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Texas 4-H Center

Located: Brownwood

Position Available: Summer Camp Staff

Salary Range: Base pay is $300/week plus room and board additional pay for certifications

Type: Coed residential camp

Contact: Tyler.cheely@ag.tamu.edu

Website: https://texas4hcenter.tamu.edu/about-2/employment/

  • Summer Job experience working with youth in a variety of activities, Archery, swimming, kayaking, ropes course.
  • Housing and meals provided for the entire stay while employed.
  • Work with a team of young professionals gaining valuable experience in leadership, team building, communication and more.
  • Paid position within the Texas A&M System through Texas A&M AgriLife Extension.

Camp Lincoln / Camp Lake Hubert

Located: Lake Hubert, Minnesota

Position Available: Camp Support Staff/Operations Intern

Salary Range: $2700+

Type: Residential camp with separate facilities for boys and girls and one coed session

Contact: Ruggs@lincoln-lakehubert.com

Website: http://www.lincoln-lakehubert.com

  • Earn "real-world" work experience, while being in a fun, outdoor environment.
  • Room and Board Provided. College credit available.
  • Two camps with a 113 year history of providing excellent summer camp experiences to camps from 40 states and 20 countries, every summer.
  • Office, Food Service, Warehouse, Maintenance, Program and Health Care positions available.

Camp Lincoln / Camp Lake Hubert

Located: Lake Hubert, Minnesota

Position Available: Activity Specialist/Camp Counselor

Salary Range: $2500+

Type: Residential camp with separate facilities for boys and girls and one coed session

Contact: Ruggs@lincoln-lakehubert.com

Website: http://www.lincoln-lakehubert.com

  • Work on a lake in the Minnesota Northwoods this summer, teaching and leading activities on camp while making quality friendships from all over the world.
  • A summer camp community is one you cannot experience anywhere else and one you will remember forever.
  • Whether you have experience in working with kids or not, our extensive staff training will get you ready for the summer of your life.
  • Room and good food provided at camp. Positions for applicants with a passion for outdoor education and summer camp activities are available May through August.

Camp Peniel, Inc.

Located: Marble Falls, Texas

Position Available: Counselor

Salary Range: $2030+

Type: Separate summer camps for boys, girls & coed, summer day camps, and fall & spring family camps

Contact: info@camppeniel.org

Website: http://www.camppeniel.org

  • We are looking for solid Christian students 19 and above that have a love for Christ and for kids.
  • We have 8 one-week sessions, alternating boys and girls weeks ages 8 - 14, as well as a week long high school camp. We also have 8 sessions of day camp which run from Monday thru Friday, 9-4 with kids in 1st-5th grades.
  • Our activities include horseback riding, riflery, archery, canoeing, zip line, climbing wall, swimming, hiking, campfires, and lots more.

Swift Nature Camp

Located: Minong, Wisconsin

Position Available: Cabin Counselor

Salary Range: $2200+ per summer

Type: Residential coed summer camp, ages 6-15

Contact: swiftcamp@aol.com

Website: http://swiftnaturecamp.com/camp-counselor-jobs

  • Come help change the world one child at a time. We at SNC see this as more than just a place to be for a summer. It is a place to have a positive influence on children: helping them in: Gratitude, Kindness, Responsibility and so much More
  • Come Play Outdoors with us. Research shows that being outdoors and active is part of a healthy lifestyle. Come see how a summer in Nature can change your life.
  • Real World Skills That Build a Resume. Camp teaches people skills. Improve your Real world skills like : Self-reflection, Motivation, Empathy, Social Skills, Self-Awareness and Leadership. Summer camp is a life changer.
  • Internships are available- We can customize an Internship for any major. This is more than bringing coffee to your boss http://swiftnaturecamp.com/summer-camp-jobs2

Swift Nature Camp

Located: Minong, Wisconsin

Position Available: Nature Center Instructor

Salary Range: $2200-$3000+ per summer

Type: Residential coed summer camp, ages 6-15

Contact: swiftcamp@aol.com

Website: http://swiftnaturecamp.com/camp-counselor-jobs

  • We cater to those Children & Staff that want to know more about Science & Nature. This is your chance to inspire and teach to love the outdoors.
  • Internships are available where you can teach from lesson plans and create your own lesson plans. Use them and then make changes as you see fit.
  • Our small Zoo is what makes SNC a special place. You will be responsible to encourage children to care for the animals they adopt while at camp.
  • An amazing community! SNC is is filled with caring people who are Fun, Excited and will become your Life long friends.

