Summer Camp Counselor


Lesley Ellis School, Arlington, MA

Lesley Ellis School

Summer employment: June-August, 2023, full and part-time, daytime hours

Lesley Ellis School (Arlington, MA) is an independent school for students Preschool – Grade 8. The Summer Camp Counselor is 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 incorporate the values of our school.


  • Actively engage campers and ensure their safety, development, growth, and general wellbeing.
  • Create and maintain a daily schedule of engaging activities.
  • Communicate with parents about the children’s experiences and report concerns to the summer camp
  • Know and understand all emergency procedures associated with the summer program.
  • Know, enforce, and follow all safety guidelines associated with the summer program.  This includes but is not limited to being responsible for your group’s safety and their whereabouts at all times.
  • Serve as a positive role model and participate enthusiastically in all aspects of the program.
  • Administer first aid as required.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


  • 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.
  • Ability to lead, plan, organize, and implement program activities.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team and accomplish tasks independently.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Must have the physical ability to lead and participate in summer program activities such as hiking, team building initiatives, physical games, and activities.

Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to:

Emily Roos, Auxiliary Programs Director at

Lesley Ellis is an equal opportunity employer.

Lesley Ellis School

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