Jobs at Camp

Kingsley Pines is a coed, noncompetitive, overnight camp for ages 8-16 located on Panther Lake in Raymond, Maine. The camp season begins June 17, 2022. It consists of one week of staff orientation, seven weeks of children’s camp, and two weeks of family camp. The employment period varies between eight and ten weeks, ending either August 13 or August 26. Most jobs are residential and provide room and board.

Why Work at Kingsley Pines?

If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding experience where you can make a real difference in a child’s life, this is the place for you! Camp has a life-changing impact on both campers and staff. There is no better way to spend the summer.

Kingsley Pines provides a unique camp counselor experience that keeps our counselors coming back year after year. Our staff at camp is a family, and provides a warm and friendly environment for new and former staff members and campers! Our camp staff goals include ensuring that all campers feel comfortable, make friends, and learn new skills.

Covid-19 and Summer 2022

We operated camp safely and successfully in 2020 and 2021. We will be doing the same for 2022, you can learn more about our specific plans here. All staff members are required to be fully vaccinated, as defined by the CDC, by the beginning of staff orientation. Staff members are not required to remain on camp property for the entire camp season. They can leave camp property when they are on time-off.

Available Positions for Summer 2022 (as of 1/25/22)

Counselors: The core of the camp staff. Candidates should be caring, enthusiastic and have a genuine concern for children. Counselors supervise, lead, guide and live with a group of 3-10 children. They also teach activities (see list below).

Requirements: These positions require maturity, creativity and a strong commitment to children. Candidates must be at least age 18 and have graduated from high school before January 1, 2022.

We need counselors who can instruct one or more of the following activities: Archery, Basketball, Baseball, Ceramics and Pottery, Dance, Fencing, Fiber Arts, Football, High Ropes Course, Kayaking, Lacrosse, Low Ropes Course, Nature/Environmental Ed., Outdoor Living Skills, Paddleboarding, Photography (Darkroom), Rock Climbing, Sailing, Soccer, Stained Glass, Swimming, Tennis, Theater (Directing), Theater (Technical), Ukulele, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Wakeboarding, Waterskiing, Woodworking.

Benefits: Room & board, laundry service, wireless Internet access, beautiful location, making a difference, supportive staff community, delicious meals with vegetarian option, and fun!

For more information about being a counselor at Kingsley Pines, click here. If you’re ready to apply online, please fill out an application!

Adventure Director: Responsible for the overall supervision of the High Ropes, Low Ropes and Rock Climbing programs. Seeking candidate with previous supervisory and facilitation experience in all three areas. Must be age 21+ with CPR and Wilderness First Aid (or higher) certification. We can assist in acquiring the necessary certifications. To apply, send your resume to Dan Emmons at

Wilderness Trip Leader: Plan, organize, and lead a variety of two day and one night wilderness camping trips in Maine and New Hampshire. Activities include hiking, canoeing, swimming and sea kayaking. Help campers gain an appreciation for the outdoors and gain confidence by having new experiences.

Seeking candidates with one of the following: previous experience leading wilderness trips; participation in a university outing club; student experience with NOLS, Outward Bound or a similar organization. Wilderness First Aid and Lifeguarding certifications are required. We can arrange for you to get these certifications, if you do not already have them. Must be age 21 or older and have a clean driving record. To apply, send your resume to Dan Emmons at

Health Center Positions

Nurse: Responsible for the daily health care needs of campers and staff members, including first aid, emergency care, dispensing medications, health related communication with parents/doctors and record management. Each nurse lives in a private cabin, with its own bathroom, separate from the Health Center. RN is required.

Benefits include competitive salary, private living quarters, beautiful location, delicious meals, and chances to participate in camp activities. To apply, send your resume to Dan Emmons at

Nurse Assistant: Responsible for assisting the nurses with managing the daily healthcare needs of campers and staff, including first aid and record keeping. Great learning opportunity for student in nursing or other medical field. To apply, send your resume to Dan Emmons at

Office Positions


The office staff is composed of three people responsible for communicating and coordinating information with parents, staff, and campers. We use web-based software for all camper and staff information and Microsoft applications. Ideal candidate is outgoing, organized and comfortable with their computer skills, writing emails, responding to text messages, answering phone calls, and reporting information as needed. Benefits include competitive salary, staff shirts, supportive community, beautiful location, and fun. Seeking candidates who live in the area, housing is not available.


The office staff includes an Accounting Assistant. They are responsible for accounts payable, processing of invoices and payments, reconciling cash and credit card accounts and receipts, preparing payroll checks for 100 summer employees, and petty cash management for out of camp trips.

Ideal candidate is organized, efficient and has a positive attitude. Experience with QuickBooks is preferred. Great internship option for students pursuing a degree in accounting. This is a 32 hours per week, seasonal position starting May 31 and ending August 26. Benefits include competitive salary, staff shirts, supportive community, beautiful location, and fun. Seeking candidates who live in the area, housing is not available.

To apply send your resume to Dan Emmons at

Media Positions


The Media Team lives at camp and is composed of a 3 person team including a multimedia editor, videographer, and photographer. They are responsible for working together to capture and tell the camp story of each session via social media, weekly photo albums, and multimedia shows. Ideal candidates are organized, self-motivated, creative, knowledgeable, have a positive attitude, enjoy the outdoors and working with children and other staff members. Benefits include state of the art equipment, lodging, delicious meals, supportive community, beautiful location and fun.

 All of these positions are ideal for a student or recent college graduate looking to improve their digital photo and video shooting and editing skills. Internship credit is possible for each of these positions depending on college requirements.

 To apply, send your resume with links to your work to Dan Emmons at

 MULTIMEDIA EDITOR: Responsible for creating four multimedia shows that combine photos, video, and music. These shows are presented at the end of each of the three camp sessions and one for staff at the end of the summer. The Editor is responsible for coordinating the material needed for both the multimedia shows and social media.

Experience editing with Adobe Premier and other Adobe programs on a PC is required.

VIDEOGRAPHER: Responsible for shooting a variety of video outside and inside throughout the camp season to be used for four multimedia shows. Each activity and camp program needs to be captured during each session.

Experience shooting with Canon video equipment and editing with Adobe Premier and other Adobe programs on a PC is required.

PHOTOGRAPHER: Responsible for shooting a variety of photographs outside and inside throughout the camp season to be used for social media, weekly photo albums, and four multimedia shows. The photographer is responsible for selecting the photos of every camper to be posted on a weekly basis.

Experience shooting with Canon equipment and editing with Adobe programs on a PC is required. Ability to shoot fast action a must.

Food Service Positions

There are no openings at this time.

Maintenance Positions

There are no openings at this time.

Apply to Work at Kingsley Pines Camp

If you’re interested in having a fun and rewarding summer experience, please consider applying to work at camp this summer! The application process is simple, you can either fill out an application online or email us your resume, depending on the position you are applying for. You can find the specific application directions for all camp positions located below. For additional information, feel free to contact us directly.

International Applicants

We do not hire staff members from foreign countries directly. Like many other camps, we utilize the services of international staffing agencies.