Mowglis Boys Summer Camp Counselor – Job Description

Are you interested in working as a counselor at Camp Mowglis? Our non-profit summer camp for boys on Newfound Lake in New Hampshire is looking for applicants. We hire, train, and coach the best of the best, and Mowglis boys summer camp counselors serve an essential role. Our sleepaway camp for boys is a fast-paced, exciting environment. You’ll have many responsibilities as a counselor, but also a lot of fun, working with Mowglis campers as they grow, learning life’s most important lessons.

Available Summer Camp Positions

Our boy’s adventure camp is currently looking for men and women with experience leading the following activities:

  • Rock climbing
  • Canoeing
  • Row boating
  • Crew
  • Sailing
  • Woodworking
  • Nature
  • Trip leader
  • Wilderness survival
  • Backpacking
  • Fencing
  • Axemanship
  • Riflery
  • Tennis

Boys Overnight Camp Counselor Responsibilities

Our staff is committed to preserving the traditional summer camp experience that has defined our camp since 1903. As part of the Mowglis family, your responsibilities will include:

  1. Leading by example as you live alongside the boys in our open-air dormitories, including participating in and assisting boys with dorm chores
  2. Creating a safe space for the boys to live and learn together
  3. Promoting the health and welfare of every person in the Mowglis community
  4. Managing one of the various camp activities, including up to 4 teaching periods 4-5 days a week
  5. Co-leading day hikes
  6. Preparing one-hour evening presentations for the campfire circle
  7. Participating in camp life, even when you’re not leading an activity

Camp Counselor Qualifications

To qualify for the camp counselor position, you must:

  1. Be at least 19 years old and have completed one year of college
  2. Hold previous summer camp experience (camper or staff)
  3. Undergo a thorough reference check and criminal background check
  4. Be a positive, self-motivated role model who always takes initiative
  5. Enjoy being around kids
  6. Be energetic, fun, and motivated
  7. Exhibit superior attention to detail and risk management skills
  8. Possess a desire to effect positive change in young men
  9. Be able to provide a safe and fun environment for campers and staff
  10. Hold an up-to-date CPR certification (can be taken at camp)
  11. Preferably hold a lifeguard certification (can be taken at camp)
  12. Optional: Be able to drive coach boat and obtain an NH commercial boat License (can be done at camp)

How to Apply for a Counselor Position at Mowglis Summer Camp for Boys

Visit Mowglis’ employment page to learn more about joining our staff and to apply for a position as a Mowglis summer camp counselor. For questions, contact:

Positions will remain open until filled. Summer camping season is just around the corner, so apply online today.