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Summer Camp Counselor

Skylake Yosemite Camp – Bass Lake, California , USA

Job Description:

Skylake annually employs 60 Cabin/Activity Counselors, 5 Trip Counselors, 7 Leadership Staff, 3 Cooks, 12 Kitchen Assistants, 3 Housekeepers, and an on-site Nurse. The position posted here is to work alongside our Wrangler at our Horseback riding activity as well Cabin Counselor responsibilities. Skylake runs trail rides in the Sierra National Forest as well as ring rides and other equine programs involving care for our horses.  

Skylake has been a magical tradition for over 70 years and has provided campers, camp counselors and staff alike with memories, friends, and experiences that last a lifetime. The job of a camp counselor is quite possibly the most rewarding while also the hardest jobs you will ever have. The demands are high but the rewards are equally as high!

Please note the following minimum mandatory requirements for counselors and/or trips staff:

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in or have graduated from a four year university.

  • Applicants must have current certifications in First Aid and CPR by the time employment begins. 

  • Counselors are not permitted to have any tattoos that are visible while wearing a swim suit or any body piercings (except for ears).

Skylake Yosemite Camp has a multitude of activities and programs of which we are looking for qualified camp counselors to lead our campers both through instruction and team play. We are looking for counselors with skills in activities such as ropes course, mountain biking, ceramics, lifeguarding, ski boat drivers, swimming instruction, guitar, horseback riding, or tennis to name a few.

For more information, please visit the Staff page on our website:

Contact Information

Adrienne Portnoy-Durgin
Skylake Yosemite Camp, 37976 Rd. 222
Bass Lake, CA 93669, United States
Phone: 5596423720
Fax: NA

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