Summer Camp Counselor (Seasonal)

Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts - Harrisburg, PA (30+ days ago)3.8

Summer is almost here! Come create chemical reactions. Explore the natural forces of weather. Sing, dance and perform in our theater. No matter what you love, every day of summer will be packed with adventure, excitement, and wonder. Our camps embrace hands-on learning, where campers explore science and embrace it as a way of knowing.

Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts is a non-profit organization that is home to Sunoco Performance Theater, Harsco Science Center and Select Medical Digital Cinema featuring a four-story premium large format theater.

We are looking for part-time camp counselors for one-week, full-day, hands-on science center camps for children in grades 1 through 8 that run July 2 - August 16, 2018.


  • The Summer Camp Counselor collaborates with the Education Manager to manage all onsite camp operations including, but not limited to,
  • Check-in and Check-out of campers
  • Daily camp schedule implementation
  • Present informal science activities
  • Oversee campers during lunches.
  • Maintains the safety and well-being of all campers in camps from the moment they enter the center.

Key Qualifications:

  • Counselors must have a high school degree or equivalent. College level education preferred.
  • Background in science or education is preferred.
  • Experience working with children in a camp or educational capacity is preferred.

Summer Camp Counselors will be asked to detail their summer availability during the interview process.

Job Details: Seasonal, Part-time, Hourly. Approximately 30-35 hours per week

Start Date: Mandatory Orientation: Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Camp Training with Educators: June 20 – July 1, 2018

Start date varies with camp topics: July 2 – August 16, 2018

Submit your resume with references by 4 p.m. on May 25, 2018 or mail to Human Resources department, Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, 222 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101.

Job Type: Part-time


  • science or education: 1 year


  • High school or equivalent