Explore Nature. Build Character. Have Fun!

Caring, enthusiastic counselors make camp great.

Staff at Camp Kingfisher are passionate about childcare, the outdoors, and the camp’s mission. The staff community consists of around 55 counselors, canoe instructors, lifeguards, and camp area specialists every summer.

Do you want a job that challenges you to provide a fun, enriching, and educational camp experience for children? Do you love the outdoors and environmental science? Counselors at Camp Kingfisher are role models, mentors, and leaders. We hire counselors, canoe instructors, arts & crafts specialists, team building instructors, lifeguards, and teen leadership instructors. We invest in our staff with professional counselor training, team building, and naturalist instruction. Most counselors have completed a minimum of one year of college and have backgrounds in child care, education and/or natural science. Junior counselors are recent high school graduates who have experience working with children and are pursuing an education in environmental studies or education. Each staff member is carefully interviewed and passes a nationwide criminal background check. Our seven-day staff training includes experiential workshops, lessons from professionals, First Aid and CPR.


The staff community consists of: 3 Administrative Staff, 3 Head Counselors, and 55 Counselors.

Dates: CPR/First Aid/AED: (2) 3-hour courses: Choose either May 16, 2020 or May 22, 2020

Training: May 13-15, 2020 and May 19-22, 2020
Lifeguard and ACA canoe training TBD

Camp: Monday–Friday, May 26, 2020–Aug. 7, 2020 (there will be Camp on July 3 it will be a professional development day)

Hours: Most camp staff work between 40-50 hours per week. There are a few part-time positions, between 20-30 hours per week.


We are proud of our top-notch camp program. It’s a welcoming and nurturing environment where campers can have fun in the outdoors, discover their connection to nature, and build strong character.

Here is the process you should follow to discover if a summer position is a good fit for you and Camp Kingfisher.

Get to Know Our Camp and Culture

Learn about our mission, our culture, and our programs. Ask friends, neighbors, current, and former staff to see if the camp might fit you. Give Debby, the Camp Director, a call and ask any additional questions you may have.

Current Camp Kingfisher Job Openings

You can check out the current Camp Kingfisher job openings below and then complete and submit the PDF Application that is below to the camp director. Questions, please contact the camp director.

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