportunity to foster relationships with adolescents and their families. Personal growth and career development. We love to see our employees grow within the company, no matter where they are at in their career. PT and FT available - 1st, 2nd and 3rd shifts- Weekends and Evenings required. If you think you'd be happy working at Lake House Academy, we'd love to talk and answer your questions. To do so, you can contact a member of our Residential Department at (828)-435-2221 ext 107. If you're ready to apply, you can submit a resume at