A Summer Lead Camp Counselor is an important member of our field team. They help create magical and impactful day camps for children ages 5-12 or teens 13-17. A Summer Lead Camp Counselor works throughout our summer camp season which runs May through August.
Pay is $17-18/hour.

As a Lead Counselor, you’ll be spending your time:
Leading a group of 2-3 staff members and a small group of children or teens in games, hikes, skill-based activities, river and creek explorations, storytelling, songs, building forts, whittling, and crafts;
Mentoring and coaching Counselors and Junior Counselors;
Communicating with Schoolhouse staff and camp parents;
Managing your group, your timing, and camper behavior;
Ensuring the physical and emotional safety of participants;
Working with your supervisor to deliver camp activities and maintain and prepare supplies.
This position begins May 20th and runs through August 25th.

We have Summer Lead 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