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Work at KECamps!

Our Unique Camps

KECamps is the leading provider of summer camps for country clubs nationwide. We partner with over 85 private clubs all over the country to implement traditional-style day camps for elementary-aged children. Each of our camp locations will have a KECamps staff team consisting of one Camp Director and several Camp Counselors. Our Staff are the backbone of our programs and therefore, we pride ourselves in giving them an incredible amount of support. As a Camp Director or Counselor, we guarantee you will feel a part of the KECamps Team!

Join our Summer Team

We are looking to put together a dynamic, fun, responsible, creative, and dedicated team of staff members for each of our camp locations. If you love to work with children, enjoy staying active and have endless amounts of energy, then this is the job for you! Not only will you become a role model for your campers and impact their lives in a positive way, you will also earn a competitive salary and build your resume.

For a list of our day camp locations, click here.

Meaningful Work

Are you ready for a truly memorable job? Hear what other KECamps Staff Members have loved about their experience with us!

C.A.M.P.E.R.S: The Core Values of KECamps

Our Staff Members are tasked with the enormous job of creating a truly memorable and rewarding experience for our Campers. Our team members may work in different states at different clubs with different children, but no matter what, we enthusiastically live our Core Values each day.
Create Confidence
Adapt & Adjust
Make Magic
Participate & Play
Exceed Expectations
Rely on Reason
Start with Safety

Camp Directors

As a Camp Director, you will be the go-to person for all things camp at your specific country club location. Your job will include many responsibilities, all with the goal of creating a memorable and meaningful camp experience for your campers. Our Camp Directors have real ownership over their camp programs and enjoy infusing their own creativity and talents into their weekly schedules. As you manage campers, their families, club logistics, your small staff team and other camp happenings, you will be truly supported by the KECamps Year-Round Office all the way.

Camp Director Qualities

  • Ability to work with children to grow in character, experiences and insights
  • Knowledge of camp program and planning
  • Ability to guard the health and well-being of campers at all times
  • Prior experience working with children in a leadership position
  • Enthusiastic, Responsible, Dependable, Level-Headed, Flexible, and Calm in all situations 

Camp Director Responsibilities

  • Work with group of campers and provide a fun, safe and exciting camp experience
  • Work with and supervise Counselors in a supportive manner
  • Assign Counselors to specific tasks
  • Greet families and campers upon arrival and orientate them to camp
  • Establish emergency rules and safety procedures with campers and staff
  • Manage parent expectations by knowing your campers and conversing with parents at pick-up and drop-off times
  • Plan daily camp schedule and activities
  • Shop for camp supplies, staying within supply budget provided by KECamps
  • Prepare activities in advance
  • Manage any issues that may arise including, but not limited to, camper behavior issues, parent complaints, etc.
  • Check in with the KECamps Office to update them on your camp and any issues you may be encountering

Camp Counselors

As a Camp Counselor, you will be an active participant in all camp activities and will assist your Camp Director with a variety of daily tasks, all with the goal of creating a memorable and meaningful camp experience for your campers. Our Counselors interact with our campers throughout the entire day, helping them make friends, try new things, and generally caring for their well-being. The role of a Counselor is to participate, build relationships and have fun while ensuring the physical and emotional safety of every child.

Camp Counselor Qualities

  • Ability to work with children to grow in character, experiences and insights
  • Ability to guard the health and well-being of campers at all times
  • Prior experience working with children
  • Enthusiastic, Responsible, Dependable, Level-Headed, Flexible, and Calm in all situations
  • Completed at least one year of college or equivalent

Camp Counselor Responsibilities

  • Work with group of campers and provide a fun, safe and exciting camp experience
  • Cooperate with fellow Counselors and Camp Director
  • Greet families and campers upon arrival
  • Support Camp Director in establishing rules and emergency procedures with campers
  • Participate in all camp activities
  • Help out where needed and lead activities when asked to by the Camp Director

What Camp Is All About

Although the specific dates and schedules for camp may vary according to location, here are some key aspects to know about all of our camps:

  • Our campers are between the ages of 4 and 10 years old.
  • Our program consists of a variety of activities including, but not limited to, Swimming, Martial Arts/Yoga/Fitness, Arts & Crafts, Group Games, Team Building, Super Science, Community Service Projects, Special Events and depending on your location, Golf and/or Tennis Instruction.
  • Wednesdays are always WaCkY! Every Wednesday will be a theme day. Past themes have included Sherlock Holmes Day, Pajama Party, Wild Wild West and many more. We encourage our staff and campers to dress up in costume and really get into the spirit!
  • Attending a summer camp can strongly impact a child’s life and your role as a staff member is integral to making this happen in a meaningful way. You will be there to help our campers laugh, gain self-confidence, build new friendships, try new things and feel supported in everything they do.
  • Camp is fun!

 

*Before applying, please check your specific camp’s webpage as camp staff must be available for all weeks of camp.*