Job Descriptions

Staff members may apply to be a Group Counselor or Specialty Counselor

Group Head Counselor

  • 21 years of age or older
  • Have past experience working with children
  • Responsible for the organization and supervision of a group of campers, 2 assistant counselors and one CIT
  • For 1st grade group counselor or older group, you must acquire a CDL (Commercial Drivers License) for driving your group to local activities

Group Assistant Counselor

  • High school students entering 11th or 12th grade or college students ages 18 to 21 years old
  • Responsible for assisting Head Counselor with daily activities and supervision of group
  • Responsible for supervision of campers when on a bus
  • If no group positions are available, we hire full-time “at-large” counselors who substitute in different groups every day

Head Specialist Counselor

  • Must be 21 years or older
  • Responsible for organization of lesson plans, purchase orders, inventory and supervision of Specialist area (e.g. Arts, Athletics, Boating)

Assistant Specialist Counselor

  • High school student entering 11th grade or older
  • Responsible for assisting Head Counselor with Specialist activities


  • High school student entering 11th grade or older
  • Must possess Lifeguard Training (LGT) certification
  • Must possess CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) certification
  • WSI (Water Safety Instruction) certification
  • Nassau County Certification
  • First Aid Certification – optional
  • Salary increases as lifeguard completes each certification
  • Note: Lifeguard must have either WSI or Nassau Certification (additional compensation for having both certifications)

Salary is dependent on:

  • type of position
  • experience and years at camp
  • age of counselor