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Camp Counselor


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We are looking for a Camp Counselor to supervise young campers and make sure they learn and have fun. What do Camp Counselors do? The most important out of all Camp Counselor duties is to ensure campers are safe at all times. You’ll be responsible for overseeing their activities and ensuring they don’t get lost or hurt. The job duties of a Camp Counselor include planning summer camp games, educating children and teenagers and setting up equipment. Being reliable and able to build good relationships with children are two essential traits of a Camp Counselor. You need to have knowledge around outdoor activities, like hiking, canoeing or caving. If you’re patient, energetic but strict when needed, we’d like to meet you.


Plan outdoor activities or sports for groups of campers
Create weekly or daily schedules taking into account children’s age groups and interests
Lead recreational and educational activities (such as swimming, caving or crafting)
Escort and oversee children
Educate campers through games and explorations
Set up and maintain equipment (like camping sets)
Resolve occasional fights between children and address behavioral issues
Make sure all safety rules are followed
Ensure camping site is clean and that campers don’t litter recreational areas or nature
Perform first aid or take care of injuries as needed
Keep accurate incident logs


Proven experience as Camp Counselor or similar role working with children
Familiarity with camping and various outdoor activities
Patient and reliable
Organizational and communication skills
A love for children
Energetic and positive personality
Ability to meet the physical demands of the job (strength and stamina to follow strenuous activities like hiking, running, crouching or carrying children)
First aid- and CPR-certified preferred

Duration full-time , contract
Benefits Room & Board
Ad Posted On 2020-12-14
Times this Ad has been viewed 523 times
Ad is posted for 120 days
Categories Summer Staff
Focus Camps & Camping, Youth
Organization Name Camp Young Judaea Midwest
Job Location E989 Stratton Lake Rd
Waupaca, Wisconsin
United States
Application Instructions
Are you interested in being a part of the CYJ Midwest family? We’re looking for creative, energetic, caring people to fill a variety of positions at camp this summer. For more information on how you could spend your summer making a difference in the life of a child, please email [email protected]

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