Become a Science Camp Senior Counselor! PDF Print E-mail

We’re looking for a few good educators! Are you enthusiastic, responsible and caring? Would you like to lead or assist with teaching engaging, hands-on activities that allow kids (6-12 years old and in 7th and 8th grade) to explore the natural world and our connection to it?

Learn more about Kids Being Scientists Camp here!jr._counselors_and_campers_picnic_table

Apply today to be a Camp Senior Counselor (18+) or
Junior Counselor VolunTeen (14-17 years old).

Camp Senior Counselor:

Senior_Counselor_Job_Description_2014.pdf (pdf)


  • Commit to the entire camp schedule: Summer day camp runs for 4 weeks, June 17-19, 23-27 and July 7-29, 2014.  Mandatory counselor training on June 19-21 and wrap up on July 28-29, 2014.
  • Hours of work: Typically Monday-Friday, 35-40 hours a week (8 a.m.-4 p.m.; commitment to stay until 5:00 pm one day a week may be required).  Exception: June 26 (overnight campout during Leadership Camp)
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Demonstrated experience working with children
  • Working toward or a degree in education, environmental education, biology, ecology, environmental science, or related field
  • Valid driver’s license with good driving record
  • Certification in Standard First Aid and CPR/AED for Adult plus Child and Infant
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. and distinguish colors and sounds
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Additional qualifications:

  • Lifeguard certification(helpful, but not necessary)
To apply: complete online application here upload resume and three references.

Junior Counselor VolunTeen:


Visit our Volunteer page to learn more about becoming a Junior Counselor!