Camp Counselor

Staff / Seasonal

Cambridge Montessori School, Cambridge, MA

Camp Counselor


Desired Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 16 years of age
  • Head counselors must be at least 18 and have at least one year of college experience  OR one year of work experience after high school 
  • Previous leadership or supervisory experience
  • Experience working in a camp or school setting
  • Ability to communicate effectively with children and adults
  • Ability to develop and implement activities
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Available to attend a three day training session June 18-June 20th
  • Available 8:30-4:30, Monday-Friday, June 24th-August 16th 
    • At least a 4 week commitment is preffered
  • Energetic and Positve Attitude
  • Likes fun!



  • Responsible for the daily management of a single group of campers in a specific age group
  • Manage direct and effective communication with parents and camper groups
  • Provide a creative curriculum for campers based on weekly themes
  • Guide campers in participating successfully in all aspects of the camp day
  • Support specialists in leading camp activities
  • Nurture and support the individual needs of campers
  • Responsible for knowing the location of all campers and group counselors in the group at all times
  • Ensure the camp group is a fun, safe environment for children
  • Complete and submit weekly planning sheets on time
  • Prepare for and actively participate in weekly staff meetings and pre-camp training
  • The Passport Director and Assistant Director may assign additional responsibilities throughout the summer. Flexibility is important


Job Requirements:

Must be physically able to perform all Passport Summer Camp duties.  The physical activity of this position includes:

  • Walking
  • Hiking
  • Swimming
  • Standing and sitting on the floor
  • Tolerating various temperature ranges


Candidates should send a resume and objective to:


Krissy Canastar: Director of Passport Auxiliary Programs 

Cambridge Montessori School

129 Sherman Street

Cambridge, MA  02138

Phone: 617.4923410



Cambridge Montessori School is a coeducational independent day school currently enrolling 220 students from toddlers through grade eight. CMS will celebrate its 50 years of serving Cambridge and surrounding towns, CMS is a dynamic, international community, which reflects the diverse culture and rich educational resources of the region and enrolls students from over 20 different countries.  CMS is accredited by the AMS and the AISNE and is a member of the NAIS, Montessori Schools of Massachusetts, and the International Montessori Council.  The State of Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care Office (EEC) licenses the CMS Toddler and Primary Programs.  


CMS is a non-sectarian institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, national or cultural origin, sexual orientation, family style, political belief, or disability in the administration of its admissions, financial assistance, education or employment practices.


Passport complies with the regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (105 CMR 430.000) and is licensed by the City of Cambridge Board of Health. 

Cambridge Montessori School

Cambridge, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School
All Gender