|June 13th - August 9th
|June 3rd - August 17th
|May 28th - August 17th
Pre-Camp and Post-Camp work is available!
Camp Watitoh Job Board
Job openings change daily! If a camp feels like a good match, we encourage you to apply regardless of the job listings below. Be sure to list any special skills you possess that will assist in your placement.
Camp Watitoh is hiring for summer 2024!
Camp Watitoh is a seven-week traditional co-ed summer camp, located in the Berkshire Mountains in Western Massachusetts. Our campers’ ages range from 7 to 15 years old. We attract staff from all over the United States and Canada and enjoy a nice population from abroad. Some of our International staff come from, but are not limited to, England, Ireland, Scotland, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and Eastern Europe. It is no surprise that many of our Watitoh staff return year after year and many have been campers themselves.
Why Work at Camp Watitoh?
Whether you have always known you wanted to work at a camp or the opportunity is new to you, being a staff member at Camp Watitoh will change your life for the better. Camp counselors at Watitoh are role-models, self-confidence boosters, unconditional friends, care-givers, and cheerleaders. In the eyes of Watitoh campers, their counselors are real life superheroes, guiding them on the path of living their dream. In return, Watitoh counselors get to work outdoors with amazing kids, bond with fellow staff members on and off camp and build relationships that could easily last a lifetime.
Camp Watitoh is ideally located in the heart of the Berkshire Mountains of Western Massachusetts in the town of Becket. The Berkshires is a major vacation destination for many northeasterners and is full of cultural experiences, outdoor activity, and quaint towns to enjoy. We are three hours north of New York City, two hours west of greater Boston and approximately an hour from Albany International Airport and Bradley International Airport, serving the Hartford, CT/Springfield, MA area.
Below is a checklist of all the things you should expect from your summer as a staff member at Watitoh. It will be the best summer of your life, the most rewarding experience in the world and the hardest job you can imagine, all in one! If you’re up for this challenge, click here to apply online.
You should expect:
- To have one of the most memorable and rewarding summers of your life in the most breathtaking setting in the heart of the Berkshire Mountains of Western Massachusetts.
- To have a really hard job and not assume you’ll be on vacation!
- To put the needs of your campers ahead of your own.
- To do some things that you never would have thought you would do.
- To laugh and remember what it means to truly be yourself.
- To work closely with people who may have viewpoints different from your own.
- To have an experience that other people may not relate to once you return home.
- To be part of a community and not a 9 to 5 job!
- To make friends that you will never forget from all over the United States and the world.
- To be exhausted at times and be expected to keep going.
- To have days off where you can explore the surrounding areas and travel to local attractions including nearby Boston.
- To gain experience that can help build your resume for those interested in the fields of education, recreation, social work, coaching, outdoor education, and many more.
- To push yourself and grow as a person.
- To learn from the kids.
- To have limited privacy or time by yourself!
- To cry when you leave.
More About Camp Watitoh
What differentiates Watitoh from other camps is our size. We are a smaller camp so everyone knows each other. Campers and counselors alike feel like they are part of something more than a camp, they feel like a family. Camp Watitoh is located in Western Massachusetts in the heart of the Berkshire Mountains. Watitoh’s state-of-the-art facilities set on the crystal-clear Center Lake provide a backdrop for quality instruction, personal attention and a commitment to "living the dream". Our emphasis on fun, development and participation over competition gives campers a chance to succeed, to build self-confidence, and to grow at their own pace.
- Premier bunk living
- Weekly day off
- Use of camp facilities
- Competitive staff pay
- Low counselor to camper ratio