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Each year, you have only one summer.

SeniorcounselorThis summer, consider spending it making a difference in the life of a child while gaining valuable career skills such as leadership, communication, public speaking, supervision, problem solving and decision making.

Working with children is both fun and intensely challenging. Our directors are trained and experienced professionals who prioritize developing positive relationships with our staff. It is our goal to teach skills that staff can use for a lifetime.

What our staff say:
Highlights from our 2023 Staff Survey

What skill(s) did you gain this summer?
1. Increased confidence
2. Able to understand people more accurately
3. Improved patience
4. Flexibility and the ability to think on my feet
5. Communication skills

What feedback do you have for us?
1. Positive staff culture, good staff morale
2. Systems went smoothly
3. Good balance of learning and bonding
4. Afternoon meetings were helpful and had good variety
5. Fun bus culture and good relationships with bus drivers

At Outpost we "work hard, play hard." Our directors serve as mentors for each of our counselors, meeting with them in small groups and individually throughout the summer to support them as they work in the service of their campers and their families.

We pride ourselves on creating a positive, safe environment at all times at Outpost for ALL children and staff. We see challenging behavior as an opportunity, not an annoyance. We seek to understand and grow with children, and we support each other at all times while doing so.

To apply for a position here at Outpost, please submit your application online. Click on the appropriate link below to learn more about available positions and the application process. We look forward to meeting you!

Senior Counselors

WHO: College students - paid position

WHEN: Must commit to our full season (8 weeks + training)

Minimum requirement: Must be 18 by June 1st
Preferred: Completion of 1st year of college or gap year

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WHO: College students or graduates - paid position

WHEN: Must commit to our full season (8 weeks + training)

Minimum requirement: Must be 18 by June 1st
Preferred: Previous child and/or leadership experience

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Administrative Team

WHO: College graduates - paid professional position

WHEN: Must commit to our full season (8 weeks) plus several weeks prior to camp

Minimum requirements: Must be 18 by June 1st, camp and/or leadership experience
Preferred: B.A degree

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