Summer Camp Positions

Day Camp Counselor

Age requirement: 18 years old

Our summer day camp season runs from early June to the end of August (10 week-long sessions). Counselors are responsible for the safety and fun of a small group of 10-12 campers. It’s important that our camp counselors are energetic, patient, creative, and confident, and that they exercise good judgment. Prior experience with children is crucial, but ropes course or facilitation skills are not necessary.

Please see our summer camp page for sample activities and schedule

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Lifeguards

Age requirement: 16 years old

Lifeguards monitor and supervise our swimming and boating activities. All water activities occur in our manmade lakes. There will always be at least one counselor supervising the water activities along with the lifeguard. We often ask our lifeguards to help with other camp responsibilities when not at the waterfront, including camper check-in, supervising lunch, helping with arts and crafts, etc. We require all of our lifeguards to be certified by the American Red Cross.

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Junior Counselors

Age requirement: 16-17 years old

Junior Counselors play a very important role in our summer camp operations. They support counselors in daily activities and provide additional safety, supervision, energy, and ideas. While Junior Counselors are not paid for their hard work, they do learn many valuable camp and ropes course skills, and the majority of our Junior Counselors return as counselors in the summers to follow. (Junior Counselors will never supervise campers without a counselor present.)

Please email mgallagher@gvolc.org for more information on Junior Counselors!

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Have more questions?
For more information on job openings and the application process, please contact our office at 410-343-0101 or jobs@geneseevalley.org.