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Camp jobs offer invaluable skill-building, leadership, training, and enrichment opportunities that can’t be found anywhere else! Regardless of your college major, camp experiences allow you to learn and develop skills that will enhance your job marketability.

Camp Arcadia is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Check out our jobs listed below!

  • Arts and Crafts Counselor

    Fine Arts
    From drawing and painting to paper making and pottery, we do it all at Camp Arcadia. Our beautiful setting is the perfect place to inspire girls to develop a love of the art. We are looking for energetic, awe inspiring art instructors to lead our campers in Arts and Crafts.
  • Campcraft Counselor (Outdoor living skills)

    Campcraft
    Otisfield

    Outdoor living skills are one of the most important components of life at Arcadia. Our Campcraft instructors teach all of the skills need to be successful in this area. From fire building and outdoor cooking to map reading, trees of Maine and site selection, our girls develop the skills needed to be confident and competent in the out of doors. Our campers use their skills on camping and hiking trips in Maine and New Hampshire. We require staff to be trained in Wilderness First Aid Certification and CPR for the safety of our campers. We can assist in helping you to find the course. Campcraft is a multi-person department.

  • Canoeing Counselor

    Waterfront
    Otisfield
    Are you an avid canoeist? Love to be outside and on the lake? Canoeing is one of our basic activities which means all the girls have an opportunity to learn canoeing at Arcadia so Canoeing is a busy department. Our experienced canoeing staff works together to teach our campers all aspects of the sport of canoeing through games, skill instruction and practice. Campers practice their skills on our lake and on trips in Maine. If you are a lifeguard (or eligible to become one) and have experience with canoeing we would love to talk to you about a position at Arcadia. Canoeing is a multi-person department. Canoeing instructor also need to have Wilderness First Aid and Red Cross CPR.
  • Cook

    Foodservices
    We have a very busy kitchen in the summer! If you are interested in the culinary arts or learning about how to work in a kitchen, this is the position for you! We have a staff of 10 in the kitchen serving approximately 250 people each day.
  • Diving Counselor

    Waterfront
    Are you on a diving team and a confident swimmer? Come share your skills with our campers by teaching them forward pikes, back dives and somersault dives on our beautiful lake. Our Diving instructor is part of the swimming department and teaches swimming to campers as well. Lifeguard certification and Red Cross First Aid/CPR is required for all waterfront staff. We can help you locate a course if you are not trained.
  • Hiking Trips Counselor

    Trips
    Otisfield
    Our trip staff has the great opportunity to lead hiking trips in the mountains of New Hampshire and Maine. All of our campers have the opportunity to experience trips from day hikes to wilderness overnight trips. Our trip staff teaches campers how to be confident and successful in the out-of-doors from completing a hike, to be a good steward of the environment and other important life lessons. If you are an outdoor enthusiast with a passion for hiking, this is the position for you. Canoeing experience is beneficial. Our trips staff must have Wilderness First Aid and CPR. Many also have lifeguard training. We can assist you in finding a course if not already certified.
  • Registered Nurse

    Health Care Center
    Our nurses work as a team to provide for the health care and well-being of our campers. Their primary concern is the physical and emotional health of campers. This includes giving appropriate support and guidance to the counselors who live and work with campers. Nurses at Arcadia work hard and make a tremendous difference in the well-being of the whole camp family!
  • Riding Counselor

    Stables
    Otisfield
    Our stables and riding ring, just a short walk from the Main Lodge, are located at our ten-acre Gibb’s Field. The balance seat riding program includes instruction and experience in equitation, horse care and grooming. Trail rides take campers through the pine woods, up dirt roads to views of the White Mountains and down to Pleasant Lake. Campers have the opportunity to participate in horse shows and gymkhanas at Arcadia and other camps. Riding Staff are certified in CPR and First Aid.
  • Tennis Instructor

    Tennis

    Our campers range from beginners to advanced tennis players. We have four all-weather courts on which to teach and to use during unscheduled tennis times. For our campers under age 10, we use the Quick Start program.

  • Sailing Counselor

    Waterfront
    Otisfield
    We offer sailing on our beautiful lake using small boats including 420s,Turnabouts, Lasers and Hobies. Our Sailing instructors teach campers from will all level of skill. Campers learn the skills needed for recreational sailing. For those who are interested, they can learn to race and participate in regattas with nearby camps. Ever had a pirate day on a lake well you will when you join our Sailing department. All of our waterfront staff must have American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification/First Aid and CPR (or the foreign equivalent) . We can assist in locating a course if you are not yet certified.
  • Weaving Counselor

    Fine Arts
    Our fiber arts program includes weaving and some knitting which are both very popular at Arcadia. Our campers like to make small projects like purses and god’s eyes to larger projects such as rugs and belts. We use a wide variety of looms including frame looms, table looms, inkle looks and floor looms. If you are a fiber arts major or just have a love for weaving and enjoy working with children, you will love being the weaving instructor at Arcadia
  • Nature Counselor

    Do you enjoy nature and the out of doors?  Come share your skills and love of nature by teaching our campers about nature and conservation.  You will help campers learn to identify different types of nature (rocks, flowers, leaves etc.), learn about the environment, write nature journals, and explore the natural history of Camp Arcadia.  First Aid/CPR is required for nature staff. This is a single person department. 

  • Archery Counselor

    Spend time this summer in the outdoors teaching archery.  Come and share your skills in archery.  Teach campers proper stance, bow, hand, and arm position, how to care for archery equipment and the safety rules when on a range.   Archery Certification and First Aid/CPR are required for this position.  We can assist you in locating a course if you are not yet certified.  This is a single person department.

  • Swimming Counselor

    Want to spend the summer teaching swimming in the lake?  Come teach our campers how to swim, float, how to use a life jacket, how to determine what is a safe area to swim, and how to do different strokes.  All of our waterfront staff must have American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification/First Aid and CPR for the foreign equivalent.  We also encourage the swimming staff to be water safety instructor certified.    We can assist you in locating a course if you are not yet certified.

How to Apply

Camp Arcadia is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and accepting environment for all employees.

We are monitoring the developments with Covid-19 closely and are still planning for an on-schedule opening in June. 

Thank you for your interest in Camp Arcadia. Please click APPLY HERE and complete the on-line application and we will be in contact with you soon.


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