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Emagination Computer Camps
Located: University locations in Fairfield, CT and near Atlanta, Boston, Chicago and Philadelphia
Type: Coed Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions
Contact: jobs@computercamps.com
Position Available: Technology Counselor
Salary Range: $250/week
  • Counselors teach classes Monday through Friday and spend evenings and weekends, when on duty, delivering a traditional summer camp experience to campers.
  • Learn leadership, teaching, presentation skills, team building and time management.
  • Camp locations near Boston, Chicago, New York City, Philadelphia and Atlanta
  • This is a seasonal, residential, full-time position with a competitive salary, housing and meals
  • Website: www.computercamps.com/computer/camp/summer_job.html

Emagination Computer Camps
Located: University locations in Fairfield, CT and near Atlanta, Boston, Chicago and Philadelphia
Type: Coed Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions
Contact: jobs@computercamps.com
Position Available: Camp Director
Salary Range: Competitive weekly salary. Includes room and board
  • The Director manages the staff team and oversees the delivery of the camp program
  • Learn effective communication, management skills, and organization
  • You foster a safe and fun environment for kids and teens to learn technology skills, make new friends and have a blast in outdoor summer camp activities
  • This is a seasonal, residential, full-time position with a competitive salary, housing and meals
  • Website: www.computercamps.com/computer/camp/summer_job.html

Disney Cruise Line
Located: Shipboard
Type: Coed Day Camp
Contact: nicola@cast-a-way.com
Position Available: Youth Activities Counselor
Salary Range: Competitive Pay
  • Interact with/supervise children ages 3-12 in entertaining environment. Set-up, clean-up and support facilitated activities onboard and on Castaway Cay. Clean youth spaces; uphold USPH standards. Greet guests; could assist with check in/out process. Prep food trays for children. Facilitate group activities, requiring microphone.
  • Ensure secured programming policies are followed. Help with island rentals, beach set-up/clean-up, and activities on Castaway Cay. Comply with company policies/procedures, and ship rules/regulations. Participate in Emergency Duties. Willingness to live and work onboard ships, and share a cabin. Ability to command attention of groups.
  • Minimum 2 years recent experience in a high-volume, fast-paced recreational/camp setting with children. Be at least 20 years of age. Fluent in English. Able to work a 7-day, 70-84 hour week with limited time off. Adhere to Disney appearance guidelines. Preferred: Schooling in recreation or education; Bi-lingual in Spanish or Portuguese
  • TO APPLY: contact our Procurement Ally in your area at nicola@cast-a-way.com; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8grB99WD7VI&list=PLc_MX4EcyttTtHBYhyM5CHg6-znvcI_CL&index=10
  • Website: www.dcljobs.com

Disney Cruise Line
Located: Shipboard
Type: Coed Day Camp
Contact: nicola@cast-a-way.com
Position Available: Nursery Counselor
Salary Range: Competitive Pay
  • Interact with/supervise infants & toddles 3 months to 3 years, in onboard daycare center. Facilitate active and relaxed unstructured playtime. Maintain/ensure cleanliness of nursery according to USPH. Participate in Castaway Cay job responsibilities. Comply with company policies/procedures and maritime/ship regulations.
  • Minimum 2 years recent experience with infants/toddlers in public or private recreation, day care, or camp setting. Experience working with a minimum of 3-5 children at one time. Energetic and self-motivated. Relates well to audiences of all ages. Willingness to participate in Emergency Duties as specified in ship Assembly Plan.
  • Be at least 20 years of age. Be able to speak, read and write fluent English. Willingness to live and work onboard a ship, and share a cabin. Be able to work a 7-day, 70-84 hour week with limited time off. Preferred: Schooling in recreation, education, or related; Experience working with special needs children; Bilingual/multilingual.
  • TO APPLY: contact our Procurement Ally in your area at nicola@cast-a-way.com; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6kHPTmkBmE&list=PLc_MX4EcyttRAHxcgHua-GaF0RDBrReU7&index=1
  • Website: www.dcljobs.com

Disney Cruise Line
Located: Shipboard
Type: Coed Day Camp
Contact: nicola@cast-a-way.com
Position Available: Lifeguard (Ship)
Salary Range: Competitive Pay
  • Operate water-based recreation spaces, monitor safety, volume and activity around pool areas/sports decks. Assist Port Adventures team. Monitor radio communication with Port Adventures Manager. Keep pool areas clean, answer guest questions, enforce policies/rules. Assist with Castaway Cay duties. Maintain supplies for daily operation.
  • Minimum 2 years recent experience in a lifeguard capacity; high-volume pool. Ability to pass pre-hire swim test and successfully complete lifeguard training; certification must be maintained throughout contract. High level of fitness; strong swimming skills. Be at least 21 years of age. Ability to speak, read and write fluent English
  • Willingness to live and work onboard ships, and share a cabin. Be able to work a 7-day, 70-84 hour week with limited time off. Adhere to Disney appearance guidelines. Comply with company policies and ship rules. Participate in Emergency Duties. Preferred: Open water lifeguard experience. Experience with boats & snorkel equipment.
  • TO APPLY: contact our Procurement Ally in your area at nicola@cast-a-way.com
  • Website: www.dcljobs.com

