Camp Program Director - Overnight Experience Required

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Job Description

Responsible for Camp Jewell summer camp program development and oversight of main camp villages. In addition responsible for all Camp Jewell Family Camp and Outdoor Center Programs.

  • General Information
    • Job Title: Camp Program Director - Overnight Experience Required
    • Location:
      • 6 Prock Hill Rd
      • Colebrook, CT, 06021
      • United States
    • Base Pay: $40000.00 / Year
    • Employee Type: Full Time - Exempt
  • Contact Information
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Minimum of 2 years experience supervising programs and managing a budget.
  • Experience in camp, outdoor center, environmental education, recreation and/or ropes course programming 
  • Experience in developing and implementing a variety of youth, adult, and/or family programs preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Creativity, excellent organizational skills, willing to be a team player.
  • Required to reside on camp premises; housing provided. 
Essential Functions


  • Responsible for development of summer camp clinics and special event programming.
  • Ensuring consistent, high touch communication with camp families and campers.
  • Responsible for hosting additional year-round programming.
  • Hire summer camp staff.
  • Develop summer camp staff training.
  • Actively market, develop and promote Camp Jewell’s programs.
  • Consistently provide friendly, courteous assistance exceeding customer expectations every day, which includes building and maintaining healthy professional relationships with summer camp families, staff, and the local community.
  • Support and contribute to a safe, clean camp environment for staff and guests.



  • Schedule and organize pre summer trainings and ensure staff are certified in required areas.
  • Attend all branch and Association meetings as assigned.
  • Maintain knowledge of association policies and procedures, risk management and safety practices and applicable laws.
  • Serve on branch and Association committees and contribute to training and special events as required.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Responsible for a budget, for achieving revenue goals, and for controlling expenses.