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Summer Camp Director

Summer Camp Director; Camp Brainy Bunch

Communicator, Leader, Educator, Goofball.
Your ideal summer is spent as a jack-of-all trades in a camp where you are excited to bring an outstanding academic experience. You enjoy talking with people, leading a team, juggling logistics, and inspiring youth.


Time Commitment: 40+ hour/wk during Summer Operations  

Mar-June 10:  2-3 training days and meetings, plus recruitment of your team (5-10 hours/wk) 

June 13 - Aug 7: Typically 40+ hours per week

This is a temporary seasonal role From March - August.


Overall Responsibilities:

Oversee the staff and operations for 1-4 Camp Brainy Bunch sites within a region. Each site runs for 4-5 weeks and hosts camps of 10-60 campers each week. Directors take the lead in site coordination, staff management, and program operations. Occasionally directors jump into the day-to-day and may be called on to lead games, teach curriculum, or throw a water balloon or two. Your office may be a classroom, a coffee shop, or a playground; everyday is a little different. 

Pre-Camp: March - June (evenings, weekends, or where it fit in your schedule)

  • Attend director training (1 weekend in March TBA)
  • Select/Interview your camp teams, with assistance from HQ (April/May)
  • Help prepare supplies for deployment to your sites (Early June)

Camp: June 12 - August 6

  • Participation in staff training (select weekends in June, and early July)
  • Camper and Parent Communications (email and phone)
  • Staff Supervision and Direction
  • Site Operations:
    • Organize load in/out of camp supplies
    • Supervise and lead staff teams for your site(s)
    • Ensure quality program delivery through site visits, observations, and coaching
    • Lead weekly staff meetings
    • Ensure program materials are available and present on site
    • Model professionalism in an Education and Recreation setting
    • Daily communication with Home Office team
    • Organize final load out and storage of camp supplies

Selection Process:

  • Online application
  • Phone Screening
  • In-person/Skype interview
  • Background, Live scan Fingerprinting and reference check
  • Offer



  • Current certified teacher with an interest in advancing into an administrative role
  • Experience managing/coaching staff
  • Direct summer camp experience
  • 4 year degree in Education, Recreation, Business Management, or related field
  • Current CPR/First Aid certification (Training Available)


  • Ability to speak confidently and enthusiastically with parents and staff
  • Direct experience working with students / youth
  • Flexible and willing to support camp wherever needed
  • Ability to learn and use new software
  • Ability and skills necessary work independently
  • Daily reliable transportation
  • Creativity, trustworthy, high-energy, passionate for camp, inspiring, excellent communicator, organized, and flexible



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