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 Resident camps)
Salary Range: $357+ /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: 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: $357+ /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: www.kennolyncamps.com

Kennolyn Camps
Located: Soquel, California
Type: Coed Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions
Contact: camps@kennolyn.com
Position Available: Equestrian Staff
Salary Range: $357+ /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 both English and Western riding skills, horsemanship, and vaulting.
  • Website: www.kennolyncamps.com

Kennolyn Camps
Located: Soquel, California
Type: Coed Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions
Contact: camps@kennolyn.com
Position Available: Trapeze Instructor
Salary Range: $357+ /week with room and board
  • Work on our outdoor trapeze rig teaching tricks and catching.
  • 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: www.kennolyncamps.com

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: thekidizens.com/camps/

Galileo: Innovation Camps for kids
Located: 50+ Locations in the SF Bay Area, SoCal, and Chicago
Type: Coed Day Camp
Contact: jobs@galileo-learning.com
Position Available: Summer Camp Counselor
Salary Range: Depending on experience, education, position, and location
  • Students & recent grads wanted to assist amazing K-8 art, science, and tech classes like 3D Printing, Go-Karts, Fashion Design, etc
  • Develop skills employers look for with a personalized professional development program
  • Join an award-winning company and a nationwide community & network
  • 6-10 weeks, depending on location (housing not provided)
  • Website: www.galileo-camps.com/jobs/summer-jobs/

Galileo: Innovation Camps for kids
Located: 50+ Locations in the SF Bay Area, SoCal, and Chicago
Type: Coed Day Camp
Contact: jobs@galileo-learning.com
Position Available: Summer Lead Instructor
Salary Range: Depending on experience, education, position, and location
  • Deliver curriculum for amazing K-8 classes like 3D Printing, Fashion Design, Go-Karts, etc.
  • Curriculum & materials provided; comprehensive training offered, customized for all levels of experience
  • Learn new approaches to project-based learning & join a nationwide network of educators
  • 6-10 weeks, depending on location (housing not provided)
  • Website: www.galileo-camps.com/jobs/summer-jobs/

Camp Augusta
Located: Nevada City, California
Type: Residential coed summer camp
Contact: applications@campaugusta.org
Position Available: Summer Staff - Counselors, Admin, Kitchen and many more
Salary Range: 2750-6000 depending on position
  • Work, play, learn, struggle and grow in a vibrant fun-loving community this summer while facilitating the growth of children, yourself and others in the community. We are a small residential camp of around 90 campers and 55 staff.
  • We aim to help campers develop confidence, independence, social skills (emotional intelligence), creativity, activity skills, appreciation, friendships, and healthy living skills while having some truly wild FUN in a small, close-knit community in a beautiful forest setting.
  • Camp Augusta differs from most summer camps...! There is a great deal of information on our website regarding the philosophy of camp and the activities we offer. If you are interested in Camp Augusta, please look those over carefully.
  • We are looking for folks who are invested in being LIFE CHANGERS for summer 2017! If you're intrigued by what we do and want to be a part of it, get in touch!
  • Website: www.campaugusta.org/Staff/Positions/positions.html

SuperCamp
Located: 3 locations: Stanford CA, UC San Marcos CA, Villanova PA
Type: Residential Coed Summer Camp
Contact: csmith@qln.com
Position Available: Team Leader
Salary Range: Hourly Wage (Approximately $435 - $455 per week)
  • Opportunity to have a lasting impact on the lives of others and provides an opportunity for you to learn and grow as a leader.
  • At least 20 years old (by September 1st, 2017) with at least one completed academi year at a college or university.
  • Co-lead a team of 16 - 20 students (ages 11 - 18) with 1 to 2 other Team Leaders
  • Team leaders lead activities, supervise students, facilitate team meetings, create camp spirit, and support logistics managers with logistical aspects of camp.
  • Website: www.supercamp.com/staff/

