Summer Camp Jobs at summer camps and adventure programs in Northern California

Kennolyn Camps
Located: Soquel, California
Type: Coed Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions
Contact: camps@kennolyn.com
Position Available: Camp Counselors (Day and Overnight camps)
Salary Range: $510+ /week with room and board
  • Make a difference in a child's life and make your own lifelong friendships.
  • Enjoy working outdoors, under the warm California sun close to many clean beaches and hot surf spots. A job full of like minded, dedicated people. The hardest job you'll ever love!
  • Counselors who can teach the following activities required: climbing, ropes course, swimming, archery, riflery, fencing, horseback riding, self defense, outdoor adventure, drama, photography, fun science, outdoor cooking, crafts, ceramics, tennis and more. (We train our own Ropes staff and Waterfront staff incl. Lifeguards!)
  • Lifeguard Certification is a plus but not required
  • Website: http://www.kennolyncamps.com

Kennolyn Camps
Located: Soquel, California
Type: Coed Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions
Contact: camps@kennolyn.com
Position Available: Ceramics Instructor
Salary Range: $510+ /week with room and board
  • Make a difference in a child's life and make your own lifelong friendships.
  • Instruct ceramics in our outdoor ceramics studio. Our site has 2 kilns as well as kick and electric wheels. We teach wheel and handbuilt ceramics.
  • Live in a cabin with another staff member and cheerful and excitable campers.
  • Website: http://www.kennolyncamps.com

Kennolyn Camps
Located: Soquel, California
Type: Coed Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions
Contact: camps@kennolyn.com
Position Available: Ropes Course Staff
Salary Range: $442+ /week with room and board
  • Make a difference in a child's life and make your own lifelong friendships.
  • Enjoy working outdoors, under the warm California sun close to many clean beaches and hot surf spots. A job full of like minded, dedicated people. The hardest job you'll ever love!
  • Live in a cabin with another staff member and cheerful and excitable campers.
  • Work with kids to teach them how to use our climbing wall and ropes course
  • Website: http://www.kennolyncamps.com

Kennolyn Camps
Located: Soquel, California
Type: Coed Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions
Contact: camps@kennolyn.com
Position Available: BMX Instructor
Salary Range: $510+ /week with room and board
  • Teach BMX on our custom pump track
  • Live in a cabin with another staff member and cheerful and excitable campers.
  • Enjoy working outdoors, under the warm California sun close to many clean beaches and hot surf spots. A job full of like minded, dedicated people. The hardest job you'll ever love!
  • Website: http://www.kennolyncamps.com

Pali Adventures
Located: Running Springs, California
Type: Residential coed summer camp
Contact: info@paliadventures.com
Position Available: Summer Camp Counselor
Salary Range: $400-$467 per week
  • Camp counselors at Pali Adventures are responsible for the physical and emotional well-being of campers.
  • They supervise campers in a cabin setting, at mealtimes, and during activities. Counselors are in charge of facilitating activities throughout the day
  • Counselors work as a team to ensure all campers have a fun and memorable experience at camp
  • Must have completed high school and be a minimum 18 years of age or older as of 5/30/21.
  • Website: http://www.paliadventures.com

Summer Camp at SOAR
Located: North Carolina, Wyoming, Florida, California, and New York
Type: Residential Coed Summer Camp
Contact: andrea@soarnc.org
Position Available: Outdoor Trip Leader
Salary Range: $2,250 - $3,250/season
  • Supervise a group of 7-8 students (2 staff per group), for 24 hrs/day, on 10 to 26 day courses; facilitate a safe and successful experience during adventure-based courses; facilitate the development of life skills, organizational skills, self-esteem, problem-solving strategies, communication techniques, and social skills.
  • Assist in developing personal goals for each student; write a comprehensive student evaluation at the end of each course; and act as a role model for students by demonstrating maturity, responsibility, good organizational skills, and professional behavior.
  • Minimum 21 years of age (some exceptions allowed); 2 years of college experience, in human service related field preferred (e.g., Education, Psychology, Recreation); current WFA and CPR certifications; Lifeguard required for FL & CA staff; experience and/or desire to work with LD and AD/HD youth; patience, energy, enthusiasm, flexibility.
  • Complete a staff application on-line at http://soarnc.org/about-soar/employment-opportunities/ or contact Andrea Wackerle, SOAR, PO Box 388, Balsam, NC 28707, (828)456-3435, andrea@soarnc.org
  • Website: http://soarnc.org/about-soar/employment-opportunities/

