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Camp Summit hires seasonal staff for each summer and fall season to fulfill a safe ratio of two campers to every one counselor. Most staff members live in the cabins with the campers during their one-week stay.

Many of our staff are college students pursuing fields of human interest. We also work with international agencies to recruit personnel from all over the world. Benefits include salary, room and board, laundry facilities, and the experience of a lifetime!​

Age Requirement:  18+
(16+ if working in our kitchen)

To be considered, you MUST fill out our online application.

  • Activity Director - Archery

    Camp Staff
    Paradise

    The activity director must be willing to implement creative and engaging archery activities that are appropriate for each camper’s specific needs. Supervise counselors and be willing to teach and educate them on safety procedures. Assist in the management and care of the equipment and maintain a clean working environment.  Certification is not required, but experience is heavily preferred. If no experience or certification, must be willing to obtain one upon hire.

  • Activity Director - Arts and Crafts

    Camp Staff
    Paradise

    Responsible for the planning and leading of activities pertaining to arts and crafts. Activities should be with the focus of teaching our campers about colors, textures, creative expression, and other artistic concepts. We are looking for a creative individual with experience leading a large group through projects and can communicate instruction effectively.

  • Activity Director - Gardening

    Camp Staff
    Paradise

    Must be creative to develop ideas and projects for camper activities using nature and gardening techniques. Responsible for developing weekly activity plans. Responsible to the Assistant Camp Director. $225 per week-Summer / $300 per week-Fall.

  • Activity Director - Kaleidoscope

    Camp Staff
    Paradise

    Must have a very creative and imaginative nature that will be contagious to others. Ability to teach and lead songs, games, outdoor cooking, and other activities that are appropriate for people with disabilities. Responsible for developing weekly activity plans. Responsible to the Assistant Camp Director. $225 per week-Summer / $300 per week-Fall.

  • Activity Director - Music

    Camp Staff
    Paradise

    Responsible for the planning and leading of activities pertaining to music. Activities should be with the focus of teaching our campers about rhythms, beats, tunes, cords, and other musical concepts. We are looking for someone with experience teaching musical concepts to large groups and leading large groups in music.

  • Activity Director - Nature

    Camp Staff
    Paradise

    Responsible for the planning and leading of activities pertaining to nature and the outdoors. Activities should be with the focus of teaching our campers about different types of animals, weather, plants, and other topics of nature. We are looking for a person with experience with the outdoors, wildlife, and nature, ideally that of Texas.

  • Activity Director - Lifeguard

    Camp Staff
    Paradise

    Lifeguards lead and supervise all aquatic activities at the pool. Perform daily and weekly maintenance and cleaning tasks on pool and equipment. Follow established policies and procedures for pool area and assist with the training of camp staff to assist in aquatic procedures. Be willing to create new engaging ideas that will improve the aquatics program at camp all while providing a safe environment. Previous lifeguarding experience strongly preferred and certification is required upon or before hire. (Summer only)

  • Activity Director - Ropes Challenge Course

    Camp Staff
    Paradise

    Assist in leading, inspecting, and overall care of the high and low ropes courses and equipment. Must be willing to supervise and adhere to all safety precautions and challenges that may arise with both the course and campers. Certification is not required, but experience is heavily preferred. If no experience or certification, must be willing to obtain a training certificate upon hire.

  • Activity Director - Sports and Games

    Camp Staff
    Paradise

    Responsible for the planning and leading of activities pertaining to sports and exercise. Activities should be with the focus of teaching our campers new games, teamwork, hand and eye coordination, and other physical skills. We are looking for an active individual with experience leading large groups in cooperative games.

  • Activity Director - Wrangler

    Camp Staff
    Paradise

    Wranglers maintain the care and management of the overall health and well-being of the camp herd. Maintaining clean and safe working areas in the stables, riding area and fences along with maintaining horse tack and equipment. You will work closely with the Assistant Camp Director on reporting any medical needs, treatment, and behavior of horses. This person must be willing to create and fulfill activities that fit the needs of campers with varying disabilities.