SuperCamp
Located: 3 locations: Stanford CA, UC San Marcos CA, Villanova PA
Type: Residential Coed Summer Camp
Contact: csmith@qln.com
Position Available: Facilitator
Salary Range: $925 per week plus room, board, and paid travel
  • Customized Training for SuperCamp that directly impacts your teaching/presenting
  • Create experiences for students to grow academically and emotionally
  • All paid travel with future opportunities to work internationally
  • Facilitators must demonstrate integrity, honesty, kindness, humility, patience, and a genuine concern for others.
  • Website: www.supercamp.com/staff/

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

Deer Crossing Camp
Located: Loon Lake, Eldorado National Forest, in northern California
Type: Residential coed summer camp
Contact: mail@deercrossingcamp.com
Position Available: Instructor—Kayak, Windsurf, Canoe, Sail, Rock-Climb
Salary Range:
  • Spend the summer teaching campers your favorite outdoor activities—rock-climbing (real rock!), sailing, kayaking, canoeing, windsurfing, arts-and-crafts. Must have previous teaching experience or significant expertise (e.g., 100+ hours) in your primary skill area. Backpacking, guitar, archery experience a plus.
  • Get certified in Wilderness First Aid & Red Cross Lifeguard/First Aid/Professional CPR during staff training. Must be good swimmer; if not already a certified lifeguard, you must be capable of being certified during staff training. Additional pay with WFR or EMT certification valid through 8/12/17.
  • Improve your own leadership and interpersonal skills in this dual Instructor-Counselor role. Staff should enjoy children, & be friendly & outgoing, high energy, adventurous, helpful, caring & thoughtful, open to new ideas, willing to help with camp chores/maintenance, and able to follow all camp rules.
  • Join our adventure family! Room & board provided in two-person platform tents (with mattresses), scattered among camper tents. Staff bathroom with hot shower in lodge. Wifi Internet access available for staff use several times each week.
  • Website: www.deercrossingcamp.com

Deer Crossing Camp
Located: Loon Lake, Eldorado National Forest, in northern California
Type: Residential coed summer camp
Contact: mail@deercrossingcamp.com
Position Available: Cooks
Salary Range:
  • Two cooks work together to prepare, cook, & serve three meals a day (two meals on Sundays) using approved menus. Place food orders & oversee weekly deliveries. Oversee cleaning and care of kitchen, equipment, & supplies. Manage food storage & monitor refrigeration temperatures & water quality.
  • Must be 20 years old & have experience cooking a variety of foods for groups of 50-100 people. Must be able to carry 40 pounds, speak and read English, and pass the California Food Handlers test.
  • During time off, you may participate in all camp activities, learn a new outdoor skill, go for a hike, enjoy the summer breeze over beautiful Loon Lake, or join staff with cars for day trips to Lake Tahoe or other nearby sites.
  • Cooks are part of our adventure family! Room & board provided in two-person platform tents (with mattresses), scattered among camper tents. Staff bathroom with hot shower in lodge. Wifi Internet access available for staff use several times each week.
  • Website: www.deercrossingcamp.com

The Bishop's Ranch: Generations Camp, Family Camp, & BREAD Camps
Located: Healdsburg, CA
Type: Coed Overnight Camp
Contact: camps@bishopsranch.org
Position Available: Ranch Hand
Salary Range: $425 - 450/week
  • For Intergenerational Camps, take leadership with youth programs.
  • For BREAD camps, lead or co-lead a cabin of ~8 campers, fostering a sense of belonging and camaraderie.
  • Create safe, fun, transformative camp experiences for all, filled with enthusiasm and understanding.
  • Includes room, board, First Aid/CPR Certifications, and the stipend. Must have prior experience with youth work, and be at a minimum 19 years old, one year done of college, or the equivalent.
  • Website: www.bishopsranch.org/summer-camp-staffing/

SOAR, Inc.
Located: Programs in the Florida Keys; the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina; the California Coast; the Wind River Mountains of Wyoming
Type: Residential Coed Summer Camp
Contact: pate-moore@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 Laura Pate, SOAR, PO Box 388, Balsam, NC 28707, (828)456-3435, pate-moore@soarnc.org.
  • Website: soarnc.org/about-soar/employment-opportunities/