Summer Camp at SOAR
Located: North Carolina, Wyoming, Florida, California, and New York
Type: Residential Coed Summer Camp
Contact: andrea@soarnc.org
Position Available: Activity Specialist
Salary Range: $2,250 - $3,250/season
  • Work with groups of 7-8 students with 2 instructors to facilitate a safe and successful experience during the adventure activity portions of 10 to 26 day courses.
  • Minimum 21 years of age (some exceptions allowed). Minimum of 2 years college experience, preferable in Recreation Therapy, Outdoor Recreation, Education, or Psychology. WFA and CPR required (WFR preferred for WY & CA). Lifeguard certification required for FL, WY and CA staff.
  • Strong experience required in technical skills such as rock site facilitation and management, ropes course facilitation, white water rafting, caving, mountain biking, or ocean/water activities (FL & CA only). Patience, energy, enthusiasm, flexibility, maturity, and integrity required. Use of personal vehicle required for NC & WY.
  • Complete a staff application on-line at http://soarnc.org/about-soar/employment-opportunities/ or contact Laura Pate, SOAR, PO Box 388, Balsam, NC 28707, (828)456-3435, pate-moore@soarnc.org.
  • Website: http://soarnc.org/about-soar/employment-opportunities/

Camp Trinity on The Bar 717 Ranch
Located: Hayfork, California
Type: Residential coed summer camp
Contact: emma@bar717.com
Position Available: Summer Camp Counselor
Salary Range: $445/week
  • Seeking enthusiastic leaders to work with youth 8-16 years old in a residential mountain ranch camp; must demonstrate interest in working with children and the outdoors.
  • Positions include: backpacking leaders, horsemanship, crafts, woodworking, ceramics, hiking, camping, and general counselors.
  • Must be 19 years old and have completed 1 year of college or equivalent work experience by June.
  • For more information, please see: http://www.bar717.com/staff/job-opportunities/
  • Website: http://www.bar717.com/staff/

Camp Trinity on The Bar 717 Ranch
Located: Hayfork, California
Type: Residential coed summer camp
Contact: emma@bar717.com
Position Available: Backpacking Trip Leaders
Salary Range: $445/week
  • Seeking enthusiastic backpacking leaders to work with youth 8-16 years old in a residential mountain ranch camp; must demonstrate interest in working with children and the outdoors.
  • Experience leading backpacking trips for groups strongly preferred.
  • Must be 19 years old and have completed 1 year of college or equivalent work experience by June.
  • For more information, please see: http://www.bar717.com/staff/job-opportunities/
  • Website: http://www.bar717.com/staff/

ARCC Programs
Located: North America, Asia, Europe, Africa, Latin America
Type: Adventures for Teenagers
Contact: employment@adventurescrosscountry.com
Position Available: Adventure Travel Leaders
Salary Range:
  • Must possess a love for travel and exploring exciting new places
  • Must have experience working with youth aged 13 - 18 and be 21 years old
  • Must hold current Wilderness First Responder certification (or take ARCC-sponsored course in early June)
  • Must be available for Staff Training starting June 14 in Bend, Oregon
  • Website: http://www.adventurescrosscountry.com

