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November 30, 2014

The following are current year-round job openings in the U.S.
(or seasonal openings longer than just May – August)

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Alphabetical by state under the following categories:

Activity Specialist = 12
Administration = 36
Food Services = 4
Health & Wellness = 1
Site & Facilities = 2

* New listings = 19
Total listings =

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Hours: Full Time/Seasonal Pay Rate: $80.00/day ($120.00/day on CR weeks) Housing and Meals: Provided at no charge during the workweek and available on weekends for a nominal fee. Thousand Pines Outdoor School operates within Thousand Pines Christian Camp & Conference Center, which is a 240 acre site located in Crestline, CA at an elevation of 5,000 feet. Program Instructors lead 5th and 6th grade students through a variety of lessons and activities Monday-Friday including: hiking, archery, rock climbing, leatherwork, science experiments, songs, games, skits, and a host of other activities. The goal of the program is to help students grow by offering a hands on outdoor learning experience, personal challenges and a positive environment. For an application or more information, please visit our website at: jeremy Phone: (909) 338-8900 ex. 110. (ACA Accredited)

Pacific Quest facilitates an environment for teens and young adults to recognize a desire for change. THE MISSION of Pacific Quest is to provide individualized, sustainable, personal development within a safe, structured, experiential and natural environment in a culture of unconditional support and personal responsibility. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Direct experience working with youth. Desire to garden, farm, and use experiential education as a tool for growth.21 years or older Valid CPR/First Aid certification Valid Driver’s license with clean record. Able to pass Background Check. Able to pass Drug Test upon arrival. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Psychology, Farming/Agro ecology or Outdoor Education/Leadership, or a minimum of 3 years relevant experience. Specific experience with “at-risk” youth or within wilderness therapy. CONTACT: To apply: Please submit resume and cover letter along with jobs, to fax (855) 317-6304, or mail to Pacific Quest, PO Box 540, Naalehu, HI, 96772

SPRING OUTDOOR INSTRUCTORS! Bradford Woods is Indiana University’s Outdoor Center. If you have a love for teaching and for children, combine these at our beautiful 2500 acre facility. We are world-renowned for environmental education programs and take pride in hiring outstanding professionals to take on the job of teaching children in our outdoor classroom. If you have camp experience, work with youth, are an outdoor enthusiast and have a passion for the environment, check us out! We are actively hiring staff for our spring season which runs from March 9-May 30, 2015. Spots are still available, but ACT FAST as these competitive positions fill up quickly. For a complete job description and information on how to apply, please visit our website mjwills. (ACA Accredited)

Camp High Hopes, a new and rapidly growing camp for youth and adults with special needs and disabilities, in Sioux City, IA is seeking a creative and vibrant individual to join our team for the opportunity of a life time, building a camp program from the ground up! The Program Specialist furthers the mission of the camp by developing and delivering dynamic, adaptive activities to campers while serving as the onsite primary caregiver for campers with special needs and disabilities. Experience in supporting and caring for both children and adults with special needs is desired but not required. This is an onsite, year-round, full-time, exempt position. Schedule varies seasonally: Wed-Sun Sept-May Sunday-Friday June-August. Weekday, weekend, evening, and overnight work is to be expected. Salary: $17,000 annually plus health insurance, meals during camp sessions, and onsite, shared staff housing. For a complete job description, visit jmauk or mail to Camp High Hopes – Human Resources Dept., 5804 Correctionville Road, Sioux City, IA 51106 or fax to 712-224-2269. (ACA Accredited)

Camp Newaygo, a growing year-round facility, is seeking to fill two year-round Specialist positions. The Program & Event Specialists will assist with our Girl’s Resident Camp, Co-Ed Day Camp, & Community Events.They will facilitate seasonal events, weddings, school & rental groups, as well as implement the staff & camper recruitment plan. Positions require a flexible schedule & several nights a week year round on-site duty. The positions will have an emphasis in youth program or community events determined by candidate qualifications. Desired qualifications: Bachelors degree preferred, First Aid & CPR certification or ability to attain, clean background check, desire to provide 5 star customer service, organization, ability to work with staff and diverse populations, strong leadership, experience in programming and outdoor education, & experience in teambuilding & high/low ropes. Compensation and Benefits: Salary $800/month plus health insurance. On site housing with basic furnishings, a common kitchen, living room, bathroom/shower, laundry, & single occupancy bedrooms. Utilities, Wifi & and meals are provided when guests are present. To apply, send jalisa Visit for a full job description. (ACA Accredited)

Full-time, salaried positions with RamaYear: Serve as a mentor to young adults, facilitate youth groups and make a difference! – New York. Join Ramapo for Children and work alongside other driven and passionate young adults from across the country. Our RamaYear staff have a wide range of backgrounds and college majors, but all share a desire to engage in meaningful work and make a difference in the world. • Work with 8,000 children, young adults, educators and youth workers who visit campus each year• Facilitate outdoor adventure-based, community building retreats for groups of youth and adults from urban schools• Lead icebreakers, teambuilding activities and leadership development exercises• Manage all outdoor activities: lead hikes, facilitate ropes courses, build campfires, facilitate indoor and outdoor climbing walls, and much more • Live with and serve as a mentor, role model and job coach to a young adult with learning differences, ADHD and/or autism spectrum disorders• Create emotionally safe environments for young people, and live and work in an inclusive community• Be part of a team of dedicated and passionate professionals. Full-time, salaried positions. Includes room & board and health benefits. Learn more about Ramapo for Children and apply now by visiting us online:

