Camp Horseshoe

Have the summer of a lifetime in the Beautiful Northwoods of Wisconsin!!

Horseshoe is a spirited, sports-oriented camp that emphasizes participation, healthy competition and a well-rounded summer experience.

Located in north central Wisconsin bordering Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Wisconsin's beautiful Northwoods offers over 3200 lakes, streams and rivers; and over 1/2 million acres of public forest for your enjoyment.

About Camp Horseshoe

Horseshoe is a spirited, sports-oriented boys camp that emphasizes participation, healthy competition and a well-rounded summer experience. All elements of our program are infused with boundless energy and the highest quality instruction and activities.

Camp Horseshoe's gorgeous 140 acre Northwoods facility is alive with the sounds of boys cheering, screen-doors shutting and horseshoes clanging. It is a place full of roots and memories; it is our home. Among the finest summer camp sites in the country, our all new state-of-the-art campus offers every athletic, adventure and waterfront activity under the sun.

The Employee Experience

Our phenomenal staff members are the heart and soul of a successful Horseshoe summer. Coaching, mentoring, and taking the best care of campers is their crucial work. As part of the Camp Horseshoe family, you will have a chance to teach campers important life skills, while making friends from around the world and creating memories that last a lifetime.

There are several types of staff positions at Horseshoe. Although the responsibilities vary, each position is equally important, and camp could not function without the talented and hardworking individuals who serve in these roles.

Ideal Candidate

When it comes to the Horseshoe team, we are looking for the best of the best!

At Camp Horseshoe we hire only those extraordinary people who love camp, love the outdoors, and love working with campers. We find those rare individuals who understand the tremendous responsibility involved in caring for other people's children, and are ready to do the job right. “Shoe” staff members are high-energy, passionate people who want to work hard, give their all, and make a positive impact in the lives of our boys.

Room and Board

All summer staff members are provided with Room and Board. Dependent upon your roll at camp, you may be living in with a cabin of approximately 9 campers and 2 other staff members or in more private staff housing (nurses, certain program heads). All meals while working at camp are also included.

Employee Perks

Salaries are very competitive (based on age/experience), and we also offer paid internship opportunities as well.

Getting Here and Getting Around

Camp Horseshoe is located in northwestern Wisconsin, in a small town called Rhinelander. Rhinelander is 6 hours north of Chicago, 5 hours from Milwaukee, 3 hours from Madison, and 4 hours from Minneapolis.

For those driving or flying to camp, we provide a travel stipend (included with salary) to help you get to and from camp. The amount varies depending upon where you're coming from. We also provide a bus that departs from Chicago and the Chicago suburbs to take staff up to camp.

For Fun

We're always having fun at The Shoe!  During time off, counselors can utilize our staff retreat with comfy couches, flat-screen TVs, PlayStation, and high-speed Wi-Fi. During rest-hour we also have staff leagues, where you can compete in basketball, softball, soccer, and other land-sports with your fellow counselors. We also offer multiple nights off each week, and days off each session. There's plenty to do in Rhinelander, as well as in the towns nearby such as Eagle River and Minocqua.

How to Apply

Please visit our site via the button below to complete an online application. We look forward to hearing from you!

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