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

1-on-1 Online Private Lessons
Located: Held Online
Type: Coed Day Camp
Contact: summerjobs@iDTech.com
Position Available: Video Game Design and Development Instructor
Salary Range: starting at $600/week
  • You will be a role model for aspiring game developers.
  • You will add leadership and teaching experience to your resume.
  • You'll receive competitive compensation.
  • You will broaden your professional and social network.
  • Website: http://www.idtech.com/employment/

iD Coding & AI Academy
Located: Held in CA, FL, IL, MD, MA, MI, NJ, NY, NC, OH, PA, TX, WA.
Type: Pre-college, intensive, two-week programming camps for ages 13-18
Contact: info@iDTech.com
Position Available: Computer Science, Robotics, and Engineering Instructor
Salary Range: Starting at $600 per week
  • You will be a role model for aspiring engineers and game developers.
  • You will add leadership and teaching experience added to your resume.
  • You will broaden your professional and social network.
  • You'll receive competitive compensation.
  • Website: http://www.internaldrive.com/summer_employment.htm

iD Tech Camps
Located: Held at 150+ campuses nationwide
Type: Weeklong, day and overnight summer programs
Contact: info@iDTech.com
Position Available: Directors for Technology Summer Camp!
Salary Range: Starting at $700/week
  • Your staff and students look up to you as a mentor and guide.
  • You will add leadership and administrative experience to your resume.
  • You will get exposure to cutting-edge technology, including our curriculum for 60+ courses.
  • You will receive competitive compensation.
  • Website: http://www.idtech.com/jobs/summer-jobs/

iD Tech Camps
Located: Held at 150+ campuses nationwide
Type: Weeklong, day and overnight summer programs
Contact: info@iDTech.com
Position Available: Instructors for Technology Summer Camp for Kids
Salary Range: Starting at $525/week
  • iD Tech has repeatedly been named a Top Workplace by the Bay Area News Group.
  • You'll mentor students ages 7-17 in a fun, dynamic learning environment.
  • We have both day and overnight positions available.
  • Lead a class in a subject like robotics, game design, programming, or 3D printing.
  • Website: http://www.idtech.com/jobs/summer-jobs/

Kidizens
Located: Los Altos, CA
Type: Coed Day Camp
Contact: alexander@kidzzinc.com
Position Available: Camp Couselor and Camp Assistant
Salary Range: Depending on experience and education.
  • Lead or assist "Young Mayors" (Ages 5-11) build and run LEGO cities.
  • Camp Counselors, Camp Assistants, Interns, and Volunteers will collaborate to deliver curriculum in a fun, creative, and exciting manner.
  • Give children a sense of civic responsibility and a knowledge of governance in a collaborative, project based learning environment.
  • Week long camps throughout the summer at locations across the San Fransisco Bay Area.
  • Website: http://thekidizens.com/camps/

American Dance Training Camp
Located: CA, CO, MD, NC, TX, VT, WI, IL, FL
Type: Girls' Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions
Contact: lfadner@danceadtc.com
Position Available: Nurse
Salary Range: $500 +

Capitol Debate Virtual Summer Camps
Located: 31+ locations nationwide in 21 states
Type: Coed Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions
Contact: hr@capitoldebate.com
Position Available: Nurse / Wellness Person - Summer Camp
Salary Range:
  • The Nurse / Wellness Person is responsible for the overall safety and wellness of students at camp.
  • Must be over the age of 21 and typically possess a degree within the field of Nursing, Child Psychology, Social Work, or an equivalent field and may also be a student still working toward their degree.
  • Responsible for collecting, monitoring and administering student medications as prescribed.
  • Assist students with ensuring food allergies are accommodated through conversations with necessary dining hall staff members.
  • Website: http://www.capitoldebate.com

Capitol Debate Virtual Summer Camps
Located: 31+ locations nationwide in 21 states
Type: Coed Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions
Contact: hr@capitoldebate.com
Position Available: Residential Life Director - Summer Camp
Salary Range:
  • Responsible for the overall success of camp residential life activities, student engagement and safety, directorship and motivation of residential life staff, as well supporting overall camp operations and logistics.
  • Must be over the age of 21 and typically possess a degree within the field of Education, Child Psychology, Social Work, or an equivalent field.
  • Oversees all other Residential Life staff and delegate tasks appropriately.
  • Create enthusiasm and excitement for the students.
  • Website: http://www.capitoldebate.com

Capitol Debate Virtual Summer Camps
Located: 31+ locations nationwide in 21 states
Type: Coed Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions
Contact: hr@capitoldebate.com
Position Available: Summer Camp Instructor
Salary Range:
  • Ensures the successful delivery of the curriculum in the classroom.
  • Assist with marketing the camp.
  • Assist with chaperoning field trips.
  • Help provide an experience for our students that are both educational and fun.
  • Website: http://www.capitoldebate.com