Nature’s Classroom at Ohio FFA Camp Muskingum is seeking enthusiastic, fun, and talented individuals excited to work with young people in our outdoor education program for the Spring 2015 season. The season runs from mid-February until May 29, 2015. Our Outdoor Educators lead groups of students in activities including day and night hikes, nature center tours, team building activities, hands on classes, our living history program, as well as contribute to evening programs, meals, and general program execution. Applicants should have a sincere interest in young people and BA/BS or experience working with children. Individuals from all major areas of study are encouraged to apply. Salary is $250/week, $75/month health insurance stipend, room and board. Interested individuals should contact Jody, Nature’s Classroom Director, or 330.627.2208. For more information about Ohio FFA Camp Muskingum visit us at or on Facebook. (ACA Accredited)

Camp For All is now accepting applications for Program Instructors. Program Instructors will play a vital role in helping our campers discover life. After completing our primo staff training, duties will include: Hosting campers, volunteers, guests and groups. Teaching a wide variety of program activities (archery, paintball, canoes, challenge course, teambuilding, team sports, photography, nature, bikes and much more). Facilitating our epic night activities. Maintaining program areas and equipment. With this position, room and board will be provided along with a weekly stipend. The right applicants will be a great mix of hardworking, outgoing, creative and all around rad. Some experience in camping or youth development would be stellar, but not needed. The spring season runs from Feb 16th – May 18th. Camp For All is a unique, barrier free camp working in partnership with other non-profits to enrich the lives of children and adults with challenging illnesses or special needs and their families throughout the year. For more information please check out our website: jholloway. If interested, please fill out an application for Program Instructor on our website: (ACA Accredited)

Responsibilities: Interact with/supervise infants & toddles 3 months to 3 years, in onboard daycare center. Facilitate active and relaxed unstructured playtime. Extensively clean nursery spaces. Maintain/ensure cleanliness of nursery according to USPH. Participate in Castaway Cay job responsibilities associated with position. Comply with company policies/procedures, along with maritime and ship rules/regulations. Participate in Emergency Duties as specified in ship Assembly Plan. Basic Qualifications: 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. Be at least 20 years of age. Be able to speak, read and write fluent English. Willingness to live and work onboard a ship. Be able to work a 7-day, 70-84 hour week with limited time off. Be able to adhere to Disney appearance guidelines. Agree to share a cabin. Preferred Qualifications: Schooling in recreation, education, or related. Experience working with special needs children. Bilingual/multilingual. Video link: Mary

Responsibilities: Interact with/supervise children ages 3-12 in entertaining environment. Provide set-up, clean-up and support during 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 activities to groups, requiring use of a 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. Basic Qualifications: Minimum 2 years recent experience in a high-volume, fast-paced recreational/camp setting with children. Ability to command attention of large groups. Be at least 20 years of age. Be able to speak, read and write fluent English. Willingness to live and work onboard ships. Be able to work a 7-day, 70-84 hour week with limited time off. Adhere to Disney appearance guidelines. Agree to share a cabin. Preferred Qualifications: Schooling in recreation, education, or related. Bi-lingual in Spanish and/or Portuguese. Experience working with special needs children. Video link Mary

Round Trip Airfare To and From Saipan. On Site Shared Living. Three Buffet Meals A Day. Have your attention yet??? Pacific Islands Club, Saipan is looking for energetic and enthusiastic individuals to assist in the Sports Entertainment and Activities Department (S.E.A.) PIC’s CLUBMATES are the hotel’s ambassador of fun! If you have previous camp experience, keep reading… Responsibilities include assisting with the Kids Club program, lifeguarding, teaching a wide variety of sports (tennis, windsurfing, sailing, wall climbing, beach volleyball…), participating in our nightly activity and dance shows as well as teaching various activities (water polo, water volleyball, water aerobics, and mini golf just to name a few…). Attractive compensation package for a six month contract includes hourly wage plus OT, full medical benefits, shared on-site housing, meals and round trip air transportation. Email glenn.policare for an application package. Resort information: APPLICANTS MUST POSSESS A VALID US PASSPORT.

Spain English for Fun is an English language center that offers an innovative method for learning English as a second language. We run an after-school program, day camps, adult classes, and a growing preschool. We value passion, quality, professionalism, loyalty, teamwork, organizational growth, continuous learning, innovation, and making a difference. We are looking for people who share these values. English for Fun is a place for people that would like to have a purpose at work, who want to grow with the company, and who want to make a difference in their students’ lives. We are always hiring qualified, native teachers who want to teach esl in a fun and dynamic way. We are looking for teachers who want to work for a school where their creativity is valued and where they can enrich the lives of their students. Requirements: – BA degree, preferably in the field of education – Native English speaker – Minimum of two years teaching experience in a classroom with early learners. To apply, please send a copy of your CV and cover letter to jobs


Rainbow Glacier Camp in Haines, Alaska is seeking a new director to oversee our summer camp program and develop programs that help campers explore Jesus amongst the mountains, glaciers, oceans, and salmon filled rivers that surround the camp. The summer camp is open from June-September, with campers coming from Southeast Alaska and large churches in the lower 48 states. Responsibilities include hiring staff, developing the facilities, creating programs, and promotion of the camp. If you would like a full job description or more information, you may go or write to rmandevi or call Ryan @ 907-973-2042. Qualifications:1. Commitment to Jesus Christ and His work through the Reformed Tradition.2. Experience in camp administration, staff and facility management, wilderness adventure camping, and program development.3. Friendly, positive and professional manners with colleagues, committees, and extended audiences.4. Demonstrate initiative and aptitude for learning new skills. Compensation: A salary of $8,800 per year to be paid out as agreed upon by director and BOD, plus room and board during the camp season.