SOAR, Inc.
Located: Programs in the Florida Keys; the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina; the California Coast; the Wind River Mountains of Wyoming
Type: Residential Coed Summer Camp
Contact: pate-moore@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: soarnc.org/about-soar/employment-opportunities/

SOAR, Inc.
Located: Programs in the Florida Keys; the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina; the California Coast; the Wind River Mountains of Wyoming
Type: Residential Coed Summer Camp
Contact: pate-moore@soarnc.org
Position Available: Summer Camp Cook at Eagle View Ranch in Wyoming
Salary Range: $2,500 + for the season, Depending On Experience
  • The primary duties of the summer camp cook include: Menu planning for up to 75 people, grocery pick up, daily food preparations for groups on base and other groups headed out on an adventure, adhering to budget plan.
  • Requirements: 21 years of age and a valid driver's license, knowledge of food service programs, ability to work extended non-traditional hours on a regular basis, an awareness of and a commitment to a healthy and nutritional food service plan, experience working with youth.
  • Other expectations include: Being able to lift heavy cases or bags up to 50 lbs, ability to traverse uneven terrain and steep hills, acting in a professional manner and being a team player, adhering to SOAR's policies regarding a drug, alcohol, and tobacco free facility.
  • For further information please contact Bo Fothergill at Eagle View Ranch in Dubois, WY at (307) 455-3084, or bo@soarnc.org
  • Website: soarnc.org/about-soar/employment-opportunities/

Catalina Island Camps
Located: Two Harbors, California
Type: Residential coed summer camp
Contact: Rasheed@catalinaislandcamps.com
Position Available: Activity Specialists
Salary Range: $245/week
  • Activity Specialists teach in one of the following activity areas: sailing, skin diving( including kayaking & stand up paddle boarding ) power boat activities, challenge course ( High and Low Ropes, Climbing Wall, Challenge Games ) arts & crafts, target sports ( archery, riflery ) , photography, Go Pro, nature
  • Activity Specialists must have previous teaching experience or significant personal accomplishment in the program area they are applying to teach. All staff must be First Aid & CPR certified. All waterfront staff must be waterfront lifeguard certified.
  • Activity Specialists live in a cabin with a cabin counselor and 8-10 campers. You are expected to be active participants with your cabin and must communicate effectively with your co-counselor so that both of you are comfortable with the cabin dynamic.
  • Website: catalinaislandcamps.com/jobs-at-cic/?utm_source=camppage&utm_medium=directory&utm_campaign=campjobs

Catalina Island Camps
Located: Two Harbors, California
Type: Residential coed summer camp
Contact: Rasheed@catalinaislandcamps.com
Position Available: Cabin Counselor
Salary Range: $245/week
  • Cabin Counselors spend the day with their cabin group and participate in activities with their campers. In a typical day you will need to be a coach, an older sibling, a parent and a friend.
  • Cabin Counselors must have experience working with young people in one-on-one and group situations. Aff staff must be First Aid and CPR certified.
  • Cabin Counselors live in a cabin with an activity specialist and 8-10 campers.
  • Website: catalinaislandcamps.com/jobs-at-cic/?utm_source=camppage&utm_medium=directory&utm_campaign=campjobs

Adventures Cross-Country
Located: Hawaii, California, Asia, Europe, Africa, Latin America
Type: Adventures for Teenagers
Contact: employment@adventurescrosscountry.com
Position Available: Summer Trip Leader
Salary Range: Competitive
  • Adventures Cross-Country (ARCC) offers 2-5 week summer programs for teenagers in over 20 countries and 5 western states that focus on community service, foreign language, multisport activities and adventure.
  • ARCC leaders are responsible for managing group dynamics, facilitating leadership curriculum, planning logistics, practicing risk management and delivering an overall positive and fun experience.
  • Leaders must be 21 years of age, hold a current certification in Wilderness First Responder (WFR), EMT, or WEMT, be in excellent health and physical condition, hold a current driver's license and have a clean driving record, and be available for employment June through August.
  • Website: www.adventurescrosscountry.com

