The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp

Summer Position Descriptions

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Requirements for all summer Camp staff salaried positions 

  • 19 years old or completion of one year of college
  • Physically and mentally capable to handle the care of campers
  • Be familiar with and enforce all safety, emergency and Camp policies
  • Serve as a role model and provide support to Camp volunteers
  • Commitment to fostering a community that celebrates inclusivity and our Camp values, which include camaraderie, appreciation, possibility and safety
  • Be flexible with the changing needs of the program
  • Previous camping, education and/or childcare experience preferred
  • Perform other duties as deemed necessary by Camp leadership
  • All positions are residential and are hired for the duration of our summer program. The time commitment is early June to late August and begins with a 7-day orientation

Available Positions:

Cabin Counselors/Lead Counselors

General Function

Responsible for the daily care and safety of 8 - 10 campers, to model and facilitate positive appropriate behavior and Camp activities. Cabin counselors live in a cabin with 8 - 10 campers and three other counselors, and help to create a safe, happy and memorable camping experience for all.

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Program Counselors

General Function

Responsible for planning, implementing and adapting outcomes-based programming for children of all abilities, ages 7 - 15. Program counselors help create and foster an inclusive and safe environment that promotes fun and engaging activities. Program counselors are responsible for maintaining clean and organized areas.

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Program Areas

  • Adventure**
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Boating & Fishing*
  • Cooking Zone**
  • Ex-Pro**
  • Horse Barn**
  • Music
  • Photography
  • Pool*
  • Program Floater**
  • Sports & Recreation**
  • Theatre
  • Videography
  • Woodworking**

* Requires applicable aquatics certification obtained before Camp session
**In-house certification required


Support Roles

General Function

Serve as a leader/role model for our Camp community. Must have strong organizational and communication skills. Must be able to work independently and be part of/lead a team. Support roles will work closely with other departments and may need to lead staff/volunteers and/or campers in activities or staff sessions. Flexibility is paramount in these positions as jobs/assignments may be assigned that fall outside of specific job responsibilities. Support roles include Unit Leader, Leader in Training Coordinator, Entertainment Coordinator, Volunteer Support, Behavior Support, Logistics Support and Hero's Journey® Program Support. Previous SeriousFun Children's Network camp and leadership experience is recommended.

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Hero's Journey® Program

General Function

The Hero's Journey® program is an adventure-based program designed for 16 - 18 year olds who have aged out of our traditional Camp program or are new to Camp entirely. Our staff of seven will work closely with each other, nurses, volunteers and a new group of 16 participants each week at our basecamp location, while facilitating various programmatic elements throughout the summer. Each staff is ultimately responsible for providing an opportunity for participants to challenge their perceived personal limits and experience camaraderie, self-discovery and appreciation in a safe, yet primitive, setting.

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Infirmary Team

General Function

Each member of the summer infirmary staff will work together as part of a multi-disciplinary team of nurses, doctors, dietary specialists and medical volunteers, as well as program and residential life staff, to provide medical care to campers. Above all, the infirmary team strives to provide a safe and fun camping experience for all campers, providing holistic and camper-centered care, tailored to each camper's needs.

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To apply, please click "not a member" on the application page to create an account, then follow the prompts as to new or returning staff.