The Gardening and Farming Instructor facilitates the cultivation of our camp garden and introduces elementary-school aged children to the basics of garden care, composting, water conservation, and other sustainability measures. We are looking for compassionate individuals with a background knowledge of gardening who will engage children in hands-on learning. The salary for a first year staff person ranges from $6,500 – $7,000 for the 10-week summer.

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


Applicants must be college-aged or older and have housing available to them in the greater Los Angeles area (Conejo, San Fernando, and Simi Valley areas).

Required Skills:

A background in gardening (at home, as a hobby, or professionally) is preferred.

About Camp Kinneret Summer Day Camp

We are a summer day camp that prides itself on creating a fun, supportive environment for our campers and staff. We call ourselves a child-centered program, meaning that our attitude and approach to everything we do at camp focuses on creating a warm, welcoming atmosphere for our campers.

We are looking for motivated individuals who have a desire to teach, nurture, and create lasting memories. In addition to the growth you will see in your campers, you will also face lots of growth! Through your challenges and successes, our Leadership Team (a group of camp and education professionals) will support and guide you as you become a stronger leader, develop important life skills, and have a lot of fun!

Application Instructions

Please visit www.workatcamp.com to submit your application. Applications must be received by May 30th. Please note that we hire on an ongoing basis, so we recommend submitting your application early April or sooner.