Adventures Cross-Country
Located: Hawaii, California, Asia, Europe, Africa, Latin America
Type: Adventures for Teenagers
Contact: employment@adventurescrosscountry.com
Position Available: Gap Semester Instructor
Salary Range: Competitive
  • Adventures Cross-Country (ARCC) Gap Semester Programs offer an educational and cultural bridge between high school and college and the opportunity to live, work, learn and explore in some of the greatest classrooms on earth. Five main educational themes are examined on an ARCC Gap Semester: Literacy & Education, Public Health, Urbanization & the Movement of Peoples, Environment & Conservation, and Microfinance & Economic Growth.
  • Gap Instructors are responsible for managing group dynamics, facilitating leadership and curriculum, planning logistics, practicing risk management and delivering an overall positive, fun and educational experience.
  • Gap Instructors must be 21 years of age, hold a current certification in Wilderness First Responder (WFR), EMT, or WEMT, be in excellent health and physical condition, hold a current driver's license and have a clean driving record, and be available for employment September through December.
  • Website: www.adventurescrosscountry.com

Jameson Ranch Camp
Located: Glennville, Southern California
Type: Residential coed summer camp
Contact: info@jamesonranchcamp.com
Position Available: Camp Counselor
Salary Range: $3,200
  • Work and live on a self-sustainable working ranch in the southern Sierra Nevada. Leave the hectic race of technology behind and immerse yourself in amazing outdoor fun this summer!
  • All room and board included in the salary.
  • Lead camp activities each day and be active participant in the camp community! Activities include: horseback riding, lifeguarding, arts & crafts and more!
  • Make friends and influence a generation of children.
  • Website: www.jamesonranchcamp.com

Jameson Ranch Camp
Located: Glennville, Southern California
Type: Residential coed summer camp
Contact: info@jamesonranchcamp.com
Position Available: Camp Cook
Salary Range: DOE
  • Work and live on a self-sustainable working ranch in the southern Sierra Nevada. Leave the hectic race of technology behind and immerse yourself in positive fun this summer!
  • All room and board included in the salary.
  • Make memories and friendships that will last a lifetime!
  • Prior cooking experience is preferred, but not required
  • Website: www.jamesonranchcamp.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: www.tenniscamper.com

GameBreaker Lacrosse Camps
Located: Locations Nationwide, United States
Type: Day and Residential Camps with separate sessions for boys and girls
Contact: support@laxcamps.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: www.laxcamps.com

iD Tech Camps
Located: Held at Stanford, Yale, MIT and 150+ campuses nationwide
Type: Weeklong, day and overnight summer programs for ages 7-17
Contact: lbronzan@iDTech.com
Position Available: Directors for Technology Summer Camp!
Salary Range: Starting at $700/week
  • You have options when it come to working this summer. Sure, you'll make some extra cash with a typical summer job...maybe even open a door or two. Or, you could earn some money and build your resume, all while making awesome happen!
  • What if your summer job looked like this? You--a natural leader, problem solver, organizational wizard--mentoring a staff of talented, dedicated instructors who have a passion for technology.
  • We want your ability and willingness to talk to parents, handle issues, and create a fun learning environment.
  • Don't waste your talent doing just anything this summer. Check out www.iDTech.com/jobs to see what becoming an iD Tech Director is all about. #MakeAwesome
  • Website: www.idtech.com/jobs/summer-jobs/

