Camp Towanda is the premier family-owned and operated, co-ed 7 week sleep-away camp in Northeast Pennsylvania for children ages 7-17. We are nestled on over 400 acres of beautiful fields, facilities, waterfront and countryside. At Camp Towanda, we provide a well-rounded experience for our campers and staff in a nurturing, safe environment with endless opportunities for them to try new things and feel great about themselves! Our program offers excellent and professional instruction in all land and water sports, fine arts, drama and adventure, as well as very creative evening activities and special events.
We attract down-to-earth, friendly and spirited campers, families and staff. We hire 300 counselors and support staff from over 20 countries and all across the USA. When you work at Camp Towanda, you make a real difference in camper’s lives, while building your resume and career-building skills (leadership, work-ethic, public speaking, management, responsibility) with the support of our top-notch senior staff and Directors. The job of a counselor is multi-faceted; your spirit, creativity and leadership is paramount. When at camp, it is a 24-hour job. Flexibility, responsibility and stamina are key attributes for our staff to possess. Working with kids is a challenging job but one of the most rewarding job experiences you will ever have.
All meals, room and board are included with scheduled time off. We are located near a popular summer destination in the Pocono Mountains and less than 2 ½ hours away from New York City and Philadelphia.
For 97 years, Camp Towanda has continued to define what summer camp should really be. We are highly regarded and respected as an industry leader and are involved in giving back to various organizations throughout the year. Camp Towanda is accredited by the American Camp Association.
When you work at Camp Towanda, it’s so much more than a summer job- it’s a family, network and community that will change your life forever. Thank you for considering Camp Towanda for your best summer job experience yet! Begin your application today!
- Competitive salary, room and board, all meals included, travel reimbursement
- Paid Internships Available
- Available mid-June thru mid-August (some department orientations begin early June)
- Freshman in college or later
- Qualified references
- Great with children
- Strong work ethic
- Desire to have fun and make a difference!
Job Positions Available:
- Art Specialist
- Baseball Specialist
- Basketball Specialist
- Drama/Theatre Specialist
- Field Hockey Specialist
- Fitness Specialist
- Flag Football Specialist
- Hockey Specialist
- Lacrosse Specialist
- LEGO / STEM Specialist
- Media Specialist
- Outdoor Adventure Specialist (ropes, bikes, archery, river crew, farming)
- Soccer Specialist
- Tennis Specialist
- Volleyball Specialist
- Waterfront Specialist (swim instructors, boating instructors)
- Waterski Specialist
- Zumba Specialist
Group Leaders / Assistant Group Leaders
Senior Staff Leadership
Kitchen & Maintenance Personnel