Camp Director

Job Type

Full Time




40 Wall Street
Suite 708
New York
United States


The Director of Camp manages and oversees the Council’s year-round camp programs; promotes and implements camping opportunities to girls and adults including theme weekends; promotes, negotiates and manages the program portion of camp rentals or leasing arrangements at Camp Kaufmann.


§ Oversee and manage the onsite development, implementation and execution of year-round camping including budget and fiscal oversight, funding initiatives and all programmatic components.

§ Coordinate activities for Troop Camping, Summer Camping, Theme Camping and Resident Camping.

§ Recruit, hire and supervise staff, volunteers and consultants for each camp season. Oversee Counselor-in-Training Program. Supervise the Camp Program Associate.

§ Assure the adherence of ACA, Department of Health and County standards and policies when implementing outdoor programs at Camp Kaufmann.

§ Promote and deliver Council-wide camp opportunities and related training in boroughs and service units in conjunction with membership staff and volunteer trainers.

§ Develop Girl Scout program materials, necessary forms and confirmation packets and other resources that reflect the identified needs of girls.

§ Research and write program content for Council Newsletters, Troop Resource Guide and other Council publications, regarding camp activities, as well as writing the camp publication(s).

§ Oversee the camp registration/confirmation process assuring that this process is executed in a timely manner.

§ Act as liaison to the volunteer Camp Site Directors, providing support and guidance as they provide campsite support, training and guidance to volunteers and girls attending camp.

§ Prepare regular analysis and reports of camp programs, based on Council goals and objectives, including comparative statistical analysis.

§ Responsible for the administration of the camp’s trading post, including purchasing, inventory control, staffing and financial reporting.

§ Attend and participate in regular management meetings, staff team meetings and represent camp programs at Council meetings.

§ Reach out to external groups to lease Camp Kaufmann for rental income and manage the program-related arrangements for their stays.

§ Complete other duties, as assigned.


§ Three to five years or more previous experience in developing, implementing and managing camp programs and activities.

§ College degree required. Bachelors Degree at minimum.

§ Prior experience implementing camp and outdoor certification processes. ACA certification a plus.

§ Demonstrated skills in planning, organizing, managing and multi-tasking.

§ Ability to manage time, work independently (onsite at camp will be 40-50% during the winter and 90-100% during the summer), provide customer service and troubleshoot situations.

§ Creativity, vision, leadership and the ability to supervise and motivate staff and volunteers.

§ Excellent writing skills and communication skills.

§ Computer literate, with knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

§ Subscribe to the beliefs and principles of the Girl Scout movement.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.



Level of Language Proficiency


Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter and resume which must include salary requirements, by email to (please put “Camp Director” in the subject line). The position is available for immediate hire, with applications considered on a rolling basis. Candidates are encouraged to submit applications as early as possible.