Job Descriptions

Bunk Counselors: All female staff members are bunk counselors in addition to being a counselor in an area of expertise. Two or three counselors live in each cabin of seven or eight girls. Bunk counselors make the experience what it is for the campers; they are role-models, teachers, and friends. Being a bunk counselor is the most rewarding and exhausting position in camp!
Waterfront Staff: General responsibilities are to teach four activity periods daily (bunk counselors) or five activity periods (non-bunk counselors) in a specific activity at the waterfront. We look for staff to teach campers of various ages and skill levels in assigned watercraft classes. Prior teaching experience is a plus. Must have a current certification in lifeguard training and have completed one year of college (or equivalent). Swimming, skiing and boating instructors should have certification pertinent to their activity.Specific activities include: instructional swim, sail, windsurf, waterski, and canoe/kayak. Waterski boat drivers must be 21 years of age, have a satisfactory driver’s license record, know how to maintain boats and have experience pulling skiers.
Landsports Staff: General responsibilities are to teach four activity periods daily (bunk counselors) or five activity periods (non-bunk counselors) usually in several different sports, depending on ability. Landsports staff also coach and officiate games regularly. Prior teaching experience is a plus. Must have completed one year of college (or equivalent).Specific activities include: softball, soccer, gymnastics, field hockey, lacrosse, basketball, volleyball/newcomb, archery (certification required), conditioning/cross-country.
Tennis Staff: General responsibilities are to teach four activity periods daily (bunk counselors) or five activity periods (non-bunk counselors). Tennis experience is required. Must have completed one year of college (or equivalent).
Drama/Theater Staff: General responsibilities are to teach four activity periods (bunk counselors) and five activity periods (non-bunk counselors). Prior experience in on-stage as well as in production is a plus. The drama staff will help direct a show for each age group of campers, along with a musical production as one of the culminating events of the summer. Must have completed one year of college (or equivalent).
Arts and Crafts Staff: General responsibilities are to teach four activity periods (bunk counselors) and five activity periods (non-bunk counselors). Prior experience in arts is necessary. Arts and crafts staff usually specialize in a specific area, according to their expertise. Must have completed one year of college (or equivalent).Specific areas include: ceramics, stained glass, jewelry, leather, sculpture, painting, drawing, woodworking, and digital photography.
Trip Staff: General responsibilities are to lead hiking, backpacking, canoeing, and camping trips with campers ages 8-16. Trips range from daylong outings to six-day extended camping excursions. Prior experience in the outdoors is necessary. Must be at least 21 years of age and have a satisfactory driver’s license. A Wilderness First Aid course is offered during staff orientation in June.
Horseback Riding Staff: General Responsibilities are to teach four activity periods (bunk counselors) and five activity periods (non-bunk counselors). Riding staff will teach campers of all ages. Prior experience teaching riding is necessary. Must have completed one year of college (or equivalent).
Office Staff: General responsibilities include managing the office—taking care of mailings, phones, “camp store,” and more. Experience with Windows and Microsoft Word is necessary. Must have completed one year of college (or equivalent).