Want to make a difference in the life of a child? The East Valley JCC located in sunny Chandler, AZ is looking for an experienced Camp Professional to lead our growing Day Camp into the next era. Strong applicants will have an entrepreneurial spirit and a proven history of successful leadership in either a Day or Resident camp environment. Our camp is located in the suburbs of Phoenix and serves over 400 children. We are looking for a visionary leader with the confidence and skill set to create an amazing future for the children in our community. Interested applicants should please send their resume and a cover letter to Steve Tepper at: teppers .

Girl Scouts San Diego’s headquarter is centrally located in beautiful Balboa Park, with additional offices in Escondido, Carlsbad and El Centro, and two camps near Julian. Position title: Camp Director – Camp Whispering Oaks. Position reports to: Outdoor Education Manager Location: San Diego. Exempt/Full-time – Regular position Under moderate supervision, oversee effective resident camp and outdoor program including summer resident camp, year-round weekend camp programs, and outdoor specialty programs. Responsible for hiring and overseeing resident camp staff, weekend staff and program volunteers. Implements and directs programs and ensures best practices in compliance with GSUSA, council, ACA, state, local and federal laws, policies and procedures. Application materials sent via e-mail will not be accepted. Please review job requirements and apply here. All applicants will be considered. Those whose qualifications most closely meet the requirements of the position will be contacted by email for an interview. (ACA Accredited)

The Ranch is a public recreation agency serving the communities of Tiburon and Belvedere in the San Francisco Bay Area. We are currently hiring a full-time, year-round Recreation Coordinator position to direct our Angel Island Day Camp and coordinate after school programs. A Recreation Coordinator is responsible for the development, planning, promotion, instruction, and supervision of recreation programs, which may include after school programs, contract classes, sports classes, holiday camps, special events, and directing a summer day camp. The Recreation Coordinator is responsible for the direct supervision of provisional part-time and seasonal staff; and assists in monitoring the work of contractors. Requires three years progressively responsible experience in planning, implementing, and supervising recreation activities, programs, camps, and special events; experience managing and implementing summer day camp programs. Degree in Recreation Administration/Management or related field preferred. Salary is $40,000-$55,000 annually DOE. For a complete job description, please visit our website at sburchert.

As Digital Media Academy holds technology education camps at locations across the country and Canada, the Regional Director will be responsible for the smooth operation of several campus sites within a defined geographical region. In fulfilling this objective, the Regional Director serves as the primary liaison and communication hub between on-site staff, campus conference services, and various DMA corporate departments, ensuring that each location is meeting DMA’s high standards of success. Working within a Regional Director team, the Regional Director is also responsible for development of training materials and the seamless implementation of new processes and procedures at their campus locations. In addition, this management role will require oversight and support of recruitment, hiring, and employment retention processes. All interested applicants should apply through our jobs portal at

Apply at: Click "New Search" Type in "Requisition Number": 655 Click "Apply Now" A great opportunity for the right person! The Youth & Teen Resident Camp Director is responsible for the supervision and operation of the Summer Resident and Day Camp, Travel Camp, and Vacation camps for youth and teens. This includes human resources, staff training and supervision of Day Camp Staff, Summer Camp Staff and Teen Programs, mentoring, program development and fiscal management. Qualifications: Four year degree or equivalent work experience. At least 2 years’ experience in program development with a strong background in organized resident camping, program development and customer service. Proven success in summer camp and/or travel camp staffing, program development as well as an understanding of ACA standards. Excellent written and verbal skills. Strong organizational and decision-making skills. Ability to lead and work within diverse populations. Investment in YMCA Camp Campbell and building lasting connections with staff and campers. (ACA Accredited)

YMCA Camp Mohawk is a successful all-girls camp in Northwest CT. Creating amazing moments for 210 girls every session ages 7- 15. We’re looking for an Assistant that is organized, has great computer skills, can train and supervise staff, always happy and ready to continue great traditions and improve our camp. Job responsibilities include: program inventory and supervision, pre and post groups, special events, transportation logistics, marketing and promotion, bunk mate requests and ACA accreditation. Salary is around $35,000. Housing is only during the summer. Come work with a small team to make a huge difference! Please visit the camp’s website at info. (ACA Accredited)

Club Getaway is New England’s premier sports and adventure resort, providing unique, exciting, and adventurous programming to over 35,000 students, campers and adults each season. Club Getaway is situated on over 300 acres, overlooking a beautiful spring-fed lake. Club Getaway is seeking an organized and experienced Director to run the waterfront program for our 2015 season. Waterfront activities include swimming, small crafts, water inflatables, waterskiing, wakeboarding and tubing. The Waterfront Director will be responsible for the direct supervision of the waterfront, its activities, lifeguards and waterfront crew; implementing and recording in-service trainings and drills; maintaining Club Getaway’s waterfront safety standards; and maintaining all records. Candidates should have at least 2 years of waterfront supervisory experience and must possess, at minimum: American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED and American Red Cross Waterfront Skills Module. For a full job description or to submit your cover letter and resume, please contact Brad Finkelstein at brad.

