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

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


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

  • Leading a group of 2-3 staff members and a small group of children or teens in games, hikes, skill-based activities, river and creek explorations, storytelling, songs, building forts, whittling, and crafts;
  • Mentoring and coaching Counselors and Junior Counselors;
  • Communicating with Schoolhouse staff and camp parents;
  • Managing your group, your timing, and camper behavior;
  • Modeling Schoolhouse values;
  • Ensuring the physical and emotional safety of participants;
  • Working with your supervisor to deliver camp activities and maintain and prepare supplies.

This position begins May 20th and runs through August 25th. 

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


$17 - $18 per hour