Head Specialists

Head Specialists

Head Specialists work in their area, teaching campers the different programs that we offer at camp. Working under the direct supervision of a Program or Waterfront Director, you require a solid practical and theoretical background in the area that you wish to instruct.


  • Each day you will work with a different set of campers as they attend the Specialty Area with their cabin group.
  • Head Specialists organize programming for their specialty, and supervise and evaluate their staff.
  • Along with their staff, they are responsible for the day-to-day operations of the specialty, including skill development, teaching and programming.

Date commitments

To apply for this position you must be able to commit to the following time commitments:

May Weekend

April 29th – May 1st

Head Staff Pre-camp

June 23rd – June 25th

All-Staff Pre-camp

June 25th – July 1st

Camp Season

July 1st – August 18th

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