Schoolhouse of Wonder Summer Camp Coordinator Cary, NC · Full time

The Wake Camp Coordinator is an important member of our field team. They help create and manage magical and impactful day camps for children ages 5-12 year olds and teens 13-17 years old. The Wake Camp Coordinator works in the field during our summer season, mid-May through August. This summer position assists with the day-to-day operations of our camp location including mentoring 10-20 staff members, CITs, and multiple camper groups.


Please read the full position description here.

General Responsibilities 

Camp Coordinators are expected to:

  • Create and deliver activities. Partner with your Site Manager and staff to create and run high-quality, exciting, nature-based activities including games, hikes, skill-based activities, river and creek explorations, and more.
  • Prepare for programs. Assist with activity creation and preparation, set up and break down program areas, and clean and maintain program spaces.
  • Support staff through trainings, mentorship, giving and receiving feedback, modeling behavior, and creating a culture of growth. Manage programs when the Site Manager is unavailable.
  • Ensure consistent program quality and set an excellent example in teaching and behavior management methods, work ethic, and attitude. Assist with the logistics of camp running smoothly with staff schedules, camp supplies, activity schedules, and maintaining program areas.
  • Safeguard the physical, emotional, and intellectual safety of participants. Model Schoolhouse values like kindness, curiosity, and empathy. Patiently process conflict and disagreements.
  • Provide exemplary adherence to Schoolhouse’s values, policies, and procedures, including creating a safe environment by following our COVID procedures. 
  • Provide excellent customer service. Communicate with participants, their families, other Schoolhouse staff, and park partners. Create established lines of communication built on trust and empathy.
  • Participate in all aspects of programs using Schoolhouse methodologies. Actively engage participants and deliver consistent and exceptional supervision. Be a good example and role model at all times. Play the games, sing the songs, wade in the river, hide in the leaves, build forts, and enthusiastically join in on all aspects of our programs.
  • Be a leader. Support staff to run the games, tell the stories, and manage their groups. Use and model behavior management techniques. Stay on schedule and manage your time. Create a culture of physical and emotional safety.


You can find a description of the physical activities common in our field staff positions here.



$18 - $20 per hour