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Camp Counsellor

Camp Counsellor

Who are we looking for?

The Camp Counsellor is a role model, friend, leader and mentor for our campers. Each counsellor is responsible for a group of 8 - 12 campers. The camp counsellor facilitates friendships, runs unique group activities and is responsible for the pastoral care, safety and wellbeing of their campers.

Each counsellor will run at least one elective activity in the morning based on skill and experience. When applying, please look at which electives you have experience in teaching.

About You

Candidates must demonstrate the following skills and characteristics:


  • Experience working directly with groups of children aged 5-14
  • Ability to be a positive role model for children
  • Experience in teaching at least one of the elective activities
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced and demanding environment
  • Maturity to be responsible for the care, well-being and safety of young people


  • Experience of working at a summer camp
  • First aid certificate

Other Information

  1. All applicants must successfully pass full background and reference checks 
  2. All successful applicants must be available to work the duration of the Camp, including staff training.
  3. The salary for working at our Summer Camp is dependent upon your age 
  4. The salary is subject to all normal UK taxes - e.g. PAYE and National Insurance Contributions)

Contract Hours and Terms (summer)

We do not use zero hour contract so instead, we will gaurantee 5 weeks of work, out of the 7. We will organise your summer work schedule in May. Extra weeks may become available based on camper enrolment.

2020 Summer Employment Dates

Staff Training: Thursday June 25 - Saturday June 27, 2020
Monday June 29 - Friday July 3, 2020    
Monday July 6 - Friday July 10, 2020
Monday July 13 - Friday July 17, 2020 
Monday July 20 - Friday July 24, 2020 
Monday July 27 - Friday July 31, 2020
Monday August 3 - Friday August 7, 2020
Monday August 10 - Friday August 14, 2020

Days at Camp Indy start at 7.45am and finish at either 4.45pm or 5.30pm