Camp Staff Positions

RESIDENT CAMP positions and requirements:

Attend all pre-camp training.

Obtain/retain CPR/First Aid certification before camp begins (training provided during orientation).

Obtain/retain position specific certification before camp begins.

Successfully complete all pre-employment screening (background checks, references, health certifications).

Obtain/retain registration as a member of GSUSA.

Visual, auditory, cognitive and physical ability to identify and respond to hazards.

Ability to lift 30 pounds intermittently.

Must reside on camp property while camp is in session (may be tent or cabin housing).

Live and work in an outdoor environment with exposure to heat, sun, rain, water, uneven terrain, insects and other elements.

Camp Director, age 25+, $500 – $550 per week
Supervise operation of resident camp and day camp programs.  Ensure orientation, supervision, leadership and evaluation of a diverse summer camp staff.  Develop programs, routines, schedules and procedures for camp operation. Ensure compliance with safety regulations and ACA standards. Administer and monitor applicable camp budgets. Prior supervisory experience required. Must be an approved camp driver.

Assistant Camp Director, age 21+, $375 – $400 per week
Manage business, health and kitchen operations. Manage financial records, payroll, participant records, health records, purchasing, inventory and logistics. Assume the responsibilities of camp director as needed. Assist in supervision and evaluation of camp staff. Exceptional organizational skills needed.  Prior supervisory experience required. Must be an approved camp driver.

Program Director, age 21+, $350 – $375 per week
Coordinate the development and delivery of camp programs including teen leadership, aquatics, challenge adventure, arts and crafts, day camp and offsite activities. Provide assistance to unit managers for unit activity planning. Transport campers to offsite program locations. Assist in supervision and evaluation of camp staff. Prior supervisory experience required. Must be an approved camp driver.

Health Manager, age 21+, $375 – $400 per week
Oversee wellness and safety of campers and staff. Manage health center operations and medical records. Dispense medication to campers. Provide first aid injury treatment. License as RN, LPN, EMT or Wilderness First Aid certification required.

Kitchen Manager, age 21+, $325 – $350 per week
Oversee management of food service operations, plan, prepare and cook meals. Supervise kitchen staff. Experience in quantity cooking, kitchen management and supervisory experience required. ServSafe certification required.

Aquatics Manager, age 21+, $265 - $290 per week
Develop and implement the aquatics program including pool and boating programs. Supervise waterfront facilities, staff and operations. Lifeguard and small craft safety/canoe instructor certification required.

Day Camp Manager, age 21+, $250 – $300 per week
Manage the operations of day camp including the check-in/check-out process, program delivery and scheduling within established guidelines. Group leadership skills required.

Unit Manager, age 21+, $250 – $275 per week
Manage the operations of a resident camp unit and oversee the health and well-being of campers. Implement unit programs and schedules within established guidelines. Group leadership skills required.

Lifeguard Counselor, age 18+, $225 – $250 per week
Assist with waterfront operations and aquatic programs. Lifeguard certification required and CPR for the professional rescuer preferred. Previous lifeguard experience preferred. Supervise campers in unit when not at waterfront. 

Challenge Adventure Counselor, age 18+, $225 – $250 per week
Oversee the ropes (low & high) challenge course  program. Lead activities and maintain equipment. Certification or documented training in low/high ropes required. Previous experience teaching and managing a ropes course program preferred. Supervise campers in unit when not delivering adventure program.

Arts and Crafts Counselor, age 18+, $210 – $235 per week
Coordinate and deliver arts and crafts programs for each unit.  Manage arts and crafts inventory. Creativity required.  Supervise campers in unit when not delivering arts and crafts program.

Unit Counselor, age 18+, $210 – $235 per week
Assist with managing the operations of a camp unit and implement unit programs. Supervise the health and well-being of campers. Experience working with youth and desire to create future leaders required.

Kitchen Aide, age 18+, $210 – $225 per week
Assist with food service operations, including food preparation, dining hall operations and dishwashing/cleaning. Supervise campers in unit when not performing kitchen duties.

DAY CAMP positions and requirements:

Attend all pre-camp training.

Obtain/retain CPR/First Aid certification before camp begins (training provided during orientation).

Obtain/retain position specific certification before camp begins.

Successfully complete all pre-employment screening (background checks, references, health certifications).

Obtain/retain registration as a member of GSUSA.

Visual, auditory, cognitive and physical ability to identify and respond to hazards.

Ability to lift 30 pounds intermittently.

Work in an outdoor environment with exposure to heat, sun, rain, water, uneven terrain, insects and other elements.

Camp Director, age 21+, $400 – $450 per week
Supervise all aspects of summer day camp for girls grades K–8. Ensure compliance with VA licensing requirements for day care providers. Coordinate orientation, supervision, leadership and evaluation of a diverse summer camp staff of employees. Administer and monitor applicable camp budgets. Master's degree in a child related field with six months progam experience, OR bachelor's degree in a child related field with one year program experience, OR 48 college semester hours with 12 hours being child related with one year of program experience. At least six months of management/supervisory experience (supervising, orienting, training and scheduling staff) or one college course in a business related field or childcare management (transcript required with application). Must be willing to attend Medication Administration Training (MAT).

Assistant Camp Director, age 19+, $8.50 – $10.00 per hour
Coordinate the development, delivery and scheduling of daily programming including aquatics, challenge/archery and arts and crafts. Provide assistance to group managers for activity planning and maintain supplies. Manage health center operations and medical records. Dispense medication to campers. Assume the responsibilities of camp director as needed. Prior supervisory experience preferred. Bachelor's degree in a child related field OR six months of program experience (transcript required with application). Must be willing to attend Medication Administration Training (MAT).

Group Manager, age: 18+, $8.00 – $8.50 per hour
Deliver age appropriate activities and provide leadership for girls K–8. Supervise a specific unit of girls and staff. Bachelor's degree in a child related field OR one season of program experience (at least 200 hours working directly with school age children in a group). Group leadership skills required.

Lifeguard Counselor, age: 18+, $7.50 – $8.50 per hour
Develop and implement the waterfront programming including pool and boating programs. Assist with additional program activities when not delivering waterfront programming. Supervise the health and well-being of campers. Lifeguard and small craft safety/canoe instructor certification required. Experience working with youth and desire to create future leaders required.

Counselor, age 18+, $7.25 – $7.50 per hour
Assist in the delivery of age appropriate activities for girls grades K–8. Experience working with youth and a desire to create future leaders required.

Paid internships are available at both resident and day camp.