PArt Time Seasonal Camp Counselor

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Camper greeting and check-in
  • Maintain excellent customer service
  • Maintain company policies and procedures
  • Floor supervision and safety of campers
  • Camp Program facilitation
    • Group games/Ice breakers
    • Support during belay lessons, knot tying, technique lessons, ascending, zip line, rappelling, etc.
    • Craft activities (for younger climbers)
    • Controlled transitions between activities
  • Program Sales
    • VE Youth Climbing Team programs
    • Birthday Party groups
    • Youth climbing equipment
    • Winter Break and Spring Break day-long camps
    • Summer Camp Outdoor Climbing Trip (monthly)
  • Facility cleanliness

Experience and Qualifications

  • Minimum 1 year climbing experience required
  • Minimum 1 year employment or volunteer experience with school-aged youth preferred
  • Customer service and sales experience preferred
  • First Aid training preferred


  • Attend Mandatory Camp Staff Training in May/June
  • 20-40 Hours per week (availability for scheduling June 1- August 25)
  • Daytime Shifts M-F, 8:30am- 5:30pm
  • Must be dependable and punctual

Benefits and Compensation

  • Pay will be determined by level of experience and qualifications
  • Free summer membership to the Midwest's premier climbing facilities
  • Substantial gear discounts and employee pro deals

To apply, fill out our general employment application.