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Camp Facts

2017 Staff Dates

  • June 14: Aquatics and Ropes Staff Arrive
  • June 19: Counselor Orientation
  • June 24: Camp Begins
  • August 12: Camp Ends

Please note: you must be able to commit from arrival date through the end of camp.

Type of Camp:

Our camps are all-around, overnight camps, which means that we offer over 40 activities for campers to choose from. They include general athletics, sports, outdoor adventure programs, overnight camping, arts and crafts, boating, and much more.

Where our counselors are from: We mainly recruit from colleges and universities across the United States. About 10-15% of our staff is from Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.

Location: The camps are located in Greeley, Pennsylvania; about 45 minutes northeast of Scranton, Pennsylvania. All three camps are within a 1-mile radius of each other in the Pocono Mountains. We are a 1-hour drive from New York City, 2 hours from Philadelphia, and 5 hours from Boston. Counselors who are flying in should arrive at Newark Airport.

Days Off:

You will have up to 5 days off during the summer. This breaks down to about one day a week since we do not take off the first or the last week of the session.

Job Description:

You will fulfill two roles while at camp. The first is as a counselor. Counselors live in a bunk with 8-10 campers and 1 or 2 co-counselors. There, you are responsible for each child's general welfare. This could include handling disputes, comforting campers with homesickness, helping and guiding campers to clean their cabins daily, and much more. The other part of your job involves teaching an activity that you have interest or experience in. Activities include coaching sports, leading adventure activities, teaching arts, drama, or media, just to name a few.

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