Schoolhouse of Wonder 2024 Summer Camp Counselor Durham, NC · Cary, NC · Chapel Hill, NC · Full time

A Camp Counselor is an important member of our field team. They help create magical and impactful nature-based day camps for children ages 5-12 and teens ages 13-17. A Summer Camp Counselor works throughout our summer camp season, which runs May through August.


As a Camp Counselor, you’ll be spending your time:

  • Working with 2-3 staff members in a small group of children and participating in games, hikes, skill-based activities, river and creek explorations, storytelling, songs, building forts, whittling, and crafts;
  • Mentoring and coaching Junior Counselors and Counselors-in-Training;
  • Communicating with Schoolhouse staff and camp parents;
  • Modeling Schoolhouse values;
  • Ensuring the physical and emotional safety of participants.

This position begins May 18th and runs through August 23th. Mandatory staff training occurs May 18-19 with possible further training the following week.

Please read the full position description here for more information about the Counselor role, applicant requirements, and compensation information


$15 - $16 per hour