The Best Summer Job You Will Ever Have - Leadership Role at Camp Towanda

Job Description

Looking for a great experience to add to your resume? Don’t work behind a desk all summer or spend it getting coffee for everyone else in the office...instead, wouldn’t you rather be an inspiring role model to children, working outdoors in a great family like community in an activity area that interests you?  Working at camp, gives you hands-on experience and leadership opportunities, while building skills that hiring managers are looking for, such as flexibility, adaptability, initiative, self-direction, social and cross-cultural skills, productivity, accountability, leadership and responsibility. THIS IS THE EXPERIENCE YOU HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOR TO HELP YOU BE SUCCESSFUL IN ANYTHING YOU DO IN LIFE.

Camp Towanda is now hiring General Counselors, Group Leaders, Department Heads and Sports and Activity Specialists, and Kitchen and Maintenance Personnel! Our program consists of all the land and water sports, outdoor adventure, theatre, art and more! We offer professional paid internships in many fields including marketing, health administration, nursing, finance, hospitality, event planning, food services, sports management, media and nutrition. We work with colleges for school credit and provide mentorship opportunities.

Camp Towanda is the Best Summer Job and Experience of a Lifetime!

Camp Towanda is the premier family-owned and operated, co-ed 7 week sleep-away camp in Northeast Pennsylvania for children ages 7-17. We are nestled on over 400 acres of beautiful fields, facilities, waterfront and countryside. At Camp Towanda, we provide a well-rounded experience for our campers and staff in a nurturing, safe environment with endless opportunities for them to try new things and feel great about themselves! Our program offers excellent and professional instruction in all land and water sports, fine arts, drama and adventure, as well as very creative evening activities and special events.

We attract down-to-earth, friendly and spirited campers, families and staff. We hire 300 counselors and support staff from over 20 countries and all across the USA. When you work at Camp Towanda, you make a real difference in camper’s lives, while building your resume and career-building skills (leadership, work-ethic, public speaking, management, responsibility) with the support of our top-notch senior staff and Directors. The job of a counselor is multi-faceted; your spirit, creativity and leadership is paramount. When at camp, it is a 24-hour job. Flexibility, responsibility and stamina are key attributes for our staff to possess. Working with kids is a challenging job but one of the most rewarding job experiences you will ever have.

All meals, room and board are included with scheduled time off. We are located near a popular summer destination in the Pocono Mountains and less than 2 ½ hours away from New York City and Philadelphia.

For 97 years, Camp Towanda has continued to define what summer camp is all about. We are highly regarded and respected as an industry leader and are involved in giving back to various organizations throughout the year. Camp Towanda is accredited by the American Camp Association.

When you work at Camp Towanda, it’s so much more than a summer job- it’s a family, network and community that will change your life forever. Thank you for considering Camp Towanda for your best summer job experience yet! Begin your application today!

  • Competitive salary, room and board, all meals included, travel reimbursement

  • Paid Internships Available

Job Requirements:

  • Available mid-June thru mid-August (some department orientations begin early June)

  • Freshman in college or later

  • Qualified references

  • Great with children

  • Strong work ethic

  • Desire to have fun and make a difference!

Job Positions Available:

  • General Counselors
  • Activity Instructors
    • Art Specialist

    • Baseball Specialist

    • Basketball Specialist

    • Drama/Theatre Specialist

    • Field Hockey Specialist

    • Fitness Specialist

    • Flag Football Specialist

    • Hockey Specialist

    • Lacrosse Specialist

    • LEGO / STEM Specialist

    • Media Specialist

    • Outdoor Adventure Specialist (ropes, bikes, archery, river crew, farming)

    • Soccer Specialist

    • Tennis Specialist

    • Volleyball Specialist

    • Waterfront Specialist (swim instructors, boating instructors)

    • Waterski Specialist

    • Zumba Specialist

  • Department Heads
  • Group Leaders / Assistant Group Leaders
  • Senior Staff Leadership
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Jobs available in instructing all land and water sports, outdoor adventure (including high and low ropes, camping, archery, team building, mountain biking, river/canoe excursions, farming)

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Honesdale, PA
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June 9

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