Raquette Lake Camps

Prestigious Sleep Away Camp in the Beautiful Adirondack Mountains

Operating continuously since 1916, Raquette Lake Camps is a traditional brother-sister camp located in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York.  The Boys Camp and the Girls Camp are family-owned and offer campers a nurturing environment and the finest in programs and facilities.  Our campers range in age from 6 - 15 years old and attend camp for a full 7-week session. 

Boys at Raquette Lake Camp

Our Jobs

Our summer staff is made up of nearly 275 individuals in a wide range of positions.

We are seeking college-aged students to live in the bunks with our campers and work as general counselors or teach in one of our daily activity areas.  

We are also seeking Group Leaders to oversee specific age groups and seeking Activity Heads to help run the many programs that we offer. Girls at Raquette Lake Girls Camp

Our Ideal Candidate

We are seeking energetic individuals who love working with children and are excited about the opportunity to spend the summer in a camp setting.

Requirements for employment vary based upon the available positions.


Getting Here and Getting Around

A number of staff members drive their own personal vehicles to camp, but we also make accommodations for those employees who choose to take other forms of transportation. 

Raquette Lake Camps will provide transportation to and from the local airports, train stations and bus stations.  These locations include: Albany airport, Syracuse airport, Utica train & bus station, Albany train & bus station.

Aerial of Raquette Lake Camps

For Fun

On days off, staff members can enjoy a wide variety of options in the region.  Hiking & camping are at our doorstep.  Nearby towns include Old Forge, Lake George, Lake Placid, and Utica.  Also accessible on your day off are Montreal, Albany, Syracuse and even Boston or New York City for those staff members that don't mind spending a little extra time in the car.

How to Apply

The first step in the interview and hiring process is to complete our online application. Once the application has been successfully completed and submitted, we will contact you to conduct an interview.

Other questions or concerns can be directed to our office personnel, who can be reached during the winter months at 914-764-1500 and at 315-354-4382 during the summer months.

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Season: Summer

Staff Size: 275

Location: New York