Work at Camp

Staff Positions

Each of our camps has unique characteristics so feel free to explore our site, ask questions, and apply for a position at the one that suits you the best. With one application you can apply to both camps. We often create roles based on applicant experience. If you don’t see a role that suits you perfectly email us for a conversation about how you might fit on our team.

Overnight Camp

2023 Dates:
All Staff Training June 7-12th
Camper sessions June 12th-August 12th

Positions

Cabin Counselor
This is a role perfect for someone who has worked at a camp before or is interested in a career working with kids. Cabin counselors are responsible for the physical and emotional well being of the campers in their cabin. From bedtime routines, conflict resolution and special celebrations- these counselors do it all! While some of your day may be instructing activities, your main role is to be a primary caregiver for your group of kiddos.

Activity Counselor 
Activity counselors have specific activity area responsibilities during each activity day. This is a perfect role for a freshman counselor, first time staff member or an individual with a specific skill.
These positions include:
Lifeguard
Ropes Staff
Equestrian Staff
Performing Arts
Animal Care
Ceramics
Fencing
Trapeze
Outdoor Adventure
Social Media/Photos
Yearbook

Don’t see your specialty on this list? Don’t worry we have over 40 activities. Submit your application and our staff can talk to you in detail about what role might suit you best.

Activity Coordinator 
Each activity area in camp needs someone with experience to lead the staff and program. If you have been at a camp before or are seeking a degree in a specific program area this role is a great option.
Examples include:
Equestrian Coordinator
Ceramics Coordinator
Ropes Coordinator
Waterfront Coordinator
Evening Programs

Support Staff 
Support staff are what make Kennolyn possible!

Store Counselor
Office
Mail/Store

Other positions include: Dining Room Host, Kitchen Staff, Operations and Facilities, Cleaning Crew and more!

Next Steps

Curious? Contact Samantha samantha@kennolyn.com or call 831-479-6714 ext 448.
Definitely want to apply? Complete the required application.

Day Camp

2023 Dates:
– We’re flexible for qualified applicants.
– Lifeguard Training June 4-5
– Ropes Training June 4-6
– All Staff Training June 7-9
– Camper Sessions June 12 – August 11
– Camp closed July 3 & 4 – extra time off!

Details:
– Must have local housing
– Hours 8:30-4:30 Mon-Fri (weekends off)
– Starting pay $15.50/hr
– Bonuses for lifeguarding, CPR, and mental health 1st aid
– Option to work as a Bus Counselor and get a ride to camp each day

Positions

Group Counselor
This is a role perfect for someone who has worked at a camp before or is interested in a career working with kids. Two group counselors are paired with a group of 12-20 campers each session. They are responsible for the physical and emotional well being of the campers in their group and lead some activities (sports, target sports, fort building) with their partner. They assist Activity Counselors in other specialized activities (climbing, crafts, pool, and more) the remaining part of the day.

Activity Counselor 
Activity Counselors specialize and lead a specific activity each day. This is a perfect role for a first time staff member or an individual with a specific skill. Camper “Free Play” during lunch offers Activity Counselors a way to connect with campers outisde their usual activity. They also help lead our afternoon event on Fridays where they transform into fun characters complete with costumes to wrap up the week. These positions include:
Lifeguard
High Ropes
Climbing
BMX
Equestrian
Animal Care
Fencing
Outdoor Adventure
Office
Social Media/Photos

Activity Coordinator 
Two of our activity areas require experienced leaders who supervise a small a group of Activity Counselors. If you have been at a camp before or are seeking a degree in a specific program area this role is a great option. Examples include:
Ropes Coordinator
Waterfront Coordinator

Next Steps

– Curious? Contact Dan at dan@kennolyn.com or call 831-479-6714 ext 447.
– Interested? Just answer a few questions.
– Definitely want to apply? Complete the required application.