Residential Camp Counselor

Residential Camp Counselor

February 9, 2023

Website New England Sports Camps

New England Sports Camps is an overnight sports camp for ages 9-14. NESC runs from

June – August and hosts baseball, softball, field hockey, and swim camps. We are looking for enthusiastic counselors ages 18 and older who have experience working with kids and a passion for sports. New England Sports Camps is where quality sports instruction meets traditional camp activities.

Additional Comments/Information:

New England Sports Camps is an overnight sports camp for ages 9-14. NESC runs from June - August and hosts baseball, softball, field hockey, and swim camps.


Required to be available 5 days a week and work overnights.

  • Responsible for a group of children, helping each child adjust and grow with other children within the program guidelines.
  • Plan and implement daily curriculum for children to follow.
  • Assist with all camp activities and other activities as assigned.
  • Become familiar with emergency protocol for accidents, first aid, etc.
  • Follow all program procedures and guidelines in conjunction with the New England Sports Camps standard operating procedures
  • Demonstrate a willingness to participate in all areas of New England Sports Camps programming.
  • Complies with and participates fully in the instruction of swimming, games, various camp activities, and education programs.
  • Leads by example and directions, expressing importance of a) core values – respect, responsibility, caring, and honesty, b) camper safety, and c) enthusiastic fulfillment of program objectives.
  • Ability to communicate and work with groups participating (age and skill level), and provide necessary instruction to children.
  • Abilities to observe camper behavior and assess its appropriateness, enforce relevant safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
  • Understands the New England Sports Camps commitment to providing a healthy and safe environment.
  • Maintains safety, cleanliness, and discipline of children, areas and equipment.
  • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity.
  • Ambulatory ability to lead members to/from daily activities throughout the Camp Tracy property and the physical ability to participate in activities with the campers.
  • Guide any camper with behavior, attitude, or emotional problems, referring any serious problems to the Camp Director.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Camp Director as well as helping get Camp ready.

Suggested Experience:

Applicant must be at least 18 years of age with some experience significant to working with children. Applicant must have excellent communication skills along with the skills necessary to work with groups of children made up of different ages and skill levels. Emotional and mental maturity is mandatory along with training or skills in problem solving. Ability, desire and basic skills to work with children are mandatory. A clean driver’s license is beneficial, as is any certifications for lifeguard, CPR, first aid, etc.


Company: New England Sports Camps

Location: Oakland, Maine

ACA Accredited: No

Time Frame: Seasonal

Type of Position: General Staff

Day or Night: Overnight

Salary: $170 a day

Application Deadline: August 5th

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