iD Tech Camps
Located: Held at Stanford, Yale, MIT and 150+ campuses nationwide
Type: Weeklong, day and overnight summer programs for ages 7-17
Contact: lbronzan@iDTech.com
Position Available: Instructors for Technology Summer Camp for Kids
Salary Range: Starting at $525/week
  • WHO WE ARE: iD Tech Mini is a co-ed program for rising 6-9 year olds, offering fun courses in programming, video game design, and robotics. We place an emphasis on creativity, exploration, and friendship, helping our youngest innovators discover new tech skills in an energetic, kid-friendly learning environment.
  • WHO YOU ARE: You're upbeat and tech-savvy. You understand it's never too early to dream big. You believe in quality technology education that focuses on young kids. In addition to being a dynamic individual with strong communication skills, you have a passion for teaching and a genuine desire to work with students ages 6-9.
  • WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU? o Work Experience with a Purpose-Driven Company: This is a great way to gain experience and build your resume, all while enriching the lives of students! o Competitive Pay: We hire the best--and compensate accordingly. o University Internship Fulfillment:
  • Take the first step towards a great summer today. To get more information and fill out our online application, check us out at www.iDTech.com/jobs.
  • Website: www.idtech.com/jobs/summer-jobs/

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: Competitive weekly salary. Includes room and board
  • ounselors 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: Assistant Camp Director
Salary Range: Competitive weekly salary. Includes room and board
  • The Assistant Director help 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

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

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

Roughing It Day Camp
Located: Lafayette, CA
Type: Coed Day Camp
Contact: jobs@roughingit.com
Position Available: Group Counselor
Salary Range: $480-500/wk
  • Group Counselors create the group atmosphere and provide the leadership for their group
  • Group counselors spend their entire day with a group of 15 campers, and are responsible for planning activities, camper evaluations, and communicating with parents, as well as supervising campers at all times.
  • Group Counselors should have previous experience working with children, and must be effective leaders and role models.
  • Email your resume to jobs@roughingit.com and visit our website for more information.
  • Website: www.roughingit.com/employment

Roughing It Day Camp
Located: Lafayette, CA
Type: Coed Day Camp
Contact: jobs@roughingit.com
Position Available: Program Counselor
Salary Range: $445-500/wk
  • Program Counselors are needed for Horseback Riding, Swimming, Canoeing, Rowing, Fishing, Kayaking, Arts & Crafts, Adventure, Sports, Environmental Ed/Outdoor Ed, Animal Care, and Trail Riding.
  • Program Counselors are responsible for developing age-appropriate skill-based lessons for camper groups in their program area, as well as camper evaluations and communicating with parents.
  • Program Counselors should have previous experience in their area of interest and in working with children. All Roughing It Staff members serve as supervisors and role models to campers.
  • Email your resume to jobs@roughingit.com and visit our website for more information.
  • Website: www.roughingit.com/employment

Rock-N-Water Christian Adventure Camps
Located: Located on The South Fork of the American River, Coloma, California
Type: Coed Christian adventure programs
Contact: fun@rocknwater.com
Position Available: Outdoor Adventure Guide
Salary Range: $320-400/week
  • Take youth groups whitewater rafting, rock climbing, backpacking
  • Work with Christian church youth groups sharing God's word.
  • Meals and Accommodations fully included
  • Website: www.rocknwater.com

Rock-N-Water Christian Adventure Camps
Located: Located on The South Fork of the American River, Coloma, California
Type: Coed Christian adventure programs
Contact: fun@rocknwater.com
Position Available: Summer Volunteer Program
Salary Range: meals, accommodations, training fully covered
  • Become an outdoor adventure guide at a Christian camp
  • Learn how to take groups white water rafting, rock climbing, backpacking
  • Primary pathway for returning in future years as a paid guide
  • Website: www.rocknwater.com

Camp Ocean Pines
Located: Cambria, California
Type: Residential coed summer camp
Contact: caleb@campoceanpines.org
Position Available: Camp Counselor
Salary Range: $300 per week

River Way Ranch Camp
Located: Fresno, California
Type: Residential coed summer camp
Contact: inquiry@Riverwayranchcamp.com
Position Available: General Counselor
Salary Range: $2,200-2,900
  • Free room and board
  • Great resume builder
  • Memories and friendships to last a lifetime
  • Email us or call 1 (800) 821-2801
  • Website: www.riverwayranchcamp.com

