Are you looking for a fun and exciting way to boost your income and expand your job skills this summer? Camp counselors are wanted at Mowglis summer camp for boys for the upcoming season. Our nonprofit overnight summer camp is the perfect employment opportunity for young men and women who love to bring a smile to someone’s face.

What a Camp Counselor Does

Being a summer camp counselor is a fun and rewarding job. In this role, you’ll set the stage for sleepaway camp adventures, taking responsibility for campers throughout the summer program to ensure a safe, enjoyable experience. We welcome campers from across New England, the US, and abroad, including scholarship students. Some boys will be seasoned campers, while others have never spent time away or seen mountains and forests. In the weeks you’ll spend with boys in our overnight camp program, you’ll play a starring role in exciting daily activities and the memories created at our beautiful facilities on Newfound Lake in New Hampshire.

Who Can Apply to Be a Camp Counselor at Our Summer Camp

Mowglis welcomes men and women ages 18 and up to apply for camp counselor positions. No experience is needed – but an interest in learning is required! Expect multiple interviews and a thorough background check. Our goal is to hire, train, and maintain the best of the best.

Learn more about camp counselor qualifications.

List of Activities Camp Mowglis Counselors Supervise

We’re always looking for staff members with experience or interested in training for activities our campers enjoy, including:

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

Many of our counselors tell us they often forget they’re working when training for activities. This experience helps you connect with children and become a role model, supporting the boys as they develop grit, self-confidence, a team mindset, and trust.

Benefits of Being a Camp Counselor at Mowglis Boys’ Overnight Camp

There are many advantages to becoming a Mowglis summer camp counselor:


Develop leadership, communication, teambuilding, and critical thinking skills that will accelerate your professional career. Take advantage of free training and certification in CPR, Red Cross Water Safety, Wilderness First Aid, and more you can use as an outdoor recreation or education professional.


All counselors enjoy competitive pay, as well as housing and food during their stay. Along with your training, you’ll also be eligible for pro-deals on gear, continuing education, and more.


In addition to trying and mastering new activities during your months at camp, you’ll get to enjoy our facilities and area attractions during work and scheduled personal time off, exploring places around Newfound Lake and the White Mountains. You’ll also meet other people, network, and form new friendships.

Take steps towards an exciting, fulfilling summer job. Camp counselors are wanted for summer 2023 at Mowglis. Summer camp season is just around the corner. Apply online, or contact us to learn more today.