Camp Teen Adventure Counselor - The Y in Pasadena

26 Magothy Beach Rd, Pasadena, MD 21122, USA ‚óŹ Anne Arundel County, MD, USA Req #2972
Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Overwhelmingly, people who decide they want to be a part of the Y in Central Maryland tell us they do so because it reflects their values and a conscious decision, they’ve made about how they choose to live their lives. The happiest and most fulfilled Y associates are those who are motivated to help others and who want to be a part of something larger than themselves.   If this speaks to your heart, then we invite you to join our team. Be a part of a charitable, mission-driven organization that works for individual and community well-being for all, for a better us.


Responsible for planning and leading curriculum-based activities with a group of children in a specialty area. Maintains and organizes all equipment/materials for the designated activities to achieve optimum use of resources.  Supervises both campers and staff to ensure a high-level of program quality, engagement, and an excellent camper experience. Demonstrates the Y's commitment to its core values of respect, responsibility, honesty and caring in all actions to serve as a role model.



The candidate must possess the ability to follow a curriculum-based activity plan that meets demographics of campers while keeping in mind budgetary constraints. They must be organized and efficient. They must be able to supervise staff and campers.

  • Lead in the development of age-appropriate activity plans according to the camp curriculum in specialty areas including creating a mode/sample or instruction.
  • Actively engages all campers and staff in activity, (including being in the pool during designated swim times) planning alternative activities or follow-up activities as needed.
  • Support routine tasks of face counts, medications, behaviors, etc.
  • Maintain resources and materials to ensure a clean, safe environment.
  • Keep materials organized and in good repair throughout the summer.
  • Communicate supply and ordering needs in a timely manner to the Camp Director.
  • Assist in special program areas and activities including but not limited to: waterfront, pool, nature, camp-wide activities, arts and crafts, ropes, marksmanship, homestead and horses as directed. (as applicable by camp)
  • Engage and support counselors and junior counselors, and share necessary information from camp leadership
  • Reports to work on time and in uniform for all scheduled shifts, including weekly and/or other designated meetings
  • Promotes positive character values in a caring camp environment
  • Attend all training and meetings within the designated time frame.
  • Drive Y minibus for teen camp field trip purposes as applicable/needed
  • All other duties as assigned.
The Y in Central Maryland provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment. Moreover, the Y is firmly committed to celebrating and achieving diversity and inclusion in all we do. We strive to be an anti-racist organization and expect all associates to treat others with respect, kindness and dignity, at all times. Thank you for considering working for the Y in Central Maryland. If being a part of our cause feels right for you, we hope you will join us.

Other details

  • Job Family Summer/Residential Camp
  • Pay Type Hourly