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When parents enroll their child in Camp Webb, they are entrusting us with their most prized possession. We at Camp Webb take that responsibility very seriously by hiring the best people we can find. Counselors are chosen because of their maturity level, ability to be positive role models, experience with children, and level of enthusiasm. It is essential that the camp counselors we hire understand the important balance between creating a super-fun experience for the campers…and keeping them safe. Our senior counselors must be at least 18 years of age and have passed a screening and interview process. All staff members at Camp Webb participate in orientation and training programs prior to the arrival of the campers. We limit our Adventure Camp enrollment to an overall 1:4 staff-to-camper ratio.

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Now Hiring for Summer 2024

We are currently interviewing for full-time Adventure Camp counselors, activity leaders, lifeguards, social media coordinator, and part-time afternoon counselors!

Full-time staff help fulfill the mission of our Adventure Camp program and inspire future generations; they find the balance between leader and friend, teachable moments and shenanigans! Part-time afternoon counselors have a unique opportunity to build relationships with campers who return week after week in our fun Aftercare program.

Pay starts at $14.25/hr for lifeguards, $14/hr for full-time staff, and $13/hr for part-time staff. Rate increases according to position, certifications, and experience in a camp or education environment.

Benefits of Working at Camp Webb

As a staff member at Camp Webb you can:

  • Make a difference in a child’s life
  • Develop communication and life skills
  • Work outdoors having summer fun
  • Make friends and find joy in your work
  • Build resume worthy skills
  • Have evenings and weekends off - Day Camp hours!!

Potential Earnings: Starting hourly pay is $14.00 an hour for full-time staff and $13.00 an hour for part-time staff. Rate increases according to position, certifications, and experience in a camp or education environment!

Dates & Notes

Mandatory Staff Orientation: 
Full-time Staff (Adventure Camp) May 28 - May 31, 2024
Part-time staff (Aftercare) May 29 - May 30, 2024

Our camp season runs a total of seven weeks from June 3 - July 26. All staff will have the week of July 1 - 5 off in the 2024 season!

Although Camp Webb’s focus is on fun, counselors must remember that they are responsible for every child’s safety and comfort level at camp. As a “substitute parent,” Camp Webb staff members have the responsibility to act as positive role models for their campers. We have high expectations of our staff.

Different Roles at Camp Webb

Camp Webb requires all senior staff applicants to be at least 18 years old by the start of camp. All applicants must be at least high school graduates, but college students are strongly preferred.

A Day in the Life of Adventure Camp Staff

General Counselor

8:00 Clock in, grab your walkie-talkie, and head to Early Care for fun conversations or gaga ball with campers!

9:00 Campers arrive and shenanigans in the Council House begin - songs, skits, and/or general hilarity!

9:20 General Counselors lead their groups to two different activity periods and join in the fun; activities include Archery, Nature Discovery, Ropes Course, Swimming, Sports-n-Games, Drama (fun improv games), and Arts & Crafts!

LUNCH - Campers and staff cool off inside and eat together. Your lunch IS FREE - our bistro features the legendary hot bar, fresh salad & fruit bar, made-to-order sandwich station, and dessert! (Sample menu: BBQ sandwich or black bean burger, french fries, roasted veggies, creamsicles)

11:45 Jump back in for two more activity periods! Help a camper conquer their fears at the climbing wall. Find a moment to help two campers become friends. Don’t forget to reapply sunscreen!

2:00  Variety hours! Some days will be leading pre-planned games or crafts, others will be swimming or slippin’ down the slip-n-slide with campers. On Thursday afternoons we have an all-camp special event!  

4:00  Adventure Camp camper pick up

4:18 Get to know your fellow co-workers in after-camp team meetings or hanging out outside of camp!  

Activity Counselor

8:00 Clock in, grab your walkie-talkie, and head to Early Care for fun conversations or gaga ball with campers! (or get your activity area prepped for the day)

8:25 You’ll be crucial to arrival logistics, helping campers out of the car and getting them pumped up for a fun day!

9:00 Campers arrive and shenanigans in the Council House begin - songs, skits, and/or general hilarity! 

9:20 Head out to your activity (don’t worry you’ve already planned your lessons for the week so when the campers arrive - it’s show time!!) General counselors will lend a hand too!

LUNCH - Campers and staff cool off inside and eat together. Help out with the little ones and settle down for a yummy meal and just hang out time with the campers. Your lunch IS FREE - our bistro features the legendary hot bar, fresh salad & fruit bar, made-to-order sandwich station, and dessert! (Sample menu: BBQ sandwich or black bean burger, french fries, roasted veggies, creamsicles)

11:45 Jump back in for two more activity periods! Congratulate a camper for a bullseye at archery, watch a camper do a cannonball into the pool, etc. Find a moment to help two campers become friends. Don’t forget to reapply sunscreen!

2:00  Variety hours! Some days will be leading pre-planned games or crafts, others will be swimming or slippin’ down the slip-n-slide with campers. On Thursday afternoons we have an all-camp special event! 

4:00  Adventure Camp camper pick up

4:18 Get to know your fellow co-workers in after-camp team meetings or hanging out outside of camp!  

Leadership Team

7:15 Your day starts here - get things organized for the day, unlock doors, collect reports from the office, etc.

8:20 Leadership Team splits up to monitor various arrival points and greet camp families - everyone is excited for another day at camp! You may be there just at the right time to encourage a nervous camper, direct a volunteer to the right location, or answer questions for a nervous parent.

9:00 Check in with the staff - does everyone have all supplies needed? Does a camper group need some extra guidance at the beginning of the day?
Be ready to be called away via the walkie talkie at a moment's notice though - things pop up all the time!

LUNCH - Help with the logistical flow of the entire camp rotating in and out of the cafeteria. Once all the groups are through, the leadership team eats together! We chat about camp things and non-camp things that make us laugh!

After lunch - quick team meeting to prepare for afternoon events. Work on some computer items or get out there with the campers. We also use this as a set up time for the afternoon events!

1:45- 2:15 Man your Specialty Camp pick up location! Don’t forget your traffic vest or walkie!!

2:25 - Split up to touch base with staff for mentoring, deliver snacks, prepare a special event, or just get involved and play with the campers! 

4:00  Adventure Camp camper pick up

4:25 Quick Debrief of the day as a team and discuss items for the following day. On Wednesdays, we all pitch in to disassemble the Slip-n-slide and Beach Day set ups!