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Summer Camp Jobs

Believe us, there is no job better than working at camp! You'll help girls unleash their inner G.I.R.L. as they experience all kinds of outdoor adventures, build friendships, step outside their comfort zone, and find new ways to lead.

No matter where you’re from or what your ability level, if you love kids and enjoy the outdoors, there are any number of summer camp positions for which you may be qualified.

What do we look for in our staff? Girl Scouts of Gateway Council looks for staff who are friendly and concerned, reliable and responsible, creative and patient, supportive and respectful, dedicated and committed, understanding and caring, fun and upbeat, and generous. GSGC’s staff must have initiative and enthusiasm, energy and a positive attitude, maturity, sensitivity, and above all put safety first.

Gateway Council offers a variety of camps from traditional resident camp, plus day, sampler and STEM camps. Camp staff will participate in a week (June 4-8) of intensive training, plus eight weeks of outdoor programming at North Fork and Camp Kateri.

Available jobs

Assistant Camp Director

Summary: The Assistant Camp Director actively supports and promotes all efforts to increase cooperation, communication and collaboration between and among camp staff, volunteers and girls.  

Full job description: Assistant Camp Director (PDF)

Counselor

Summary: The Waterfront Director actively leads staff in providing aquatic program to campers in a safe, supportive and fun environment. 

Full job description: Counselor (PDF)

Unit Counselor

Summary: The Unit Counselor actively leads a staff team to provide quality program to campers in a safe, fun, supportive environment within the Girl Scout program model. 

Full job description: Unit Counselor (PDF)

Junior Counselor

Summary: The Junior Counselor actively leads a staff team to provide quality program to campers in a safe, fun, supportive environment within the Girl Scout program model. 

Full job description: Junior Counselor (PDF)

Health Supervisor

Summary: Supervise and be responsible for the general health and safety of campers and staff. 

Full job description: Health Supervisor (PDF)

Kitchen Aide

Summary: The Kitchen Aide actively assist quality food service preparation and to maintain standards of sanitation related to the kitchen and dining hall. 

Full Job Description: Kitchen Aide (PDF)

Waterfront Director

Summary: The Waterfront Director actively leads staff in providing aquatic program to campers in a safe, supportive and fun environment.  

Full job description: Waterfront Director (PDF)

    

What’s included in a summer camp job?
  • Paid bi-weekly
  • Free room and board
  • Three meals and snacks provided daily – and the occasional Girl Scout Cookies, too!
  • All training provided at no cost. Every camp staff member will participate in a 1-week training, including certification in CPR/First Aid/AED, instruction in job-specific duties or certifications as needed, an overview of Girl Scout programming and preparing to work with girls. 
Not a Girl Scout yet? Not a problem!

Many of our camp staff members did not grow up as a Girl Scout. As a part of your employment, you will be registered as a Girl Scout member.

Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts: Looking for a fun summer job? Check out our Counselor-in-Training program!

Every staff member understands that use or possession of drugs is illegal and assures that he/she does not at this time, and will not at any time during the camp season, sell, possess, or use marijuana, narcotics, hard drugs or hchewing or smoking of tobacco anywhere on camp grounds. It is further understood that there is to be no consumption of alcoholic beverages on the campus and the staff member is not to enter the campus under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Any of these conditions will be grounds for dismissal.