Boys Camp Support Staff

Wiscasset, Maine
Posted 2 months ago

Camp Chewonki for Boys is hiring the following skilled support staff activity instructor positions: Archery, Art, Campcraft, Challenge Course, Kayaking, Music, Nature/Birding, Pottery, Photography, Renewable Energy, Sailing, Swimming, Woodshop.


Support Staff Activity Leaders are responsible for leading and instructing a specific activity at camp. Depending on the activity, some activity leaders may also serve as cabin counselors. Duties include planning activity lessons of and preparing activity descriptions for the program director.  Activity Leaders are also responsible for coordinating a team of discipline-specific instructors and keeping activity equipment and areas well-maintained. Each activity has discipline-specific skills and related requirements for the activity leader.


  • Coordinate the daily activity lessons and staff coverage of activities
  • Responsible for safety and welfare of participants
  • Check activity equipment is safe and appropriate for age and location
  • Provide direct supervision of campers as assigned
  • Maintain Mission
  • Maintain Safety
  • Maintain Activity Area
  • Professional communication with parents
  • Become familiar with and abide by Boys Camp Protocols as stated in Chewonki Camp for Boys Staff Handbook
  • Fill out all necessary paperwork, i.e. incident reports and camper reports
  • Instill fun and learning environment into Camp program



  • Plan evening activities and special events
  • Contribute to Cabin Community
  • Be “on-call” for various activities as needed



  • Experience in specialized activity area
  • At Least 21 years old to drive participants
  • Valid Driver’s License approved by Chewonki’s Insurance Carrier
  • Must Pass Background Criminal Check
  • Activity appropriate certifications (small craft training, archery instructor certifications, etc.)
  • Basic First Aid and CPR Certification


  • Attend Staff Training per Employment Agreement
  • Attend necessary Driver’s Training