Camp Towanda coed private children's camp located in the northeastern Pocono Mountains 3 hours from NYC and Philadelphia. Seeking coaches, instructors and specialty counselors in Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Soccer, Roller Hockey, Golf, Gymnastics, Flag Football, Lacrosse, Fitness and Volleyball. This is an excellent opportunity for graduate assistants and entry-level coaches to master skills in teaching, coaching and leading others. Our season runs from June 10-August 11. The program includes working with campers from 6-16 in all aspects of the game; curriculum development, lesson planning and skill development. Coaching camper teams is an integral part of the job as well. We are located in an area with 25 camps that we participate with regularly in inter-camp tournaments.
Instructor/Specialty counselor positions: : Minimum 1 year University or college players with an interest in wanting to work with campers and a desire to develop skills as a teacher and coach.
Additional Salary Information: Seasonal salary....Commensurate with experience....room, board, travel stipend. Department Heads earn additional salary....
About Camp Towanda
We are looking for great General Counselors, Group Leaders, All types of Sports Specialists, Culinary Instructors, Food Service Directors, Program Specialists, Art Instructors, Media Specialists, Theatre, Gymnastic and Farming! We offer many internships too!
Working at Camp Towanda, you get to make a real difference in children’s lives and contribute to the tradition and spirit of camp, while learning real-world career-building skills like leadership, public speaking, responsibility and accountability. We also offer paid internship opportunities! See below for all our areas for internships. The role of a counselor varies. Department heads, activity specialists, group leaders, general counselors and support staff all play a vital role as being a part of the nucleus of the camp experience.
Applicants must be patient, fun-loving, spirited, and genuinely concerned with the welfare and development of young people. In fact: we only look for staff members who will serve as role models for our campers.
Camp Towanda is a private, coed, 7-week, traditional sports and "all-around" camp with cultural activities, too. We offer HIGH QUALITY instruction, supervision, facilities and care... to our campers. Quite simply: "We provide a fun time in a safe and responsible environment with great people."
We run a well rounded, wholesome program for all levels of interests and abilities for kids ages 6-17. Our program is very diversified-Tennis and Waterskiing are just as popular as Drama, Arts&Crafts, Rocketry, Radio and Lacrosse! We also have internship opportunities available as well! Every department at Camp Towanda is important, valued and professional. Staff members are required to have completed at least one year of college, submit qualified references, be interviewed and possess the skill or talent necessary to care, be attentive, supportive and responsible for children. Not only do we take pride in our beautiful 300 acre facility, but also our superb and dedicated staff. Applicants must be patient, fun-loving, spirited, and genuinely concerned with the welfare and development of young people.
The role of a camp counselor encompasses a lot of different areas and the hours are extensive. You need to have plenty of stamina! There is not much down time for the entire summer. It is also an experience for a lifetime. You will develop lifelong friendships here. The majority of our staff returns for several years.
We hire over 250 staff members and have represented over 30 states and 20 countries. The dates of camp are from June 15th-August 11th. Some departments arrive earlier for additional training and certification. Optional PRE and POST season work is available from Late May thru early September. Those staff that stay on through Labor Day receive an additional bonus for Post Camp.
Definitely check out our website and please feel free to contact me us at email@example.com or 570-253-3266 with any questions.
We look forward to hearing from you soon and hoping that you will be a part of our camp community in 2018, the 96th year of Camp Towanda.