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Summer 2023 Davidson College Day Camp at the Lake - Staff

Apply now Job no: 494354
Categories: Staff, Summer Employment
Department: Athletics - Lake Campus

Davidson College Day Camp at the Lake is hiring Office Staff, Camp Counselors, and Boat Drivers for Summer 2023. Camp staff oversee the day camp program for rising 5th-9th graders who participate in activities that include: waterskiing, wakeboarding, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, tubing, archery, swimming and more. Ideal candidates will have experience working with youth age 10-14 in an outdoor setting.

Requirements for All Positions:

All staff are required to hold current Lifeguard and CPR/First Aid/AED for the Professional Rescuer Certifications by the first day of camp. Full course will be offered prior to staff training.

Boat drivers are required to have a North Carolina Boaters License.

Office Staff: (1-2 Positions Available)

  • Respond to customer service calls to camp cell phone and email
  • Organize groups and assist with counselor assignments
  • Develop group’s daily activity schedules
  • Organize and distribute group’s lunches daily
  • Meet late arriving/early leaving campers and transport them to/from their groups
  • Take pictures of a wide variety of groups and activities daily
  • Oversee afternoon snack bar sales
  • At least one of the two office staff members is required to be in office at all times during camp day
  • Typical Schedule: Mon-Thurs (7:30am-5:00pm), Fri (7:30am-1:00pm)
  • Available June 5-August 4

Camp Counselor: (6-8 Positions Available)

  • Supervise campers in all areas of the lake campus facility
  • Lead skits, games, chants, songs, games, or other camp focused activities
  • Setup, maintain, and breakdown equipment and activity areas
  • Oversee check in and checkout of campers
  • Identify and respond in emergency situations
  • Typical Schedule: Mon-Thurs (7:30am-5:00pm), Fri (7:30am-1:00pm)
  • Available June 5-August 4

Boat Driver/Ski Instructor: (3 Positions Available)

  • Oversee ski/wakeboard/tubing activities
  • Safely operate motorboats and instruct participants
  • Setup, Maintenance & Breakdown of Boating Equipment (Boats, skis, lifejackets, etc.)
  • Supervise campers in the boathouse and dock areas
  • Support the Sailing Instructor and sailing instruction activities
  • Assist in developing Boathouse CLT’s
  • Typical Schedule: Mon-Thurs (7:30am-5:00pm), Fri (7:30am-1:00pm)
  • Available June 5-August 4

Information about how to submit an application can be found at

At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community.  In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.


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