Why Work at a Summer Camp?

There are so many things you could choose to do this summer, so what makes working at a summer camp special? If you want to make a positive difference in the lives of children and love being active outdoors, then working at a summer camp can’t be beat. Being a camp counselor really is a unique opportunity. It’s not only way more fun than most other jobs, it’s really valuable for you later in life because of the skills you’ll gain and develop. There’s no doubt; “camp counselor” looks great on your resume!

Here are just a few of things you can experience while working at camp:

  • Work on a beautiful farm in Virginia horse country!
  • Help children grow and learn new skills
  • Develop leadership and other new areas of interest
  • Join a tight-knit friendly community
  • Make incredible friendships and memories
  • Earn and save some money
  • Have a blast with other college students and campers in the outdoors

Positions Available

Camp Counselor

Employment Description: Supervise a small group of children, participate in a horse camp program, set a good example for campers, provide leadership and instruction in one or more specific camp activities, and maintain a positive attitude towards others at camp.

Required Skills: Must enjoy working closely with children, strive to serve as a positive role model, and be attentive and responsible. We’re looking for enthusiastic people with a genuine interest in kids, people with leadership ability, and a love for having fun in a friendly and supportive environment. Have experience riding and working around horses and in barns.

Application Form

Please complete the application for employment and email it to us. We will contact you after we review your application.