Working at camp is a real job. Businesses today look for applicants with interpersonal skills. Camp counselors develop and refine these skills every day working with their campers and fellow staff members. Effective communication, collaboration, creative problem solving, leadership, and conflict resolution are things you will practice every day while working at camp. When employers see “Camp Counselor” on a resume, they immediately know that person has the kind of skills they look for in an applicant.
Counselors work hard, but few jobs are as rewarding. Every day is spent outside connecting with people in meaningful ways while playing sports, enjoying nature, or just having fun. We are looking for staff who love the outdoors, have leadership experience, and are able to live in a small community. Our team is small; we hire around 25 counselors each summer. For more information about working as a counselor at Camp Chippewa, please check out our Staff FAQs. Feel free to contact us with additional questions. Apply today!