Friendly Pines Camp

Job Openings

Counselor Positions

As of 11/19/20 at 11:45AM

We are still awaiting word from all of our returning counselors. Be sure to check this page frequently to see where we have more availability as returners inform us of their Summer 2021 plans.
Activity Name Age and Basic
Job Requirements
Earliest Start Date Earliest End Date
BB Guns
18+; BB gun safety and shooting experience appreciated. Basic archery skills also appreciated Comfort level working with guns and children.
May 22
August 8
Canoeing
21+; Must be currently lifeguard certified or willing to get certified before arriving at camp. Driver's license and ability to drive with a trailer required. Previous canoeing and kayaking experience required.
May 22
August 8
Challenge & Ropes Course
18+. Experience with team-building, group games, and debriefing important but not required. Experience belaying, using ropes course equipment, and technical ropes appreciated. Climbing and bouldering experience the least important requirement.
May 17
August 8
Drawing & Painting
18+. Experience with various painting and drawing disciplines, including but not limited to water colors, acrylics, charcoal, and pencil. Art education/teaching experience appreciated but not required.
May 24
July 25
Earthlore & Fun in the Forest
18+. Experience with nature study, being outdoors, plant and animal identification. Some hiking experience appreciated
May 24
July 25
Fencing
18+. Experience with foil-style fencing preferred, but any fencing experience acceptable too.
May 24
July 30
Horse Staff
18+. Experience both riding and caring for horses; Western- and English-style riding appreciated. High comfort level around horses. Any teaching experience greatly appreciated.
May 17
August 8
Lifeguard
18+; Must be currently lifeguard certified or willing to get certified before arriving at camp; waterskiing and/or jet ski driving experience appreciated but not required
May 22
August 8
Media Arts
18+; Basic writing & journalism skills, basic point-and-shoot photography, and newsletter/newspaper creation/editing required.
May 24
July 25
Pet Care
18+; General farm/petting zoo animal care experience required. Experience handling animals like rabbits, kittens, geese, calves, ducks, and chickens preferred.
May 24
July 25
Riflery
18+; Rifle and gun safety experience appreciated. Comfort level working with guns and children.
May 22
July 30
Sewing
18+; Experience using a sewing machine and/or hand-sewing required
May 24
July 25
Tomahawks
18+; Experience with ax-throwing is appreciated but not required.
May 22
August 8

Summer Nurse Positions

Check back after November 15, 2020 for available nursing/medical staff positions. You can still apply today, or email megan@friendlypines.com for more info.