Club Getaway is New England’s premier sports and adventure resort, providing unique, exciting and adventurous programming to over 35,000 students, campers and adults each season. Club Getaway is seeking an energetic and motivated Program Coordinator for our 2015 season. This Assistant Director-level position will start the beginning of April and finish at the beginning of November, with an opportunity for year-round employment. The Program Coordinator will provide leadership and act as a role model for our seasonal staff. Specific duties include, but are not limited to: directly supervising staff, conducting orientations for visiting school and camp chaperones, working with the Program Director to communicate and track daily schedule changes and requests, respond to guest concerns, serve as a project leader to complete daily tasks, and collaborate with the director team to plan and implement the manager-in-training program. Candidates should be highly organized and have at least 2 years experience in a supervisory role at a camp, resort or recreational facility. Bachelor’s degree preferred. For a full job description or to submit your cover letter and resume, please contact Brad Finkelstein at brad.

The Camp Director is the full time, year round manager of the Union League Boys & Girls Clubs Camp. The Camp Director provides leadership, interprets the vision of the Camp Committee and CEO, plans and directs the overall program, operation, marketing and outreach of the summer and off season Camp. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in a related field preferred. English and Spanish languages a plus. Previous experience with grant management preferred. Must pass required background check. Available to reside in the Chicago Metropolitan area September through April. Housing is provided on the campground May through August. Application should be submitted by December 5, 2014. Qualified candidates should send their resume to hr, subject: Camp Director or to the Union League Boys & Girls Clubs, 65 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL, 60604. No phone calls please. We will contact you if we feel your skills and experience match our job opportunity. For a detailed job description, please go to: (ACA Accredited)

Camp Echo is seeking an exceptional leader to help our high-performing camp reach even greater heights! Camp Echo’s Summer Camps Director is responsible for overseeing Camp Echo’s Main Camp and Family Camp programs, serving approximately 2000 campers per summer. The Summer Camps Director lives at Camp Echo in Fremont, MI from May 15th to September 15th, and is provided housing during this time. Camp Echo’s summer programs offer traditional summer camp experiences for boys, girls, and families, featuring a variety of aquatic and land activities, including waterskiing, sailing, archery, horseback riding, and much more! The Summer Camps Director trains and supports seasonal program staff, and ensures best-in class programs. During the non-summer, the Summer Camps Director works at the McGaw YMCA in Evanston, IL and takes the lead on communications with campers and parents, including Camp Echo website and social media; online camper registration; facilitation of Camp Echo Camper Committee; staff recruitment and hiring. A detailed job description can be found on the Camp Echo website: echojobs by Friday, December 5. SALARY: $41K – $51,000K. (ACA Accredited)

Fenn School seeks an enthusiastic, motivated, and experienced year-round, full-time Camp Director to lead the School’s successful day camp, the Summer Fenn Day Camp, to begin as soon as possible. Fenn School offers a highly desirable working environment on an independent school campus in historic Concord, Massachusetts. Camp Director will develop and implement new and enhanced programming; will hire, train, supervise and evaluate staff; manage the camp office and year-round office staff and is responsible for establishing/managing the camp’s annual and short/long term budget, as well as overseeing payroll and all other business responsibilities. The Camp Director will develop and implement all marketing/public relations efforts including web/social media, print material, and camp events and will serve as main spokesperson for the camp. The Camp Director will assure that camp meets all ACA and state guidelines/standards. Job Benefits include competitive compensation; health insurance, retirement fund, professional development & more. Please visit the camp’s website at dplatt. Summer Fenn Day Camp, 516 Monument Street, Concord, MA 01742. (ACA Accredited)

West End House Girls Camp is seeking a dynamic, high-energy, leader who is passionate about empowering girls through summer camp! This is a year-round position. It is part-time (15-20 hrs) Sept-May located in Allston, MA and full-time June-August located at camp in Parsonsfield, ME. The Recruitment Coordinator assists in programming, camper recruitment, partner outreach, customer service, and record keeping, including planning and coordinating off-season camper recruitment activities and guiding camper families and partners through the camp registration process. During the summer, this person will be part of the camp lead team. We are a young camp and looking for someone who has previous camp experience, is passionate about working with girls 7-17, is talented with traditional camp programming, and excited about sharing their ideas and crafting an amazing camp experience! If this is you, please send a thoughtful cover letter and resume to Laurie Palagyi at laurie.palagyi. For more information about WEHGC and to view a full job description please visit Application deadline – December 5th.

Guard Up, Inc is the largest swordsmanship facility in North America and runs exciting and educational summer camps and year round live action adventures where kids are heroes in an ongoing story. Our programs have received attention from a variety of academic institutions including Harvard Graduate School of Education, Yale, Northeastern University, MIT, and more. Our staff are life-long learners who love working with kids, helping parents and adults achieve their goals, and dressing up in costumes and playing monsters. We also happen to work in a castle. Guard Up is recruiting for a year round, full time Manager and Assistant Camp Director. This position requires a career and goal oriented, self-motivated individual that is creative, capable, growth-oriented, and confident with making decisions and adapting to a unique, fast paced and constantly changing environment… and know how to look imposing with a foam sword. Please apply at:

Camp Lincoln for Boys and Camp Lake Hubert for Girls, family owned, traditional, residential brother/sister camps are now accepting applications for the position of Camp Lincoln Assistant Camp Director . The Assistant Director will be responsible for assisting the Director in all aspects of operating Camp Lincoln in all seasons. The goal for the Assistant Director is to be able to assume responsibility for supervising and evaluating six(6) seasonal staff positions including the Food Service Director, the Program Directors and the Trips Director. Too, the Assistant Director will oversee and implement all of the programming that occurs daily at Camp Lincoln including all calendar coordination, daily camper and staff activities, evening program, special days/events and the Lincoln Trips Program. This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree and at least two years of residential summer camp experience in some administrative/supervisory role. Specific Camp Lincoln or Camp Lake Hubert Experience is a plus, but is not required. Interested candidates should contact Daryl Doucette at daryl for a full job description and with questions and information on how to submit application

