Senior Summer Camp Counselor

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$14 - $14.50 / hour

General Function

  • Responsible for leading a specific program area to serve all age groups, provide daily activities for senior counselors, individual group, taking care of the children’s needs. 
  • Be active with the children during activities. 
  • Provide direct supervision on all trips. 
  • Responsible for the safety of participants in the summer camp program. 

Know How

  • Experience with recreation, camp programs and/or other youth related programs. 
  • Candidates must be at least 18 years of age. 

Specific Skills

  • Ability to accept responsibility, works well with kids ages 5-14, reliable, patient, understanding, sense of humor, able to handle discipline situation, firm and able to provide a positive role model. 
  • CPR and First Aid preferred. 


  • All staff are required on a daily basis to have: watch, bathing suit and towel, staff shirt (provided by department). 


  • Staff must be prepared to enter the water each day. Staff is responsible for waterfront supervision as directed by the Camp Director or his/her designee. 

Principal Activities

  • Responsible for the planning, and implementation of daily activities.
  • Responsible for the planning, and implementation of specialty area.
  • Assist in the preparation of the site before program opening. 
  • Aid in planning and implementation of special events.
  • General supervision of the kids in the program.
  • Provide direct supervision of the youth on all trips.
  • Preparation and clean up for the program each day.
  • Attend all staff meetings and staff training.
  • Assist in any other duties deemed necessary by the director for the smooth operation of the program.
  • Effects on End Results: Provide a safe and positive program experience for all participants.