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Camp Counselor – Gather New Haven Schooner Day Camp


Gather New Haven, Schooner day camp seeks day camp counselors for positions with Schooner Camp, a summer day camp for ages 6-14. Camp offers land and coastal water sea programming on New Haven’s unique coastline, based out of the Sound School and the Long Wharf Nature Preserve. The goal is to provide a dynamic and fun educational experience for 88 children each week. Activities pique an interest in coastal ecosystems, marine biology, inspire children to be stewards of their environment, provide a fun and safe summer experience and offer sailing instruction for older campers. Educators develop and lead activities for groups of 14-16 campers and ensure the safe operation, instruction, and communication of camp activities in accordance with the camp mission, policies and procedures. Experience in working with school age children, creating engaging hands on environmental education curriculum and the desire to impact a child’s life in an outdoor setting desired.

Must be open to working in the heat, cold, sun and rain and giving it your all.

Minimum age requirement is 18. Current certification in First aid and CPR Possible recertification if needed in above certifications prior to start of camp. Experience in sailing or lifeguarding a plus. Work site is on Long Island Sound in New Haven, CT.

You must be available for the dates of June 17 to August 16 Monday thru Friday 8: 30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Compensation for position depends on experience.

Job Type: Temporary

Salary: Up to $600.00 per week


8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Work Location: In person

Deadline: 06/01/24
Gather New Haven
New Haven, CT