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota seeks a Camp Director for the overall operations of Camp Knutson and Knutson Point Retreat Center in a capacity that ensures the highest quality service to our partners and those we serve. Included is in the planning of services for users of camp, hiring and supervision of staff, oversight of daily summer camping programs and retreat services, maintenance and construction, as well as camp budget, contracts and administrative duties. The position will begin in the Spring of 2015 and resides in a home located at Camp Knutson in Crosslake, MN. For full details and to apply, visit our website at rob.larson Learn more about Camp Knutson here: (ACA Accredited)

Program Director: Live and work in an outdoor paradise. Small camp for low income New Hampshire youth seeks MacGyver. This position will market rentals and summer programs; develop camper follow-up activities during the off season; participate in fundraising; and help make Copper Cannon Camp second to none. It will involve marketing, public speaking, daily program operations, staff scheduling/supervision and camper management. Must have dynamic, high energy personality with a desire to share and promote the camp experience. Applicant must be passionate about working in a summer camp environment, have the ability to supervise and manage staff, be quality-oriented, and be a self-starter. If you are looking for a 9:00-5:00 job, this is NOT it, but the rewards are amazing. $25,000-$31,000 DOE Cover letter and resume sent to pchristnacht . (ACA Accredited).

EXECUTIVE POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT- The CEO of YMCA Camp Ockanickon is responsible for establishing and implementing the mission, vision, goals, and values of the YMCA within the organization and the community. The Successful Candidate Will: • Continue a high level of operating performance and fiscal management• Lead fundraising efforts• Develop and lead the staff team• Implement the strategic plan• Advocate the vision and community impact of the camp. Apply Online Only At: Deadline for Resumes: December 18, 2014. For more information on the YMCA Camp Ockanickon go to: (ACA Accredited)

Happiness Is Camping for children with cancer is seeking an experienced fund raiser. This is a full time/part time year round position with flexible hours. The primary responsibilities of the position are securing sufficient funds to realize the camps goals and objectives, both capital and programmatic. You will be responsible for the day to day operations of all fund raising, including capital campaigns, special events, foundation and individual support. Happiness Is Camping is located in beautiful Northwest New Jersey on 150 pristine acres. Salary is based upon experience and could include on-site housing. Experienced candidates can e-mail a cover letter and resume to Rich Campbell: rich Must be available to start by 1/2/15 or earlier. 908-362-6733 (ACA Accredited)

Senior Executive Position with International Camp Staffing US State Department AUTHORIZED Sponsor: American Camp and Work Experience (ACAWE) a division of Core Consulting LLC (CCS) is seeking an individual with extensive experience in Camping on the Executive level to serve as an Operations Officer for an International Staffing Authorized Sponsor of the J Visa Camp Counselor Program, Summer Work and Travel Program and other Visa opportunities. Our Corporate Office is in Mahwah, New Jersey. Currently ACAWE/CCS sponsors students and others from 20 different countries with a strong emphasis on English Speaking Countries (UK,Ireland,Australia,NewZealand), students from Mexico with a focus on Administration and Support (particularly Commissary) and Israel (post military service) for work as Camp Program Staff with specialties in various skills. Qualified individuals should contact the CEO of the company, Allan Smith through the company e-mail at by phone at 866 387 2448. (ACA Accredited)

Sprout Brooklyn Day Camp Assistant Director: Part Time – Seeking a dynamic person with a strong background with young children to join the leadership team in building a new day camp in Bklyn. Individual will be involved with staff recruitment, presentations to families / Camper recruitment and the development of an innovative program. The candidate should have some camp experience, worked with children, excellent communications skills, have a positive Jewish identity and be passionate about creating an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children. Position will be full time during the summer. Please send resumes to: Helene.drobenare (ACA Accredited)

ALERT: if you submitted an application for this position last week, PLEASE SEND AGAIN. An email glitch may have forwarded your submission to CyberSpace and we could not retrieve it. Thank you! Leading operator of summer programs for HS students seeks F/T administrator to work in our Long Island office September through June & spend 5 – 6 weeks in July/Aug on-site helping run one of our U.S. or Int’l pre-college programs. Year-round duties include phone interaction with students/parents, recruitment, student screening and enrollment, scheduling on-campus activities, creative, innovative programming and course offerings, advertising and marketing. Summer responsibilities include prep for student arrival, organization of day/night activities, staff training and supervision of students/staff. BA or BS required. Education and/or camping professional preferred. Prior residential camp experience and/or summer recreational experiences for HS students is a plus. Working knowledge of Spanish and/or French is also a plus, but not required. Great growth opportunity for the right person. Salary commensurate with experience + benefits. Email resume and cover letter to bill.

Entry level position with international student travel company in Mamaroneck, NY. Leading international student travel program seeks year-round, full time Assistant to the Director as an entry level opportunity. College graduate, detail oriented, organized, excellent phone manner for client interaction, enthusiastic, comfortable multi-tasking, hardworking, caring and preferably experienced working with youth/teens. Ideal for people who love summer camp. Small office, fun business, we work hard & love what we do. Visit mark.

