Employment Opportunities

We have completed our staff hiring for the summer of 2019. We will begin accepting staff applications for the summer of 2020 in January. If you would like to apply for the summer of 2020, please contact our office and/or complete and submit our online application beginning in January.

Applicants must be at least 18 and have completed a minimum of one year of college.

To be considered for employment for the summer of 2020 applicants must be available to work our full season, June 11 through August 23.

Those who live outside of our interviewing area will be required to submit a video interview if, after reviewing your initial application, we wish to proceed further.

All application materials must be returned in a timely manner to be considered for employment. During the application process we look for individuals who take initiative, are able to follow through and show good attention to detail. 

Please do not have parents, relatives or friends request or check on the status of an application.

First year counselor salary for the summer of 2019 is $475/week. Room, board and laundry is included. Bonus of $500 payed for those with current Life Guard Training. We anticipate offering a slightly higher weekly salary for the summer of 2020.

We look for individuals who want to spend their summer working with children in a structured outdoor setting.

Before submitting your application check that the email addresses for your references are correct and current. Applicants who do not have all three references returned to us in a timely manner will not be considered for employment.

Incomplete applications will not be considered and no response will be given.

Once you submit a completed application, please check and follow up with emails regarding your application. Our expectation is that emails sent to applicants will be read and responded to in a timely manner.

If you have any questions about our application process please call our office.

530-274-9577 or email us:


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