Summer Camp Employment

The Connection is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe our differences make us better.

We’re thinking SUMMER at The Connection, a community-based nonprofit organization in Summit, NJ. Our summer camp is committed to providing campers with excellent recreational, educational, and fun experiences while creating a memorable summer in a physically and emotionally safe environment. We are accredited by the ACA (American Camp Association).

The Connection is currently recruiting for 9 great weeks of summer camp employment June 21 – August 20. Our morning camps run 8:30am -1:30pm, our afternoon camps run 12:15pm – 4:30pm and our all-day option is 8:30am -4:45pm. Full-day positions are available by pairing AM and PM camps.

The following positions are available this summer:

CITCamp CounselorCamp CoordinatorCamp Teacher
Counselor In Training (CIT)
Our Counselors In Training Program is perfect for 14 and 15-year-old students. This volunteer position offers an opportunity to develop leadership, communication, and organizational skills while working directly with youth in our Summer Camp.
Camp Counselor

Counselors will be responsible for leading assigned group of children. Experience working with children is a group setting is preferred.

  • Openings are available for all 9 weeks of camp.
To Apply
Camp Coordinator

Camp Coordinators will be responsible for camp preparation, planning daily activities, teaching/leading campers throughout the camp day. Teaching experience and degree preferred, 1+ year of experience working with children in group setting. Openings are available in the following afternoon camps:

  • Robotics, Digital Media and Engineering (week of 6/28, 7/5, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9)
  • STEM (all 9 weeks- 6/21 – 8/20)
  • Fashion (week of 7/12, 7/19, 8/2)
  • Prop & Set Design (week of 6/28, 7/5, 7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9)
  • 3-6 year old group (all 9 weeks- 6/21-8/20)
To Apply
Camp Teacher

Camp teachers will be responsible for choreographing and teaching dance to campers during camp rotations throughout the day. Teaching and dance experience is required. 

  • Openings are available for all 9 weeks of afternoon camp.
To Apply

We offer a competitive wage and membership discounts offered to staff and their families including access to fitness facility and pool as well as adult and children’s classes.

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