  • Camp Counselor

    Camp Staff
    Paradise
    $350.00 / week

    Hiring counselors for a sleep-away camp for children and adults with disabilities in Paradise, Texas. This is a 3-month seasonal position.

    Camp Summit is a residential or “sleep away” camp for children and adults with disabilities (ages 6-99). Camp Summit hires seasonal staff each summer and fall to fulfill a safe ratio of two campers to every one staff member. Staff members live in the cabins with the campers during their one-week stay. Many of our staff are college students pursuing fields of human interest, education, special education, special needs, etc.

    Camp Counselor Responsibilities

    • Assist campers with their personal care
    • Engage is daily camp activities
    • Transition campers each day through their schedule

    Camp Counselor Benefits

    • Salary
    • Room and board
    • Laundry facilities
    • Wireless internet

    Camp Counselor Qualifications

    • Must be 18 years or older
    • Must be able to commit to 3 month position
    • Backgrounds we look for: Counselor, special education, teacher, special needs, personal care etc.

    Camp Summit is looking for candidates with the following qualities: team-player, responsible, ability to think on your feet, willing to pivot when needed, etc.

    During weeklong camp sessions, campers are offered a wide variety of traditional camp activities in our barrier-free environment including swimming, archery, ropes course, arts & crafts, sports & games, and more!

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: $225 per week

    COVID-19 considerations:
    All campers will be asked to self isolate prior to attending camp. Temperature and health screenings will occur daily. Masks and social distancing will be enforced.

    To be considered, you MUST fill out our online application here: https://campsummittx.campbrainstaff.com/

  • Kitchen Staff

    Camp Staff
    Paradise

    Assists the kitchen manager and head cook in the preparation and service of meals while ensuring a safe and sanitary dining experience for our campers and staff. This position involves all aspects of food service operations including: food preparation, dishwashing, service of food, and general cleaning. Local hires may be 16 yrs. + and are not required to live on camp.

  • Nurse (RN)

    Camp Staff
    Paradise
    $1,000.00 / week

    Hiring nurses for a sleep-away camp for children and adults with disabilities in Paradise, Texas. This is a 3-month seasonal position.

    Camp Summit is a residential or “sleep away” camp for children and adults with disabilities (ages 6-99). Camp Summit hires RNs and Student Nurses each summer and fall to oversee the health and safety of all campers, staff, and volunteers at camp. Nurses live on site at camp during their employed season.

    Camp Nurse Responsibilities

    • Oversee health of all campers, staff, and volunteers at camp
    • Administer medication for campers
    • Perform or assist in routine medical procedures such as respiratory treatments, seizure management, routine care for diabetes, feeding tubes, catheters, urostomies, colostomies, wounds, etc.
    • Perform general first aid

    Camp Nurse Benefits

    • Salary
    • Room and board
    • Laundry facilities
    • Wireless internet
    • Designated time off

    Camp Nurse Qualifications

    • Must be licensed in Texas as a Registered Nurse (or actively in a student nursing program)
    • Must be 18 years or older
    • Must be able to commit to 3 month position

    Camp Summit is looking for candidates with the following qualities: team-player, responsible, ability to think on your feet, willing to pivot when needed, etc.

    During weeklong camp sessions, campers are offered a wide variety of traditional camp activities in our barrier-free environment including swimming, archery, ropes course, arts & crafts, sports & games, and more!

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: $1,000/week for Registered Nurses; $300/week for Student Nurses

    Dates:

    Summer- May 9 – August 14

    Fall- September 6 – November 20

    COVID-19 considerations:
    All campers will also be asked to self isolate prior to attending their camp session. Temperature and health screenings will occur daily. Masks and social distancing will be enforced.

    Please contact l.moeller@campsummittx.org for more information!

  • Nursing Student

    Camp Staff
    Paradise

    Assist with the health of all campers, staff, and volunteers at camp. Responsibilities include medication administration, routine medical procedures, and first aid under RN supervision. Must have completed at least one semester of nursing school.

How to Apply

After you have submitted your application, we will conduct a phone interview, request references, initiate a criminal background check, and request any additional information as necessary.


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