Tripp Lake Camp

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Tripp Lake Camp is located in Poland, Maine on 260 acres of beautiful fields and woods, with a mile of shorefront.

We are located in the western foothills of Maine in Poland. We are an hour North of Portland, Maine's biggest city.

About Tripp Lake Camp

Founded in 1911, our 7 week residential summer camp for girls ages 7 to 16 offers a broad array of team and individual sports, performing and visual arts, and outdoor living. In a fun and stimulating environment, we provide a range of opportunities for girls to challenge themselves, gain confidence and expand their horizons.

Tripp Lake Camp is located in Poland, Maine. Founded in 1911, Tripp Lake is considered one of the finest girls’ camps in the country. Our 7 week residential summer camp for girls ages 7 to 16 offers a broad array of team and individual sports, performing and visual arts, and outdoor living in a fun and stimulating environment.
Our coed staff comes from all over the world to spend their summer on 260 acres with a mile of shorefront in beautiful Maine!

Tripp Lake Camp offers modern, extensive facilities and state-of-the art equipment. The camp season begins in mid-June, and ends mid-August. Staff members are required to attend pre-camp orientation, which begins six days before the campers arrive. Some activities require an additional training programs, which are scheduled before pre-camp orientation. An optional Trip Leader Certification course is also offered.

Room and Board

Tripp Lake provides board, lodging, laundry service, and camp uniforms. We have limited housing for couples and families.

Most female counselors live in a cabin with seven campers, with the remaining staff housed in separate male and female cabins.

Employee Perks

Salary is dependent upon the applicant's experience, qualifications and certifications among other factors. Salary includes room, board, uniforms, transportation allowance, and a beautiful facility! Employees will spend their summer on the lake meeting people from around the world.

Getting Here and Getting Around

Tripp Lake Camp is located in Poland, Maine, midway between the Atlantic Ocean and the White Mountains of New Hampshire. We are 45 minutes north of Portland, Maine's largest city, and just 20 minutes from Lewiston and Auburn, Maine, where you will find shopping and movie theaters.

Tripp Lake also provides transportation assistance to and from camp.

For Fun

Staff have their own recreation lodge with cable TV, phones, computers, refrigerator, microwave , WiFi, and snacks that is open during leisure time.

The camp property consists of 260 acres of spacious open fields surrounded by wooded acreage, located on the northwest shore of Tripp Lake. The grounds and facilities are maintained in excellent condition and are constantly improved for practical use and beauty.

Tripp Lake Camp is the only camp on the lake. The lake is a clear and temperate body of water about a mile wide and five miles long.

Our Jobs

Tripp Lake is looking for staff to teach

  • Arts 
  • Landsports
  • Outdoor Living
  • Rock Climbing and Ropes Course
  • Tennis
  • Theater
  • Unit Leader
  • Waterfront 

Outdoor Living, Rock Climbing, and Ropes Course Counselors

Tripp Lake Camp is looking for Counselors to teach Rock Climbing, Ropes Course, and Outdoor living. These counselors will work as a member of a team to facilitate campers to learn teamwork and leadership techniques, plan lessons to help campers practice teamwork and develop self-confidence, They will help teach rock climbing technique as well as belaying techniques that will help campers navigate the ropes course. Counselors will teach campers the basics of camping (setting up a tent, making a fire, etc.) in order to prepare them on overnight or day trips outside of camp. Staff will lead trips out of camp regularly.

Summer Camp Art Counselors

Tripp Lake Camp
Tripp Lake is in need of art counselors. We are looking for candidates who have experience in the arts. They will work with campers aged 7-16. Tripp Lake has art shops specializing in enameling, photography, silversmithing, nature arts and crafts, video and newsletter.

Summer Camp Landsport Counselor

Tripp Lake Camp is looking for Landsport Counselors. Counselors will teach their specific sport. Sports we teach include, Archery, Basketball, Dance, Field Hockey, Gymnastics,Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, and Tennis. Counselors will work with a partner to create fun lessons and drills for girls aged 7-16, beginning to advanced players.

Summer Camp Nurse

Tripp Lake Camp
Tripp Lake is searching for Nurses. Candidates must be a licensed RN and have experience in the nursing field and experience working with children. Qualified candidates must be able to administer daily medication, keep detailed charts for campers & staff, provide health checks and monitor all.

Summer Camp Tennis Counselor

Tripp Lake Camp
Tripp Lake Camp is looking for tennis counselors. Tennis Counselors will: work on 18 courts 6 clay 12 all-weather lit courts for night play teach girls 7-16 work as a member of a team Instructors must have the ability to work well with beginner to advanced players.

Summer Camp Waterski Counselor

Tripp Lake Camp
Tripp Lake Camp is searching for water ski instructors for our summer program. We are looking for mature individuals with experience skiing and the ability to work well with beginner through advanced campers, ages 7 to 16. *must be lifeguard certified or be able to pass lifeguard

Waterfront Director

Tripp Lake Camp
Duties Include: *Train and supervise waterfront staff *Manage the physical facilities and equipment in the waterfront program area *Write lesson plans that meet camp goals *Evaluate aquatics abilities of campers and staff *Deliver creative swim and watercraft program activities.

How to Apply

Please click on HERE to complete our online application

For further counselor information call the office at 1-800-997-4347.

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