Support counselors in working with kids with special needs; work with the Inclusion Coordinator to implement Inclusion support plans as a counselor or support staff. Previous camp counseling and experience with children with special needs is helpful.
Supervise adventure trip program and staff – coordinate trip logistics for trips including camping, backpacking, rafting, and climbing; supervise in-camp adventure programs. Previous leadership and trip experience required. WFA or […]
Lead campers enrolled in traditional overnight or day camp, ages 5 to 17. Plan each session with your campers to help them have the best week of camp!
Teach and lead a variety of specialized camp activities including archery, arts & crafts, low ropes challenge course, bouldering wall, nature and outdoor living skills. All certification is provided by camp, but previous experience with at least one of the activity areas is required.
Bring your creativity and love for the outdoors to create and implement various art projects at our Camp Fire Day Camps! We’re aiming to introduce upcycling and zero-waste projects this summer. Spend the summer at Carkeek Park with kids, painting, singing silly songs, and embracing a creative mindset.
Coordinate and lead a leadership development program for LEAD (High School Volunteers). Extensive experience with teens and leadership development is required. Driver’s license required.
If you have a knack for ‘seeing a need and filling it’, this position is for you. Help ensure camp runs smoothly by filling in at various roles, from assisting upset campers to bringing sports equipment to the field, leading songs, or even making a run to Safeway. This role keeps you on your toes and requires a strong work ethic.
Camp Fire Day Camps need help with cooking over campfires! Alongside basic outdoor cooking skills, this position requires teaching abilities, a creative mindset, and a willingness to experiment at the start of the summer.
Develop programming for campers centered around your passion! Collaborate with the camp director to create a program budget and plan to educate youth about your interests. This could evolve as the summer progresses.
Assist in overseeing volunteer groups and mentoring the next generation of counselors, requiring previous summer camp experience. Being a charismatic leader, quick thinker, and patiently answering questions are essential.
Ensure camp operations run smoothly by filling in various roles, from consoling upset campers to managing sports equipment or leading activities. This position demands constant movement and a strong work ethic.
Assist the site director with paperwork tasks such as writing cards, contacting caregivers, checking in late campers, and handling miscellaneous duties.
Collaborate closely with the Camp Director to design and execute engaging life skills activities for small groups of youth, tailored to both your and their interests. Activities may include memorizing phone numbers, letter writing, making PB&J, and other personalized ideas.
Encourage creativity and self-expression through improv, games, skits, and music while promoting zero-waste activities at Camp Fire Day Camps.
Ideal for those studying environmental science or aspiring to be science educators. Utilize Carkeek Park’s natural setting for outdoor experiments and teach outdoor education with a passion for the outdoors and working with children.
Perfect for someone aspiring to be a P.E. teacher! Teach games and sports, encouraging physical activity among youth. Collaborate with the Camp Director to select camp favorites and incorporate your expertise.
Lead campers in backpacking and outdoor skills for in-camp and out-of-camp adventure trips, ages 10 to 17. Camping and outdoor skills are required. WFA or WFR certification and valid driver’s license is required.
Lead teens in the leadership development programs including CIT, RSIT and LEADs (High School Volunteers), ages 15 to 18. Previous experience with camp counseling and teens is required.
Teach and lead all waterfront activities including canoeing, rowing, kayaking, fishing, swimming, paddle boarding, windsurfing, and sailing on an open saltwater beach. Lifeguard certification is required, plus previous experience in one or more of the waterfront activities.
Teach and lead horseback riding and horse-related activities including arena lessons, trail rides, and ground lessons. Previous experience with teaching and a high level of competence in riding is required (Western preferred).
Direct a one week day camp for children in grades K – 7 with volunteer adult and teen staff. Plan and conduct your day camp in accordance with Camp Fire philosophy, policies, standards and requirements. At least 2 prior seasons of administrative or supervisory experience in an organized camp required to apply.
Support the overall operation of camp in a variety of areas, including dining hall, pack-out food, and camp store. Rotate through each of these areas on a weekly basis. Previous kitchen experience is required. Current Washington State Food Handler’s Card is required.
Take pictures of camp activities, organize photos and upload to camp’s website, and put together a weekly slide show for campers and staff.
Serve food, wash dishes, and keep the kitchen clean; also assist with camper supervision and unit activities including nighttime supervision and covering time off for counselors. Current Washington State Food Handler’s Card is required.
Prepare meals daily for up to 400 people. Prep, Assistant, and Head Cook positions are available, depending on experience and qualifications. Start dates vary by position. Current Washington State Food Handler’s Card is required.
Supervise counselors and rovers in camper units, coach staff in working with campers. Previous camp counseling experience required.
Coordinate and lead a leadership development program for CITs and RSITs. Extensive experience with teens and leadership development is required. Driver’s license required.
Support campers with physical, developmental, and behavioral disabilities by talking to parents and working with counselors. Expertise in working with children, especially kids with special needs, is required. Driver’s license required & June 6th start date is required for this position.
Supervise a team of support specialists and kitchen assistants, and coordinate operations for dining hall, dishwashing, camp store, and pack-out food.
Supervise program specialists, coordinate and oversee specialized activity areas such as archery, arts & crafts, low ropes challenge, nature, and outdoor living, maintain supplies and equipment. Coordinate camp-wide activity schedules and all-camp events.
Supervise waterfront specialists, coordinate waterfront schedules, and oversee all water activities; maintain high safety standards. Also supervise campers and staff in Kiwanis (boating specialty unit). Lifeguard certification required.
Supervise riding specialists, coordinate riding schedules, feed and care for herd of 22 horses. Maintain high safety standards. CHA instructor certification (or equivalent) is recommended.
Supervise rotating health care staff, ensure policies are followed, maintain health records and manage camper medications. Driver’s license is required, advanced health care certification is preferred.
High school students ages 16 and older can volunteer in the Camp Sealth LEAD Program. LEADs must attend a required training week, then volunteer for three additional weeks, earning up to 200 service hours.
Provide routine and emergency health care for campers and staff, working under a physician’s standing orders. Health care certification required. Health care staff may volunteer one or more weeks, and may exchange volunteer service for camp tuition.
This volunteer position is available to any Camp Sealth alumni, including past campers and staff. Volunteer one or more weeks as an activity leader, rover, kitchen staff, or in a variety of other roles.