Where Memories Are Made
Since 1916, Arcadia has been fortifying young girls and women with life skills that will serve them well into adulthood. Camp builds self-confidence, friendships that last a lifetime, and the self-assurance to help girls understand who there are and how they fit into the world.
We are in the Sebago Lake region of western Maine. Close to the white mountains of Maine and New Hampshire and about an hour from Portland.
About Camp Arcadia
Get Ready for the Time of Your Life
Working at Summer Camp is more than a summer job. Working at Camp Arcadia is a time to make lifelong friends and gain invaluable experience in leadership, collaboration, perseverance, time management, conflict resolution, problem-solving, and teamwork. Experience an amazing summer of memories and growth as you share your talents with our Campers.
The Employee Experience
The Camp Arcadia staff come from all over the US and the world. Our staff are actively and enthusiastically involved in camp life teaching/working in their activity and participating in community life. We have a focus on health and wellness, environmental issues, global awareness and personal expression. Our staff is integral to the success and effectiveness of our program.
Camp Arcadia staff come from around the US and the globe and have a variety of different backgrounds, but they all have one thing in common, they all love working with children and helping girls reach their full potential.
Staff Members must have completed one year of college and be at least 19. Staff should have experience in their chosen activity, loves working with children, and comfortable being in the outdoors. A positive outlook, flexibility, and a sense of humor are essential.
Potential staff must complete an in-depth application, go through the interview process, and provide three quality references. All staff must pass a background check. Staff members must participate in a 10-day orientation prior to the arrival of campers.
Room and Board
We provide room and board for the entire employment period. Our cabins are simple, yet comfortable with views of Pleasant Lake. Some of our cabins have electricity and some do not. Male counselors and live in shared cabins in our staff housing area. Laundry service is provided, or you can choose to use our coin-operated machines.
Getting Here and Getting Around
We encourage staff to bring personal cars which eases getting around Maine. On days off we provide transportation to destinations in Maine and New Hampshire. We pick staff up in Portland, Maine and bring them to camp about a 50 min ride.
Our staff lounge provides space to relax with your co-staff. The staff lounge has Wifi and a secure locker to charge your personal devices. Staff Recreation programs offer exciting events for staff bonding.
On days off our staff take advantage of the beauty and wonder of Maine. Often, they hike in the white mountains of Maine and New Hampshire, take a trip to Portland or Freeport, or enjoy a day at the beach. There are tons of lakes in the region for canoeing and kayaking. Hackers Hill provides an exceptional 360-view and is minutes from camp.
Additionally, to the free time that you enjoy during the day and your days off, you will have most evenings free.
How to Apply
Camp Arcadia is an equal opportunity employer.We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.