The Fresh Air Fund, a not-for-profit organization, operates 5 residential camps in Fishkill, NY where 3,000 inner city youth participate in our free summer programs. We are hiring a new director for Camp Tommy, our camp for boys ages 12 to 15, serving approximately 125 campers each session. This position is part-time during the year (approx. 200 hours in NYC) and full time from mid-June through mid-August (in Fishkill, NY). Room and board (including family housing) is provided during the summer. During the off-season, the director will be responsible for staff hiring and attending any meetings or events throughout the year. During the summer, the director is responsible for camper and staff management and the development, programming and scheduling and overall supervision of any and all camp related issues. Qualifications include: should be at least 25 years old; minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience in a camp/residential setting; college degree in education, social work or related field; experience with urban youth and teens a must. For a detailed job description, please visit: camping. (ACA Accredited)

Sprout Brooklyn Day Camp Registrar/ Camper Coordinator: Part Time – NY New day camp in Brooklyn is seeking a detail oriented person to join the administrative team. This person will be the liaison with camper families and coordinate all camp logistics including registration, transportation and on line communications. MUST be proficient in computer skills including word, excel, PowerPoint and have a good ability to learn new programs. This person will also focus on marketing, so creativity and experience with social media is a plus. Position is part time leading to full time in the summer. Please send resumes to: Helene.drobenare (ACA Accredited)

Head of summer programs, NYC campus: Location: Avenues New York: Reports to: Senior Manager, Extensions: The head of summer programs is responsible for the planning, marketing and promotion, scheduling, execution, budget and evaluation of eight weeks of summer camps. This growing program includes eight weeks of Chinese and Spanish immersion day camp for students in pre-kindergarten to grade six and operational oversight of international students arriving for study at Avenues. The ideal candidate must have a background in education, preferably in language learning programs. Strong business acumen, sound judgment and exceptional leadership skills in a school setting are essential. In addition, he or she must have a proven track record that demonstrates the ability to successfully implement and promote ancillary programming. csellers

The American Camp Association, New York and New Jersey is seeking a Membership and Training Associate to join our team! This position recruits and cultivates relationships with new members of the ACA, while tracking and providing customer service to current members. The position is responsible for assisting with the development and implementation of the on-site training program. The Membership and Training Associate provides support at events and conferences as well as contributes to the consulting services offered by the ACA, NY & NJ. This position requires strong leadership and communication skills, solid organizational and computer skills, as well as experience training and/or supervising adults (camp experience is a plus). The candidate should be outgoing, and comfortable leading sessions or presentations in front of large groups. Bachelor’s degree required, CPR/First Aid Certification preferred (must be willing to be certified as an Instructor). Please e-mail cover letter and resume to susie.

Ramapo for Children is hiring a full-time Program Director for our Rhinebeck, NY campus. Less than two hours from Manhattan, our 250-acre campus operates year-round, hosting a wide range of programs for young people, families, schools, and agencies, including Camp Ramapo. Camp Ramapo provides a traditional summer camp experience for children who have difficulty building and maintaining healthy relationships with peers and adults and who would struggle in a less supportive setting. Program Director Core Responsibilities: Plan, supervise and coordinate all aspects of the daily camp programming (i.e., curriculum, quality, presentation and schedule). Provide guidance, coaching, support, and supervision for all specialist in lesson-planning and activity implementation. During the school year, develop programming for staff and year round program participants (i.e. retreat groups, school groups). Qualifications: 2-3 years experience in administrative roles at similar camp or educational program. Experience in the development and delivery of programs and activities for similar population. Salaried position, full benefits (inc. housing). Cover letters & resumes should be submitted to Scott Kemp,: skemp. (ACA Accredited)

The JCC is looking for a dynamic person for the position of Program Director for Children’s and Day Camping Services. This is a year round, full-time, exempt position and is responsible for overseeing Kids Place After School and other Children’s Programs during the school year and will be the Program Director of Camp Centerland year-round and full time in summer. The position requires someone who is creative, enthusiastic, and a team player. The right candidate will work closely with camp leadership to carry on and enhance 60 years of day camping tradition as well as have significant influence on future programming. Required: prior camp and supervisory experience, B.A./B.S. in related field, working knowledge of budget, program, and strategic planning, and understanding of Jewish culture and traditions and a commitment to building a Jewish community. INTERESTED CANDIDATES SHOULD EMAIL RESUMES / COVER LETTERS to: Lauren Klenosky, Director of Children’s and Camping Services at lklenosky or apply online at

The College Settlement of Philadelphia(CSC), a nonprofit agency providing camping experiences to children from the Philadelphia area. We also provide yr.-round programs and environmental ed. programs for school groups. The ED is responsible for the overall supervision, admin of all aspects of the operation of the organization. Including maintaining high professional standards, annual budgets, fundraising, PR, HR, program operations, and property. ED must be able to work collaboratively with the Board and Staff. Experience: Candidate will possess Bachelor’s degree in camp admin., non-profit mgmt., business mgmt., or a related field. 5 years in professional and/or n.p. mgmt. and supervision. Experience in the mgmt. of an organization with complete responsibility for all aspects of the organization must be evident. Must possess strong mgmt. skills, written/communication skills, and a proven track record of achievement. Strategic planning and fundraising experience strongly preferred. Generous benefits package is included. Please email cweinrich for full ED job description. Submit letter of inquiry and your resume by 11/29/2014 to: C. L. Weinrich, ED College Settlement 600 Witmer Rd. Horsham, PA 19044. (ACA Accredited)

Experienced couple or individual: Assistant Director (s) transitioning to director opportunity! Triple C Camp in Charlottesville, VA is in search of a dynamic couple or individual to live at camp and help operate traditional summer day camp and year round programs. The right applicant(s) are skilled in camp/facility management, hiring, ropes course programming, nature and science programs, horseback riding, pool safety & supervision and excited to live in the middle of a special property that grows and develops children from the local community year round. Minimum of three years’ experience in a camp leadership role. Competitive salary, beautiful three bedroom home, meals, health insurance, 401k, profit sharing, and leadership of the camp all part of the compensation package. Apply if you are ready to take the next step in your camp leadership! Send cover letter with specifics to your camp experience, previous roles and responsibilities and an example of your favorite camp song along with resume(s) to: fun. Candidates are our priority, you will get a quick response!