Swift Nature Camp

Located: Minong, Wisconsin

Position Available: Cabin Counselor

Salary Range: $2200+ per summer

Type: Residential coed summer camp, ages 6-15

Contact: swiftcamp@aol.com

Website: http://swiftnaturecamp.com/camp-counselor-jobs

  • Come help change the world one child at a time. We at SNC see this as more than just a place to be for a summer. It is a place to have a positive influence on children: helping them in: Gratitude, Kindness, Responsibility and so much More
  • Come Play Outdoors with us. Research shows that being outdoors and active is part of a healthy lifestyle. Come see how a summer in Nature can change your life.
  • Real World Skills That Build a Resume. Camp teaches people skills. Improve your Real world skills like : Self-reflection, Motivation, Empathy, Social Skills, Self-Awareness and Leadership. Summer camp is a life changer.
  • Internships are available- We can customize an Internship for any major. This is more than bringing coffee to your boss http://swiftnaturecamp.com/summer-camp-jobs2

Camp Voyageur

Located: Ely, Minnesota

Position Available: Sailing Instructor/Counselor

Salary Range: Competitive Salary

Type: Residential boys' summer camp

Contact: cvspirit@campvoyageur.com

Website: http://www.campvoyageur.com

  • Instruct campers in sailing
  • Oversee the sailing program at Camp Voyageur.
  • Help lead trips in the Boundary Waters and possible sailing trips near camp.

Camp Voyageur

Located: Ely, Minnesota

Position Available: Counselor and Trip Leader

Salary Range: Competitive Salary

Type: Residential boys' summer camp

Contact: cvspirit@campvoyageur.com

Website: http://www.campvoyageur.com

  • Lead in-camp activities and wilderness trips canoeing, hiking, and sea kayaking.
  • Located next to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness
  • One counselor to four boys. The best, working vacation you'll ever enjoy.

Camp Foley

Located: Pine River, Minnesota

Position Available: Outdoor Trip Leader

Salary Range: Starting at $2610/9.5 weeks

Type: Residential coed summer camp

Contact: alli@campfoley.com

Website: http://www.campfoley.com

  • Lead kids in outdoor trips including canoeing, hiking and biking.
  • Wilderness camping with kids is extremely rewarding and offers a fantastic way to become a better leader, learn flexibility and team work as well as strengthen your resume for the "real world".
  • Must be Lifeguard, CPR and 1st Aid Trained by the start of camp.
  • Room, board, laundry, food, wifi included. No rent. No paying for food. A great way to save money while still making money.

Camp Foley

Located: Pine River, Minnesota

Position Available: Cabin Counselor/Activity Instructor

Salary Range: Starting at $2610/9.5 weeks

Type: Residential coed summer camp

Contact: alli@campfoley.com

Website: http://www.campfoley.com

  • Employers want flexible, committed, hard working employees - practice those skills at Foley among 40 other staff your age.
  • Build your resume by learning little bits about a lot of things. Complete internships, enjoy the out of doors, work with kids and make a difference.
  • Room, board, laundry, food, wifi included. No rent. No paying for food. A great way to save money while still making money.
  • We have over 90 years of history and tradition but we value every new persons ideas as well. Become a part of something bigger.

Camp Dixie

Located: Clayton, Georgia

Position Available: Cabin Staff/ Activity Instructor

Salary Range: $190 - $245 per week

Type: Residential Coed Camp

Contact: info@campdixie.org

Website: http://www.campdixie.org

  • Teach a wide range of camp activities. Work with small camper groups
  • Paid Internships
  • End of season bonus. Must be at least 18 years old with at least one year of college
  • Room/Board and Laundry

Camp Dixie

Located: Clayton, Georgia

Position Available: Camp Counselor - Male/ Female

Salary Range: $190 - $245 per week

Type: Residential Coed Camp

Contact: info@campdixie.org

Website: http://www.campdixie.org

  • Counselor will live with campers in cabins and supervise various activities.
  • Instruct traditional camp activities including: archery, riflery, canoeing, swimming, kayaking, tennis, dance, arts and crafts, campcrafts, and drama.
  • Salary includes room and board and could possibly be increased depending on certifications and experience. Must be 18 or older with at least one year of college.
  • Completion Bonus at end of season

Kickapoo Kamp for Girls

Located: Kerrville, Texas

Position Available: Camp Counselor

Salary Range: $160/week

Type: Residential girls' summer camp

Contact: laurafhodges@aol.com

Website: http://www.kickapookamp.com

  • Kickapoo Kamp is searching for counselors who are wholesome role models, share common values and are dedicated to children.
  • Kickapoo counselors need skills in one or more of the following activities: horseback riding, swimming, water skiing, gymnastics, arts & crafts, cheerleading, riflery, archery, tennis, ping pong, dance, tae-bo, fishing, drama, canoeing, flags, aerobic dance, etc.
  • Kickapoo offers a fun environment that helps to build self-confidence, self-awareness and self-acceptance.
  • All staff members receive room, board, and medical insurance provided by the camp.