We are fully staffed for 2021 and will reopen hiring in the Fall / Spring. Please see below for details and to preview the Staff Application.
Must be 18+ (out of high school)
Excellent with kids of all ages
High energy & flexible in a fast-paced environment
Strong leadership & team-building skills
Positive attitude, common sense, and sound judgment
Sincere desire to be a role model for children
Interest in the arts/musical theater a plus!
Ability to instruct activity classes in VARIETY of areas.
Proof of COVID Vaccination (fully vaccinated by 6/15)
Willingness to follow, implement & enforce COVID protocols.
Specialty / Teaching Areas
Sports (Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball, etc.)
General Games and Activities
Art / Arts + Crafts (Lead teacher and assistants)
Film/Video and/or Photography
Other Specialties: Guitar, Martial Arts, Science Experiments
Note: We are NOT seeking lead theater teachers for 2021.
Details & Application
2021 Dates: June 15 - August 3, 2021
Seven-week commitment (including orientation)
Counselors must be available for the entire summer!
Salary: $1000+ for the summer (based on experience)
Counselors also receive FULL room & board on the Carthage College campus and all work-related activities paid for. A small travel stipend may be available for those coming from outside the Midwest.
Time-Off: Four (4) full days off, rotating evenings
Prospective counselors must submit a complete application (including employment history), participate in an interview (via phone), and are subject to a reference & background check.
Strong applicants should have previous camp or teaching experience & the ability (and willingness!) to teach or assist in a variety of activity areas - specifically those outside the performing arts! Please see our Electives Page for information about our classes and activities.
All Staff must by fully vaccinated by June 15, 2021.