Chanco on the James is accepting applications for the position of Director of Programs. The Director of Programs will assist in facilitating the year round program, ministry, and operation of Chanco on the James. S/he develops new retreat programs, provides world class Christian hospitality to all guests, and oversees the operation of the summer camp program all under the direction of the Executive Director. Responsibilities include customer service, “hands on” activity facilitation, planning, camper and staff supervision, as well as staff recruiting and hiring. The position offers a salary range of $28,000 – $30,000 and a generous benefits package. On-site housing is provided to assist in fulfillment of job duties and living at camp is required during the summer season. Desirable qualifications and experience for the Director of Programs include: Bachelor’s Degree, experience in program design and ministry, experience in a senior leadership role at a summer camp, certifications necessary to lead/teach in ropes course operation and aquatics/lifeguarding. Interested participants should submit a resume, cover letter, and completed application to Gareth Kalfas at director Applications may be found at Or call 888-7CHANCO (888-724-2626). (ACA Accredited)

Join the YMCA of the South Hampton Roads Team! Live and work on Virginia’s Eastern Shore surrounded by the beautiful Chesapeake Bay. As a Senior Camp Director with YMCA Camp Silver Beach, you will have the unique experience to work on 151 amazing acres filled with forests, trees and wetlands. The Senior Summer Camp Director will oversee and assure the quality of all aspects of the Summer Resident Camp Program, Family Camp, and Conference and Retreat, including the hiring and supervision of summer staff, recruitment of campers, and implementation of the actual elements of the programs. He or she will also have supporting roles in the marketing of all CSB programs and fundraising efforts. Salary: $37,218 – $45,500 (housing included) Qualified candidates should submit online application and upload resume and cover letter at Resumes accepted until: 11/21/2014 Contact: Danny Vestal. (ACA Accredited)

Chanco on the James, voted best summer camp in Virginia by Virginia Living Magazine, is taking applications for the position of Summer Camp Director for the 2015 season. The Summer Camp Director leads a staff of 45 individuals whose primary responsibilities are to supervise campers and introduce children to the love of Jesus Christ through various camp activities. S/he oversees the operation of the summer camp program at Chanco on the James. On-site housing is provided to assist in fulfillment of job duties. Living at camp is required during the season. This seasonal position offers a salary range of $11,000 – $12,000. The term of employment is February 1 – August 15, 2015. Education- • Bachelor’s Degree or Associate’s Degree and/or equivalent experience. Experience- • Working knowledge and/or experience as Assistant Director, Program Director, or senior leadership role at a summer camp.• Familiarity with ACA standards and accreditation process. Interested participants should submit a resume, cover letter, and completed application to Gareth Kalfas at director. Applications may be found at Questions? Call Gareth at 888-7CHANCO (888-724-2626). (ACA Accredited)

The Milwaukee YMCA is seeking an ambitious, mission-driven, strategic leader to serve as the Operations Executive at Camp Minikani. Since 1919, Camp Minikani has provided generations of families with enriching camp experiences on the shores of Amy Belle Lake, just 30 minutes from downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Under the direction of the Vice President of Program Services and in the accordance with the Milwaukee YMCA policies, the Operations Executive will be responsible for the ongoing operations of Camp Minikani. He or she will lead Minikani’s high-quality and safe camping programs while serving as the principal Minikani liaison in the community with campers, parents, staff, Board members, and funders. The Operations Executive is responsible for camper satisfaction, family engagement, staff performance, facility maintenance, and for the delivery of exceptional programming. In addition to the current summer programs, the Operations Executive will be expected to help with off-season business development and execute additional programming throughout the year. For more detailed job information visit Deadline: December 31, 2014. Apply Online: (ACA Accredited)

Green River Outreach for Wilderness Foundation is searching for its next camp director! This is a salaried Year Round position. Full time May – August & Part time September – April. Compensation $525 to $625 per week, dependent upon experience; lodging and meals provided while camp is in session. Minimum five years management experience in camping or youth ministry. A heart for youth and a desire to see them grow spiritually. Strong administrative, marketing, recruitment and outdoor skills. Creativity in programming and program development. Physical ability to jump, bend, twist, run, carry a backpack with personal and camp gear in rugged terrain, at elevations exceeding 9,000 feet in inclement weather for up to 10 miles per day. Certification or ability to obtain, CPR. WFA or WFR, Lifeguard a plus. Ability to relate to, communicate with, lead and supervise children and young adults. Possess high standards of moral character and personal hygiene. An education or degree in Recreation Management will be afforded preference. For more information or to apply, please contact Executive Director (interim) Jim Ligori at jligori or Board President DeWitt Morris at dmorris


