Looking for a summer job? Want to work at summer camp?

Working at summer camp is great for your career. If you are a college student considering a career in education, athletics, sports management, coaching, dance, theater, culinary arts, fine arts, child psychology or management, a camp experience allows you to learn and develop skills that will enhance your resume and job marketability.

Business executives often note that experience as a camp counselor translates into excellent management and personnel skills.

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Sleep-away Summer Camp Jobs


Groveland, California Summer Camp Jobs

Camp Tawonga

https://tawonga.org/work/

$2,500 – $3,225 base

Male Bunk Counselor. Tawonga counselors are kid specialists, with no secondary responsibilities outside their bunks and prioritize the quality of the group dynamic over any activity. There are three main responsibilities of being a counselor at Camp Tawonga – Parent, Cheerleader, and Tone Setter. Wilderness Leader – Guide 2+ night backpacking trips in the Sierra Nevada Mountains; run nature education programming; co-lead multi-week teen travel adventures.


Healdsburg, California Summer Camp Jobs

Eden Village West

https://edenvillagewest.org/staff

$2,400 – $3,500

Eden Village West is hiring counselors, program specialists, health care team members, summer directors, kitchen staff, and more to make the magic of camp come to life for summer 2022. We’re a farm-to-table Jewish overnight summer camp located on 350-acres along the Russian River in Northern California. We work with kids ages 8-16 exploring organic farming, culinary arts, homesteading, wilderness skills, music, and more! Apply today.


Quincy, California Summer Camp Jobs

Oakland Feather River Camp

http://www.featherrivercamp.com/jobs

$15-$20/hour or $600 – $900/week depending on position and department

Oakland Feather River Camp is now hiring for positions in all areas: Programs/Activities, Food Service, Facilities, Office, and Retail. With competitive wages and an incredible backdrop in the High Sierras, there is no better way to spend your summer. Whether you’re a camp veteran or you’ve never set foot in the woods, there is a place for you at OFRC. For more information including wages, position descriptions, and our hiring philosophy, visit our employment page. Join us this summer!


East Bay Summer Camp Jobs


Alameda, California Summer Camp Jobs

Alameda Recreation & Park Department

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/alamedaca?page=1

$15.50 – $18.25 / hour

Alameda’s Day Camp program has been creating outdoor memories since 1953!! Leaders set up camp sites, plan, organize and conduct a variety of camp activities such as: arts & crafts, drama, songs, hiking, archery/orienteering, nature lore and other duties as assigned. This outdoor adventure provides children, in kindergarten through 5th grades, the opportunity to succeed in camp-related activities and develop good relationships with others. Please apply under “Summer Recreation Leader (ARPD).”


Berkeley, California Summer Camp Jobs

City of Berkeley Camps Programs

https://www.cityofberkeley.info/Parks_Rec_Waterfront/Recreation/Employment.aspx

$56.84/day to $143.13/day

The City of Berkeley Echo Lake Camp and Tuolumne Camp are actively recruiting for more than 120 summer camp positions for summer 2022. The City is currently taking intentional steps to improve diverse, equitable, and inclusive access to our Camps programs, and we encourage applicants who are passionate about inclusive programming and removing historical barriers to participation in Camps programs to apply. For more information about all positions, visit our website!


El Cerrito, California Summer Camp Jobs

City of El Cerrito Summer Day Camps

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/elcerrito

$16.37-$22.96

The perfect summer job – play with children, teach them silly songs, splash with them in the pool, take them on field trips! Make an impact on the lives of young children and support their families as well. Camp training will take place June 8-10 (both virtual training and in person) and programs will run Monday through Friday June 13th through August 12th. Our camps serve children entering kindergarten through 8th grade. All camps are located in the City of El Cerrito.


Oakland, California Summer Camp Jobs

Avid4 Adventure

https://avid4.com/jobs/open-positions/

$940 – $1525 per week

Avid4 Adventure is the only summer camp in the world that is a certified B Corp. We serve kids aged 4-17 years old, and we have positions in both DAY CAMP and OVERNIGHT CAMP (must be over 19 years old). We offer great pay (about 75% higher than the national average for camp counselors), affordable healthcare (even for seasonal staff), and a welcoming, inclusive community regardless of your outdoor experience. Come join out mission to empower kids to choose active lifestyles in the outdoors.

Oakland Feather River Camp

http://www.featherrivercamp.com/jobs

$15-$20/hour or $600 – $900/week depending on position and department

Oakland Feather River Camp is now hiring for positions in all areas: Programs/Activities, Food Service, Facilities, Office, and Retail. With competitive wages and an incredible backdrop in the High Sierras, there is no better way to spend your summer. Whether you’re a camp veteran or you’ve never set foot in the woods, there is a place for you at OFRC. For more information including wages, position descriptions, and our hiring philosophy, visit our employment page. Join us this summer!


San Pablo, California Summer Camp Jobs

City of San Pablo Recreation

https://www.sanpabloca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/14596/PT-Recreation-Leader-REC-090121—Corrected

$15.00 -$18.23 hour

We are looking for enthusiastic, attentive camp counselors to lead, support, and motivate campers as they enjoy all that the camp has to offer. Help plan events, lead games, arts and crafts and sports activities. Have fun taking campers bowling, to the movies and other fun activities around the bay area. The City of San Pablo offers day camp programs to youth ages 3 – 14 at numerous sites. We provide on the job training. Apply now by clicking the link.


Peninsula Summer Camp Jobs

Palo Alto, California Summer Camp Jobs

Avid4 Adventure

https://avid4.com/jobs/open-positions/

$940 – $1525 per week

Avid4 Adventure is the only summer camp in the world that is a certified B Corp. We serve kids aged 4-17 years old, and we have positions in both DAY CAMP and OVERNIGHT CAMP (must be over 19 years old). We offer great pay (about 75% higher than the national average for camp counselors), affordable healthcare (even for seasonal staff), and a welcoming, inclusive community regardless of your outdoor experience. Come join out mission to empower kids to choose active lifestyles in the outdoors.


San Francisco and North Bay Summer Camp Jobs

San Francisco, California Summer Camp Jobs

Kid Stock Performing Arts Programs

https://kidstockinc.org/jobs/

$17-$25 per hour

Seeking Lead Counselors and Assistants for 3-week summer theater programs for children K-8! SF, San Bruno, Marin. June 6 – June 24; June 27 – July 15; July 18 – August 5; 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Requirements: – Strong skills in multiple departments (song, dance, drama, arts & crafts); – Ability to create and implement lesson plans; – Ability to communicate and collaborate with a team; – Experience working with children ages 5–14; -Must be comfortable with teaching a wide range of abilities


South Bay Summer Camp Jobs

Santa Clara, California Summer Camp Jobs

$16 – 35 per hour, depending on position and experience

Camp Captivate is a summer S.T.E.A.M. day camp in the South Bay Area, with locations in San Jose, Santa Clara and Mountain view. We have several positions open, including teachers, directors and leaders. We embrace hands-on, project-based learning and hire experienced and dedicated educators.