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Fall Camp Staff

North Star Camp is actively hiring staff for the fall of 2020 at our camp in Northern Wisconsin. As Covid-19 is pushing schools to remote learning once again, North Star Fall Camp will offer an alternative learning environment for 5th-10th grade boys. Fall Camp will offer a safe setting for kids to complete their schooling requirements while offering opportunities for social and emotional growth they would traditionally gain in a school setting. Days at camp will consist of school in the morning and early afternoon, followed by various structured activities in athletics, water sports, creative arts, and adventure programming. Weekends will take on a more relaxed atmosphere and will give kids and staff alike the chance to explore the beautiful sights that autumn in Northern Wisconsin has to offer. To learn more about North Star Camp for Boys, visit

Compensation for these positions:
  • Competitive fall salary
  • Food and Lodging
  • Relocation Expenses
  • Certifications and Trainings

Please only apply if you are interested in a fall seasonal position working with kids and are willing to relocate to Northern Wisconsin from late August - late October.

Positions that we are currently hiring for:
  • Lead Counselors & Activity Instructors/Coaches
  • Assistant Counselors
  • Kitchen Staff
  • Maintenance Staff

Are you interested in making a difference this fall, being a part of an amazing community? We're looking for camp staff who enjoy working with and want to work at our residential camp in Hayward, Wisconsin. Learn more at our website:

Lead Counselor & Activity Instructor/Coach
Lead Counselors will sleep in the cabin’s “counselor quarters” with up to two Assistant Counselors and will work together to create a fun, safe environment for the kids in their cabin. A typical day for a Lead Counselor will be spending mealtimes with the cabin, managing morning and bedtime routines, assisting with school schedules, and serving as a mentor and role model for their campers. The second role of a Lead Counselor is instructing camp activities. After virtual school wraps up in the afternoons and during the weekends, campers will get the chance to participate in camp activities, and Lead Counselors will instruct those activities.

Program areas where our lead counselors would also act as activity instructors include:

Athletics:Basketball • Disc Golf • Fitness Training • Football • Golf • Hockey • Soccer • Softball • Tennis • Ultimate Frisbee

Watersports: Fishing • Sailing • Swimming • Waterskiing • Wakeboarding • Windsurfing

Outdoor Adventure: Archery • Biking • Canoeing • Camping Skills • Riflery • Rock Climbing

Creative Arts: Arts & Crafts • Ceramics • Guitar • Model Rocketry

Read the detailed Lead Counselor job description here:

Assistant Counselor
The Assistant Counselor role is open to high school and college students looking to supplement their fall semester with leadership experience in a supportive, safe environment. North Star will offer student staff the resources and space to successfully complete their individual school requirements. Outside of school, the assistant counselors are responsible for assisting the Lead Cabin Counselors with the overall supervision of campers in the cabin and for filling-in during instructional activities. Counselors sleep in the cabin in their own “counselor quarters” and will work together to create a fun, safe environment for the kids in their cabin. Assistant Counselors will assist with mealtimes, morning and bedtime routines, and will serve as a mentor and a role model for campers. Assistant Counselors will also assist with running afternoon and evening activities.

Read the detailed Assistant Counselor job description here:

Kitchen Staff
As a member of our amazing kitchen staff, you will be helping create delicious food and treats for our campers and staff. We have a variety of kitchen roles available:
  • Prep Cook
  • Kitchen Assistant
  • Baker
  • Dishwasher

Our kitchen requires great teamwork, timeliness, and excellent interpersonal skills.

Maintenance Staff
We are currently hiring custodial/housekeeping staff for the summer. Position involves cleaning camp facilities, collecting trash and doing light maintenance.

Applicants are welcome to apply for multiple positions that we offer.

North Star pays a very competitive fall salary. Additionally, all staff live on site for the summer, so food and lodging are provided. We also reimburses for travel expenses and will also pay to put staffers through various certification courses.

All candidates are subject to a background check. We are a smoke free environment and all staff members must be able to pass a drug screening at the start of the summer.