Summer camp jobs

Thank you for your interest in joining the Camp Pinewood staff this camping season. We attribute our success in camping over the years to attracting a superior staff of conservative young men and women and in providing a modern campus with top-notch activities.

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Boy campers and camp counselor in poolIn recruiting our counselors, Pinewood seeks individuals who realize the importance of being proper role models—positive individuals of even temperament who are energetic, flexible, patient, sensitive and fun loving. If you are looking for a gratifying, exciting and memorable camping experience, we truly hope you will be selected to join us this summer.

Please note that all applicants for all positions except infirmary assistants, cooks’ assistants, and dining room assistants must have completed their freshman year of college as of June 2017.

Note that we do not permit:

  • Excessively long hair, eccentric hairstyles, beards, mustaches and earrings in Boy's Camp.
  • Body piercing other than females’ ears.

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Camp counselor leading girl camperCabin Counselors:
June 7-August 4

We employ an excellent camper/counselor ratio by having 2 or 3 cabin counselors live with and supervise a cabin group of 9 to 12 campers. Cabin counselors escort their cabin ground throughout the day and are able to participate and enjoy a schedule of 5-9 different activities daily.

Nights off average about every other evening until 12:30 am curfew. There are six days off during the 8-week camp session.

The scale of wages listed below is for the full camping season and includes room, meals and laundry! Each cabin counselor's exact compensation is based upon qualifications, travel distance and gratuities. Applicants will receive detailed information at the time of interview. If you are unable to attend the full summer, half session employment is a possibility.

Additional income can be earned for pre-camp clean-up if you are able to arrive between 5/2 and 5/31...the pay is $325 per week.

Salary Range  
Freshman $2,050 - $2,950
Sophomore $2,150 - $3,050
Junior $2,250 - $3,200
Senior $2,350 - $3,300
Educators (One year minimum teaching) $2,500-$3,300

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Camp counselors with boy campers on their shouldersInstructor Counselors:
June 3-August 7

These individuals usually have 2 hourly classes in the morning and 3 more in the afternoon. Some of our instructors live with campers, and others reside in staff cabins.

Instructor counselors also assist in the supervision of campers during evening activities.

Nights off average about every other evening until 12:30 am curfew. There are 6 days off during the 8-week camp session.

The scale of wages listed below is for the full camping season and includes room, meals and laundry! Each instructor's exact compensation is based upon actual position, qualifications and travel distance. Applicants will receive detailed information at the time of interview.

Additional income can be earned for pre-camp clean-up if you are able to arrive between 5/2 and 5/31...the pay is $325 per week.

Salary Range $2,200-$2,700

Girl campers and camp counselor in boatList of Activities

Riflery, Archery, Golf, Tennis, Art, Crafts, Canoeing, Swimming, Lifeguard, Dance, Drama, Horseback Riding, Go-Carts (basic knowledge of small engines), Water Skiing, Power Boat Operator (must be experienced in towing skiers), Field Trips (qualified to drive 66 passenger school bus), Gymnastics, Pottery, Video, Nature, and Wave Runners

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Other positions available

The scale of wages listed below is for the full camping season and includes room, meals and laundry! The exact compensation is based upon actual position, qualifications and travel distance. Applicants will receive detailed information at the time of interview.

Office Assistant, May 11 arrival, depart August 13. $3,350-$4,000
Office Assistants (2), May 21 arrival, depart August 17. $3,150-$3,750
Health Center Assistants (2), will train, June 1arrival, depart August 8 $2,200-$2,850
Cooks’ assistants (6), will train, June 5 arrival, depart August 17 $2,850-$2,950
Dining Room Assistants (8), will train, May 29 arrival, depart August 7 $2,750-$2,850
Groundskeeper, May 11 arrival, depart August 17 $3,750-$3,850
Groundskeeper/potwasher (2), June 1 arrival, depart August 17 $2,850-$2,950
Pre-camp clean-up (arrive between 5/2 and 5/30).
Payable to you before campers arrive
$325 per week

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