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.
Lead campers enrolled in the specialty boating program, ages 11 to 17, with a focus on canoeing, windsurfing, and sailing. Lifeguard certification is required, plus experience with boating and water activities.
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 WFR recommended.
This position rotates through several different jobs in camp each week, depending on staffing needs. Open to returning staff only.
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.
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.
The Assistant Camp Director provides logistical support to day camp operations, coordinates with Day Camp Director and program support staff and volunteers, as needed to provide safe, quality programming and sufficient supervision of campers, supervises and trains staff, and acts as part of camp administrative team to ensure camp program meets all objectives and follows applicable standards and policies.
Support office operations during busy summer months, including handling mail, answering phones, assisting with parent communication and record-keeping. Excellent computer and customer service skills required.
The Teen Leadership Coordinator will assist the site director in implementing camp programs, create and implement activities in a variety of program areas, and acts as part of camp administrative team to ensure camp program meets all objectives and follows applicable standards and policies. The Teen Leadership Coordinator will work directly with 8th-10th grade students.
The Healthcare Supervisor must be a Licensed Physician, Physician’s Assistant, Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic or Military Medic. License/certification must be current and valid for the state of Washington. The Healthcare Supervisor will assist in giving out medications, any and all first aid, and help with risk management.
The Counselor position will assume responsibility for a unit of campers and guide their experiences through a youth/adult democratic planning process, participates with and supervises unit in their activities, incorporates teaching of camp and other special skills and an appreciation of the outdoors into the program, and is responsible to lead and assist with the teaching of activities to meet session goals; actively participates in all program areas, as assigned.
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 recent former Camp Sealth staff. Alumni volunteers must have worked at least one full summer and attended staff training within the past 5 years.