Teen Camp Counselors

Are you looking for a fun and engaging summer job? Do you like working with youth? Apply to become a camp counselor at the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter Summer Camp today! 

Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter offers opportunities for responsible and excited teens to be summer camp counselors. There are many benefits of being a camp counselor at Swaner! Gain leadership and teaching skills, boost your resume, and build a reference for future job applications — all while having fun helping kids explore nature and science!

A typical day of a camp counselor includes:

  • Helping with set-up and clean-up of camp 
  • Playing games with campers  
  • Leading small group activities 
  • Ensuring camp is a fun, safe, and inclusive atmosphere 

Camp Schedule & Themes

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Teens entering Grades 9-12 in Fall 2024, who can commit to at least 2 weeks of camp

  • Type of position:  volunteer  
  • Time commitment: must attend 2-day training and commit to volunteering for at least 2 weeks of summer camp (approximately 25 hours per week)

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Teens entering Grades 9-12 in Fall 2024, and 2024 high school graduates, who are 14 or older and can commit to at least 3 weeks of camp

  • Type of position: paid, starting at $10.50/hour
  • Time commitment: must attend 2-day training and commit to working at least 3 weeks of summer camp (approximately 25 hours per week) 

Apply Here

Hiring Timeline
  • Thursday, February 1st: applications open
  • Friday, May 17th: applications due by 5 pm
  • May 6th-22nd: job offers and schedules will be sent to applicants
  • Week of June 10th: two-day training - will be scheduled based on counselor availability
  • Tuesday, June 18th-August 16th: camps in session
  • Mid- to late-July: summer social for camp counselors & Education team

Learn more about Swaner Preserve & EcoCenter's summer camps

Contact Information

Name: Madi McIntyre
Position: Youth Programs Coordinator
E-mail: madi.mcintyre@usu.edu 
Phone: 435-797-8938

Location, Hours & Contact

Physical & Mailing Address
1258 Center Drive
Park City, Utah 84098

EcoCenter Hours
Wednesday – Sunday, 10 am – 4 pm
We are closing early on Saturday, August 10 at 1 PM.



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