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Ocean Adventure Camp Counselor (Male)

Catalina Sea Camp

Ocean Adventure Camp Counselor (Male)
Avalon, CA Internship Paid


$280/wk + Room and board


The cabin counselor is responsible for the needs of the campers and to assist in the supervision and facilitating of the programs, camp rules and regulations.

  • Learn the names and likes/dislikes of your campers. Be knowledgeable about the needs of campers including special diets, eating habits, etc.
  • Assure the cleanliness of dorms and areas daily.
  • Counsel campers when necessary.
  • Create a cohesive bond within camper group.
  • Supervise and participate in recreation programs, keeping control of the group.
  • Adhere to safety rules and company policies and procedures for the well being of the campers and staff.
  • Assist groups with programs. This may include lifeguarding, conducting hikes or other recreational activities during all recreational periods and organizing and executing evening events.
  • Assist with meal supervision of food services, including set up and clean up. Sit with the campers during meals.
  • Assist with group arrival and departure procedures as assigned.
  • Be able to respond to emergency situations when necessary.
  • Assist with other departments when available.
  • Other duties as assigned by Camp Director or Head Counselors.


  • Must be at least 19 years of age and have completed one full year of college.
  • Past experience working with youth as a camp counselor, recreation leader or other similar experience.
  • Must have strong communication and human relation skills.
  • Certification in lifeguard training, first aid and CPR preferred but not required.
  • Able to accept supervision and guidance and assist in activities where needed.
  • Desire to live and work in a remote camp community.
  • Desire to work with children and ability to supervise them in related activities.
  • Good character, integrity, flexibility and adaptability.
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self-control.
  • Must be able to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.

About Us

Sea Camp’s Campus at Toyon Bay on Catalina Island

Located two and a half miles by water from the city of Avalon, Toyon Bay is a great place to spend the summer and enjoy summer camp. 

Originally built in 1929 as a private boarding school. Toyon boasts an ideal combination of land and sea for an amazing summer camp experience.

Toyon’s charming Spanish California architecture features comfortable dorms and fantastic indoor and outdoor dining facilities. Additionally, Toyon Bay has a private beach and pier, dive locker, state-of-the-art marine biology labs, shark petting tank, aquariums, display areas, and recreational facilities that are well integrated with the natural beauty of Catalina Island’s land and sea environments.

Fun Fact

Catalina Sea Camp certifies the most teenage divers of any facility in the world for the NAUI organization.