Positions & Openings

Summer Positions

A man and girl smilingA Summer at Tamarack is more than just a Summer Job; it is an opportunity to impact the life of a child while learning valuable leadership and management skills.

Each year, we hire high school seniors, college students, and adults to fill our Group Counselor and Specialist positions. When screening potential Summer Staff, we start by looking for the following:

  • Available and willing to commit to the full 8 weeks of camp.
  • Strong work ethic and dedication shown through their past work experience and extra circular activities.
  • Positive Role Models that are committed to helping our campers achieve personal growth and success over the Summer.

Working at camp is a challenging job, but also very rewarding. We hold our staff to an extremely high standard. Our Group Counselors and Specialists are supervised by Division Heads (hover thing, explaining) who check in throughout the day to provide feedback and coaching.

Think you have what it takes to join our staff? Review the Summer Positions below and complete our online applications. Please feel free to contact our office at 862-244-4422 or email us with any questions.

2022 Camp Dates: June 27 – August 19 (Monday-Friday 8:30AM-4PM)

Now Accepting Applications for:



Athletic Specialists

Creative Specialists

Ropes Specialists

Lifeguards & Water Safety Instructors

Want to become a Lifeguard & Swim Instructor? Join our elite swim instructional and guarding staff. We can certify you in Lifeguarding & CPR, reimburse you for WSI Training, and provide the on the job training to help you become an excellent instructor. Plus, you will have the opportunity to make extra money by teaching private lessons after camp.


The magic of Tamarack lies in the bond between camper and counselor, and in the creation of their shared experiences at camp! Tamarack Group Counselors spend all day with one group of kids and care for their basic needs while participating in all of our activities. We have 3-year-old groups all the way up to 14-year-old groups! Age group preference is first come, first serve so get your application in today.

Teen Travel Counselors

Our 7th, 8th & 9th grade campers participate in our Teen Travel program, which combines all of our camp activities paired with a variety of day trips and one overnight trip. Teen Travel Counselors must have completed at least one year of college.

Bus Drivers

This is a great job for Board of Ed Drivers or moms with kids. We can help you get your CDL license! At Tamarack, we provide highly Competitive Salaries, and the availability for local routes. Call us for more information or apply online!

Ropes & Climbing Specialists

Tamarack boasts a full Ropes course tucked away in the woods, complete with Ziplines, Climbing Walls, and more. Our Ropes Staff keeps our campers safe while helping them conquer all of the Ropes elements. All members of the Ropes Staff complete annual 2 day training sessions with the designer of our course.

Creative Specialists

Inspire our campers to Create! Creative specialists plan and execute age appropriate activities. These are the perfect positions for current and aspiring teachers!

We are seeking staff with expertise in:

  • Art
  • Ceramics
  • Jewelry Making
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Cooking
  • Science and Nature

Athletic Specialists

Tamarack is looking for Coaches and College Athletes to develop our campers’ skills in one or more of our athletic activities. Spend your day playing and coaching!! We are seeking staff with expertise in:

  • Pickleball
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Lacrosse
  • Gymnastics
  • Mountain Biking
  • Fencing
  • Boating & Fishing


If you have completed your freshman or sophomore year in HS and are looking for a great summer experience, perhaps being a Tamarack Leader-in-Training would be a good fit for you! This is a tough but rewarding job with lots of real responsibility. We are seeking highly motivated 15-year-olds who have a genuine love for working with children.