Summer Camp Jobs at summer camps and adventure programs in Alaska

Adventure Treks
Located: Colorado, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, British Columbia, & NC
Type: Wilderness adventure program for Teens
Contact: info@adventuretreks.com
Position Available: Instructor
Salary Range: $2400 and up
  • Instructors lead activities that include backpacking, rock climbing, mountaineering, mountain biking, caving, canoeing, sea kayaking, whitewater rafting, ice climbing, ziplining, cooking, orienteering
  • The six-person instructor team works closely together to coordinate all aspects of the trip, including instruction in all outdoor activities, risk management, managing group dynamics, menu planning, purchasing food, laundry, transportation, coordinating with outfitters, maintaining equipment and handling medical issues.
  • Benefits include a competitive salary, a travel stipend, access to pro-purchase discounts, and the opportunity to work both summer (early June to mid-August) and fall school group programs (late August through late October in North Carolina).
  • Applicants must be 21 years of age (college graduate or degree in progress preferred), have a valid WFR/CPR certification (or be willing to acquire one), several years experience working with youth and leading outdoor programs and be willing to work long hours with little to no time off.
  • Website: http://www.adventuretreks.com

Camp Fire Alaska
Located: Three Programs in Alaska
Type: Other type program- Not traditional camp
Contact: jobs@campfireak.org
Position Available: Camp K Counselor or Activity Specialist
Salary Range: $2,800 - $3,300 + Room and Board
  • Counselors will spend each day guiding campers through a variety of activities, showing them how to work together and set goals, how to respect each other, and ultimately how to be their best selves all while having fun in the wild backcountry of Alaska.
  • Counselors help campers grow by reflecting on learning, playing games, and exploring the vast camp grounds. One of the most important parts of this job is being a positive community member who can bring the fun!
  • Activity Specialists take ownership of one specialized activity. Each day will be broken into different activity blocks, where you will plan for and lead your specialized activity, in addition to sometimes stepping in to act as a camp counselor or support camp in other ways.
  • Types of Activity Specialists: Creative Arts Specialist, Nature/OLS Specialist, Off-Campus Trips Specialist, Target Sports Specialist, Trip Leader/Teen Specialist, Waterfront Specialist
  • Website: https://www.campfireak.org/jobs/2018-summer-jobs/

Camp Fire Alaska
Located: Three Programs in Alaska
Type: Other type program- Not traditional camp
Contact: jobs@campfireak.org
Position Available: Rural Program Travel Camp Lead Staff
Salary Range: 5,000 + Room and Board
  • Travel Camp Leader Staff are experienced professionals capable of creating and implementing youth and community-based programs, forming community relationships, and facilitating activities without supervision or direct support.
  • In addition to needing the ability to facilitate engaging, relevant youth programming, the position requires advanced leadership, problem-solving and decision-making skills, as well as experience working with youth, trauma-informed care, and cultural sensitivity.
  • Additional duties include but are not limited to completing weekly check-ins with supervisors, required paperwork, and all other logistics involved in implementing program, while also working productively as a member of a team.
  • Website: https://www.campfireak.org/jobs/2018-summer-jobs/

Camp Fire Alaska
Located: Three Programs in Alaska
Type: Other type program- Not traditional camp
Contact: jobs@campfireak.org
Position Available: Facilities Manager or Kitchen Manager
Salary Range: $15+ an hour (DOE)
  • The Facilities Manager reports directly to the year-round Camp Director. This position oversees the management of all camp facilities
  • The Facilities Manger is responsible for the safety and maintenance of all buildings, generators, water systems, vehicles, and equipment.
  • The Kitchen Manager is a positive, caring, and detail-oriented, top-kitchen performer, who oversees the kitchen staff and all aspects of the Camp K kitchen.
  • The Kitchen Manager maintains the facility, supplies, and equipment in a safe manner, while also overseeing menu planning, food prep, kitchen inventory, food/supply orders, kitchen health and sanitation, and specialty food service, including adhering to all dietary needs and allergy restrictions.
  • Website: https://www.campfireak.org/jobs/2018-summer-jobs/

Camp Fire Alaska
Located: Three Programs in Alaska
Type: Other type program- Not traditional camp
Contact: jobs@campfireak.org
Position Available: Camp K Summer Program Director or Unit Leader
Salary Range: $4,500 - $11,800 + Room and Board
  • Unit Leaders are emerging professionals in the camp world, assisting the Summer Program Director to manage camp.
  • Unit Leader responsibilities include maintaining positive relations and excellent customer service; positively communicating with campers, staff, camp leadership, parents, visitors, program partners, and office administration; and running daily camp operations.
  • The Program Director is the second in command to the year-round Camp Director over this whole camp, this position is the primary point of contact for all youth, counselors, and specialists, managing all camp matters utilizing best practices for risk management and quality program delivery.
  • From performing skill verifications and observations, to conducting weekly meetings, to assessing job performance, to addressing and correcting behavior and morale, the Program Director is indeed a seasoned leader.
  • Website: https://www.campfireak.org/jobs/2018-summer-jobs/

Girl Scouts of Alaska
Located: Locations across Alaska
Type: Girls Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions
Contact: ablock@girlscoutsalaska.org
Position Available: Resident Camp Staff
Salary Range: $2400-$3000 plus room and board
  • Be surrounded by a team of co-workers all working towards a common, life-changing goal
  • Impact every girl who attends camp whether you know it or not
  • Create memories that will last a lifetime (for yourself and your campers)
  • Gain valuable, marketable life skills that will help you succeed in any future endeavor
  • Website: http://girlscoutsalaska.org/camps/summer-job-opportunities/

Girl Scouts of Alaska
Located: Locations across Alaska
Type: Girls Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions
Contact: ablock@girlscoutsalaska.org
Position Available: Travelling Day Camp Staff
Salary Range: $9.80/hour plus room and in state travel
  • Impact every girl who attends camp whether you know it or not
  • Travel to rural and remote areas of Alaska
  • Create memories that will last a lifetime (for yourself and your campers)
  • Gain valuable, marketable life skills that will help you succeed in any future
  • Website: http://girlscoutsalaska.org/camps/summer-job-opportunities/

Adventure Treks
Located: Colorado, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, British Columbia, & NC
Type: Wilderness adventure program for Teens
Contact: info@adventuretreks.com
Position Available: School Program Instructor
Salary Range: $70-100 per day
  • Energetic instructors to work with 6th-12th grade students during Spring and Fall programs.
  • You will work closely with a co-leader to build confidence, community, and outdoor living skills for 4-7 day field/base camp programs.
  • Minimum Requirements include: over 21 years old, Wilderness First Aid, experience working with teens, and strong ability to teach in a wilderness setting
  • Website: http://www.adventuretreks.com