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2024 Counselor Information

Deadline for application submission is Friday, March 10. Applicants will be notified by March 15 of position assignments. Applications will be accepted after this date if any positions remain unfilled.

 

Counselors are expected to: be punctual, be attentive, be friendly, be courteous, act responsibly, listen and follow directions readily, and adapt to changing situations.

Counselors must also be able and willing to follow safety guidelines as directed by Camp Staff, which includes, but is not limited to, frequent hand washing and use of hand sanitizer. We reserve the right to require persons at camp to wear a mask if they exhibit symptoms of any infectious disease and may take temperatures, if needed.

  1. Applications for our 2024 summer camp sessions will be accepted beginning February 1.

  2. We accept applications for teens 14 years old up through age 18 (graduating seniors).

  3. Mad Hatter campers must wait a year before applying to be a counselor (last camp attended 2022)

  4. Be sure to check your family and school calendars PRIOR to submitting your application. If you need to change your work schedule at a later date, we may not be able to accomodate you.

  5. First year counselors may apply for one summer camp session.

  6. Counselors who have worked with us previously may apply for 2 camp sessions.

  7. Application (2 pages) is available to download/print only; online submission is not available.

  8. NOT all applicants will be hired. We have many more applications than we do positions available. If you are flexible with your schedule, you are more likely to have an opportunity. Indicate your preference (1st choice, 2nd choice) on your application.

  9. Counselors must be willing to work in ANY position that we need filled, from kitchen/administrative duty, to working with a group of children or working in a room with a teacher. This assignment could change daily, depending on our needs. Counselors must be willing to work in a variety of settings.

  10. Counselors are expected to arrive and be in their seat each day by 8:30 am and stay until 2:15 pm

  11. Counselors will have at least two after-camp meetings, which will be announced in advance, usually on Thursdays. 

  12. If chosen, applicants will be required to take a special on-line training course and present a certificate of completion at a mandatory counselor meeting in Sunday, April 28, 1:00 to 3:00 pm. This training must be completed prior to the beginning of camp or applicant may not work.

  13. Applications will be accepted Feb 1 - Mar 10. You will receive a confirmation email by March 15. If we still have positions open, we will accept applications after March 15.

  14. For any questions, call 713-927-1081 (Lori Knapp) or 713-863-8988 (studio office)

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