The California-Pacific Annual Conference is looking for an Associate Cook for its Aldersgate Retreat located in Pacific Palisades, CA. As a member of the Cal Pac Camps staff, the Associate Cook assists in the preparation, cooking, serving, dishwashing, and clean-up of meals for guests and site staff. Assist in cleaning all facilities between groups, according to the established standards of cleanliness. Assists in accommodating guests in safe, clean and comfortable surroundings, supports guest groups’ programs, and enhances guests’ enjoyment and camp/retreat experience by performing the essential duties. The position is a part-time, non-exempt, regular position and reports to the Site Director. To apply for this position and request for the applicant packet, please send your resume to hr. Position is open until filled. For a full job description please visit our website at

Applications accepted until December 3, 2014 Anticipated start date: January 14, 2014 The Food Service Director is directly responsible for the Food Service operations at Camp Loma Mar. The Food Services Director organizes and actively participates in the menu planning, food order, food preparation and service. He/she is responsible for direct food service; is a liaison with service providers and vendors; manages supply and equipment upkeep and ordering; supervises food service staff at Camp Loma Mar; and ensures safety measures and protocols are followed at all times, all within established budget. The Food Service Director will perform his or her responsibilities in accordance with the policies and procedures of the YMCA, American Camp Association, and county, state and federal regulatory agencies. SALARY/ BENEFITS/APPLICATION PROCESS. Salary Range:$40-45,000/annually. Full-time. The salary includes full benefits including health, dental, PTO, 12% contribution to the Y retirement fund, program discounts, and YMCA facility membership. On site housing provided for the duration of employment. Submit resume and cover letter to Bryan Cook, Operations Director at bcook. Job description available on request. (ACA Accredited)

Camp Stevens seeks a Food Service Intern. This is a unique opportunity for an organized, self-motivated team player who enjoys working with people to learn and grow in a professional, community-based and environmentally-conscious camp kitchen. Responsibilities include assisting classically-trained chef and assistant chef in the day-to-day operation of the camp kitchen, including: Preparing meals from scratch using mostly organic ingredients and produce from the camp gardens (when in season), preparing meals for groups of 20-150 persons, and working to help make the camp’s farm-to-table cuisine better every day. The position begins January 2015. Some experience working in a commercial kitchen is desired. An interest in sustainable and healthy food is desired and the ability to obtain a food handler’s card, First Aid, and CPR is required. Benefits include health insurance, vacation and salary. Meals and onsite housing are provided and required. Camp Stevens is owned and operated by the Episcopal Dioceses of Los Angeles and San Diego and located 50 miles east of San Diego. Email a cover letter and resume with references to: John Horton, Admin. Dir. Email: john Learn more at (ACA Accredited)

The California-Pacific Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church is seeking a qualified Food Services Supervisor for Aldersgate Retreat Center, Pacific Palisades, CA location. This position is a full-time, non-exempt, regular position and reports to the Operations Manager. The Food Service Supervisor is responsible for food preparation for the retreat center. This includes preparing and cooking meals, supervision of kitchen staff and delegating duties that are part of food service production and service. The supervisor ensures that kitchen activities comply with licensing, sanitation and safety regulations, ensures the quality of food and has supervision responsibility for the food service staff. To apply for this position and request for the applicant packet, please send your resume to hr. Position is open until filled. For a full job description please visit our website at


Camp Boggy Creek, a SeriousFun Camp founded by Paul Newman has an immediate full time opening for the Psych/Social position. The primary responsibility from February through August is to oversee the psych social aspects of our summer season by communicating with campers and parents to maximize behavior success; serve as advisor to the Camp Director and Medical Director on issues pertaining to the psych social status of campers, volunteers and seasonal staff; review summer applications for campers who have significant behavior or developmental challenges and complete a through screening of these applicants to determine if they can successfully attend camp. From September through January the primary responsibilities is to assist in the development and implementation of weekend retreats; serve as Family Pal Coordinator or Activity Coordinator role on designated Family Retreat weekends; assist in staff and volunteer orientations and implement a safe and intentional camp program for children with special medical care needs. Minimum qualifications are Master’s degree in Social Work, Clinical Psychology or Mental Health Counseling; minimum of two years providing clinical counseling to volunteers and seasonal staff and excellent communications and problem solving skills. For more information on the camp visit dmann. (ACA Accredited)


Tecumseh Council, Boy Scouts of America seeks a year-round, full-time camp ranger for Camp Birch Scout Reservation located in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Start date is January 2, 2015. The primary responsibilities are the operations, program facility development, and maintenance of the 400-acre facility and providing camping support. Requirements: high school degree or higher, with technical college education preferred; skills including personnel management, carpentry, plumbing, electrical; general computer skills; able to lift 150 pounds; and valid driver’s license. Preferred: Facilities management or camp ranger experience, and some Scouting background. Must be customer-service oriented, possess a strong work ethic and able to work independently. Compensation includes on-site housing, utilities, vehicle, competitive benefits; salary will depend on qualifications. Email resume and cover letter to jnolan or mail to Jim Nolan, Tecumseh Council 326 S. Thompson Ave. Springfield, OH 45506. View the camp website at

We are growing! The YMCA of Greater Williamson County in Round Rock, TX has an exciting job opportunity for a full-time/year round Program Coordinator. The PC will lead staff and volunteers in both our Afterschool program and in our Camp Twin Lakes summer programs. This position requires someone who is highly motivated, organized, personable and enthusiastic. The PC must also have a thorough understanding of TDFPS standards. Must have at least 3 years experience in a managerial/supervisory role in a childcare/camp program; A BS in early childhood education, child development or elementary education preferred. Must be able to pass all background/drug screenings. Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus. Salary: $28,500-$33,000 DOE. The Y offers a comprehensive benefits package. Please send resumes to mellerbrock or apply online at The Y is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.