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YMCA of The Rockies

Located: Estes Park, Colorado and Granby, Colorado

Position Available: Craft and Design Center Director

Salary Range: $31,000 -$35,000/year with full benefits and employee perks

Type: Coed summer day camp

Contact: kallison@ymcarockies.org

Website: http://www.ymcarockies.org

  • Possess a high degree of human relations, leadership and supervisory skills for working with staff of all ages and from many different countries, co-workers, guests who are children, teens, parents, grandparents, differently abled, and have a wide range of art and craft skill levels.
  • Experience with different art mediums such as ceramics, glass fusing, jewelry, tie dye, leather and/or silk painting
  • Possess skills geared toward art education.
  • Must be at least 25 years old.

Kennolyn Camps

Located: Soquel, California

Position Available: Camp Counselors (Day and Resident camps)

Salary Range: $442+ /week with room and board

Type: Coed Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions

Contact: camps@kennolyn.com

Website: http://www.kennolyncamps.com

  • 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

Kennolyn Camps

Located: Soquel, California

Position Available: Ceramics Instructor

Salary Range: $442+ /week with room and board

Type: Coed Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions

Contact: camps@kennolyn.com

Website: http://www.kennolyncamps.com

  • 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.

School of Creative & Performing Arts

Located: New York, NY; Los Angeles, CA; and Burlington, VT

Position Available: Residential Advisor / Film Teaching Assistant

Salary Range: Starting at $600/week

Type: Residential coed summer camp

Contact: jobs@socapa.org

Website: www.socapa.org/jobs

  • Work as a counselor for teens attending arts intensives at an urban residential program. Assist with evening and weekend activities, and with the filmmaking program.
  • Help teenagers learn the art of filmmaking and assist as they create their own short films!
  • Room and board (same meal plan as students receive) included in addition to weekly salary.
  • Positions are fun, coworkers are awesome, campers are motivated and passionate and highly creative!

School of Creative & Performing Arts

Located: New York, NY; Los Angeles, CA; and Burlington, VT

Position Available: Residential Advisor / Acting Teaching Assistant

Salary Range: Starting at $600/week

Type: Residential coed summer camp

Contact: jobs@socapa.org

Website: www.socapa.org/jobs

  • Work as a counselor for teens attending arts intensives at an urban residential program. Assist with evening and weekend activities, and with the acting program.
  • Help teenagers learn the ins and outs of acting, hone their acting skills, and gain experience acting in films and on stage!
  • Room and board (same meal plan as students receive) included in addition to weekly salary.
  • Positions are fun, coworkers are awesome, campers are motivated and passionate and highly creative!

Camp Trinity on The Bar 717 Ranch

Located: Hayfork, California

Position Available: Summer Camp Counselor

Salary Range: $445/week

Type: Residential coed summer camp

Contact: emma@bar717.com

Website: http://www.bar717.com/staff/

  • Seeking enthusiastic leaders to work with youth 8-16 years old in a residential mountain ranch camp; must demonstrate interest in working with children and the outdoors.
  • Positions include: backpacking leaders, horsemanship, crafts, woodworking, ceramics, hiking, camping, and general counselors.
  • Must be 19 years old and have completed 1 year of college or equivalent work experience by June.
  • For more information, please see: http://www.bar717.com/staff/job-opportunities/

DigiPen Academy Summer Workshops

Located: Redmond, Washington

Position Available: Lead Teacher

Salary Range: 16-18 per hour (depending on experience and for off-site positions)

Type: Coed Day Camp

Contact: k12staffing@digipen.edu

Website: https://academy.digipen.edu/job-opportunities/

  • Teach students DigiPen approved curriculum
  • Engage all students in active learning, Extensive knowledge in computer science, art and animation, game design, engineering, music and sound design or other relevant experience
  • Maintain a safe, productive, friendly environment for all
  • Communicate with parents, peers, administrators, and students quickly and effectively

DigiPen Academy Summer Workshops

Located: Redmond, Washington

Position Available: Teacher's Assistant

Salary Range: $13-$14 per hour (depending on experience and for off-site positions)

Type: Coed Day Camp

Contact: k12staffing@digipen.edu

Website: https://academy.digipen.edu/job-opportunities/

  • Assist the teacher with the instruction of DigiPen approved curriculum and classroom management
  • Engage all students in active learning
  • Communicate with parents, peers, administrators, and students quickly and effectively
  • May lead some lessons over the course of the workshop if needed

DigiPen Academy Summer Workshops

Located: Redmond, Washington

Position Available: Experience Coordinator

Salary Range: $13-$14 per hour

Type: Coed Day Camp

Contact: k12staffing@digipen.edu

Website: https://academy.digipen.edu/job-opportunities/

  • Ensure student engagement and an optimal ProjectFUN Activities experience
  • Assist the K-12 Team with student check-in and with operating the sign-in table in the lobby
  • Assist the K-12 Team and other DigiPen Departments with administrative tasks
  • Substitute in the classroom for teaching staff, as needed

Camp Keystone Summer Day Camp

Located: Agoura Hills, California

Position Available: Day Camp Counselor

Salary Range: $325-$390/week

Type: Coed Day Camp

Contact: staff@campkeystone.com

Website: http://www.campkeystone.com/jobs

  • Senior Counselor - 18+. Requires active participation and supervision in all program areas. Must be available for orientation and a minimum of 7 weeks.
  • Looking for amazing staff that can bring the highest quality of spirit, commitment and caring to our campers. We are currently hiring caring, nurturing, fun-loving people who want to make positive differences in the lives of children. Must have effective communication with co-counselors, supervisory staff, campers and parents.
  • Certifications/previous experience or accomplishments in program areas a plus! Desired qualities include responsibility, patience, enthusiasm, innovative, safety conscious, fun!
  • We are located on 30 acres with grass and shady trees. We have a 274' waterslide, zip lines, climbing wall, acro-flyer, go-carts, horses, over 50 giant interactive inflatables, archery, boating and fishing, and so much more! Make a difference in a child's life and develop lifelong friendships at Camp Keystone this summer!

Astrocamp

Located: Idyllwild, California

Position Available: Summer Camp Science Instructor

Salary Range: $275/wk

Type: Residential Coed Summer Camp

Contact: summerpd@astrocamp.org

Website: http://www.astrocampsummer.org

  • Lead groups of up to 12 students in science based classes as well as ropes courses, arts & crafts, and other classic summer camp activities!
  • Work with awesome scientific equipment like 3D printers, microscopes, telescopes, liquid nitrogen and more!
  • Bachelor's Degree encouraged
  • Live on site in an amazing community. Instructors to not live in the dorms with the kids, but instead in attached fully furnished staff housing.

Jam Camp West

Located: Loma Mar, CA

Position Available: Counselor

Salary Range: $500, plus Room and Board

Type: Residential coed summer camp

Contact: page@livingjazz.org

Website: http://www.jamcampwest.com

  • 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

Jam Camp West

Located: Loma Mar, CA

Position Available: Counselor in Training

Salary Range: Room and Board

Type: Residential coed summer camp

Contact: page@livingjazz.org

Website: http://www.jamcampwest.com

  • 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.