Summer Camp Instructor

Indian Head Camp - Equinunk, PA (30+ days ago)4.5


At Indian Head Camp we hire exceptional individuals who are prepared to "do it all". Our working ethos revolves around the mindset: "What can I do to make someone else’s job easier?". Therefore, you may be hired as a Cabin Specialist or an Activity Specialist but first and foremost you are a Camp Counselor. In most scenarios your job description is identical: You live in a cabin with kids, you have equal responsibility to your peers, and you are working and striving for the same goals. In summation, despite your position at camp, you are equally as valuable as your neighbor, and we are truly excited by the prospect of welcoming you into our team.

Cabin Specialist (CS):

As a CS you eat, sleep and play with the same kids throughout the entire summer. Every camper’s summer revolves around the relationship developed with you, at the cabin level. Cabin Specialists are college aged men and women who are dedicated to being positive, and patient, role models for our campers, and who love being with kids! Each CS is intentionally placed with one specific age group that we feel will compliment your current skill set. As a CS, you’ll have full involvement in daily activities and program, trips and camper outings. This is a first-rate, hands-on experience for those majoring in Education, Early Childhood, Psychology, and Human Development, but is certainly NOT limited to these majors


Activity skills (i.e. soccer, swimming, etc...) are a real plus, and experiences with day or resident camp children, as well as playground/school groups is also helpful. This is a job that will simply have you full time with kids of one particular age; the good times, the rewarding times, the absolutely unbelievable times and the occasionally difficult times. The CS position is very hard work, but incredibly rewarding and fun!

Activity Specialist:

All Activity Specialists must have a comprehensive background within their area of interest. An Activity Special is required to be able to easily adapt and modify lesson plans that suit various age groups . As an AS you will coach children of all ages but will live in a cabin with a specific age group of kids. When Activity Specialists are not instructing in their area of expertise, they work and travel with this cabin group and during these times act are effectively a Cabin Specialist.

At Indian Head we stress participation more than competition. We seek individuals who can embrace this philosophy while still providing excellent instruction that will result in providing kids with a winning experience.

Job Types: Temporary, Internship


  • Childhood: 1 year (Required)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)