Join the ranks of our talented family!
Thank you for your interest in working at Gate Hill Day Camp! By spending your summer at Gate Hill, you will impact the lives of children, meet new friends and develop your life and work skills. We are looking for personable, flexible and enthusiastic people to join our dynamic staff! Transportation opportunities may be available to staff from Manhattan, Bergen, Westchester, Orange, and Rockland counties based on availability and needs.Apply Now
Our caring and enthusiastic group counselors are responsible for the well being of one specific group of campers. Have fun, get sun, gain valuble experience, and create incredibe bonds with kids and peers, as you and your co-counselor(s) guide your campers throughout their Gate Hill summer experience.
Early Childhood Opportunities
The importance of fundamental development and nurturing care is extremely important to Gate Hill's philosophy. We have a range of positions for caring individuals to support the growing minds and bodies of our youngest campers.
• EC Head Counselors - An adult group counselor collaborating with their co-counselors within our Villager and Jr. Pathfinder divisions.
• Jr. Sports Coordinators and Activity Leaders - A small team of PE teachers leading our youngsters through the basics of dozens of sports with highly imaginative lessons and games.
• EC Arts Leaders - Exciting Pre-K and K, art project instruction to help beautify camper's home bookshelves, and their parent's office desks.
The Aquatics Staff of Gate Hill is an elite team of trained swim instructors and Red Cross certified lifeguards. Each are dedicated to the progression of every individual camper's swim ability, safety, and love for the water ranging from our 4 pool complex, boating lake, splash park, and bumper boats arena.
LGT Required (on-site certification may be available to those who are interested and qualify)
Also seeking WSI certified applicants.
Sport, Art, & Science Activity Leaders
Join our crew of skilled and talented activitiy leaders at Gate Hill Day Camp. Design and discover creative ways to lead campers through fun filled, age appropriate lessons of your craft. An ideal position for current & studying teachers, coaches, professionals, and athletes.
Some of our many activity positions include...
- Martial Arts
- Climbing Tower
Explorer Counselors and Workshop Leaders
Helping to enlighten the minds of our Explorers division through, enriching content offered during the week long, morning workshops of their choice.
Some of our many workshops include...
- Lego Mindstorm Robotics
- Stop Motion Animation
- Strategy Games
- Set Design
- Kitchen Science
- Jam Session
- Mock Trial
and much more!
Our highly organized and personable Division Leaders are responsible for an entire, specific, age group of camp. This includes caring for individual camper and group needs throughout the division, as well as counselor staff management and evaluation, and thorough communication with parents, by daily emails and telephone calls.
The leadership famliy also consist of our Program Area Directors. They oversee the staff and content of our vast offering of activities at Gate Hill.
Program, Office, Medical, Support, and Other Important Positions
A strong base of talented individuals, often "behind the curtain" of a camper's day to day, but very much a part of what makes Gate Hill so sucessful and fun. Please inquire about our other positions such as:
- Camp Nurse
- Program Team
- Office Staff
- Camp Photographer
- Dining Hall Kitchen & Crew
- Grounds and Maintenance
- Bus Drivers
Other Reasons To Join Our Staff & Important Dates
Gate Hill Culture
- International Staff hired annually
- Spirited Theme Days and Special Events
- Friendship and networking
Staff Events and Post Camp Gatherings
- Staff Rec & Pool Nights
- Day Camp Softball League
International vs. USA Staff
- Pick-Up Basketball Games
- Staff Banquet
- Bowling Night