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Camp Counselors

Purchase Day Camp

Camp Counselors
Purchase, NY Internship Paid


8 Weeks Salary:

  • College Freshman: Senior Counselor I (2 Yrs. Exp. plus 1 Yr. College) - $1,750
  • College Sophomore: Senior Counselor II (2 Yrs. Exp. plus 2 Yrs. College Preferred) - $2,050
  • College Junior: Senior Counselor III (3 Yrs. Exp. plus 3 Yrs. College Preferred) - $2,350
  • College Senior & Up: Senior Counselor IV (3 Yrs. Exp. plus 4 Yrs. College Preferred) - $2,700
  • College Graduate: TEAM Leader (2 Yrs.) $3,050
  • College Graduate: TEAM Leader (Teacher Certification) $3,500


Here is what we expect from our TEAM:

  • An excellent on time and daily attendance record from June 25th through August 17th.
  • Work generally from 8:15 am to 4:15 pm Monday through Friday.
  • Required attendance at a series of pre-season workshops and training sessions held in the evenings and a Saturday in the weeks before camp begins.
  • All that we said above about the natural skills you probably already possess.

Here is what the TEAM does every summer:

  • We create a climate of learning and fun to further the development of each camper socially, physically and creatively.
  • We help each child adjust easily to his/her group and strengthen values of teamwork, cooperation and sportsmanship.
  • We encourage a positive self-image for each child while teaching skills in a variety of physical and creative activities.
  • We coach and encourage campers in a calm yet also spirited way, free from excessive competition.


This is more than being a counselor -- it's like finding a second home.

Are you any or all of these?

  • Fun-loving
  • Sensitive
  • Enthusiastic

We're kid experts, and we'll give you all the support you need to become part of the TEAM:

  • Talent
  • Energy
  • Attitude
  • Motivation

That's our recipe for great Day Camping and great summers for everyone - the campers and our entire staff.

Our TEAM Members play in the sunshine, but they also learn incredible skills - for life:

  • TEAMwork (of course)
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • Positive influencing
  • Caring
  • Safety

About Us

Purchase Day Camp provides a broad based program with sensitive, enthusiastic and encouraging staff who get to know each camper as an individual.