Summer Camp Jobs
Work at Camp!
When you work at our summer camps you won’t find a cubical in sight- just endless forest trails, peaceful lakefronts, and open skies. You’ll have fun while using your unique skills and big personality to lead girls through a one-of-a-kind, summer experience.
— Please complete the following
application if you are a
new summer camp staff applicant,
— Please complete the following application if you are a returning summer camp staff member, CLICK HERE.
To review summer camp positions, click on the job titles below to read job summaries and key responsibilities. All positions listed are located at both Camp Small Valley (Halifax, PA in Dauphin County) and Camp Archbald (Kingsley, PA in Susquehanna County).
- Activity Specialist - Serves a dual role as a Unit Counselor and Activity Specialist; performs the required duties within their assigned unit and create lesson plans and lead activities during their assigned periods.
Activity Unit Leader - Serves a dual
role as a unit leader and activity leader; as a Unit Leader,
responsible for oversight of unit counselors and cabins.
Adventure Leader - Leads girls on
multi-day trips outside of camp that include a variety of activities
such as backpacking, canoeing, horseback riding, whitewater rafting,
Adventure Specialist - Serves as the
adventure course counselor. With guidance from the Ropes Director,
plans weekly adventure based programming.
Assistant Camp Director - Assist in
the directing and supervising of all camp programs and camp staff.
The ACD is responsible for direct oversight of camp in the absence
of the Resident Camp Director. Additionally, the ACD will schedule,
monitor and support the CIT’s throughout the week.
- Camp Attendant - To service and maintain camp facilities on a daily basis
- General Counselor - To identify and meet camper needs. Safely guide campers to and from activity periods. During activity sessions support Activity Specialists. During evening activities support and/or assist Activity Unit Leader as necessary.
- Head Lifeguard - The Head Lifeguard is focused on operating the aquatics program. The position is responsible for ensuring activities are run safely, ensuring the aquatic areas are kept in working order, and inspiring creativity and fun programs while overseeing certified lifeguard staff.
- Head Wrangler - This 2-part position as the Head Wrangler is responsible for all activities running smoothly within the barn and at the ranch unit. The Head Wrangler oversees that all planned activities are being followed at the barn. The Head Wrangler oversees the scheduling of units, staff time off, menu planning and responsibility to the girls.
- Health Supervisor - Supervises health and cleanliness standards for the camp population and facilities. Managing campers’ health and safety by daily treatments, medicine, record keeping and logging injuries into our software.
- Junior Counselor - To identify and meet camper needs. Safely guide campers to and from activity periods. During activity sessions support Activity Specialists. During evening activities support and/or assist Activity Unit Leader as necessary.
Lifeguard - Responsible to teach and
coordinate camp’s waterfront and swimming activities, and to assist
in maintaining standards that lead to a quality program and
- Program Director - Schedules, coordinates and oversees activity leaders and specialists for the five program areas. Weekly discussions with the activity leaders to ensure activity specialists are performing at or above expectations. Assists the Assistant Camp Director with the general counselors as needed. Plans and organizes camper badge recognitions.
Ropes Director - Oversees the
waterfront and ropes course departments. Schedules and coordinates
high/low ropes activities for Adventure Specialists. Manages the
waterfront ensuring lifeguards are performing their necessary
duties. Work alongside the Program Director to support or assist
Wrangler Equipment Care - The
position as Wrangler-Equipment Care is responsible for managing the
maintenance and cleanliness of the equipment. This position oversees
managing the tack and replacing, repairing pieces as needed.
Wrangler Horse Care - The position
as Wrangler-Horse Care is responsible for managing the health and
wellness of the horses. This position oversees the feeding schedule,
first aid and maintenance of horses.
- Wrangler Riding Instructor - The position as Wrangler-Riding Instruction is responsible for creating lessons and teaching the girls while being supported by one of the other wranglers. This position oversees the curriculum, scheduling staff to teach lessons whether in the arena or barn, ensuring that all tests are consistent and accurate to the girl/rider manuals according to the appropriate level.