• Responsible for teaching Outdoor Living Skills (Campcraft) lessons to campers aged 7 -17
• Responsible for teaching according to Camp Arcadia’s activity levels
• Teaching 4 activity periods per day (two in the morning and two in the afternoon)
• Work directly with the Head of Campcraft and 5 other Campcraft instructors
• Assist with cookouts, overnight trips, training to build fires
• Assist with the Junior Maine Guide program
• Attend and participate in a pre-camp training program,
• Provide care and supervision for all campers,
• Live and eat with campers (males do not live with campers)
• Teach one or more camp activities to campers
• Actively and enthusiastically participate in and/or run assigned Camp programs and such other tasks as assigned by the Camp for the operation of its camp program
• Live in a rustic outdoor youth camp setting

Tagged as: Camp Counselors, Camp Staff, Conservation, Teaching/Education


• Age requirement 21+ preferred, will consider 19+ with strong background
• Certifications: First Aid and CPR, Wilderness First Aid a plus

Required Skills:

• Ability to commit to contract dates to be determined but will include Orientation, and the Camp Season
• Contract dates may also include Family Camps, Early Crew and Closing Work Crew.
• Experience with camping, fire building, and outdoor cooking
• Demonstrated knowledge of camping skills and outdoor living skills
• Preference given to those with scouting experience

Preferred Skills:

Experience working with children
Valid Driver’s License with at least 3 years of driving experience (if 21+)

About Camp Arcadia for Girls

We are a residential girls camp in Maine entering into our 108th season. Our staff comes from all over the United States and the World. We have a strong belief in the value of outdoor experiences. We are in the Sebago lake region of western Maine, close to the white mountains of Maine and New Hampshire, and about an hour from Portland. Experience an amazing summer of memories and growth as you share your talents with our campers. Come change campers lives while impacting your own!

Application Instructions

Please contact us at [email protected] or complete the application at https://camparcadiame.campbrainstaff.com/.