Camp Kippewa for Girls is looking for kind and hardworking individuals to help care for our campers whilst sharing a talent they are passionate about. We are a traditional overnight camp for girls ages 7-15 located in beautiful Monmouth, Maine. We have two 3.5 week sessions that our campers choose between, while our staff stay and enjoy both! We are known for our customized activity scheduling, supportive and warm atmosphere, top notch activity instruction, and infectious enthusiasm!
Compensation includes salary, room and board, a travel stipend, and a bonus upon completion of your contract. You will be living in a cabin with 8-12 campers and two staff members from other program areas on camp. We are happy to work with applicants looking to use this role towards internship hours if approved by your college or university.
Kippewa carefully selects college-age people whom parents would want their daughters to emulate as role models. Warmth of personality, calmness, independence, quiet strength, inner confidence, and a strong work ethic are essential. A minimum of one year of college is required for all staff members.
Our counselors are all hired in a combination role as specialists and as bunk counselors. Counselors teach classes throughout the day in one, or more specific program areas as well as care for campers in a cabin setting.
Applicants with skill sets in the following areas preferable:
(Ceramics, Stained Glass, Jewelry, Woodwork, Videography, Dance)
(Tennis, Soccer, Basketball, Lacrosse, Gymnastics, Fencing)
Adventure (High Ropes, Archery, Trips)
(Waterskiing, Sailing, Swim, Windsurf, Canoe/Kayak)
(English Riding and Animal Care)
We understand there may be some trepidation due to the COVID19 pandemic. We are monitoring this situation very closely, and based on the most current information and projections from the CDC, as of right now we are planning to be able to run our regular camp season. We also understand that this is an ever-evolving and changing situation, and the health and safety of our campers and staff is of the utmost importance. If this is an opportunity that interests you, we encourage you to apply now.
Job Types: Full-time, Contract
college or equivalent: 1 year (Required)
One Paid time off