Salary varies based on experience and position.
Room & Board included, travel reimbursement available.
25 openings available.
Camp Towanda offers instruction and competition in every sport! Join our Towanda Team this summer!Camp Towanda is the premier co-ed, 7 week sleep-away camp for children ages 7-17. We offer a well rounded program of activities from sports, to the waterfront, Outdoor Adventure and the Arts.
Camp Towanda is looking for experienced, enthusiastic and diligent Coaches & Instructors to teach our campers, both boys and girls, ages 7-17. We are currently looking for instructors for Baseball, Basketball, Golf and Lacrosse, however we do offer other sports as well. For a full list of activities check out our website! Our campers have a wide range of experience, from competitive, college bound players, to those campers who are just being introduced to sports. Additionally, coaches are responsible for coaching our basketball intracamp games and intercamp leagues, including county-wide tournaments with other camps. This is a great opportunity for experienced players and developing coaches to gain coaching and leadership experience with a wide variety of ages and abilities!
We also offer professional paid internships in many fields including marketing, health administration, nursing, finance, hospitality, event planning, food services, sports management, media and nutrition. We are happy to work with colleges for school credit and provide mentorship opportunities.
Responsibilities include coaching, refereeing, executing lesson plans and coordinating with the Department Head, Program Director and Athletic Director. Specialists help teach groups of 20-40 campers at a time (boys and girls, ages 7-17). There are typically six, 50 minute long activity periods per day. Coaches will be directly involved with the curriculum planning, participant engagement and execution of a successful program related to your sport with various age groups (boys and girls).
Coaches also work with the campers as a counselor, living in a cabin with campers and other co-counselors. Working at Camp Towanda as a counselor provides hands-on experience and leadership opportunities, while building skills that hiring managers are looking for, such as flexibility, adaptability, initiative, self-direction, social and cross-cultural skills, productivity, accountability, leadership and responsibility. When you are not at your specialty, you will be with your assigned group of campers as a counselor, ensuring safety, team-building, growth and development in all activities and in life at camp.
PAID INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE!
Available mid-June thru mid-August.
Candidates are required to complete at least one year of college
Camp Towanda is the premier co-ed, 7 week sleep-away camp for children ages 7-17, nestled in the Pocono Mountains of Northeast Pennsylvania. We offer a well-rounded program of activities from sports to the waterfront, Outdoor Adventure, and the Arts. When you work at Camp Towanda, you get hands-on experience and leadership opportunities, while building skills that any future employer is looking for, such as flexibility, adaptability, initiative, self-direction, social and cross-cultural skills, productivity, accountability, leadership, and responsibility. Working at Camp Towanda is multi-faceted. Your spirit, creativity and leadership is paramount. Summer camp is an immersive, full time, 24-hour job. Flexibility, responsibility, and stamina are key attributes for our staff to possess. Additionally, we offer paid internships1 Whether working as a department head, coach, instructor, general counselor or support staff, everyone plays a vital role in the success of the summer. Working with kids is a challenging job but one of the most rewarding job experiences you will ever have!