Capitol Debate Virtual Summer Camps
Located: 31+ locations nationwide in 21 states
Type: Coed Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions
Contact: hr@capitoldebate.com
Position Available: Residential Advisor - Summer Camp
Salary Range:
  • Responsible for assisting with and participating in all camp residential life activities, student engagement and safety, as well supporting overall camp operations and logistics.
  • Residential Advisors are often current college students working toward a degree within the field of Education, Child Psychology, Social Work, or an equivalent field.
  • Provide mentoring and leadership.
  • Assist with planning and implementation of residential activities.
  • Website: http://www.capitoldebate.com

Adidas Tennis Camps
Located: Locations Nationwide, United States
Type: Coed Camps with Residential & Day Camp Sessions
Contact: support@tenniscamper.com
Position Available: Sports Summer Camp Staff
Salary Range: Depending on Experience
  • Applicants will be a part of our summer camp coaching staff and will assist the camp directors run the week of camp
  • Follow the camp objectives set by the director and ensure all of the campers enjoy their experience
  • Teach or assist with drills and other programs and encourage all campers participation
  • Playing experience is a must, coaching is a bonus
  • Website: http://www.tenniscamper.com

Revolution Field Hockey Camps
Located: 28 Locations Nationwide, United States
Type: Girls' Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions
Contact: support@FHcamps.com
Position Available: Sports Summer Camp Staff
Salary Range: Depending on Experience
  • Applicants will be a part of our summer camp coaching staff and will assist the camp directors run the week of camp
  • Follow the camp objectives set by the director and ensure all of the campers enjoy their experience
  • Teach or assist with drills and other programs and encourage all campers participation
  • Playing experience is a must, coaching is a bonus
  • Website: http://www.fhcamps.com

Jam Camp West
Located: Loma Mar, CA
Type: Residential coed summer camp
Contact: page@livingjazz.org
Position Available: Counselor
Salary Range: $500, plus Room and Board
  • Ages 21 and up- free counselor training.
  • Free counselor training
  • Responsible for the well being of their assigned group of approximately 8-10 campers. 6 night camp. Counselors serve as the nurturer, "big brother/sister" and friends for campers.
  • Potential to assist in music/dance classes if you have experience
  • Website: http://www.jamcampwest.com

Jam Camp West
Located: Loma Mar, CA
Type: Residential coed summer camp
Contact: page@livingjazz.org
Position Available: Counselor in Training
Salary Range: Room and Board
  • Minimum age of 16
  • As a CIT, you are assigned to a counselor "mentor".
  • Major role at camp is to be actively involved in all camp activities, assisting counselors with their duties.
  • Will serve as an enthusiastic, responsible role model for campers.
  • Website: http://www.jamcampwest.com

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

American Dance Training Camp
Located: CA, CO, MD, NC, TX, VT, WI, IL, FL
Type: Girls' Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions
Contact: lfadner@danceadtc.com
Position Available: Lifeguard
Salary Range: $525 +

The Painted Turtle Camp for Children with Chronic Illness
Located: Lake Hughes, Southern California
Type: Coed Day Camp
Contact: sheric@thepaintedturtle.org
Position Available: Pediatric Registered Nurse
Salary Range: $1,000/week PLUS room/board
  • The Painted Turtle seeks 4 experienced pediatric registered nurses for full-time summer employment from late May-August 2009, who seek to make a difference in the lives of children with chronic and life-threatening illness. Summer staff nurses will work u
  • Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 1-2 years pediatric nursing experience, State of California Registered Nursing License, and current CPR/first aid certification. PALS certification preferred. Flexibility, teamwork, good communication, strong or
  • Applications will be considered from January through April 2009. Please send a cover letter and resume/CV to: Sheri Carson, Nursing Director, at sheric@thepaintedturtle.org or via fax at 661-724-1566. Candidates may also complete our online application by
  • Website: http://thepaintedturtle.org/volunteers-and-staff/summer-staff/summer-staff-positions/