Summer Camp Employment


We are now accepting applications for 2020!

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: 2020 Session Range June 22- August 14


Camp Y-Ki is looking for college and high school aged Camp Counselors for this summer! Applicants must be able to work two sessions (each session lasts two weeks). Join our team and build life-lasting memories for you, and your campers! All while developing valuable leadership and communication skills that can be carried over into any career path!

Y-Ki is also seeking a C.I.T Coordinator, Specialists, and Unit Leaders. Applicants must be 18 years or older and must have experience working in a camp environment, or another related field. This position requires lesson planning and assisting with setting up camp approximately one month before the camp start date.


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.


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.


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.


  • 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.