Join Our Staff

Thank you for your interest in working at Indian Springs Day Camp! For over 65 years, Indian Springs Day Camp has been an exceptional and fun place to work.

We are 100% committed to providing our campers with a safe and enjoyable camp experience - where summer fun begins. That experience begins with our dedicated staff.


  1. Must be able to commit to ALL 39 days of our camp season. Camp runs for 8 weeks, Monday thru Friday from 9 am to 3 pm. Summer 2024 dates are June 24 to August 16. Dates change slightly each year. We are closed July 4th.
  2. Must be able to attend our MANDATORY staff meeting prior to the start of camp.
  3. Must complete all mandated PA state clearances - Child Abuse, PA Criminal check (for all employees) and the additional FBI background check (for employees age 18 and older).

How to Apply:

Download and complete our application and email it to Please list your interests on the Staff Application.

Job Positions

Senior Counselor

Must be at least 18 years of age and a high school graduate. Responsibilities include the direct supervision of a bunk of children ranging in age from 3 years old to 14 years old. Bunk size is generally 15 - 18 children. Counselors follow the weekly bunk schedule provided by the camp Executive Staff.

Junior Counselor

Junior Counselors (JCs) are required to commit to working the full 8-week (39 day) season and be at least 15 years old AND entering 10th grade. Your responsibilities include working and assisting your Senior counselor with activities that include but are not limited to, assisting with lunch set up and clean up, helping campers apply suntan lotion, escorting campers to the nurse's office or bathroom, and helping at activities throughout the day.

Food Service Staff

Responsible for preparing lunch daily for the campers and staff during our two scheduled lunch periods. Responsible for maintaining a clean and safe kitchen and eating area as well as notifying the Executive Team of food and supply needs as they occur.

Bus Drivers

Must be CDL certified.


Must be at least 16 years of age with lifeguard certification from the American Red Cross. Responsibilities include direct swim instruction during our instructional swim periods as well as lifeguard duties during instructional and free swim. Also responsible for the daily maintenance of the pools.


Must be at least 18 years of age and have graduated high school. One year of college completed is preferred. Specialists are in charge of one specific activity and are responsible for developing daily lesson plans/activities and providing direct instruction to our campers. Examples of activities that require a Specialist are: Arts and Crafts, Athletics, Boating and Fishing, Rock Wall/Zip Line, Nature, Music and Dance and more. Please list your interests on the Staff Application

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