Clearwater Camp
Located: Minocqua, Wisconsin--The Northwoods
Type: Residential girls' summer camp
Contact: info@clearwatercamp.org
Position Available: Trip Leader
Salary Range: $2700-$2900 plus room and board
  • Every camper goes on at least one out of camp trip. Our goal is for campers to have safe, unhurried experiences that are unforgettable.
  • Responsibilities include planning logistics, ensuring safety standards are met, ensuring camper readiness, driving camp vans, and coordinating equipment and food.
  • Qualifications include at least 21 years of age; experience working with children in the outdoors; experience planning and leading backpacking, canoeing, and kayaking trips; current certification from NOLS, Outward Bound, or similar program, or documented experience leading a variety of progressive outdoor experiences.
  • Required certifications include current certification in CPR for the Professional Rescuer and Wilderness First Aid is required; Wilderness First Responder is preferred. Current American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard certification is required; this course is offered pre-season. Valid driver's license and clean driving record required.
  • Website: www.clearwatercamp.com

Clearwater Camp
Located: Minocqua, Wisconsin--The Northwoods
Type: Residential girls' summer camp
Contact: info@clearwatercamp.org
Position Available: Leadership Counselor/Photographer
Salary Range: $2500-$2700 depending on experience
  • Live and work with energetic Leaderships, Clearwater's counselor-in-training program for teens. This position also includes being the camp photographer, and updating our social media sites.
  • Responsibilities: Being a positive coach and mentor for older teens. Taking a number of creative photos throughout camp daily and uploading to Facebook.
  • Qualifications: Must be a caring mentor for older teens; must be highly experienced in digital photography, and capable of taking creative photos and writing engaging copy. Photographer candidates must have their own high quality camera and be able to provide a portfolio of their work for review.
  • Website: www.clearwatercamp.com

Emagination Computer Camps
Located: University locations in Fairfield, CT and near Atlanta, Boston, Chicago and Philadelphia
Type: Coed Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions
Contact: jobs@computercamps.com
Position Available: Camp Nurse
Salary Range: Competitive depending on experience
  • Help ensure the successful and high quality operation of our camp from a healthcare perspective. Coordinate all health care functions and oversee execution of health care policies and procedures. Residential position at a co-ed overnight and day summer camp.
  • Day to day responsibility for implementing Emagination Computer Camps Health Care Plan. This includes providing First Aid, individual health care, maintaining health records, administering and managing medications, collaborating with external health care providers and communicating with parents/guardians.
  • During emergencies or crises, lead and coordinate the camp's response from a healthcare perspective in order to provide for the health and safety of campers and staff. Set up and maintain the nurse's station and infirmary room.
  • Review camper and staff Health History Forms. Collect any medications to be administered to staff and campers and check for observable evidence of illness, injury, or communicable disease and verify and update the Health History Forms.
  • Website: www.computercamps.com/computer/camp/summer_job.html

YMCA Camp Warren
Located: Eveleth, Minnesota
Type: Residential Camp, Single-gender Sessions Ages 7-16
Contact: info@campwarren.org
Position Available: Various Summer Camp Positions
Salary Range: Competitive Salary
  • Positions available may include Cabin Counselor, Wilderness Trail Counselors, Cooks, Program Directors of: sailing, boating, waterskiing, lifeguarding, horses, ropes course, arts & crafts, outdoor exploration, archery, and many other fun and challenging positions.
  • Looking for a great summer job? Enjoy your summer in the beautiful outdoors, and get paid for it! Come work for YMCA Overnight Camps!
  • YMCA Camping is not only a life-changing experience for campers and participants, it can be for staff too. We have a wide variety of positions available at each of our overnight camps for the upcoming summer.
  • Our camps include: Camp Ihduhapi, Loretto, MN: Camp Icaghowan, Amery, WI; Camp Warren, Eveleth, MN; and our wilderness camp, Camp Menogyn, near Grand Marais, MN on the edge of the Boundary Waters.
  • Website: www.campwarren.org

Camp Kupugani
Located: Leaf River, Illinois
Type: Residential Camp with Separate Girls' and Boys' Sessions
Contact: Kupugani@gmail.com
Position Available: Assistant Director
Salary Range: depending on experience
  • We are looking for a dynamic, creative, warm, exuberant, experienced person with strong leadership ability who is passionate about our vision.
  • Oversees day to day administration of the camp office
  • Assist with hiring, supervising, and evaluating all staff
  • Design and implement staff schedule
  • Website: www.kupugani.com

Camp Kupugani
Located: Leaf River, Illinois
Type: Residential Camp with Separate Girls' and Boys' Sessions
Contact: Kupugani@gmail.com
Position Available: Cabin Counselor / Facilitator
Salary Range: $325 - $325 / week, depending on performance.
  • Facilitate games, activities, and discussions that encourage campers to appreciate and respect themselves and others.
  • Provide a nurturing, safe, fun learning environment for our campers.
  • Share your unique experiences, talents and skills with our community.
  • Website: www.kupugani.com

Camp Kupugani
Located: Leaf River, Illinois
Type: Residential Camp with Separate Girls' and Boys' Sessions
Contact: Kupugani@gmail.com
Position Available: Program Staff
Salary Range: $250 - $325 / week
  • We are looking for a diverse, multicultural group of dynamic, creative, warm, exuberant, experienced people with strong leadership ability who are passionate about our vision.
  • Function as a skill instructor of program areas (canoeing, frisbee golf, biking, archery, riflery, crafts, adventure challenge, swimming, rock climbing, etc.) and team building processes. (Please Note: We will teach you the procedures of each activity during staff training)
  • Lead & setup various evening programs (campfires, night hikes, overnight camp outs, etc.)
  • Assisting in the food service area (helping the kitchen staff prepare, serve, and clean up) as scheduled
  • Website: www.kupugani.com