Junior Camp Counselor - Peconic Dunes

WDR-00040402 Junior Camp Counselor - Peconic Dunes Camp, Southold, NY

Job Description Summary:

As a Counselor, provide leadership and guidance for a group of campers. Participate in the general planning of the camp program. Assist Camp Program Directors with program activities. Under the supervision of the Camp Program Directors, plan and conduct programs in a specific program area for 4-H summer campers. Assist with all camp program activities and other camp-wide activities as assigned. Interpret safety and health regulations. Participate in staff meetings and training events as scheduled.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience working with children.
  • The ability to lead at least one program activity suitable for camp leadership.
  • Emotional maturity, good health, and vitality.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with campers and other staff members.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Must be at least 16 years old for Day Camp and 17 years old for Sleep-away camp to comply with NYS Department of Health regulations.
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • First Aid/CPR certification.

Equal Opportunity Employment

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.


Salary: Starting at $3,500.00 to $4000 full summer (depending on experience)

*Certified lifeguards will receive an additional $600 for the summer

Schedule: EXEMPT – TEMP: June 16, 2024 – August 25, 2024

For More Information Please Contact:

Lisa Goldberg

Camp Operations Manager



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The Association may make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants to participate in the hiring process and employees to perform their essential functions. If you require an accommodation to participate in the selection process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Administrative Systems at (607) 255-6120 or via email at cce.recruitment@cornell.edu.

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Last updated October 17, 2023