River Way Ranch Camp
Located: Fresno, California
Type: Residential coed summer camp
Contact: inquiry@Riverwayranchcamp.com
Position Available: Specialty Department Heads
Salary Range: $2,400 - $4,000
  • Free room and board
  • Open positions: Theatre Arts Director, Go-Cart Director, Lifeguard Supervisor, Program Director, Office Assistant
  • Memories and friendships to last a lifetime
  • Email us or call 1 (800) 821-2801
  • Website: www.riverwayranchcamp.com

Summer Institute for the Gifted
Located: Over 20 Locations Nationwide
Type: Coed Camps with Residential & Day Camp Sessions
Contact: hr@giftedstudy.org
Position Available: Counselor/Teaching Assistant
Salary Range: $1250 for 3 week program
  • residential position -Must be 18 years of age by June 1st of the current program year.
  • Have completed minimum of at least one (1) year of college.
  • Work experience with children and young adults (ages 9-17) preferred.
  • The Counselor works for a three-week period, during which she is actively involved with students from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm, over a twenty-one day period. The Counselor's daily schedule includes a daily work-free period and he is scheduled for two days off within the twenty-one day period.
  • Website: www.giftedstudy.org/employment/

Summer Institute for the Gifted
Located: Over 20 Locations Nationwide
Type: Coed Camps with Residential & Day Camp Sessions
Contact: hr@giftedstudy.org
Position Available: Program Assistants/Teacher Assistants
Salary Range: $1000 for 3 week session
  • Must be age 18 by June 1st of the current program year.and able to commute to campus
  • Must have graduated from high school and be enrolled in a higher education program.
  • Work experience with children and young adults (ages 5-14) preferred.
  • The assignments include responsibilities as teaching assistants in the academic and recreational courses; assisting in the administrative office or infirmary as needed.
  • Website: www.giftedstudy.org/employment/

TechKnowHow Technology and Robotics Camps
Located: Over 20 Convenient San Francisco Bay Area Locations
Type: Coed Day Camp
Contact: campinfo@techknowhowkids.com
Position Available: Lead Instructor
Salary Range: $15.00 an hour
  • Share your enthusiasm this summer teaching students who are excited and fascinated by technology!
  • Camps are offered at various locations in the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • Courses include Lego design and robotics, computer game design and 3D modeling and electronics. Classes are hands-on, with a designed curriculum.
  • Summer Camp Lead Instructor is responsible for leading the teaching and supervision during class and break times.
  • Website: www.techknowhowkids.com

TechKnowHow Technology and Robotics Camps
Located: Over 20 Convenient San Francisco Bay Area Locations
Type: Coed Day Camp
Contact: campinfo@techknowhowkids.com
Position Available: Summer Camp Instructor
Salary Range: $10.00 an hour
  • Share your enthusiasm this summer teaching students who are excited and fascinated by technology!
  • Camps are offered at various locations in the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • Courses include Lego design and robotics, computer game design and 3D modeling and electronics. Classes are hands-on, with a designed curriculum.
  • Will work with the lead instructor during the camp, including leading the teaching at times.
  • Website: www.techknowhowkids.com

iD Game Design & Development Academy for Teens
Located: Held at Stanford, Harvard, Emory, and more
Type: Pre-college, intensive, two-week, overnight game development program for ages 13-18
Contact: summerjobs@iDTech.com
Position Available: Camp Instructor
Salary Range: starting at $550/week
  • The iD Gaming Academy is a premier summer program focusing on video game creation and game development for teens ages 13-18 held at limited locations.
  • An Academy Instructor is responsible for fostering a FUN and SAFE environment while helping students learn new technology and think creatively. In addition to creating an engaging learning environment, an Academy Instructor is in charge of supervising students and maintaining a safe atmosphere.
  • The ideal candidate will have professional game production experience or be closing in on an Art or Game Design degree. Experience working with teens or teaching is preferred.
  • Candidates must show 3D character work or game development demo reel.
  • Website: www.idtech.com/employment/

Jam Camp West
Located: Loma Mar, CA
Type: Residential coed summer camp
Contact: denise@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: www.jamcampwest.com

