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Training Counselors for Leadership

Training Counselors for Leadership

Training Counselors for Leadership

Prior to campers’ arrival, counselors spend eight days participating in Staff and Leadership Training (S.A.L.T). Our training focuses on team building, personal growth, child psychology and the core values of Camp Winnebago. Upon completion of this training, counselors are prepared to teach and lead their campers.

Lessons Are Personal as well as Professional

Lessons Are Personal as well as Professional

Lessons Are Personal as well as Professional

Throughout the summer, we have regular staff gatherings to discuss how camp is going and provide ongoing education and support to help you be the best counselor you can be. By the end of the summer, many counselors leave camp having made “life long friends,” declaring it “the best summer ever,” and understanding  “their relationship with campers have made them better people.” The profound lessons learned at camp are immediately applicable to counselors in their personal, educational and professional lives.

“The campers and counselors are amazing. Each day is incredible. We have so much fun and learn a lot. It is my home away from home. I love every day at camp and look forward to it all year! It is a privilege to be able to attend Camp Winnebago.”
– Daniel, 5th grader, New York, NY

Dates and Compensation

Dates and Compensation

Dates and Compensation

Camp begins June 25 and ends August 15, 2021.

Specialty Training for Waterfront, Ropes and Trip Leaders: Monday, June 14 – Thursday, June 17, 2021.

Staff Orientation and Training: Thursday, June 17 – Friday, June 25, 2021.

Campers arrive: Friday, June 25, 2021.

Our compensation package includes: A competitive salary, travel stipend, housing, meals and food, laundry, uniform, internet, and time off to explore Maine and surrounding areas. We also offer an inexpensive no deductible health insurance policy.

Download our Counselor Handbook.

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