Summer Camp Counselor

Staff / Seasonal

Lesley Ellis School, Arlington, MA

Summer Camp Counselor

Lesley Ellis School

Summer employment: June 13 – August 12, 2022; full and part-time7:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. and/or 9:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Camp Counselors are responsible for planning, leading, and implementing activities and games for children in both large and small group settings. They will also be responsible for the general safety and development of the children in their group. They will provide high quality indoor/outdoor educational and recreational experiences for children that focuses on the values of our school mission.


  • Help plan and implement a weekly schedule for your group
  • Organize and lead a variety of small and large group activities each week. Activities may include crafts, nature, songs, games, etc. appropriate to the children’s age range
  • Identify and respond to camper behavior issues
  • Communicate with parents about the children’s experiences and report concerns to
  • Serve as a positive role model and participate enthusiastically in all aspects of the program


  • Upon hire, completion of First Aid and CPR certification.
  • Education classes or experience in camp, youth programs, recreation, working with children, or in a related field, preferred
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Must have the physical ability to lead and participate in summer program activities which include, but are not limited to, hiking, team building initiatives, physical games, and activities.

Interested candidates should include a cover letter, resume to Jeanette Keller at

Lesley Ellis School

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