Camp Lohikan is currently recruiting college students, teachers, coaches, medical professionals and other support personnel for over 400 summer camp staff positions available at Camp Lohikan, Lake Greeley Camp and Camp Cayuga. All 3 summer camps are top-rated, coed residential summer camps located in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. Click Here for more info.
If you are an outgoing, friendly individual; a strong positive role model for children; and enjoy working with kids - we strongly encourage you to complete an employment application!
Positions include: General Cabin Counselors, Activity Instructors for over 65 daily activities, Assistant Instructors, Activity Department Heads, Division Directors, Evening Program Staff, Special Events Staff, Tripping Staff, Medical Staff, Kitchen Staff, Maintenance Staff, Driving Staff and other support staff positions.Hear Staff Testimonials
Our camp season starts Sunday, June 25, 2023 and ends Saturday, August 19, 2023. Our Staff Orientation starts Saturday, June 17th, 2023. Pre and post camp employment is available.
We also have camp employment available before and after our summer camp season. Applications for year-round internships are also accepted. Call our staff coordinator at 908-470-9317 for more details.
We pay the best salary in camping! Travel allowance is also available. Room, board and laundry service is provided. You'll be working with the best staff in camping. Lohikan recruits coed staff members from across the United States and abroad. Days-off, nights-off and daily time-off periods are scheduled throughout the summer. College credits may be available for your summer responsibilities. You'll cherish this summer experience for the rest of your life! It's the best! Click here for more benefits.
Counselors must have completed their freshman year of college before the camp season begins. Camp Lohikan is a non-smoking camp.
We operate over 65 activities on a daily basis and require qualified instructors and department heads to staff the following activities:
Lacrosse, Soccer, Baseball, Softball, Football, Field Hockey, Basketball, Roller Hockey, Volleyball, Cheerleading, Floor Hockey, Cricket, Rugby.
Tennis, Gymnastics, Martial Arts (Karate & Judo), Wrestling, Golf, Archery, Riflery, Inline Skating, Skateboarding, Paintball, Cheerleading, Weight Training, Boxing, Fencing, Yoga, Mountain Boarding, Bungee Trampoline, Ultimate Frisbee, Track.
Horseback Riding (English), Dressage, Jumping, Horse Show Operations, Trail Rides, Horse Care, Horseback Overnights.
Swimming Instruction, Waterskiing, Jet Skiing, Sailing, Canoeing, Windsurfing, Kayaking, Paddle Boating, Rowing, Fishing, Snorkeling, Scuba Diving, Certified Lifeguards, WSI's, Lifeguard Training Instructors, Motor Boat Operators, Pool Maintenance.
All Arts & Crafts Activities, Painting (Acrylic & Watercolors), Drawing (Pencil & Charcoal), Leather Work, Puppetry, Stained Glass, Enameling, Fimo Jewelry, Paper Making, Mask Making, Block Printing, Basket Weaving, Lanyards, Candle Making, Cartooning, Calligraphy, Papier Mache, Decopague, Macrame, Sewing, Needle Craft, Bead Craft, String Art, Silkscreening, Batiking, Tie Dyeing, Fabric Painting, Woodworking, Ceramics, Pottery Wheel, Kiln Operation, Sculpting, Candlemaking, Air Brush.
Video Production, Digital Video Editing, Digital Photography, Camp Newspaper, Radio Broadcasting, Dee Jay Clinic.
Rocketry, Nature Studies, Computer Programming.
Musicals, Dramas, Directing, Scripting, Improvisation, Mime, Voice, Set Design & Construction, Costuming & Makeup, Lighting, Video Camera Use, Sound Engineering.
Jazz, Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Tap, Hip Hop, Street Funk, Choreography, Improvisation, Movement, Aerobics.
Guitar (electric, acoustic, and bass), Keyboards, Drums (and other percussion), Voice, Rock Band, Digital Recording.
Flying Trapeze, Juggling, Clowning, Rolling Globe, Tight Wire, Spanish Web, Mini Trampoline, Acrobatics, Fire Eating, Circus Bike, Unicycle, Hand Balancing, Adagio, Stilt Walking, Magic Tricks, Lyra, Aerial Hoop.
Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Mountain Cycling, High and Low Ropes, Challenge Course, Zip Line, Hiking, Backpacking, Outdoor Cooking, Survival Skills, Shelter Building, Mountain Boarding, Appalachian Trail 3 Day Expeditions, Project Adventure Challenge Course, Orienteering, Nature, Jacob's Ladder, Spy Camp, Paintball.
Honda Quads (ATV - 4 wheelers), Honda Dirt Bikes, Paintball, Bungee Trampoline, Fencing, Cooking, Academic Tutoring, ESL, SAT Prep, Chess, Billiards, Yoga, Laser Tag.
Head Instructors are adult supervisors/directors of activity sites. Head Instructor positions would include: Tennis Director, Waterfront Director, Pool Director, Athletic Director, Equestrian Director, Gymnastics Director, Skate Park Director, Creative Arts Director, Woodworking Director, Media Arts Director, Ropes Course Director, Adventure Activities Director, Paintball Games Director, Archery/Riflery Director, Mountain Boarding Director, Bungee Trampolining Director, Quads Director, Pottery/Ceramics Director, Performing Arts Director, and Head Instructors for Soccer, Lacrosse, Softball, Baseball, Football, Martial Arts.
Division Directors are adults (teachers, child care professionals) who are in charge of camper cabin groups. There is a Division Director in charge of each boys and girls Junior, Super Junior, Inter and Senior Division.
Administrative Staff positions include office, canteen/snack bar, camp shop, mailroom, lost & found, and attendance staff.
Medical Staff positions include 2, 4 and 8 week RN and LPN positions. Doctor (MD) positions are available for 1 to 8 weeks.
CDL Drivers, Bus Drivers, Shuttle Drivers, Truck Drivers, Trips In-Charge, Transportation Supervisor.
Landscape Staff, Carpentry, Plumbing, Electrical, Small Engine Repair.
Cooks, Bakers, Support Staff.
General Cabin Counselors, Campfire Program Staff, Group Leaders, Trapeze Professionals, Music Program Head Instructor, Intercamp Games Director, Evening Program Directors, Attendance Supervisors, Lifeguard Training Instructors, and Stable Staff.
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If you're an international applicant (a non United States citizen), please note that you must have a valid working visa, valid green card, or valid J-1 visa to be employed by us. If you do not have one of the above we can accept your application and interview you (via Zoom), but you'll need to obtain the appropriate visa prio to arriving in camp. . The J-1 visa can be obtained through any of the following organizations: Wild Packs, InterExchange, Camp America, Camp Counselors USA, IENA, CIEE, Camp Staff USA, Americamp, Work Play USAand Camp Leaders.
We've had a number of staff members from Canada over the years and have made arrangements with the IENA Agency (iena.org) to provide the necessary documentation and make the process easy. Canadians can apply for camp employment through the normal application process. Once hired the IENA Agency will be contacted to obtain the necessary visa.
Camp staff members work closely with children during the summer. As part of the staff recruitment process we must make certain that the individuals we employ are acceptable role models. We thoroughly check the applicant's references, perform criminal background checks and also perform motor vehicle record checks. We also check the internet presence of potential employees (i.e., Facebook, etc.) and conduct an interview with each applicant. In addition to the above, applicants who accept a position with our camp also agree to submit to random drug testing if requested during the summer.
If you are hired to work at Camp Lohikan you will be responsible for someone's most precious possession... their child! You will have an opportunity to impact in a significantly positive way the growth and development of your campers. You may be considered by some to be uncool in school but you'll be idolized by your campers in camp. You'll be treated like a big brother or sister and considered an expert in all things. We need to be very careful who we entrust with this awesome responsibility. Are you up for it? Are you prepared to put the needs of your campers ahead of your own? Can you be a positive role model, 24 hours a day, 6-7 days per week for 9 weeks? If the answer is yes, let us know.
Camp Lohikan is an equal opportunity employer.