Staff Return to Wa-Klo Year after Year!!

We are lucky to have a return rate of staff around 65-70% every year!!!  Not only is Wa-Klo beautiful but lovely people also work there.

If you’re interested in working with us for this summer, please have your application and 2 reference forms in by beginning to mid-January (earlier if possible).  Wa-Klo is usually fully hired by mid-February every year.

For further information or if you have any questions, see our Staff FAQs or contact us via email at tammy@campwaklo.com or phone 1-978-225-3292.

Apply on-line under “APPLY NOW“.  Don’t forget to contact references, for we need 2 recommendation forms before we can process your application!!

COUNSELING STAFF:

We hire our women counseling staff as both activity specialists and bunk counselors.  We have equal emphasis on land, water, creative arts, and equestrian programs.  We look for counseling staff that can do a variety of activities not just one.  We have 5 activity periods in one day, and soccer is only offered once during the day.  So, our counselors need to be specialists in more than one area on the most part.  However, we do have full-time positions in Equestrian, swimming, tennis, and archery.

Activities offered at Wa-Klo are:

Water:  water skiing, wakeboarding, driving a motor boat, sailing, windsurfing, swimming, kayaking, canoeing, rowing, and crew

Land:  tennis, archery, field archery, gymnastics (tumbling, beam, vault), running, animal care (bunnies, calves, sheep, and goats), fitness and aerobics, fencing, volleyball, basketball, soccer, field hockey, lacrosse, wilderness skills

Creative Arts:  musical drama production, straight drama production, acting workshop, arts n’ crafts, 2D art (painting, sketching, etc.), 3D art (sculpture, ceramics, etc.), dance

Equestian:  English horseback riding

Counseling Staff requirements:
• Women 19 years or older/at least 1 year of college-university is optimal
• Enjoy working with children
• Experience, certification and/or activity expertise
• Sense of humor, flexible, responsible, great attitude, and keeps children as the number 1 priority

Benefits for counseling staff:
• A rewarding experience
• Making a difference in a girl’s life
• A 24-hour day off per week
• Day off transportation
• Some evenings off and 1 activity period off a day, alternating rest periods off, and most nights off from 10:00pm-12:30am
• Great food
• Beautiful setting
• Friendly people with which to work
• Room and board

SUPPORT STAFF:

We hire both men and women to work to keep Wa-Klo functioning as beautifully as it can.  Our support staff, on the most part, works behind the scenes and does not have a direct relationship with the campers.  However, all staff has the same goal in mind, “To give the best camping experience possible for everyone.”

Support staff roles are:  general maintenance, kitchen staff, dining room and housekeeping staff, secretarial

Support staff requirements:
• Women or men (at least 14 years of age—however, we prefer the minimum age to be 18-years-old)
• Enjoys physical work
• Able to work in a team and individually
• Takes direction well
• Sense of humor, flexible, responsible, great attitude, and keeps children as the number 1 priority

Benefits for support staff:
• A rewarding experience
• 24-hour day off per week (depending on role there are breaks during the day)
• Day off transportation (for staff that lives on campus and does not have a car)
• Beautiful setting
• Friendly people with which to work
• Room and board (for staff living at camp)
• Lunch provided once kitchen is open for all staff