Summer Jobs with Purpose

Looking for a summer job?
Do you love the outdoors and working with kids?

Enjoy your summer as a Camp Counselor!

Green Chimneys Summer Camps blend great camp traditions with dynamic outdoor experiences to create exciting and educational summers full of memories to last a lifetime. As a member of the team, you’ll help to provide a fun and supportive atmosphere where campers can bond with others, discover great new talents, experience new concepts, and develop an appreciation for the environment.

Being a Camp Counselor is more than a summer job. It’s about being a good role model for campers.

Your role will be to:

  • develop relationships with each camper within your group
  • promote positive group interaction
  • follow established procedures for maintaining campers health and safety
  • work together with other staff to plan and schedule weekly activities
  • carry out related duties as directed by the Head Counselor or Camp Supervisor.

Job Perks

  • Weekday schedule with weekends off
  • Enhance teaching experience with opportunities to lead skill-building activities
  • Collaborate with experts in the experiential education and camp industries
  • Enjoy a work environment that supports inclusivity and provides comprehensive training

Did you know a majority of our staff are college students?

Most of our camp staff are college students, ages 18-25, studying education, psychology, recreational therapy, physical education, and more.

We’re currently hiring for Summer 2024!

Two locations

  • Clearpool Summer Camp in Carmel, NY
  • Hillside Summer Camp in Brewster, NY


  • Must be at least 18 years of age by June 2024
  • Must have a desire to work with children outdoors. Prior experience working with children, teens, or adults in similar setting preferred but not required.
  • Environmental background, ability to accept guidance and supervision, and a willingness to work with and learn from people from different cultures and backgrounds are all essential skills for this position.
  • Must be able to attend training starting in mid-June.

What’s next?

Apply online!

Click on the position that best suits your age and schooling:

  • General Counselor I
    Age 18 and up, graduated high school
  • General Counselor II
    Age 18 and up, completed at least one year of college or technical school

Visit our job portal to apply online