Job Opportunities

Camps ‘R’ Us Staff Members are among the most respected and admired in the summer camp industry. We settle for nothing less than an exceptional cast of motivated individuals who are dedicated to the complete education and enrichment of children.

What traits are expected of our Staff Members?

    • The ability to work well with children of all ages.
    • The belief that you can make a positive impact on a child’s development.
    • The willingness to foster self-esteem, kindness, teamwork, and cooperation.
    • The pride to be a leader.
    • The humility to be a follower.
    • The responsibility to maximize your potential by sharing your talents.
    • The joy in knowing that you did your best to ensure the best summer possible for your Campers and peers.

Positions and Eligibility

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Overview
Regional Directors are responsible for furthering the mission of Camps ‘R’ Us through the supervision of regional campuses in all aspects of programming, human capital management, communications, logistics and special operations. These administrators assist the Managing Director in the evaluation and assessment of Camper, Parent and Staff needs. Regional Directors must remain current with information on the best practices in the camp industry, and be active members of the American Camp Association. Essential to the job is the design, delivery and evaluation of camp programs, including the assessment of Camper and Staff developmental needs.

Eligiblity
Regional Directors must be at least 25 years old with a Bachelor’s Degree. At least 10 years of camp experience is required, with a minimum of 3 years in a Campus Director role.

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Overview
Campus Directors administer the camp experience through the supervision of programs and activities in a safe, nurturing campus environment and manage the overall operations of a campus. Essential to the job is the design, delivery and evaluation of camp programs, including the assessment of Camper and Staff developmental needs.

Eligiblity
Campus Directors must be at least 25 years old with a Bachelor’s Degree. At least 8 years of camp experience is required, with a minimum of 3 years in a leadership role.

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Program Directors are responsible for the overall supervision of camp programming, including all activity areas and camper divisions. Program Directors spend the day in the field making sure Activity Counselors and Group Leaders are prepared to lead great programs. Responsibilities include assisting with pre-camp staff training and the ability to teach all of the camp activities. They need to guide and motivate the staff while taking initiative to solve problems.

Eligibility
Program Directors must be 21 years old, and former members of the Camps ‘R’ Us Leadership Team (Group Leader, Senior Activity Counselor) with at least 5 years of camp experience.

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Overview
Group Leaders oversee the Campers and Counselors in a specific division. Responsibilities include communicating with Parents before and during camp, training and managing their Counselors, caring for and participating in every aspect of the camp day, problem solving, facilitating daily activities and contributing to staff meetings.

Eligibility
Group Leaders must be former Camps ‘R’ Us Counselors with at least 3 years of camp experience and must be at least 21 years old.

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Overview
Voyager Counselors work with Campers in the Voyagers Teen Trip & Travel Program. Responsibilities include supervising Campers at off-campus venues and during the travel to and from those venues. Additional responsibilities include participating in activities, being in the water to supervise campers, promoting the health and safety of Campers, having fun, and building a positive self-image for Campers. After the conclusion of the Voyagers Program, you will work closely with Voyagers and other Campers in the C2 Program.

Eligibility
Voyager Counselors must be former Camps ‘R’ Us Counselors with at least 2 years of camp experience and must be at least 21 years old.

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Overview
Activity Counselors lead specific program activity areas at Camps ‘R’ Us, including Arts & Crafts, Shades’ Famous Game Room, Indoor Athletics and Dance. Activity Counselors implement programming that allows Campers to explore individual and team skills, and they are in charge of the Campers’ learning experience at their activity area.

Eligibility
Counselors new to Camps ‘R’ Us must have at least 2 years previous experience working with children, must be at least 17 years old ,and must have completed grade 12.

Counselors who were former C2s and part of the Junior Counselor Internship last summer must be at least 16 years old and must have completed grade 11.

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Overview
Group Counselors supervise Campers in a specific age group. Responsibilities include leading Campers to activities, assisting Activity Counselors, participating in activities, being in the water to supervise Campers, promoting the health and safety of Campers, having fun, and building a positive self-image for Campers.

Eligibility
Counselors new to Camps ‘R’ Us must have at least 2 years previous experience working with children and must be at least 17 years old and must have completed grade 12.

Counselors who were former C2s and part of the Junior Counselor Internship last summer must be at least 16 years old and must have completed grade 11.

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Overview
Junior Counselors are responsible for facility management and activity support. As a Junior Counselor, you will assist Counselors and Group Leaders to facilitate activities in our various programming areas. These areas include Arts & Crafts, Shades’ Famous Game Room, Indoor Athletics, Outdoor Sports and Administration.

Eligibility
JC internships are available to applicants who are at least 15 years old and who have completed grade 10.

Applications submitted by former participants in the Camps ‘R’ Us C2 Program will be given preference in application status and interview scheduling.

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Overview
Lifeguards are responsible for the ongoing swim-testing of Campers throughout the summer. They are also asked to provide basic swimming skill instruction to Campers who do not initially pass the swim test.

Eligibility
You must possess a current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification to apply for this position.

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