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Are you an inspiring STEM Instructor or Teaching Artist looking for a fun summer working with bright, curious children? Challenge Camp is interested in speaking with you. We are always looking for dedicated academic enrichment instructors to join our team. We invite you to complete an application if you are interested in pursuing employment opportunities at Challenge Camp.
Download the Staff Application
Challenge Camp Counselor Application
Challenge Camp is always looking for bright, athletic and enthusiastic individuals to be summer Counselors. Counselors assist our instructors in our academic enrichment classes, sports and swimming as well as participating in camp activities while interacting with all campers. In accordance with New York State law, counselors must be at least 16 years of age prior to camp.

Download the Counselor Application

Challenge Camp Counselor in Training (CIT) Application

Counselor in Training is an exceptional opportunity for 9th & 10th grade students at least 15 years of age to learn and train to be a counselor in the Challenge Camp environment.The course meets daily and will involve such topics as: camper socialization, assistant teaching and coaching, building self-esteem, conflict resolution and more.Lunch is provided and the remainder of the day will be spent hands-on with our campers utilizing new skills. Session 1 CIT’s will receive full CPR and First Aid certification as part of this curriculum. This course is continuous for 7 weeks and will allow you to grow as an individual with an emphasis on achievement, maturity and responsibility.CIT candidates must be 15 years of age prior to the start of camp

Challenge Camp Counselor in Training (CIT) Application

** There is a fee to participate in the CIT Program, $1,000 for a single session or $1,750 for both sessions

Download the CIT application

For additional information about our Counselor or CIT programs, please email marcy@challengecamps.com
Challenge Camp is hiring! Please indicate on the Staff Application the role that you are applying to work this summer. Here are the roles we are looking to add to our team:
Teachers & Instructors:
Are you an inspiring, dynamic STEM instructor or Teaching Artist looking for a fun summer working with bright, curious, motivated students? Challenge Camp is interested in speaking with you. We are hiring dedicated, enthusiastic, engaging academic enrichment instructors to join our team.
Administration and Office Staff:
For organized, energetic applicants who enjoy a fast paced, fun, hands on environment and have experience in an administrative role.
Aquatics & Lifeguards:
For persons with Aquatics experience that are a currently certified as lifeguards or aquatics staff or if you have a desire to obtain lifeguard certification.
Counselor:
For bright, athletic, artistic, enthusiastic, patient and kind individuals who enjoy working with children. Counselors assist our instructors in our academic enrichment classes, sports and swimming as well as participating in camp activities while interacting with all campers.
In accordance with NY State regulations, counselors must be 16 years of age prior to starting work at camp.
Counselor in Training:
You must be 15 years old prior to starting the CIT Program.
For bright, artistic and athletic participants training daily with supervision from our full-time and summer staff. Counselor in Training is an exceptional opportunity for 9th & 10th grade students at least 15 years of age to learn and train to be a counselor in the Challenge Camp environment. The course meets daily and will involve such topics as: camper socialization, assistant teaching and coaching, building self-esteem, conflict resolution and more.
Please note, there is a fee to participate in the CIT Program, $1,000 for a single session or $1,750 for both sessions.
NYS Pay Transparency Law S9427A Statement
Challenge Camp hires seasonal staff every summer for a variety of positions including Counselors, Classroom Instructors, Sports Staff, Aquatics Team (Lifeguards / WSI’s), and Administrators. There are salary ranges for all positions and factors that determine compensation include: position, experience level, certifications, roles and responsibilities, and amount of time worked.
  • Counselors – full summer counselors starting from $1,400 – $1,750
  • Classroom Instructors – ranging from $20 – $50 / hour
  • Sports Staff / Instructors – ranging from $20 – $30 / hour
  • Aquatics Team – ranging from $18 – $25 / hour
  • Administration / Office Staff – ranging from $20 – $30 / hour
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