General Counselor

Job Type

Full Time Contract



Start Date:



New York
New York
United States



Camps Lanowa and Wakonda, American Camp Association Accredited camps, are seeking General Counselors for campers ages 7-13. The General Counselor bring campers to meals, travel with them to their activities, and listen to them when they have a problem, or just want to chat. 


Responsibilities Include:

·        Supervise the health and safety regulations for members of the cabin group.

·        Supervise and/or assist with daily cabin activities.

·        Assisting cabin group in division and camp-wide activities

·        Prepare reports and evaluations as necessary

·        Attend and participate in all division and all-camp staff meetings

·        Be willing, skills permitting to run activities with campers each session



·        Desire to work and live in the outdoors from June 16-August 21, 2018.

·        Ability to pass a background check, physical exam and be up to date on all required immunizations.

·        An understanding of and liking of children; knowledge of behavioral issues a plus.


You will also need to provide:

·        Three letters of reference

·        A physical exam by a licensed Medical Doctor and be up to date with all required immunizations

·        Additional special skills and certifications (First Aid, CPR, EMT, and other) are a plus.


Summer 2018 Camp Schedule

·        Saturday, June 9th staff expected to arrive to camp 

·        Monday, June 18th General Staff Training begins at 12 Noon

Session 1: Thursday June 28, 2018 - Wednesday July 11, 2018

·        Sunday, July 15th staff back from break by 12:00 PM

Session 2: Monday July 16, 2018 - Monday July 30, 2018

·        Thursday, August 2nd staff back from break by 12:00 PM

Session 3: Friday August 3, 2018 - Friday August 17, 2018

·        All staff departs by Monday August 21st by 3:00 PM


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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) committed to equal treatment of all employees without regard to race, national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability or other basis protected by law.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

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