Summer Camp Counselor

Burnt Cedar Horizons
Full Time
Incline Village, NV 89451
$15 - $25 an hour
Posted EmployerActive 1 day ago
Job description

We are now hiring for energetic and compassionate camp counselors (18+) and junior counselors (16-18). Burnt Cedar Horizons Camp is open to ages 5-10 and is located at Lake Tahoe in Incline Village's beautiful Burnt Cedar Beach. You’ll be responsible for overseeing their activities and ensuring they don’t get lost or hurt. The job duties of a Camp Counselor include leading summer camp activities and games, leading arts and crafts, supervising swimming at the pool and beach, and more. Being reliable and able to build good relationships with children are two essential traits of a Camp Counselor. If you love kids and being outside, you are patient and energetic. We would like to meet you.


  • Plan and lead outdoor activities or sports for groups of campers
  • Follow a camp schedule mixed with swimming, crafts, team building, sports, etc...
  • Escort and oversee children
  • Educate campers through games and explorations
  • Set up and maintain equipment
  • Resolve occasional fights between children and address behavioral issues
  • Make sure all safety rules are followed
  • Ensure beach is kept clean and that campers don’t litter and protect the environment
  • Perform first aid or take care of injuries as needed
  • Keep accurate incident logs


  • Passion for working with youth
  • Comfortable with being outdoors all day
  • Patient and reliable
  • Organizational and communication skills
  • A love for children
  • Energetic and positive personality
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the job (strength and stamina to follow strenuous activities like swimming, playing games, etc...)
  • First aid- and CPR-certified preferred
  • Lifeguard certification/ experience with swim instruction is preferred

Must be available for the following dates:

Training: July 5th-7th

Session 1: July 11 - July 14

Session 2: July 18 - July 21

Session 3: July 25 - July 28 - ALL DAY SESSION

Session 4: August 1 - August 4

Session 5: August 8 - August 11

  • Days: Monday - Thursday
  • Staff Hours- Approximately 20 Hours per week:
  • Sessions 1,2,4, & 5: 12:30 pm - 4:45 pm
  • Session 3: ALL DAY 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
  • Weekly Staff Meetings on Monday's 4:45 pm-5:45 pm

Job Type: Temporary

Pay: $15.00 - $25.00 per hour


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Incline Village, NV 89451: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Childcare: 1 year (Preferred)


  • First Aid Certification (Preferred)
  • CPR Certification (Preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Required)

Work Location: One location

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