Summer Camp Employment


There are lots of opportunities for motivated, creative, patient team players who will help us promote our core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. This could be a rewarding opportunity for you! We offer competitive wages and a free membership to the New Canaan YMCA for the summer.


Pay range:   Varies
Job Duration: 2018 Session Range June 25- August 17


If you would like to work 1-to-1 or 1-to-2 with a child with special needs within any of our (3) YMCA camps in a group with our other campers, please apply to work as Special Cares Camp Counselors.  Work Experience or educational background with Special Needs required.


We are looking for experienced Sports Camp Counselors, sports minded individuals (preferably college students seeking a career to teach children sports) who have the skills to teach one or more sports activities, such as tennis, lacrosse, soccer, basketball, or golf to work for our Sports Camp.


We are also looking Camp YKI Counselors, individuals who love working in a traditional camp environment.   Camp Y-KI is also seeking specialists in archery, Project Adventure/Team Building and Nature. In addition we are looking for people to teach a specialty for a couple of hours in the morning such as Karate, Outdoor Education, Music, Photography/Videography and more!  If you have something special to teach; (ex. Cartooning), we would consider offering this training for one of our sessions.


We are looking for Camp Mini Counselors, individuals who love working in a traditional day camp environment who have had experience with 3-5 year old children, which include daily swimming.


  • Visit the YMCA Front Desk or click here to obtain a camp application.
  • Please indicate camp for which you are applying.
  • Mail or fax completed camp application, as applicable, to HR Dept.,New Canaan YMCA, 564 South Avenue, New Canaan, CT 06840; fax resumes to 203-972-7738; email application to: hr@newcanaanymca.org or contact our HR Department @ 203-966-4528 Ext. 178 or 128.

The New Canaan YMCA is an equal opportunity employer.