Camp Dates

Month Long Sessions

First Term:
June 11-July 11

Second Term:
July 14-Aug 13

Sanborn Junior

First Term:
June 11-June 25
Second Term:
June 27-July 11
Third Term:
July 14-July 28
Fourth Term:
July 30-Aug 13

High Trails Assistant Counselor:

Open to women who are one year out of high school, traditionally college freshmen. This position is residential and is all about working, teaching and living with children and creating a respectful community.

$2300.00, lodging, meals, laundry and the opportunity to influence the lives of children in the out-of-doors.
General Responsibilities Include:

Being a responsible, dedicated role model to the campers and other staff; providing organized, punctual and intentional leadership, creativity, direction and supervision during activities, trips and around the camp; utilizing the Sanborn mission statement as a framework for your work as a Youth Development Professional; taking ownership for your personal attitude, behavior and knowledge building; working with other staff members to provide a quality experience for all members of the camp community; and adjusting one's personal habits to the philosophy, policies and ideals of the camp including a comprehensive understanding of and respect for our time-off/alcohol policies and procedures.
Specific Responsibilities Include:
  • Working within a team of cabin counselors to provide leadership and care for campers.
  • Assisting trip leaders and senior staff members on off-camp trips, activities, programs and special events.
  • Assisting and/or leading on-camp trips, activities, programs and special events.
  • Being responsible for table supervision at meals.
  • Providing cabin coverage for counselors as needed — requiring you to spend the night in another cabin.
  • Being flexible in response to current and emergency situations and to shifts in responsibilities when camp is underway.
  • Actively participating in Community Care Duty (preparing the kitchen/lodge for meals and cleaning up afterwards on a rotational basis).
  • Deep cleaning the lodge every Saturday morning.
  • Working with fellow Assistant Counselors in the dishroom and lodge during Friday night, Saturday and Sunday meals and assisting in program as assigned those same days (as determined by time off schedule).
If this position matches your interests and qualifications, please follow this link to our online staff application. Thank you for your interest in joining our team!