Work at Camp

Summer at Santa Catalina seeks joyful, hard-working, enthusiastic, and motivated individuals to serve on our summer team. We have filled our staff positions for Summer 2022.

Summer at Santa Catalina camp counselor walks with campers


Summer at Santa Catalina’s classes set us apart from other summer programs. We offer a wide variety of high-caliber classes taught by seasoned experiential teachers. From marine biology and STEM, art, singing, dance, and musical theater, to sports, cooking, photography, and more, our campers value the skills they learn and the relationships they develop in their summer classes. We are hiring summer teachers in science, art, singing, dance, musical theater, sports, and more.


Our summer counselors build an inclusive community, facilitate and teach activities, and help campers grow into their best selves. In the process, counselors gain valuable leadership and communication skills that will help them stand out to future employers. Counselors with experience working with youth, leading experiential activities, and maintaining a strong work ethic are desired. Requirements and responsibilities vary, and all counselors must be available from June 10–July 31, 2022.

Top 7 reasons to work for Summer at Santa Catalina!

7. You get to take campers on awesome field trips like the Monterey Bay Aquarium and Asilomar State Beach!

6. You work with some really rad kids!

5. You get your very own room on a beautiful boarding school campus in Monterey, California!

4. You get to work on a supportive and loving team of people who help you become the best leader you can be!

3. THE BEACH. Spending the summer in Monterey is awesome!

2. You get paid to PLAY!

1. You change lives just by being YOU

Group photo of teen girls on the beach

Is being a camp counselor right for you?


June 11–17 — Staff Training
June 19–July 30 — Four Sessions of Camp!
July 31 — Camp Cleanup Day

Time Commitment

Summer camp is a fun and fully immersive experience. Counselors live in dorms and supervise and care for campers during their stay. Counselors work daily, with daily breaks built into each counselor's schedule.

Competitive Salary

We provide competitive summer salaries, which include all meals and housing during camp programming.

Build Your Resume

Your experience as a counselor at Summer at Santa Catalina is sure to build your leadership and communication skills—two of the biggest things employers look for when hiring new employees. As a camp counselor, you grow in your ability to actively listen and relate to others, problem solve, think critically, risk manage, time manage, and lead and speak in front of large groups.

What Our Staff Say

“I have recently been promoted to a leadership position at my coffee shop and every day I am using the skills I learned from this past summer. The skills I use every day are conflict resolution, time management, and most importantly the teaching experience that I gained from this summer.”

“I learned to ask for what I need! I have such a healthier communication style now.”

“Camp gave me real leadership skills, taught me how to handle interpersonal conflicts, and improved my time management.”

Most importantly, the number one thing to remember about this job is that the priority is the CAMPERS.


Contact Us

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