For the Best Summer Jobs Ever, Apply at the Y | Now Hiring Camp Counselors!

If you are a highly motivated and goal oriented high school or college student, someone who enjoys the great outdoors, loves working with kids and teaching them skills, or have always wanted to become role model, or, a child's superhero, then becoming a Summer Camp Counselor is the path for you! We at the Summit Area YMCA (SAY) are looking for motivated, passionate and caring individuals to work at Summer Camp.


• Junior Camp Counselors can earn up to $3,200 in just 8 weeks of summer camp

• Get a FREE Adult Membership for the summer

• Receive valuable training including, but not limited to: CPR & First Aid Certifications, Camp Safety and Policies and Procedures, Behavior Management, Aquatic Safety and more

Responsibilities and Core Values
While working at camp is both fun and rewarding, we as Summit Area YMCA employees, guardians of children and upholders of the great 4 core values of Honesty, Responsibility, Caring and Respect—we also conduct ourselves to a high standard with much attention to responsibility and safety. At the SAY, we take pride in teaching our staff how to be the best version of themselves so that we may ensure that every individual we serve and interact with feels welcomed and supported. We are proud of the values we stand for, as a mission based nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening community.


Applications for the 2020 Camp Counselors are due by March 1, 2020.

For more information and to review the specific job descriptions, please visit the “Employment” page of the Summit Area YMCA website at

Founded in 1886, the Summit Area YMCA is one of the area’s leading 501(c)(3) charitable organizations. We are committed to nurturing the potential of every individual, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility. As a cause driven, volunteer led, non-profit, we work every day to support and strengthen our community. As New Jersey’s first Diversity, Inclusion and Global Innovation Network YMCA, the Summit Area YMCA strives to create a welcoming, inclusive and safe culture for all. At The Summit Area YMCA, we are committed to providing every individual with opportunities to learn, grow and thrive.

The Summit Area YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Questions? Contact:


Kelly McHugh

School Age Aftercare and Summer Camp Director
tel:1-908-464-8301 ext. 2027