Our staff are inspired youth mentors dedicated to supporting each camper as they explore new passions, develop leadership skills, and awaken their sense of purpose and joy.
At Eden Village, our staff provide campers with an incredibly supportive experience. Our low camper to staff ratio ensures that your camper’s health, safety, and emotional well-being are cared for at all times. Our staff are professionals who are dedicated to the camper’s experience throughout all moments of the day. Staff are chosen for their experience, maturity, enthusiasm, and commitment to campers’ growth.
Being a staff member at Eden Village is hard work, and is one of the most memorable and rewarding experiences you’ll ever have. Our staff community is strong, supportive, kind, creative, and fun. We seek enthusiastic and mission-aligned staff members to work from mid-June to the beginning of August.
All summer staff at Eden Village Camp are required to be at least 17 years old.
All staff are required to provide multiple references, pass a background check, and participate in a 9-day staff training.
Questions about staffing? See our FAQ section. Still stumped? Call us at 845-809-0080 anytime or email email@example.com with your question, we’d love to answer it!
2023 Staff Dates
6/18-6/26 Staff Training @ Camp*
8/21 Last Day of Camp
*Leadership staff and some staff who need additional training (lifeguards, ropes staff, etc) may be asked to report to camp earlier
Summer Staff Positions
The staff at Eden Village comprise a family with one goal: to create the best summer experience for our campers. This requires a tremendous amount of energy, hard work, patience, and flexibility. The days are long and demanding.
The benefits are enormous. Do you want to make memories and friends that last a lifetime? Are you ready to eat organic, farm-fresh food all summer long? Do you love helping campers thrive and grow? And the rewards don’t end once summer is over. They continue throughout your life as you become part of a network that supports and nourishes you for years to come.
Staff applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. We encourage you to apply now if you’re interested. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Eden Village provides equal opportunities without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status.
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Bunk & Program Staff
- Bunk Counselor
- Junior Staff (Rising 12th graders)
- Unit Heads / Tribe Leaders
- Adirondack Backcountry Trip Staff (July 25 – Aug 14)
- Nanny / Early Childhood
- Culinary Arts Specialist
- Survival Skills Specialist
- Art Specialist
- Herbalism Specialist
- Climbing Wall Specialist
- Farm Apprentice
- Aquatics Director
- Kitchen Assistant Chef
- Dining Hall Manager
- Prep Cook
- Registered Nurse (3 weeks, 6 weeks, or 9 weeks)
- Nurse Assistant
- Camper Care Specialist / Social Worker
- Special Needs Counselor / Camper One-on-One
- Office Staff
Working at Eden Village Camp is a rewarding and unique experience. Each day our staff change the lives of our campers. Our staff is a strong, close-knit community who love waking up each morning at camp. If you love working with kids and being part of a team, you’ll love working at Eden Village Camp!
At a minimum you need to be 17 years old, have experience working with youth, and excited to work at camp! Many staff positions require additional certifications, training, and experience.