Summer Camp Counselor (Seasonal)

Camp Potomac Woods- Leesburg, Virginia - Leesburg, VA (30+ days ago)4.1

Camp Potomac Woods is a summer sleep-away camp located outside Leesburg, Virginia. Staff live and work on-site, with time off daily and during the weekend. Please contact us with any questions.

Dates of Employment: Approx June 6- August 12

Camp Staff or Superhero?

Take a moment to imagine making the difference in the life of a child. Empower girls to make decisions, become independent, and be proud of who they are. That’s what we do each summer at camp! If you’re passionate about youth development, enjoy the outdoors, and believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world, then Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital sleep-away camps may be for you!

Available Opportunities:

  • Unit Counselors- Works directly with campers, supervising and participating in outdoors activities like swimming, arts & crafts, archery, hiking, songs and games! Assists the Unit Leader with planning and implementation of activities. Responsible for the direct daily supervision of girls in the living unit and program areas.
  • Aquatics Counselor- Lifeguards at the pool during swimming sessions, and then works directly with campers during other times. Lifeguard training provided for qualified applicants.
  • Health Center Manager- Assists with the operation of the Camp Health Center and all aspects of medical care for campers. Prefer 21+, nursing student, pre-med student or current RN or EMT certification. Current driver's license preferred.

Is this you?

  • Passionate about girl leadership
  • Excellent with girls, ages 5-17, and equally skilled at working with adults of all ages
  • Sensitive to people of other cultures and all abilities
  • Collaborative
  • Love being outdoors
  • Aren’t bothered by heat, humidity, rain, sunscreen, or bug repellant

Some of the Perks

  • Week-long leadership training
  • Included Specialist training dependent on position (i.e. Lifeguarding)
  • Ample time off
  • Skill development in Leadership, Communication, Problem Solving, Creativity and more
  • A summer outdoor in the sun!
  • Lifetime Memories and Friendship
  • Opportunity to create a positive impact in the world

About Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital is the largest Girl Scout Council in the country. It provides girls in grades K-12 with opportunities to learn new skills, make friends, and discover the power of girls together. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls and hosted nearly 4000 Girl Scouts at our four summer sleep-away camps in 2017.

To apply,go to to complete the application. You will then be contacted to schedule an interview.

Job Type: Seasonal

Salary: $235.00 /week

Job Type: Temporary

Salary: $235.00 /week