A Camp Counselor is an important member of our field team. They help create magical and impactful day camps for children ages 5-12 and teens ages 13-17. A Summer Camp Counselor works throughout our summer camp season, which runs May through August.

Pay is $15-16/hour.

As a Camp Counselor, you’ll be spending your time:
Working with 2-3 staff members in a small group of children and participating in games, hikes, skill-based activities, river and creek explorations, storytelling, songs, building forts, whittling, and crafts;
Mentoring and coaching Junior Counselors and Counselors-in-Training;
Communicating with Schoolhouse staff and camp parents;
Modeling Schoolhouse values;
Ensuring the physical and emotional safety of participants.
This position begins May 20th and runs through August 25th.

We have Summer Camp Counselor opportunities available at our locations in Durham, Orange, and Wake County. Travel to off-site locations is occasionally required.

Hours are dependent on organizational needs. Hours typically total between 40 hours and 50 hours per week and range from 7:30a – 6p Monday through Friday. Any hours worked beyond 45 during any single week will be classified as overtime. Occasional weekends and/or evenings may be required.

Special Benefits
Benefits include professional development opportunities, unlimited vitamin D, and a steady stream of (mostly funny) stories.

Minimum Requirements
– Must be at least 18 years old by start date
– Experience working with children preferred
– Enthusiasm for the outdoors, fun, and creative activities
– Ability to work as part of a team

Tagged as: Camp Counselors, Camp Staff

About Schoolhouse of Wonder

Founded in 1989, Schoolhouse of Wonder’s mission is to create kind, curious, and confident kids through nature-based outdoor adventures. We seek to achieve this mission through year-round, outdoor day camps, curriculum-aligned field trips, and leadership training for teenagers.

These core values guide our behavior and help us make decisions.

* We model and teach self-awareness and empathy
* We celebrate individuality; Different is just different
* Everyone deserves to be witnessed, heard and respected
* In nature, we’re all students
* Life should be filled with adventures and a sense of wonder
* We send every kid home dirty, tired and happy

Application Instructions

1. Check out our website at Schoolhouseofwonder.org 2. Fill our your application via https://jobs.gusto.com/postings/schoolhouse-of-wonder-year-round-and-9-month-instructors-9f4eefb4-ab1a-4540-b128-f70683963d8d/applicants/new