Job Openings

There are so many reasons to work at camp:

  • Be a positive role model for children and teens
  • Spend the summer active and outside in a truly breath-taking setting
  • Make lifelong friendships in a diverse and inclusive community – staff from all over the world
  • Develop professional career skills: leadership, teamwork, communication, conflict resolution, risk assessment
  • Develop social-emotional learning skills: confidence, mindfulness, empathy, resilience, adaptability, creativity
  • Develop teaching skills: lesson planning and instruction, team-building, constructive feedback, skills assessment

We’re hiring for many positions at camp! All positions are residential and include room & board, except those listed as “commuter.”

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Current Openings

Total Available Positions: 3Duration: June 16 – August 20Minimum age: 17Prerequisites: Enjoys working with kids Characteristics: Positive enthusiastic attitude, team player, creative, patient, and funDescription: Day campers participate in a modified Camp Abnaki schedule. Counselors are with campers throughout the day, leading activities, providing supervision, facilitating connections, and encouraging fun! Both residential and commuter positions available.

Total Available Positions: 5Duration: June 16 – August 20Minimum age: 17Prerequisites: Enjoys working with kidsCharacteristics: Great role model, positive enthusiastic attitude, creative, patient, and funDescription: Responsible for a cabin group of 6-10 campers. Cabin Counselors build community, cultivate friendships, help campers navigate daily camp life, and act as positive role models in addition to teaching skill classes.

Total Available Positions: 1Duration: June 9 – August 20Prerequisites: Suitable certifications include EMT, WFR or WFA (Wilderness First Responder or First Aid), LNA, RNCharacteristics: Strong communicator and relationship builder, adept problem solver who stays calm and collected, great role model, flexible Description: Assists the Camp Nurse with operating the camp health center, including general diagnosis and care of camper/staff health and medical concerns, collaboration on decision making process for advanced medical care, communication with camper parents, and medication distribution according to camp policy.  Will also act as a positive role model within our camp community and be an active participant within many of camp’s games and activities

Duration: June 16 – July 10Minimum age: 21+  Prerequisites: WFA or equivalentCharacteristics: Adaptable, skilled with group dynamics, sound decision maker, and has an eye for safetyDescription: Coordinates, prepares, and leads a group of campers on a safe 4-day, 3-night wilderness backpacking experience in the nearby Adirondack or Green Mountains.  Maintains group morale, facilitates meaningful discussions, stays in tune with participants’ physical, mental, and emotional well-being, and adheres to check-in schedule with main camp.

Total Available Positions: 1Duration: June 9 – August 20Minimum age: 17+Prerequisites: Some kitchen experience or a strong interest in learning about preparing large group meals Characteristics: Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, passionate about cooking, comfortable collaborating and working in a team atmosphere, willingness to work hard and take on various kitchen responsibilitiesDescription: Under the direction of the Food Service Director, Food Service Staff are responsible for the preparation of meals for Abnaki campers and staff. Ensure that safe food handling and preparation standards are met, proper disinfection and sanitization practices are utilized, and that meals are prepared in a timely manner. Both residential and commuter positions available.

Total Available Positions: 1
Duration: June 9 – August 20
Minimum age: 17+
Prerequisites: Some cleaning, basic landscaping and general maintenance experience, or willingness to learn.
Characteristics: Comfortable working in a fast-paced, outdoor environment, able to collaborate and work in a team atmosphere, willing to work hard and take on various responsibilities. Able to safely operate basic landscaping and maintenance tools.
Description: Property and Maintenance Staff, under the direction of the Property Manager, are responsible for maintaining and improving the 90 acre Camp Abnaki property. Tasks vary from day to day, but will include cleaning, trash and recycling, lawn care, and assisting in the general maintenance of the 50+ buildings. Both residential and commuter positions available.


Important dates to know:

Leadership Training runs from June 9 – 15

Staff Training runs from June 16 – 25

Additional pay may be given for applicants with certifications in needed areas: Lifeguard, CPR/First Aid, Wilderness First Aid, and Program Instruction (USA Level 1 Archery Instruction, High Ropes Course Training, US Sailing Small Boat Level 1 Instruction, etc.)

There are also a limited number of staff positions available during the Spring and Fall group rental season. Contact the camp office for more information.

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Questions?


Contact Adam Stevenson, Camp Abnaki Assistant Director at
802-652-8131 or [email protected] to discuss.