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Summer Sleepaway Camp Counselor
Surprise Lake Camp
382 Lake Surprise Road
Cold Spring, NY 10516

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Counselors are the leader, helper, listener, and above all, the role model. As a counselor, you will laugh, cry, sing, sweat, and work harder than you ever thought you could.

Some days you'll try to change the world, and some days you'll just try to make it until "lights out."

Your wallet may be empty, but your heart will be full, and your mind will be packed with memories of kids whose lives you will have changed . . . and you, too, will emerge from the summer changed.

Minimum Qualifications:

This live-in position begins June 19 and lasts through August 18. Housing and three meals a day are provided to all staff.

Position requirements:

Position responsibilities:


Under $25,000

Agency Information:

Since 1902, Surprise Lake Camp has provided a haven for children in the beautiful mountains of Cold Spring, NY. What makes SLC the best is the beauty of the site, the richness of the people and the program, the sense of history and tradition, and the magic we create when the whole thing comes together. We blend a commitment to traditional, rustic camp experiences with state of the art recreational facilities and are particularly proud of our open, inclusive community that is sensitive to the needs of interfaith and diverse families.