Which camp would you prefer to work at?
Would you be willing to work at either camp *


If you are unsure of your summer availability at this time, leave blank or provide estimates. If asked for an interview, come prepared to discuss your summer availability.
Enter the date you will be completely done with school or other commitments and available to work at camp. There may be pre-season work available before June 11.
If you have a commitment in the fall (school or otherwise) list the last date you would be able to work at camp. There may be post-season work available after August 26.


Please list at least 3 references with at least one professional reference and 1 personal reference. Suggest former or current employers, teachers, coaches, religious leaders, adult family friends.


Please attach current resume OR complete questions below, starting with most recent employment and continuing in descending order.
Maximum upload size: 12.58MB


Please describe your highest level of education IF not listed on an attached resume.


Smoking, consumption of alcoholic beverages or being intoxicated is not allowed at camp or any camp function. *Camp Watchaug and Camp Cove operate under the guidelines of the Ocean Community YMCA mission: “To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.” *All staff are “professional role models” and are expected to behave as such both at camp and in the community.


To protect the people in our care, as well as the staff members and volunteers who serve them, we follow strict policies on abuse prevention. We do everything possible to screen out potential offenders and to prevent abuse from occurring to people in our care. This protects children from potential wrongdoers, and minimizes the risk of false allegations against innocent staff members and volunteers. We fully cooperate with authorities in thoroughly investigating any and all allegations.


Employment in a youth camp program is a serious responsibility. The rewards are found largely in the satisfaction of a job well done, and in the personal growth and development of the campers and staff. Your submission of this application indicates your willingness to abide by the YMCA mission and Camp Staff Policies, as well as give your best efforts in delivering them to the campers and your fellow staff.

Applicants under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian certify below.

The Ocean Community YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to valuing diversity and practicing inclusion.

To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.