Jam Camp West
Located: Loma Mar, CA
Type: Residential coed summer camp
Contact: denise@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: www.jamcampwest.com

Army and Navy Academy Summer Programs
Located: Carlsbad, California
Type: Coed Residential Camp
Contact: Kweeks@armyandnavyacademy.org
Position Available: Camp Counselors
Salary Range: $2100-2400
  • Live on campus and work with children ages 7-17 in traditional/sports camp and surf and bodyboard camps.
  • Summer camp counselors needed for summer program for three to four weeks.
  • Website: www.abts.com

Gold Arrow Camp
Located: Sierra National Forest, California
Type: Residential coed summer camp
Contact: mail@goldarrowcamp.com
Position Available: Boys Group Counselor
Salary Range: $2475/ 9 weeks
  • Located on Huntington Lake in the High Sierras of California
  • Responsible for the supervision and well-being of 8-10 campers
  • Must be 19 years of age and completed at least one year of college or work experience.
  • Website: www.goldarrowcamp.com

Gold Arrow Camp
Located: Sierra National Forest, California
Type: Residential coed summer camp
Contact: mail@goldarrowcamp.com
Position Available: Waterfront Activity Counselor
Salary Range: $2475/ 9 weeks
  • Located on Huntington Lake in the high Sierras of California
  • Need instructors for the following activities: waterskiing/wakeboarding, sailing, and jetskiing.
  • Must be 19 years of age and completed at least one year of college or work experience.
  • Website: www.goldarrowcamp.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: $1100-2200
  • Adventure Treks is seeking enthusiastic outdoor leaders to teach a variety of skills to teens.
  • You will work closely with 5 other instructors and 24 students in a wilderness setting for 16-28 days.
  • Minimum Requirements include: over 21 years old, Wilderness First Responder, experience working with teens, and strong wilderness skills.
  • Website: www.adventuretreks.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: www.adventuretreks.com

Army and Navy Academy Summer Programs
Located: Carlsbad, California
Type: Coed Residential Camp
Contact: Kweeks@armyandnavyacademy.org
Position Available: Teachers
Salary Range: $3000-3300
  • Summer school teacher needed for residential boarding school four-week session.
  • Room and board are included.
  • Classes offered in Math, Reading, Science, English, ESL, Oceanography, Photography, Art, Study Skills.
  • Website: www.abts.com

Idyllwild Arts Summer Program
Located: Idyllwild, California
Type: Coed Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions
Contact: summer@idyllwildarts.org
Position Available: Counselor-Children's Center
Salary Range: $2,550 for 9.5 weeks
  • Meals, housing, Worker's Comp and State Disability Insurance
  • 10 Positions Available
  • Performing or Visual Arts background and participation preferred.
  • Website: www.IdyllwildArts.org

Idyllwild Arts Summer Program
Located: Idyllwild, California
Type: Coed Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions
Contact: summer@idyllwildarts.org
Position Available: Counselor-Youth Program
Salary Range: $2,325 for 9.5 weeks
  • Meals, housing, Worker's Comp and State Disability Insurance
  • 20 Positions Available
  • Performing or Visual Arts background and participation preferred.
  • Website: www.IdyllwildArts.org

American Dance Training Camp
Located: VT, CA, IL, MD, NC, CO, WI, NJ
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: thepaintedturtle.org/volunteers-and-staff/summer-staff/summer-staff-positions/

Camp Trinity on The Bar 717 Ranch
Located: Hayfork, California
Type: Residential coed summer camp
Contact: camptrinity@bar717.com
Position Available: Counselor
Salary Range: $275-295/wk
  • Must be 18 years old and have completed 1 year of college or equivalent work experience by June.
  • Seeking enthusiastic leaders to work with youth 8-16 years old in a residential mountain ranch camp; must demonstrate interest in working with children.
  • Positions include: backpacking leader, horsemanship staff, ropes course leader, trail crew leader, general counselors.
  • Website: www.bar717.com