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General Responsibilities

Group Counselor Additional Responsibilities Include – Managing an assigned group of campers ensuring they have a fun and safe camp experience. Be prepared to assist specialty counselors as needed (including lifeguards at the pool). Applicants must be 16 years of age and older.

Specialty Counselor Additional Responsibilities Include– Managing a specific activity area including program planning, program implementation and equipment management. Applicants should be entering college or older. Specific experience in specialty area is preferred. Activities that require additional training such as adventure course will be provided by camp.

Lifeguard Additional Responsibilities Include- Lifeguarding both instructional swim and free swim each day. Overseeing boating on our private camp pond. Assisting with instructional swim. Applicants must be able to pass Red Cross Lifeguard Certification and annual CPR. Applicants must be 15 years of age and older. Lifeguard and CPR Courses are available at Summer Trails each spring. WSI certification is a plus. Lifeguard certification course is available.

Support Staff Responsibilities Include– Office, Medical and Maintenance positions
Office and Medical positions require extremely fine tuned organizational skills, great phone skills and technology skills. Multitasking and good bedside manner also apply. Medical staff must have current NYS Nursing license and will require current CPR and RTE.

Maintenance staff are responsible for keeping the camp grounds clean and in good repair. Trade skills are a plus.

Staff CategoryApproximate Salary Range
High School Aged$1300-$1800
College Aged$1800-$3120
Post College Aged$3000 - $8000

Additional Benefits of Working at Camp

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Summer Trails is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Summer Trails provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.

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