Make a Difference on the Camp Southwoods Team

Do you have a passion for working with kids? Do you love to have fun? Are you ready to make life-long best friends? We want you! Camp Southwoods offers a wide variety of staff positions–from cabin staff to specialty athletic coaches and waterfront and outdoor adventure instructors to office staff and doctors and nurses. Check out our staff job descriptions below and come join our team!

Now Accepting applications for summer 2023! 

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Join the Camp Southwoods Team

Camp Overview

Each summer, about 80 camp counselors make up the Camp Southwoods Staff. This unique and dedicated team is at the heart of the Camp Southwoods experience. Our staff spend their camp days working, teaching, playing, and helping kids grow. Our goal is to give our campers and staff an experience they will take with them for the rest of their lives. You will create life-long friendships and leave Camp Southwoods a better person and leader. Come join our Team!

Cabin Staff

Our cabin staff live with the campers and participate with them in all of their daily activities. The most important roles of the cabin staff are to keep campers safe, and be their friend and a positive role model.” A desire to work with children is essential! This position requires hard work, a positive attitude, being flexible, and of course having fun! 

If you have the energy and spirit required for this position … Come join our team!

Group Leaders

Our Group Leaders are the heart and soul of camp! They will live with and be fully responsible for a group of campers and staff. Group Leaders are also responsible for keeping their campers and staff safe, while being a positive role-model and friend. They will also create a culture of fun, enthusiasm, and spirit within their group. The goal being to build a family within their group.

If you have the leadership and work-ethic required for this position … Come join our team!

Activity Specialists

In addition to living in a cabin with our campers, our activity specialists and coaches teach kids a specific activity.  Our specialists and coaches rejoin their group for meal times, evening activities, and other specific times they are not at their activity. Formal instruction, coaching, or playing experience in the activity area for which you are applying is required! 

A love for coaching and teaching kids is required for this position! If you have that…Come join our team!

Support Staff

Our support staff are behind the scenes and the unsung heroes of camp! These positions include office staff, kitchen, maintenance and housekeeping team members! This position requires hard work, a positive attitude, being flexible, and of course having fun! 

If you have the passion and work ethic required for these positions… Come join our team!