Waterfront Counselor - Swim, Sail, Water-ski - Camp Skylemar


Job Description

Camp Skylemar, long considered to be one of the finest camps in the country, is in search of college students to join our waterfront staff this summer. The setting is spectacular and well maintained, with 200 acres of fields and forest, and best of all, Trickey Pond. Known as one of the States cleanest and most transparent body of water, Trickey Pond is the ideal setting for our popular and well-managed swimming and boating program. Activities include swimming, swim instruction, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, paddle-boarding, waterskiing, wakeboarding, wake-surfing and fishing are favorite activities on our virtually private, 3 mile long lake.

Skylemar is looking for individuals who are:

  • Fun, energetic & creative. 
  • Enthusiastic about working with boys ages 7-16. 
  • A positive role-model. 
  • Able to share our belief that nothing is more important than safety. 
  • Comfortable teaching all levels, from nervous to advanced. 
  • Supportive & patient. 

Our staff are involved with many special events plus day and overnight trips. In addition to providing instructional leadership in one or more activities throughout the day, a counselor serves as “big brother/sister”, friend, role-model, adviser and “hero”. Applicants must have completed at least one year of college.

Compensation package includes:

  • Salary starting at $2,100 
  • Travel expenses 
  • Housing  
  • Meals 
  • Staff shirts 
  • Internet Access 
  • Internship credit is available 
  • Free Red Cross lifeguard certification course 

Camp season runs from June 12 to August 10.

Camp Skylemar is a well-established (since 1948) recreational summer camp, located in the Lakes Region of southern Maine. Enrollment is limited to 200 boys from across the country as well as abroad, who attend for 7 weeks. Camp Skylemar has provided outstanding instruction, within a warm, nurturing, friendly and family atmosphere, for 69 years. If kids are fun to you, you will find that being a counselor at Skylemar is not only a great way to spend the summer, but perhaps the best job you’ll ever have.
Additional information and online application located on our website www.skylemar.com/staff.

Apply by: January 28 2018


Camp/Organization: Camp Skylemar (ACA Accredited)

Location: Naples, ME

Type of Position: General Staff

Time Frame: Seasonal

Salary: Salary starting at $2,100, plus travel reimbursement, housing, meals, internet, and laundry service.


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